Welcome to the Marquis website. The club caters for radio controlled model aircraft. It provides advice, practical help, flying instruction, flying sites and the opportunity to meet others involved in this great sport and passtime.
The club promotes interests in all radio controlled model aircraft and at present, the club has members that fly I/C powered models, electric powered models and gliders.
Marquis is affiliated to the BMFA (British Model Flying Association) which is the trading title of the SMAE (Society of Model Aeronautical Engineers). BMFA is also affiliated in turn to the FAI (Federation Aeronautique International). The BMFA is the body recognised by the national government to negotiate for all model flyers on matters concerning radio transmission, safety, the law, Ciivil Aviation Authority (CAA) involvement etc. The club operates within the rules and guidelines of the BMFA , with particular emphasis on safety and environmental issues.
The BMFA controls and manages many national and international competitions
All Marquis club members are members of the BMFA and as such, are covered by a £25 million third party insurance policy (including member to member cover)