Letchworth Model Aeronautical Society

Powered flying site - Letchworth Rugby Club

Weather and rugby matches permitting, you will generally find somebody flying here on a Sunday afternoon.

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  • The flying site is behind the North Herts Leisure Centre on Baldock Road
  • Turn into the Leisure Centre entrance
  • Follow the signs to Letchworth Eagles and Rugby Club
  • Park in the Rugby Club car park
  • Walk up to the furthest rugby field
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Code of Practice specific to this site:
  • The site is open to models powered by electric motors or internal combustion engines, subject to a maximum noise emission of 82db(A). Every attempt should be made to reduce emissions to below 79db(A).
  • No flying shall take place when any field is in use for other organised activities.
  • Do not take cars onto the field, except Blue Badge holders who may park adjacent to the hedgerow near the pits area.
  • Every effort must be made not to overfly the school (especially when it is in use), the Leisure Centre or its car park, any adjacent sports ground, or the Jackmans estate.
  • Fixed wing aircraft should not use the playing surfaces (other than behind the touch line, or the designated runway on the practice pitch at the east end of the site), unless it is vital in the interest of safety.
  • Multi-rotor and helicopter pilots are advised to use the rugby pitches for their flying, especially when fixed wing aircraft are using the normal flying area. They must NOT fly near the runway when fixed wing aircraft are flying.
  • Flying times: All days; 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or lighting-up time, whichever is the earlier (to 7:30 p.m. for quiet electric models, irrespective of lighting-up time).
  • Transmitter frequencies:
    • 35Mhz EVEN channels only
    • 27Mhz SOLID colours only
    • 2.4Ghz spread spectrum system
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