Letchworth Model Aeronautical Society

Silent flying site - Wilbury Hill Farm

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  • The flying site is off Wilbury Hills Road on the western edge of Letchworth
  • Take the turning after the entrance to Hillcrest Park caravan site
  • Proceed past the house on the right
  • Bear left through the gate
  • Follow the drive into the courtyard for parking.
  • Take the path through the gate (over if locked!) down to the end of the field.
  • Enter at your own risk when livestock is in the field - watch out for the bull!
Silent flying site

Code of Practice specific to this site:
  • The site is for flying electric-powered models and unpowered gliders only, with a noise emission level below 72dB(A). The acceptance of any model at this site is subject to the measurement of its noise emission by a Committee member. See the main Code of Practice for noise measurement details.
  • Models should not overfly the farm buildings, caravan site, or adjacent houses at low level.
  • Flying times: all days, 10:00 am to 7:30 pm or lighting-up time, whichever is the earlier.
  • The gate to the field should be kept padlocked. The key is kept in the club hut, keys to the hut are available to members from the Secretary,
  • Transmitter frequencies
    • 35 Mhz: all channels     
    • 27 Mhz: SOLID colours only     
    • 2.4Ghz: spread spectrum system

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