The Club flying site is situated on agricultural land at Duckhole, which is about 3 miles due North from Thornbury in South Gloucestershire. The flying site is approximately 6 acres in total. The “flying strip” itself is grass, is approximately 70m by 35m and is suitable for flying most types of model. The grass is kept properly mown throughout the season.
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The practical limit of model size is about 7Kg, although 10Kg models have been flown by more experienced pilots.
The Club has Local Authority planning permission enabling members to fly 365 days per year, from to 9am to 9pm. The Club’s planning permission also has strict no fly zones and all members and guests must be fully familiar with the fly and no-fly zones associated with using the clubs facilities.
The Club has a strict noise limit of 82dB, in accordance with the BMFA code of practice.
Members and their guests who wish to fly at the site MUST be in possession of valid BMFA insurance (or an equivalent acceptable to the Club).
The Club considers safety of paramount importance and will vigorously discipline members who put the Club, its members, or the public at risk.