John Long FSMAE 1922 – 2015

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<p>John Long FSMAE 1922 – 2015</p> <p>It is with much regret and great sadness that we inform you of the death of John Long Fellow who passed away on Monday 16<sup>th</sup> November 2015 at the age of 93.</p> <p>John retired from the Royal Air Force in the mid-seventies after thirty plus years’ service as a … Read More

Peter Freebrey, FSMAE

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<p>It is with regret and sadness that we inform you of the death of Peter Freebrey Fellow who passed away on Wednesday 4th November 2015, following several years of deteriorating health. Peters’ contribution to SMAE/BMFA was enormous.</p> <p>Peter had been a keen aeromodeller for all of his life and became a Fellow of the SMAE/BMFA … Read More

John Roper (SLEC)

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<p>I am so sorry to report the sad passing of former owner of SLEC and member of Gravesend Aero-Modelling Club 'John Roper’, who passed away on 16th July 2015. <br /> John for many years revolutionised model building with his plastic modelling accessories making life a whole lot easier for us all, and his products … Read More

Graham Lynn MBE FSMAE – Update

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<p>Further to the announcement of the death of Graham Lynn MBE FSMAE, we have now received confirmation of the funeral arrangements, which will take place on Wednesday 29<sup>th</sup> April.</p> <p>There will be a service of Remembrance and Memorial for Graham which will take place at Brampton Parish Church (St Mary Magdalene, PE28 4PF)at 2pm.</p> <p>Refreshments … Read More

Graham Lynn MBE FSMAE

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<p>It is with great sadness that we inform you of the death of Graham Lynn MBE FSMAE on the morning of 12<sup>th</sup> April.</p> <p>The contribution that Graham made to the model flying movement over many years was remarkable.  Having had a long career in the RAF (rising to the rank of Wing Commander) and serving … Read More

John Henderson FSMAE 1928-2015

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<p>His signature tune was contained within his telephone answering message <em>“Sorry John is not here to take your call. If it is to do with the Church or aeromodelling, please, please leave a message and John will get back to you.”</em> This message explained his wide range of friends. His work for the Church will … Read More

John Henderson FSMAE

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<p>It is with regret and sadness that we inform you of the death of John Henderson Fellow who passed away on Friday 6<sup>th</sup> March at St David’s Hospital Cardiff, following an inoperable brain tumour. John would have been 87 this year.</p> <p> </p> <p>John was elected to Fellowship in 1995 and served on the Executive Committee … Read More

Paul Cousens

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<p>It is with great sadness that Helipad Scale Model Helicopter Club announces the loss of one of our great characters, Paul Cousens, who passed away after a short illness in February. Always so full of life, banter and with his dry sense of humour; Paul,will be sadly missed by our club. Paul showed such enthusiasm … Read More

Bill Tarn

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<p>It is with great sadness that Basingstoke Model Aero Club announces a vacancy. The untimely and sudden passing of club member Bill Tarn has left a hole in the heart of the club. The successful applicant must have a wicked and mischievous sense of humour, be a valued club member, and friend to all.</p> <p>You … Read More

Robert (Bob) Mahoney

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<p>Robert (Bob to his friends) Mahoney passed away peacefully on Sunday February 22nd, after a short illness.</p> <p> </p> <p>Bob was one of those people of whom you might think 'been there, done everything' and in many ways that was true, for he led a varied and interesting life. He was also a stickler for detail … Read More