Sorry People- no BBQ this Thursday (16 August) as the usual suspects are away. Should be back next week.
Jets are ok at Langar again. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU HAVE A WORKING FIRE EXTINGUISHER WITH YOU.
A new lock is fitted to the gate, which seems to be working perfectly. The other one is now on the toilet, remember, if that one wont lock properly, push the silver rod home and wiggle the black knob until it clicks. The gate has been adjusted, but is not yet perfect, we need to do some grinding. It looks as if the post has been pushed by a truck of some kind. Obviously did its job!
Great weekend at the flyin!
You may find prospective purchasers of the Airfield asking for access to our area to view.
Give them access by all means, but NEVER give out the lock code to anyone. Make sure the gate is locked at ALL times.
Here is an interesting story from a US guy who visited Seagull Models factory. Bit of an eye opener, far from the sweat shop impression most of us get of far eastern model suppliers, this is a very professional organisation! Click here
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE!
A Riding for Disabled school is now operating at the far corner of the hedge at the back of the South field. Models doing reversals etc have been drifting over this area (and the road) and this has to stop. Please end all southerly circuits halfway down the field AT LEAST.
This is especially for large, fast aerobats and turbine powered models. This map shows the new NO FLY ZONE. Drifting over that area will cause problems for our neighbours and eventually the club. There is an abundance of room further North and East.
If the problem continues, we will have no choice but to move the pilots box further to the North, which inconveniences everyone, so please take notice, and also make sure anyone else flying is aware.
In order to bring us in line with the latest Data Protection laws, please read the ‘Privacy Notice’ link at the top of the page.
The UK Freestyle Masters
Just back after clearing a mountain of cans, bottles and other stuff from an amazing weekend for Langar. Talk about partying hard and flying hard… I was simply an observer and I’m knackered. Lovely people and very professional attitude from all concerned. So proud of our (shared) juniors who flew so well and took the banter thrown at them so well. Sorry to poor old (young) Luke Oliver for picking him out of the hat for first flight. That must have been daunting. A quick thanks to sponsors here, I will write about those in more detail later, but for now, thank you to : Nexus Models Nexus Bob, Global RC Paul Clarke, AZ Aerosports Azza Stephens, Michael Donnelly MWM Warbirds, Propguy Jeti UK Bernie Jones and just hope I’m not missing someone.
Pictures from this years Science in the Park have been added to the page. Click the link above.
Dates for this years main fly ins are 4-5 August and 3-4 November (Fireworks Event)
The huge Gee Bee of Glenn Masters being prepared. Not flying yet as it has to be scrutinised under the LMA scheme.
PROSPECTIVE MEMBERS PLEASE NOTE THAT NO HELICOPTERS, QUADCOPTERS OR FPV MODELS OR FREE FLIGHT MODELS ARE ALLOWED AT LANGAR.
LANGARMAC IS FIXED WING ONLY. Gas turbine, electric, glow and petrol are all used at Langar.
Glenns Harvard on a fast, low pass
Freddies Spitfire pics are on the Gallery page now
Ted Cookes latest, an electric Super Constellation.
Bobs Gee Bee representing the mount of Francisco Sarabia, who broke the Mexico City-New York record and crashed on the return journey into the Potomac and died.
David Page, CFI at Langar has asked me to pass this message:
No, its not a Zero. Its a Ki-84, fastest Japanese fighter of WW2
A new First Aid Kit is in the toilet building, this one is mostly for eye injuries or burns.
Two older ones are in the pegboard, suitable for cuts etc.
A new foghorn is also in the pegboard for warning of incoming full size.
Please check that the gate is locked every time you go through it!
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