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BRAG FUN & FLOAT FLY 2024

When: SUNDAY November 23rd and 24th, 2024

Where: Willow Grove Vic. See map below

(This page was updated on 17.06.2024)

The BRAG RC Model Plane Club is pleased to announce the second BRAG Fun & Float Fly to be held on the 23rd & 24th of November 2024

(If the weather is not suitable follow our Facebook pages for updates)

The club would like to invite all VMAA – MAAA affiliate clubs & their members to visit and enjoy our facilities for the first event where we are officially providing camping on the night before, Saturday the 25th.

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This RC float plane event is sponsored by:

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Flying

Saturday and Sunday the 23-24th of November.

Flying starts at 9.00 am.

Gates open at 8.00 am.

Gates will be open on the Friday for early arrivals.

On the day it will be alternating sessions of Strip flying and Float flying. The time for each will depend on numbers of each category.

Generally our club site provides a 100 meter long strip suitable for most sizes of aircraft and Blue Rock Lake for float planes.

For those camping, there is flying on the Friday if you wish.

Entry

Flyers: A $20 Flyers entry fee on Sunday towards the running of the club is greatly appreciated.

General Visitors: A Gold coin donation by general visitors is appreciated.

Click here to register your attendance and book a camp site

Strip and Float Flying on the day

Strip and Float Flying on the day

Camping

Camping is available Friday Night and Saturday Nght.

A donation of $10 per person per night towards the running of the club is greatly appreciated.

Upon arrival speak to one of the committee to be directed to the camping area/sites.

Book your camping site early as depending on numbers there may be a cap.

Refreshments

There will be onsite catering available on Saturday and Sunday.

BBQ breakfast with Egg and bacon Sangas $6.00

BBQ Lunch Hamburgers $5.00 and Sausages $3.50.

ALL day cold drinks available $2.50.

Evenings

There are two BBQs available for use on the Friday and Saturday evenings.

Want to eat out, try the local cafe or Irish Pub, see details below.

Please RSVP to events@bawbawrc.com.au

Payments:

Cash accepted

Credit Card Facilities will now be available.

Pilots Choice Award

Yes, the pilots get to choose the best float plane and best plane off the strip for the day, and the winners receives a cool looking trophy. The word best is very subjective, and there will be many appealing planes on the day. Lets see who takes out the trophies on the day.

Rescue Boat

There is a rescue boat on site in the event you need to fetch your plane.

Due to unprecedented demand for the rescue boat at the last event, mainly for silly reasons, there will be a fines jar.......

Amenities

There are portable toilets on site for your convenience.

We may not have tank water available in time for the event.

It is recommended to bring drinking water or you can purchase water bottles from the club.

There is NO 240Volts power on site at this stage.

Currently there is NO 12V Charging station.

Parking

There is ample onsite parking for visitors.

There will be a drop off zone near the pits entry area.

Gates open at 8.00 am

The entry is via the gate straight ahead at the end of Blue Rock road before the road turns left and becomes Glenbrook Place. See map below.

Accommodation

There is accommodation in Yarragon which is on the way to the Club and only 22 minutes from the club.

https://yarragonmotel.com/

Phone: 03 5634 2655

Let us know you are coming

If you wish to attend please RSVP to

events "at" bawbawrc.com.au

by the 10th November so we can cater for numbers.

Questions?

Contact Mick on ZERO439537901 for any questions.

Fine print

MAAA, VMAA and Club Safety rules apply.

Latest copy of our club safety rules can be found by clicking here:

Please bring your current MAAA membership card.

Visiting Pilots need Bronze/Silver Wings at a minimum.

If flying a heavy model, bring your heavy model certification.

Hope to see you there.

rsvp please

events "@" bawbawrc dot com.au

BRAG RC Club Location

Blue Rock Rd, Willow Grove VIC 3825

Turn north on Willow Grove Road at the town of Trafalgar.

You will need to cross the train tracks just prior to this opposite the United petrol station.

Access to the club is through the gate straight ahead at the end of blue Rock Road. DO NOT turn left into the new estate.

Contact Mick on 0439537901 for any questions.

RSVP: events@bawbawrc.com.au

Web site: https://www.bawbawrc.com.au

Other items of interest

The General Store "Willow on Main" is now open under new management. The Store is open 7 Days a week and opens at 7am and closes at 7pm. Feel free to grab a coffee on the way into the club. The store is only about 200m past our turn off.

Visit them on Facebook here.

There is a walking track that connects our club site to the main Willow Grove Park, swim area and boat ramp. It is a nice walk along the shoreline that is about 1.2 km long.

The park area can be seen in the background of the image where the Albatross is making its water landing approach. (See image above))

The Irish Pub is a short walk and is open on Saturday and Sunday 12noon to 10pm. More details can be found by clicking here.

Willow on MAin general store

The club is running Breakfast and Lunch on Saturday and Sunday. A lot of the supplies come from IGA Trafalgar.

We are very grateful for IGA's support in the past by the way of donated product and discounts.

If you find you self short of something for the weekend, stop in at IGA Trafalgar to top up your supplies. They are just off the freeway and easy to get to. There is a large car park in case you have a trailer on the back.