Tony Shortell – 1932 – 2021

28/07/2022By BMFAAdministratorObituaries

Why do we take part in hobbies, past times, and sport? Out of work activities allow us to get away from the stresses and strains of the real world and meet people in a social environment. We make friends, often for life, with people who share common interests and passion. Most of us will have … Read More

Robert (Bob) Mahoney

20/05/2021By BMFAAdministratorObituaries No Comments

<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

Roy Scott

20/05/2021By BMFAAdministratorObituaries No Comments

<p>We would like to report the passing of Roy Scott, founder of Micro-Mold Products. Roy passed away very recently (August) he was 89 years of age.</p> <p>Roy’s company Micro-Mold started in 1965/1966 in a lock up garage in Maidenhead, Berkshire. Over the years he started to purchase other modelling companies including C &amp; C Castings … Read More

BILL DRAPER 1934 – 2017

20/05/2021By BMFAAdministratorObituaries No Comments

<p>It is my sad duty to report the passing of a great model flyer,friend and club mate,  Bill Draper.</p> <p>Bills achievements in F2B were. legendary. With his own design Superhawk He won the gold trophy at</p> <p>The British Nationals 9 times.Was British Team member in F2B over 3 decades and became European champion in1989</p> <p>For these … Read More

Peter Rabjohn

20/05/2021By BMFAAdministratorObituaries No Comments

<p>It is with great sadness that we hear of the passing of Peter Rabjohn in the early hours of Saturday 21<sup>st</sup> September 2019. Peter had been receiving treatment for a heart condition for many years, but a recent deterioration finally beat him. </p> <p>He was a keen Control Line Model Flyer and member of both Chiltern … Read More

Jack Allen 1929 – 2013

20/05/2021By BMFAAdministratorObituaries No Comments

It is with deep regret I report the passing of Jack. He joined the Royal Navy in 1941 and transferred to the Fleet Air Arm, spent most of the war years in Ceylon servicing Sword Fish and Corsairs returning home safely Petty Officer Allen. A well known modeller for many years flying with Brighton and … Read More

Bill Tarn

20/05/2021By BMFAAdministratorObituaries No Comments

<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

Derek Moseley

20/05/2021By BMFAAdministratorObituaries No Comments

<p>It is with sadness that I have to inform everyone that knew him that Derek passed away on the 10th of June 2016.</p> <p>Derek was a former member of the York Club and has been with HOSMAC for about 4 or 5 years.</p> <p>I did not know him extremely well, but found him to be … Read More

Norman Butcher FSMAE 1928 – 2017

20/05/2021By BMFAAdministratorObituaries No Comments

<p><strong>Norman Butcher FSMAE; 15.10.1928 – 13.08.2017</strong></p> <p> </p> <p>It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Norman Butcher FSMAE at the age of 89.</p> <p>A prolific and successful aeromodeller, Norman always had two ambitions, the first being to earn a living from the model trade and the second to achieve success … Read More