Welcome to Thurrock Model Flying Club (TMFC).

We are a friendly bunch who build and fly various types of radio controlled model aircraft. Members range from beginners to the very experienced covering internal combustion and electric power in fixed wings, helicopters and gliders.

The club is affiliated to the British Model Flying Association (BMFA), membership of which provides £25 million of third party insurance cover, which is a requirement of membership.

Training in all flying disciplines is provided by Club Registered Instructors on a voluntary basis as part of the BMFA Power Achievement Scheme to enable members to attain their first qualification, the BMFA ‘A’ Certificate.

Come along

Come and chat to us at our flying field. Best time is Sunday morning (providing it’s not raining or blowing a gale) from 10:00am to 1:00pm when most members turn out.

We have a contact number which can be obtained from the BMFA by phoning 0116 244 0028 or accessing their website on There is a lot of information on this site which may answer some of your questions.