Colin Agate Obituary

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<p>Colin was a member of Croydon Airport MFC for many many years, and was a keen scale modeller of flying model aircraft.</p> <p>Colin was always recognisable as an Elvis impersonator, and was well know for his activities around model flying as a Judge at the K2 Crawley Indoor, and at Old Warden for the Shuttleworth … Read More

Keith Miller FSMAE 1926-2014

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<p><a href="/Portals/0/xNews/uploads/2014/11/28/DustyCrop.jpg"> <img style="display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;" src="/Portals/0/xNews/uploads/2014/11/28/DustyCrop.jpg" alt="" width="270" height="311" /></a></p> <p>Keith Miller, FSMAE, who died on Nov. 21<sup>st,</sup> had been a model flyer since well before the War and a member of the major free flight club, Croydon &amp; DMAC, from its founding in 1936. He was South-East Area treasurer for … Read More

Chris Bromley FSMAE

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<p><a href="/Portals/0/xNews/uploads/2014/9/26/Chris Bromley 2009 pic].gif"> <img style="margin-right: auto; margin-left: auto; display: block;" src="/Portals/0/xNews/uploads/2014/9/26/Chris Bromley 2009 pic].gif" alt="" width="290" height="217" /></a></p> <p>It is with great sadness that we inform you of the death of Chris Bromley FSMAE on the 25th September following a prolonged battle with cancer at the age of 67.</p> <p>The contribution that Chris … Read More

Obituary, Roy Pitts

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<h3>Roy Pitts, aged 89, passed away on 26<sup>th</sup> August 2014.  A Service and committal was held at the Llanelli Crematorium on 9<sup>th</sup> September 2014</h3> <p> </p> <p><strong>Memories of my friend Roy Pitts by Geoff Dallimer, Sept 2014 </strong></p> <p>I first met Roy when he was setting up a small factory unit to manufacture a model airplane kit … Read More

Roy Yeabsley

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<p>After a long spell in a Perth Western Australia hospital, renowned free flight glider flier, Roy Yeabsley passed away on August 21st 2014.</p> <p>Roy was a member of the well known Croydon DMAC in the 40's and 50's, becoming one of the country's leading glider exponents of the time, his Revenge A2 design being nominated … Read More

Bob Meager 1935-2014

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<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px;"> </span> <p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 10pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 16px;">Robert Lawrence Meager, known to friends and family as Bob, was born on July 16, 1935 and lived in </span><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: 16px;">Sheffield</span><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-size: … Read More

Don Burgess (1933-2014)

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<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: 16px;"> </span> <p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Baskerville Old Face','serif'; font-size: 11pt;">Don hailed originally from Worthing, Sussex and came to the Midlands from his home in Croydon sometime in the early1980&rsquo;s to set up an office for Nachi Bearings.<span style="mso-spacerun: … Read More

Ken Sheppard – 1926-2013

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<span style="font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 16px; color: #000000;"> </span> <p style="margin: 0cm 0cm 10pt;"><span style="font-family: Calibri; color: #000000;"><span style="font-size: 16px;">Ken, a Life Member of the Marquis Model Flying Club, passed away on 3</span><sup><span style="font-size: 13px;">rd</span></sup><span style="font-size: 16px;"> December at the age of 87 Ken was not only a founder member of the Club but … Read More

Leslie Goule 1943 – 2013

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<p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: 16px;"> </span><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: 16px;">Leslie Goule 1943 – 2013</span><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: 16px;"> </span><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times New Roman; font-size: 16px;"> </span></p> <p><span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: Times … Read More

Ron Firth FSMAE – 1928-2013

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<span style="color: rgb(0, 0, 0); font-family: 'Times New Roman','serif'; font-size: 12pt; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin; mso-ansi-language: EN-GB; mso-fareast-language: EN-GB; mso-bidi-language: AR-SA;"> <p><span style="color: black; font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif'; mso-fareast-font-family: Calibri; mso-fareast-theme-font: minor-latin;">It is with much sadness&nbsp;that we report the death of Ron Firth FSMAE, who passed away on 20 Dec 2013 at the age of 85. <br> … Read More