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At last the weather was with us and the first Foamy comp took place.

Weather was good for this months Foamy comp, clear sky's and a moderate breeze. We had 3 guests from an associated club, Meon Valley Soaring Association. Welcome to Jim Hathaway, Tony Robinson and Seb. Well done to Phil, back on form after a poor first round, Tony back on his feet and joined the comp this time. See you all in May. 


The first of the BMFA Southern Region open competitions was flown on Sunday 20th of May 2018. Congratulations to Chris Foss first place.

The 3rd round of the Foamy was flown in first class conditions, congratulations to Phil Goldsmith who won by a small margin.

The 2nd round of the BMFA eSoaring hosted by Alton Silent Flyers flown on Sunday 17th June, congratulations to Mike Raybone who won by a small margin.

The 3rd round of the ASF eSoaring league Sunday 24th June, congratulations to Glyn Chambers who only dropped 5 points. Full details click here June 23rd 2018

The 4th round of the Foamy was flown in in good conditions, congratulations to Terry Weeks who won by a small margin.

The 5th round of the Foamy was flown in in Sunday the 15th July with plenty of thermals and plenty of max scores. Congratulations again to Terry Weeks, once again winning by a small margin.

The 7th and last for 2018, round 6 was cancelled. The final Foamy was flown on Sunday the 9 th of September. Thanks to everyone for turning out for the comp. Even though the breeze was a trifle more than we would have wished for it was still a good days flying. It was odd that no one landed out which is unusual as even when we have near perfect conditions there's often an OOF. Perhaps the strong breeze kept us all on our toes a bit more!

Well done to Terry for yet another clear win and commiserations to John for having a few mechanical issues. Phil Goldsmith.


Alton Silent Flyers support the BMFA stand at the 2018 Engineering Exhibition 

BMFA -EXPO report by Terry Weeks

Southern Area Gala Report by Terry Weeks


Alex passes his "A" test - Report,

Also congratulations to Jim Hathaway on the passing of his Silent flight Electric “A” & “B” Tests on Saturday 29th September. 

Also Ian Shilling, chairman MVSA club who took his "A" on 19th October. 

A report on the 2018 Esoaring Competitions

Tuesday 23rd January 2018

Annual Dinner and Prize giving 

Peter Cope Memorial Trophy - Phil Goldsmith

eSoaring League 1st place - Terry Weeks

2nd Place Glyn Chambers - 3rd Place Phil Goldsmith

eSoaring Annual Open- 1st place Terry Pelling

2nd Place Bert Laan - 3rd Place Terry Weeks

ASF Members

Terry Weeks with his new Supra

The 3rd round of the BMFA eSoaring hosted by Alton Silent Flyers flown on Sunday 22nd July, congratulations to Mike Raybone winning by 4 points. After the 3 rounds Chris Foss tops the League, just one more event to go on the 23rd September.

ASF Annual Club eSoaring Open 2018

Congratulations to Terry Weeks