Category Archives: Flying Reports

Use this category to report your flying activities. let other club members know what you have been up to and the conditions at the sites.

Model Chinook

Superb model Chinook built by member John Ansell. Some great flying John.

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Countisbury – Soaring day out August 13th 2016

As we travelled to Lynmouth we passed through lots of rain. Approaching the coast the edge of the this weather front was visible and passed just as we arrived and changed to the spectacular day in the pictures. The scenery … Continue reading

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July Club Fun Fly

We were blessed with the weather again for the fun fly on Sunday 17th July. Absolutely stunning day and a good attendance. We welcomed some of the newer members who had an opportunity of meeting others they had not met. … Continue reading

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Sport Relief in Simmons Park Okehampton filmed by OMFC members

Sport Relief fun runs in Simmons Park on March 20th 2016 filmed by OMFC members Well done to all the participants in the Sport Relief ¬†fun runs held in Simmons Park Okehampton – supported by ORCA with start and finish … Continue reading

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Slope Soaring Countisbury Common

Andrew, Michael and Rob visited Countisbury Common today for some slope soaring. Once again super conditions with a Westerly of about 10 – 12 mph and partly cloudy. Again what a superb site for soaring. Mike getting ready and Andrew … Continue reading

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Albatros over Bridge Field

  A video me and Graham shot with a Mobius camera onboard his Parkzone Albatross. The camera was a bit heavy to be mounted so far back, but the results are fun.

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Countisbury Common, North Devon

Debbie fancied a day out and I wanted to explore a new slope site so we headed up to Countisbury Common in North Devon. This is roughly 90 minutes from Okehampton. To say that this site is spectacular is an … Continue reading

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Gliding at Woolacombe

I lieu of the club fly-in, Mike and I spent the day at Woolacombe; http://northdevonslopers.webs.com/woolacombetoilfracombe.htm What wonderful conditions. Steady 16 – 20 mph W winds, partly cloudy and cool at first and then it warmed up after 14:00 and we … Continue reading

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Long Marston Model Air Show Report

This is a quick report on the Long Marston model show I recently attended with my long suffering wife Sheila. Driving up towing our trusty Caravan took ages due to the end of school half term traffic on the M5. … Continue reading

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Some challenging conditions at the Bungalow

4 0f us gathered on the Bungalow slope and Dave sat in the car at the bottom. Indications were that wind speed was in excess of 30mph. Unfortunately the only anemometer was broken. Pictured left to right; Ian, Peter and … Continue reading

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