White Sheet RFC Established 1960
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Whitesheet Profiles

Updated: 04/07/16

It’s always nice to put a face to a name, or perhaps name to a face! Below are some of the regular club members who fly at Whitesheet downs – all are very friendly and will happily tell you where the lift is… on your way back from the retrieval 😉   ​
Den Larking

Den Larking

Absolute stalwart of WSRFC. In Den’s words: When winter flying on Whitesheet,if you can be recoginised then you’re not wearing enough clothes.

Graeme Mahoney – a dedicated F3f pilot and Aero Engineer, Graeme is a regular Saturday morning flyer and is often to be found practising for the next big race.

Graeme Mahoney

Graeme Mahoney

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Ian!

Ian has been flying at Whitesheet for many years.

Another of our resident F3f pilots, Tony is a force to be reckoned with and is a dedicated and disciplined flier.

Tony Livingstone

Tony Livingstone

John Treble

John Treble

John Treble – now a contributor for the BMFA newsletter, John is a great representative for the slope soaring community.

Tim, the younger of the two Brocklehurst flyers. Always has a handy stash of lead, when you need some..

Tim Brocklehurst

Tim Brocklehurst

Alan Brocklehurst

Alan Brocklehurst

..And his superDad, Alan Brocklehurst. What this man doesn’t know about fluid dynamics probably isn’t worth knowing!

I’ve no idea who this fellow is, he just keeps turning up in a clapped-out old Volvo.

Chris Lamming

Chris Lamming

Lynda Blythe

Lynda Blythe

Lynda, our super duper ex-chairman. Famous for summer-based Christmas roast on a remote island in the Bristol Channel.

Dependable JC, a fine flyer and shed builder. Joe is the 2016 club Competition Secretary.

Joe Cubitt

Joe Cubitt

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David Bradfield – Vice-Chairman 2016, shows his latest modern radio gear..

Competition secretary, Stuart Wallace. Stu is very proud of having re-introduced the English Open F3f competition back into the UK F3f calender. 2018 will be Stu’s 4th year of organising this prestigious event.

 Sam Wallace. Junior member Sam Keeps his Dad firmly on his flying toes.