Club 2000
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                  All the information you require to go Club 2000 racing is contained in the following pages.

                 UK Pylon Racing  is administered by the British Miniature Pylon Racing Association

                                 The B.M.P.R.A. is affiliated to the British Model Flying Association

                                                                                                                                                 

If you already fly radio controlled models then you might want to think about trying Model Pylon Racing,  Competition, excitement and just a good day out among other modellers with a keen interest in - - - Racing

Pylon racing is a competition consisting of radio controlled model aircraft flying around a triangular course for ten laps. A number of timed heats are flown, usually three aircraft at a time. The flyers with the lowest aggregate heat times go forward into semi finals and finals. If any pilot cuts inside a pylon one tenth of his heat time is added to that time, two cuts in one heat and that time is disallowed. The aim is to fly as fast as possible without cutting inside any pylons. Each pilot has beside him a caller who's job it is to tell the pilot when the flag man on the furthest pylon has dropped his flag, indicating that the aircraft has reached the required distance up to the number one pylon. Flag men on each pylon will also indicate if any flyer has cut inside. Pylon events are always well organised and a good time is had by all competitors.

Club 2000 is the most popular class in the UK. The models are cheap to build and use standard motors. Click on the Club 2000 link for more information

There is now an electric powered version of a Club 2000 racer. E2K use a standard brushless outrunner motor and a four cell battery pack.  This has now become the most popular class for racing.  Click on "E2K"for the rules and power train specification.

If you are new to pylon racing, click on "Starter Kit" for some helpful tips and tricks to get you going.

Read what a newcomer to Pylon Racing thinks of Club 2000.  Click on "Newcomer".

Further info. email  grahamclarke5@yahoo.co.uk