History & Articles
The Blackheath Model Flying Club. (Feb. 1933)
Club has been formed three months, and the membership is now 27,
which is very good considering the time of the year. The programme
of competition fixtures for the year has now been arranged by the
committee. Flying meetings are held on Sunday mornings on Blackheath
(near Princess of Wales pond), and club meetings are held every
other Friday at the St. Mary's Institute, Ladywell Road, Lewisham,
at 7.30 p.m., the next one being on February 17th. Those interested
in the dub should get into touch with the hon. secretary, E. F. H.
COSH, 161, Creek Road, Deptford, S.E.8.
1934 - A Model Gala Day
The Northern Heights Model Flying Club's rally at the Fairey
Aerodrome on Sunday last.
Ten teams entered for the Inter-Clum Team Contest, each team
consisting of three models - one lightweight model, one heavyweight
model, and one scale flying model. The Fairey Challenge Cup, the
first prize for this event, and £3, was won by Blackheath with 320
['Flight' magazine - pg.721, 12th July 1934]
1935 - A crowded Day
Northern Heights M.F.C. Gala Day - Heathrow Aerodrome, Great
The Duration Hunters
In the Inter-Club team contest Blackheath M.F.C. won the
Fairey Challenge Cup for the secind time with a total
duration of 297.8 sec. (four flights).
['Flight' magazine - pg.65, 11th July 1935]
1937 - Forthcoming Events
22nd August, Blackheath M.F.C., contest open to all modellists,
['Flight' magazine - pg.490, 13th May 1937]
1939 - Royal Albert Hall
During one of the flying
meetings held by the S.M.A.E. at the Royal Albert Hall during the
winter an indoor "spar" rise off-ground record of 3 min 36 sec was
set by Mr. Brown, of the Blackheath Model Flying Club. The model was
of the microfilm-covered type.
magazine - pg.353, 7th Apr 1938]
1937 dinner -
Society of Model Aeronautical Enginners.
Book 1939 - The Catalogue of Model Aircraft Supplies.
National Championships 1947.
- See also members entries for individuals acheivements.