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The Venue

Introducing BMFA Buckminster
BMFA Buckminster is located on the Leicestershire/Lincolnshire border close to the towns of Melton Mowbray and Grantham and is the National Visitor Centre and Model Flying site of the British Model Flying Association (BMFA). See here for exact location and directions

3D Championship Spring Break 2010

The Volcano…

… couldn’t stop us!

6 of us took on a massive road trip to make sure we still got there, and had a blast every step of the way.

We blogged the proceedings for everyone to keep up with at http://springbreak2010.3dchampionship.co.uk.

It had to be done. It was superb.

We probably won’t drive there again though!



  • Friends, Helis, Sun, Beer, Pool and Banter
  • A 1 Week warm up event in Corfu
  • A “UK funfly” in another country (Greece)
  • Exclusive use of RC Hotel’s Facilities


  • RC Hotel, Corfu – Greece


  • 20th to 27th April 2010
  • Some have said they would prefer a long weekend say 22nd to 26th
  • Either is an option but the price will be the same



Here’s the best bit! RC Hotel have offered us a special discounted all-inclusive rate of £220 per person per week including breakfast, evening meal and accommodation based on dual occupancy.

Some of you may feel a week is just a little too much to book off, so why not just come for a long weekend, unfortunately the price is the same but it’s still a cheap flying weekend (and this option is much easier to convince the wife).


This is best for you to organize due to passports and security and keeps the workload down for us.

After a quick check (Easyjet, Gatwick) put flight costs at around £126 per person, which entitles you to one checked in baggage of 20kg and one hand luggage per person.

So pack your shorts and Tee’s around the helis in one bag. Or pay extra for more bags and more weight allowance.

Further information and updates on the aircraft do’s and don’ts will be published shortly.


Transfers from Corfu airport to RC Hotel and back again are included.

We are looking into the possibility of shipping out helis separately with a view to reducing costs.

We’re also looking into some other activities for the afternoons too. We suspect most will just sleep off their hangovers though!

How Many people

The hotel can cater for around 40 on-site guests and more can be catered for in alternative accommodation if required. Currently we are thinking of limiting numbers for our first trip. We don’t want it spoiled by over subscribing. So this really will be an exclusive event.

How will I pay?

We need a deposit of £75 per person (which is non-refundable).

The remainder is due by Friday April 2nd at the latest.

What about fuel?

Well as luck would have it RC Hotel is the Distributor for OptiFuel in Greece and currently has 500+ gallons waiting to be used.

If you prefer another type of fuel you are more than welcome to get it delivered to RC Hotel before you travel – please contact us for details on how to arrange this, allowing time for the delivery to take place!

What if I crash?

Nearer the time we will ask everyone who is going to let us know what helis you are taking and from that we will be able to put together a spares package with a parts sponsor. The sponsor is entrusting us with a load of spares on a sale or return basis.

Flying at RC Hotel

Flying will start in the morning and we will then have a siesta in the afternoon followed by a late afternoon flying session. This gives us over 8 hours of flying time per day.

There will be 3 flying posts and all flying will be off the peg.

If you don’t bring a model (or break all of your own) then there are models available for hire from RC Hotel.

Any questions, please contact us!

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