Category Archives: News

This is news about events, BMFA and other clubs

Li-Po Storage Charge

By | March 28, 2020

I saw a good tip on the WWW recently – To charge or discharge all our LiPo’s to a storage charge as it looks as though they will not be used for some time. I wont go through the reasons as I guess our members have more LiPo experiences than me. Anyway, it prompted me… Read More »

Club Monthly Meetings Cancelled

By | March 17, 2020

Hi every one, as you probably suspected would inevitably happen we have cancelled the next April meeting at Kingsteignton. Even if we had continued turnout would sure to be low and this is the responsible action to minimise the chance of infection. I will notify you of further cancellations as the advice comes in. Regards… Read More »

Club Winch for Sale

By | March 10, 2020

It has been quite a few years now since the Club Winch was used and simply because no one winch launches these days, you just operate a throttle switch. Therefore we thought the way to go may be to ask members in the first instance if any one would like to make an offer for… Read More »

Stan Yeo is made a Honorary Member

By | February 21, 2020

As most will know, Stan founded the Dartmoor Slope Soaring Club back in 1993. In much appreciation to Stan and Sheila for their work within the Dartmoor Slope Soaring Club over many years, the committee has awarded Stan an Honorary Member.  

Club Meeting – New Venue

By | January 27, 2020

Hi every one, we now have a new venue for our club meetings. Meetings will now be held on the first Monday (not Tuesday) of the month from February to May inc. So our first meeting is on Monday 3rd Feb 2020, put it in the diary! Times are a little different too,  7pm to… Read More »

CAA registration

By | November 19, 2019

A brief note to our members that we will need a competency certificate by the 30th November to continue flying legally. The certificate can be either. A BMFA A, B or C certificate A CAA issued competency certificate A BMFA competency certificate. Any member that currently holds a BMFA A Certificate and/or above need not… Read More »