Model aircraft club to host open weekend for charity

Phil Stevens with his WWII model aircraft.

Phil Stevens with his WWII model aircraft. - Credit: Archant

Model aeroplanes will take to the skies this weekend.

Avon Model Aircraft Radio Club (AMARC), based in Weston-in-Gordano, is holding an open weekend in Cadbury Lane fields tomorrow (Saturday) and Sunday from 10am-5pm.

There will be both static and aerial displays taking place, while a flight simulator for prospective pilots will be on site.

A bring, buy, swap and meet for model aircraft will also take place on the helipad.

A barbecue will be fired up and hot drinks will be served.

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There will be no entrance fee for the festival and parking for the event is free.

AMARC supports the Great Western Air Ambulance Charity and contributions will be welcomed .

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People are welcome to practice their skills and those wishing to join the club can do so at the field and a reduction in fees will be offered.

For more information about the open weekend event or AMARC's activities, contact Keith Wilson on 07894 204310.

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