2016 Events Calendar (Past Events)

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January 2016

Date
Category
Event
Venue/Info
Jan 8 (7.30pm) Training/Meetings Council Meeting (brought forward from 26 January) Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise. Contact Chris Clarke secretarygeneral@maci.ie
Jan 12 (7.30pm) Training/Meetings Council Meeting (resumption following adjournment on 8 January) Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise. Contact Chris Clarke secretarygeneral@maci.ie

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February 2016

Date
Category
Event
Venue/Info
Feb 2 (8pm) Training/Meetings Council Meeting (to consider normal business left over from 8th and 12th January. Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise. Contact Chris Clarke secretarygeneral@maci.ie

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March 2016

Date
Category
Event
Venue/Info
Mar 5 (Cancelled) Training/Meetings Extraordinary General Meeting (cancelled) Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise. Contact Chris Clarke secretarygeneral@maci.ie
Mar 12 (10am) Training/Meetings Helicopter Judging Course (note one week later than originally planned) Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise. Contact Barry Kennedy helicopter@maci.ie
Mar 12-13 Glider PSS over Ireland, Bring & Buy, BBQ Mount Leinster, Co Wexford
Mar 29 (8pm) Training/Meetings Council Meeting Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise. Contact Chris Clarke secretarygeneral@maci.ie

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April 2016

Date
Category
Event
Venue/Info
Apr 3 Helicopter F3N Round 1 Waterford. Contact Barry Kennedy 089-2454774 helicopter@maci.ie
Apr 16-17 Glider ISR Slope Fest Mount Leinster, Co Wexford
Apr 23 (All dy) Control Line Shannon Control Line Fly-In Shannon Club site - Free tea and coffee (and Mrs McCarthy's famous bakewell cake). Even if you don't fly C/L - come and watch real fly by wire in action. Contact Dermot O'Flynn 061-331810 dermot.oflynn@yahoo.com
Apr 23 (10am) Training/Meetings Scale Judging Course Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise. Contact Steve Elster 086-4061822 scale@maci.ie
Apr 23 (12 noon) Training/Meetings Aerobatic Judging Course (after conclusion of CD course) Carron, Co Tipperary. Contact Brian Carolan 087-6501284
Apr 23 (10:30am) Training/Meetings Contest Directors' course (in advance of aerobatic judging course) Carron, Co Tipperary. Contact Brian Carolan 087-6501284

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May 2016

Date
Category
Event
Venue/Info
May 7-13 Control Line F2A,B,C,D Control Line European Championships 2016 Whitman Park, Perth, Australia. Contact office@cl-wch2016per.org
May 7-8 (Postponed Jun 18/19) Aerobatics North Munster Aerobatic Championships Carron, Co Tipperary. Contact Gordon James 086-8269840
May 8 (9am) Fun Fly Fun Fly. All models. Everyone welcome. Food and refreshments available. Laois club site Portlaoise. Contact Seamus Foy lmaccomittee@gmail.com
May 15 Helicopter F3N Round 2 Boora, Co Offaly. Contact 089-2454774 helicopter@maci.ie
May 21 (22nd for bad weather) Fun Fly Bandon Model Club Fly-In. All models, everyone welcome. Food and beverage available Clashfree Bandon (51 44 23.4N 08 41 40.15W). Contact Jackie Kelleher 021-4506757
May 22 (11am) Fun Fly Shankill Radio Flying Club Fun fly and Bar-b-que - Airplanes, Helicopters, Control Line. Shankill club site Calary Co Wicklow. Contact Cian Ó Lonargáin 086-8198826
May 24 (8pm) Training/Meetings Council Meeting Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise. Contact Chris Clarke secretarygeneral@maci.ie
May 28-29 Aerobatics Munster Aerobatic Championships Brinny, Co Cork. Contact Ray Keane 087-2591341

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June 2016

Date
Category
Event
Venue/Info
Jun 12 Helicopter F3N Round 3 Brinny, Co Cork. Contact 089-2454774 helicopter@maci.ie
Jun 18-19 Aerobatics North Munster Aerobatic Championships Carron, Co Tipperary. Contact Gordon James 086-8269840
Jun 25-26 Fun Fly Fun Fly and Bring & Buy, 2-day with overnight camping (weather permitting) Midlands club, Boora, Co Offaly. Contact Declan Heneghan 087-2625868 mmfcfunfly2014@gmail.com

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July 2016

Date
Category
Event
Venue/Info
Jul 9-10 (Cancelled) Aerobatics Leinster Aerobatic Championships - (cancelled due to weather). Ballyhealy, Ballivor, Co Meath. Contact Bill Thompson 086-2622089
Jul 16-17 (cancelled) IMAC (pre-entry only) Practice Saturday, Competition Sunday. Refreshments all day. Angus Balfour on site for advice (cancelled) Laois club site Portlaoise. Pre-entry required to imac@maci.ie. Contact Brian Foran 086-2578228 brianforan777@gmail.com
Jul 23 Control Line Irish Control Line Nationals Ringcommon Sports Ground, Balbriggan (off Exit 5 on M1). Contact Chris Gilbert chrisjmgilbert@gmail.com
Jul 24 Scale Leinster Scale Championships Laois Club site. Contact scale@maci.ie
Jul 26 (Changed to Aug 2) Training/Meetings Council Meeting Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise. Contact Chris Clarke secretarygeneral@maci.ie
Jul 28 - Aug 7 Aerobatics F3A European Aerobatic Championships Untermunkheim, Germany. Contact Ewald Trumpp +49-7906-8383 contest.director@ec-f3a-2016.de

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August 2016

Date
Category
Event
Venue/Info
Aug 2 (8pm) Training/Meetings Council Meeting Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise. Contact Chris Clarke secretarygeneral@maci.ie
Aug 6 (7th in bad weather) Fun Fly Fun Fly. All models welcome - Helicopters to jets. Food and refreshments available. Overnight camping on request. Athlone club site. Contact Leo Lawless 087-2066438 amfc.sec@gmail.com
Aug 20 (21st for bad weather) Fun Fly Bandon Model Club Fly-In. All models, everyone welcome. Food and beverage available Clashfree Bandon (51 44 23.4N 08 41 40.15W). Contact Jackie Kelleher 021-4506757
Aug 20-21 (Postponed 3/4 Sept) Aerobatics Irish Aerobatic Nationals (postponed due to weather) Note change of venue to - Brinny, Co Cork. Contact Shane Robinson 021-4621057 srobins2@gmail.com
Aug 21 (Cancelled) Fun Fly Warbirds over Calary (warbidrs only) Cancelled due to weather. Shankill Radio Flying Club site. Contact Cian 086-8198826
Aug 27-28 (Postponed Sep 10/11) Helicopter Irish Helicopter Nationals (postponed to 10/11 September) Carron, Co Tipperary. Contact Barry Kennedy 087-3933858 helicopter@maci.ie
Aug 28 (Postponed) Scale South Leinster Scale Championships (postponed until further notice) Model County flying site, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Contact Steve Elster scale@maci.ie

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September 2016

Date
Category
Event
Venue/Info
Sep 4 Fun Fly Fun Fly - all models and everyone welcome. Refreshments available. Laois club site, Portlaoise. Contact Seamus Foy lmaccomittee@gmail.com
Sep 4 (Rescheduled) Aerobatics Irish Aerobatic Nationals Brinny, Co Cork. Contact Shane Robinson 021-4621057 srobins2@gmail.com
Sep 10-11 (10am) Helicopter Irish Helicopter Nationals (all entrants please email or phone before Friday 9th to confirm entry). Carron, Co Tipperary. Contact Barry Kennedy 087-3933858 helicopter@maci.ie
Sep 10-11 Aerobatics F3A Triple Crown Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Contact Brian Carolan 087-6501284
Sep 11 (Cancelled) Scale National Scale Championships Royal County Club site. Contact scale@maci.ie
Sep 24-25 Glider ISR Slope Fest - End of season Mount Leinster, Co Wexford
Sep 24-25 (Postponed 8/9 Oct) Aerobatics Autumn Aerobatic Activities Carron, Co Tipperary

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October 2016

Date
Category
Event
Venue/Info
Oct 4 (8pm) Training/Meetings Council Meeting Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise. Contact Chris Clarke secretarygeneral@maci.ie
Oct 8-9 (Rescheduled) Aerobatics Autumn Aerobatic Activities Carron, Co Tipperary. Contact Mikey Blake mikeyblake03@gmail.com
Oct 8-9 (Cancelled) Aerobatics South Leinster Aerobatic Championships - Cancelled Enniscorthy, Co Wexford. Contact Brian Carolan 087-6501284
Oct 23 (Note corrected date) Fun Fly Fun Fly - all models and everyone welcome. Refreshments available. Laois club site, Portlaoise. Contact Seamus Foy lmaccomittee@gmail.com

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November 2016

Date
Category
Event
Venue/Info
Nov 26 - Dec 3 (1.30pm) Training/Meetings Council Meeting - mini to deal with minor items prior to AGM Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise. Contact Chris Clarke secretarygeneral@maci.ie
Nov 26 - Dec 3 (2pm) Training/Meetings MACI Annual General Meeting (Note moved from Nov 26) Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise. Contact Chris Clarke secretarygeneral@maci.ie
Nov 26 - Dec 3 (5.30pm) Training/Meetings Members' Dinner - no charge (Note moved from Nov 26) Maldron Hotel, Portlaoise. Contact Chris Clarke secretarygeneral@maci.ie

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December 2016

Date
Category
Event
Venue/Info
No events planned

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