New gliding competition format

The aim of the club’s mid-week gliding competition is to encourage as many to take part with whatever glider they have under a 2.5m wingspan. After a lot of debate the club has introduced a new competition format in order to make the competition more open. Previously it was based on a twenty second power… Read More »

Ashurst glide

Friday saw a members flying our electric and bungee launched thermal soarers for some relaxed flying at our site near Ashurst in glorious weather. The wind was slight at ground level but surprisingly strong higher up but we all had a great time for some four hours. The Great Planes Spirit was the only bungee launched… Read More »

Queen’s Platinum Jubilee Fun Fly

On Friday, 3rd June SRFC held its annual Fun Fly so that it coincided with the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The weather was kind to us early in the day but after our lunch time BBQ the weather turned and the wind gradually built up and the blue sky became overcast. However, much fun was had… Read More »

BMFA 100

On 15th May BMFA affiliated clubs did a mass fly across 263 sites in the UK including Sussex Radio Flying Club at two of our sites, notably Ashurst and Coombes in inclement weather. The BMFA has been able to confirm in the results: “We  are pleased to report that we had a total of 3109… Read More »