Due to the crop growth around the strip, turbine flying will sadly need to stop from tomorrow (14th July). Apologies for the inconvenience.
Big thanks to John Bromley and colleagues for a cracking job refurbing the club BBQ.
Considering the unfavourable weather forecast there was a good turnout at the field today for the Clubs Car Boot Bring & Buy with a good range of goods on display and many of the sellers had a successful morning. Things were just about over around mid-day when there was a brief shower which lasted just […]
Since the field reopened, because he had some free time during the week Ian has been doing sterling work at the field with the clubs strimmer. If you have been at the field since it reopened, you can’t fail to have noticed that long grass around fences that can’t be reached with the mowers has […]
Not something that will affect the club directly, but will impact some members, are the new signs and rules at Thurnham stating no drones or motor gliders. All powered gliders will need props removed to comply with the rules. It’s a shame, but it could have been a lot worse!
Following the BMFA update today (6th March) and barring any changes by uk.gov, the club field will be reopening for flying activities from March 29th. Camping will be allowed from April 12th and use the same booking systems as before the last lockdown: Anyone wishing to camp will need to contact the committee to book […]
In case you are not already aware, in line with governments latest rules for dealing with the Corona virus pandemic the field is open as from today. Please be aware of the guidance regarding travelling between tiers and that the field is in tier 3. Please note the following regarding Track and Trace at the […]
Following Government and BMFA announcements, the field will be reopening for flying activities from next Wednesday (2nd) December. All previous controls, including track & trace (07984 374611) and social distancing remain in place and should be adhered to at all times. A copy of the current COVID guidelines is available from the website at: https://bickleymfc.org/back-in-the-air-additional-rules-for-the-field-during-covid-19-pandemic/
Another lockdown will be with us commencing this Thursday for one month. (We hope).We have read the government’s rules and it is clear that social model flying and making unnecessary journeys will be prohibited. Our field will be locked down with no admission except for essential maintenance as of Thursday 5th until further notice and […]
We have been advised that the machine used to clear the overhanging vegetation in the lane has now been repaired, so the lane and field will be closed this coming Friday (9th October) for cutting. Many thanks.