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How to contact us

Call the club secretary at 046 6227866 between 18:00 and 20:00 or use this contact form to email us.

Club Constitution and Rules

View the GRF Constitution

View the GRF Safety Rules

Print yourself a membership application form and give it to the committee member for finance.

Weather

If you click the '48 hour forecast' link on this page you get a fairly accurate short term forecast.   If you check Friday evening for Saturday mornings forecast, most of the time that is the weather that will happen (-:  Note that the wind speed and direction indicated on the 'current weather' display is for Port Elizabeth.

On your cell phone with WAP you can link to http://weather24.mobi and get a similar forecast formatted for the mobile device screen. You will have to select the province and the city.

What and when can you fly with us

We currently have everything from indoor electrics and control line to large scale aerobatics in the club. The field has mown grass runways and a concrete pad in the pits. We have a windsock. Frequency control is via the 'peg on' system and there is a board attached to the windsock pole. Cable drums are supplied as tables for transmitter impound. Frequency pegs and impound applies to all transmitters, including 2.4GHz of all kinds.

While visitors are welcome, the demarcated pit area is restricted to pilots only, unless you are invited by a pilot to enter the area.

We fly regularly on Saturday and Sunday mornings from about 8AM (earlier in summer). Occasionally there will be ad hoc flying in the afternoon, especially if it was windy in the morning. There are no toilet facilities at this time (unless you count the bushes!)

We are currently meeting for some indoor flying on Monday evenings at 19:30 at the Masonic Hall.  This is a relatively small venue for slower/smaller planes such as the Parkzone Vapor and micro helicopters.

Suppliers

Peter (enquire at Birches) can supply many small items, and can order larger items for you, so you don't have to visit Port Elizabeth or East London for purchases. Midas in Port Alfred has a large selection of R/C equipment if you prefer a short drive and a long browse. In Port Elizabeth you have Maiden Wings and Brians Hobbies, both in Newton Park.