Interested in joining Southport Model Aero Club?

 

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Absolute beginners

 

If you are a  radio controlled model aircraft rookie, click here for some basic information.

If you've already got your own model or have flown before

If you already have your own model(s) and/or simply want to join the Club as soon as possible, please contact Alan Riozzi, our Membership Secretary (see the Contacts page).

Alan will send you an application form, or you can download a copy using one of the "Membership Application Form" links below.  Please return the completed form to Alan, and enclose the appropriate fee in the form of a cheque, payable to Southport Model Aero Club.  If you are already a member of the BMFA please provide proof of your membership number.

Membership Application Form

Membership Application Form

Fees

2017

Adult

Junior (under 18 years old)

 BMFA Fee

£33

£18

 Southport Model Aero Club fee

£45

nil

 Total

£78

£18

 BMFA Family Senior Fee*

£32

-

 BMFA Family Partner Fee*

£21

-

 BMFA Family Junior Fee*

-

£13

*Please see the BMFA website for details of the family membership scheme.

All fees for existing Club Members must be paid by the 31st of January each year.  If the appropriate fees are not paid by this time, membership will lapse.  New adult Members joining the Club from July or September will qualify for a reduced initial membership fee; please contact the Membership Secretary for details.

Flying Instruction

By prior arrangement, the following Club Members will provide flying instruction:

SMAC Member

Capacity

Nigel Parker Instructor
Bob Powley Instructor
Alan Riozzi Examiner / Instructor
 Graham Green

Examiner / Instructor

 Mike Eccles

Examiner / Instructor

 Kevin Watson

Examiner / Instructor

The majority of Club Members currently fly throttle left (Mode 2).  Some instructors can fly throttle left or right.  With some buddy box setups it is possible for the trainee and instructor to have the throttle on different sides.  For more details regarding transmitter Modes, see the basic information page here.

There is no fee for flying instruction.