SAA Club Events Calendar


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Free Flight Events Calendar 2018

18 Feb


Allison Trophy -  all-in-mini  ( Includes A/1, 1/2A, Coupe, E36, and


 BMFA 1st Area.   Plugge events  F1g, E36, Mini-Vintage                   

                             + F1a (SMAE), CP (White), CR, CG, CE, HLG/CLG


 4 Mar


Local SAA event -   Combined Everything

BMFA 2nd Area. Plugge Events P30, F1j, CE

                            +  F1h, HLG/CLG, 1/2A Power, CG, CR, CP


11 Mar

Indoor Meeting    Trimming



25  Mar


Local SAA event -   Combined Everything

BMFA 3rd Area   Plugge Events  Vint Glider, HLG/CLG, F1c 

                           +  CG,  CR(Gamage), CP, CE,  F1q, 


Fri  30 Mar

Northern Gala


North Luffenham

 1 Apr


Stop use of Newbigging during lambing season


 1  Apr

Indoor Meeting     -  LRS Contest      11 am to  3 pm



22 Apr


Indoor  Meeting   -  Novice Pennyplane  Contest


1 May


Restart flying at Newbigging after Lambing


13 May

Indoor Meeting   -  F1L  Contest     11 am to  3pm



20  May

Lawrie Trophy  ( CP incl  electric ) – power championship

BMFA 4th Area   Plugge Events CP team, Vint R/P, E30  

                          +  CG, F1b, Mini-Vint, CR, CE, HLG/CLG


26-28  May

British Nationals


Barkston Heath

 10  Jun

The Cranfield Classic



23/24  Jun

Scottish Nationals  :  Saturday   F1a, Vintage,  SLOP/E36

                                 :  Sunday     Glider(BG),Rubber(BR),Power(BmfaP/E36)

BMFA 5th Area : Plugge events  F1h, 1/2A Power, CO2              

                          +   F1g, F1j, E36, CG, CR, CP. CE , HLG/CLG


8 Jul

Steel  Trophy   ( combined F1a and F1b)

BMFA 6th Area :  Plugge events  F1a, F1q, Tailless           

                       +   P30, Vint R/P. SLOP, CG, CR, CP, CE, HLG/CLG


5 Aug


Paisley  Trophy  (all in CG,CP,CR,CE)



12 Aug


 --  Start of grouse shooting season  - avoid Saturdays at Newbigging --


26  Aug

Jubilee Quaich   and  Caprice Contest(Bob Grieve Trophy)



16  Sep

Finlayson Trophy  (  CR )  - rubber championship

BMFA 7th Area   Plugge events  CR Team, Classic Glider, Classic R/P 

                          +  F1c, CG, CP, CE ,HLG/CLG



Indoor Trimming Day



14  Oct

Pan-Am  Trophy  ( CG )  - glider championship

BMFA 8th Area –  Plugge events  CG Team, F1b, SLOP

                        +  E30, Mini-vint, CR, CP, CE,  HLG/CLG



Indoor Trimming Day



Indoor Trimming Day



F1a = A/2,  F1b =  Wakefield,   F1c =  FAI Power,   F1g = Coupe,    F1h =  A/1

All  “bold” events count in F/F League;  best 8 scores from 20 events during year.

The scores of the top flier from each club in the Glider, Rubber, and Power Championships will be used to decide the winning club for the Caley Shield.

There will be 8 contests for “Bill’s Chuckie League”, one on each Area date. Your best 5 will be count towards the trophy.

Outdoor Entry Fees will be £3:00 per event.  SAA Flying site fee of £5:00 per day, or £30 per annum.

BMFA Area entry fee is £5:00 per day ticket, an additional £1.00 will provide entry the local SAA event