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Greenacres Model Aero Club

(B.M.F.A affiliated) was inaugurated in 1988.

It is situated on an old disused airfield in Aldridge, near Walsall, West Midlands, UK. (See our "Locations" page)

The club currently has 130 members and is still expanding. Interests within the club range range from sport, scale and pattern, both electric and IC, to gliders and free flight.

Important Notice:

Our flying site is operated by means of a flying permit system; these are issued by the club on behalf of the Walsall Leisure and Community Services .

This means that NO ONE can fly any aero model or toy plane without a permit, be it with or without a motor or engine of any type, or with or without radio equipment of any type or frequency on this site. This includes models classed as a toys.

Flying at this field requires that a person is a current Greenacres member with valid BMFA insurance and Flying Permit, any GMAC Member who wishes to fly solo must have a minimum of a BMFA 'A' Certificate or equivalent, recognised by GMAC.

Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council (W.M.B.C.) owns the airfield, Greenacres Model Aero Club follows the British Model Flying Association (B.M.F.A) codes of practice and W.M.B.C. guide lines, in accordance with the flying site risk assessment carried out by the national body.

Model weight limit are 7kg maximum, for any radio controlled aero model flown on this site. (Sorry no Helicopters or Toys)

Please Note: Even if lightweight models or toys were to hit a person they could cause considerable injury, which could result in a claim against you!


Committee Members

Chairman Jim McHugh This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Secretary Paul Battrick This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Treasurer Mark Travers This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Safety Officer Andy Muckley This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Silent Flight Secretary Sid Lines This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Free Flight Secretary Stephen Philpott This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Membership Secretary Brian Shuck This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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