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24 April – 1 May 2019

Bulletin Number 3



Event changes and cancellations;

Opening Ceremony Will commence at 6pm in the registration centre. (The WW Stadium)

All Pylon events. Due to the world championships being held this year there are insufficient entries to manage the events.

All Helicopter events. Insufficient numbers and the field did not suit.

RC Scale Events. Sorry insufficient competitors for F4C, F4H, and F4G but Clubman is still on!



Catering. Catering at the airport will be managed by the West Wyalong Mens Shed. McAllister Oval is now catered for and Robert Owen is talking to Tamara at the Toppy Take Away and Maureen Ridley will do the food and coffee van on the AB field

Services Club.  For the Celebration Dinner we will have a Chinese banquet 6.30 for 7.00pm at, 6 Grenfell Street West Wyalong NSW 2671 Ph: 6972 0169

Addresses for venues.   Registration and Indoor; Wyalong Stadium 6 Short Street. McAllister Oval, Redman Oval, AB Field directions in your goodies bag.

Indoor contact. Clive Phillips mob 0407 866 692 who will have a ‘Depron Eze’ flyer for a free trial fun fly. Bring your own transmitter. You bind you fly.

Bush BBQ. Max of 150 tickets to be sold. Get in early unless you have already purchased your ticket.

Raffle. Tickets are available at the registration desk. The prize an excellent P51 RC kit.

Discount vouchers. There are some discount vouchers in your goodies bag check them out.

Event entries are now on the web page.

Swap Meet Last year the swap meet night was a huge success. Don’t miss it. Magazine bundles on offer from the NSWFFS will be sold at a gold coin donation per bundle.

Plans. High definition good quality plans will also be available for $5 each

Diesel Vehicle Refuelling. IOR Petroleum have installed a major diesel refuelling station at WW. Diesel is about 10 cents per litre less than normal. The address is Newell Hwy WW near the sale yards. You will need to download the IOR app. A contact number is 1300 457 467. Check the web page at It’s worth it!!!

Non-Comp Flyers RC non-competition flyers can fly at the gun club field. Control line flyers can make arrangements with Bruce Hoffman CL Coordinator or fly on the hard stand at the AB field. Free flighters just contact the CD on the AB field when you arrive.

Donations - we wish to thank those who have made donations to the running of the Nationals.

No Refunds - considerable effort and significant financial commitments have been made to deliver and run the Nationals. Those efforts and commitments cannot be undone at this late stage so we are compelled to advise that no refunds will be available from this point forward.  

IGA. There is a new supermarket centre of town. Plenty of parking around the side.

Micron Wings will be our indoor sponsor for the 71st Nationals. Read the following OFFER!!!.


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MicronWings has an offer just for people attending the championships.

  1. Contact MicronWings by email (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.) with your purchase list.
  2. You will receive a quote with 10% discount and no postage fees
  3. Pay by PayPal, Bank Transfer, AU Post Money Order or Visa over the phone
  4. Pick up your order at the championships.


For those who missed the first Micron Wings offer look in your goodies bag.


Program changes;

The control line demonstration/try/fly day has been changed to day 1 Wednesday 24 April. Some other timings have been changed to allow flyers to compete at different venues. See the new program
Open Thermal Glider is now included programmed for Saturday 27/28 April and rules are attached. Peanut scale Thursday 25 April.
Electric Old Timer is up and running. Entries for EOT will not be changed on the entry form. Enter on the SAMs entries.
Scale I still need people to organise scale events.

Registration and Indoor Stadium
Nationals HQ is in the Indoor Stadium in Operator Street West Wyalong. The registration process for the Nationals will consist of checking each entrants MAAA membership and handing over the “Goodies Bag”. Nationals HQ will be open from 9.00am -3.00pm and 6.00pm-9.00pm each day until and including Sunday 28th April 2018.

Radio Frequency. Only 2.4 mhz to be used during the Nationals competition, practice and fun fly at all venues.

Event management. At last years nationals each event was managed and controlled by the participants. If no person or organisation is available to run their event it may be cancelled.

Ground cover at the Gun Club Field we will have another 50m x 9m runway at the gun club field to reduce dust for helicopters.

Catering. Will be available at the airport, Mc Allister oval. More to follow on catering.

Fuel Requirements and mix instructions; F2D oil instructions 5% castor oil first pressing and 10% clotz techniplate. I will call for other fuel estimates end of Feb.

Bush BBQ Don’t forget your wine glass and chair


Swap Meet
Last year the swap meet night was a huge success. Don’t miss it. Magazine bundles on offer from the NSWFFS will be sold at a gold coin donation per bundle.

Micronwings will be our indoor sponsor for the 71st Nationals. Read the following OFFER!!!.