Free Flight Nationals 2023


There will be no camping or other facilities except for the provision of toilets. The entrance gate at North Luffenham will be manned.


  • Certificates and medals for all events will be awarded.
  • Hand launch glider and catapult glider will be flown at both North Luffenham and Salisbury Area 8. The best time on any of the three days will decide the winners.


  • There is no pre-entry requirement. Entry will be on the day. The fee will be a simple £10.00 per day charge. This fee would allow the entrant to fly in as many events/classes as they desire. There is no exemption for season ticket holders.
  • Number of flights and maxes to be decided on the day. There will be no rounds for FAI.
  • Scale will be run by the Scale Tech. Com.


Free Flight Open and FAI classes – Salisbury Area 8

Saturday 27th May

Start 10:00 – to 17:00

Sunday 28th May

Start 10:00 – to 17:00

Combined Glider F1A Glider
Combined Rubber F1B Rubber
Combined Power F1C Power
Combined Electric F1Q Electric
Classic Rubber/Power Hand Launched Glider
Women’s Cup Vintage Rubber/Power
Hand Launched Glider Slow Open Power
Catapult Glider Catapult Glider
Frog Junior (J) Classic Glider
Vintage Glider  


Space – Salisbury Area 8

Saturday 27th May

Start 10:00 – to 17:00

Sunday 28th May

Start 10:00 – to 17:00

S6A Parachute S3A Streamer
S4A Boost Glider S1B Altitude
S9A Helicopter S2-P Payload
S5C Scale Altitude S8E-P Rocket Glider


Mini classes – North Luffenham

Sunday 4th June Start 10:00 – to 17:00
F1H (A/1 Glider)
F1G (Coupe d’Hiver)
F1J Power
BMFA ½A Power
E36 Electric
P30 Rubber
E30 Electric
Mini Vintage
CO2 Duration
Catapult Glider
Hand Launched glider


Free Flight Overall Championships

Rubber Combined Rubber F1B F1G P30
Glider Combined Glider F1A F1H Classic Glider
Power Combined Power F1C F1J SLOP
Electric Combined Electric F1Q E36 E30

Bowden Trophy – North Luffenham on Sunday 4th June

 Scale Free Flight – North Luffenham on Sunday 4th June

  • Scale I/C Power
  • Scale Rubber
  • Scale Co2 / Electric

Michael J. Woodhouse – May 2023