HMAC’s July 2020 Flight Lines Newsletter is now online

HMAC’s July 2020 Flight Lines Newsletter is now online and ready to read under the “Newsletters” Tab of our web page
Don’t miss our July Club Night Meeting which is scheduled for Wednesday 8th July at the Beerescourt Bowling Club Club Rooms, 68A Maeroa Road (behind the tennis pavilion). 7.30pm – 10pm
Club Night: HMAC’s up coming Club Night meeting subject is: “Socialising Restart”

HMAC’s Reekers Flying Field is now “Open for Flying”

HMAC’s Reekers Flying Field is now

“Open for Flying”

Covid19 level 1 restrictions

Although we are currently at Covid Level 1, we would appreciate it if you still practiced many of the Level 2  guidelines when visiting the HMAC field.

Therefore Covid Level 2 guidelines remain here for your information

Health & Safety:

  • Social Distancing rules apply. Maintain 2 metres separation
  • Anyone feeling unwell or with potential Covid-19 symptoms must stay away
  • You must be a current 2020-2021 member to resume flying
  • Everyone (includes visitors) must fill out the Contact Tracing Register in the Letter Box upon arrival at the field. Please sanitise your hands immediately afterwards    (THIS ITEM REMAINS IN PLACE UNDER LEVEL 1)
  • Bring your own hand sanitiser to the field
  • Bring a soapy water spray or similar for sanitising your planes and equipment (eg: Handy Andy, Dettol, dishwashing soap or similar in a spray bottle with cleaning rags/paper towels)
  • Sanitise hands before and after putting the fence “down or up” and when closing the road gate
  • Sanitise all public equipment before and after use: eg Club Chairs, Table Handles, Road Cones and any club equipment used from the shed
  • Do not touch other peoples aircraft or equipment unless asked to do so by the owner and sanitise hands immediately afterwards
  • Sanitise/clean your aircraft, Transmitter, Starting Equipment & Tools etc regularly if others handle these items
  • Take home “all” of your rubbish including paper towels, gloves, rags, food items and any potentially contaminated items


  • Maintain 2 metres separation
  • Use the starting poles or a model restraint for your aircraft when starting IC motors
  • Main runway: Only three pilots to be flying at a time from the pilots box.
  • Only fly whilst standing on the painted pavers & remain a minimum of 2m apart
  • Electric and glider flying: may take place from the paddock on the north side of the carpark. There is no restriction on number of pilots flying from here, however remain 2m apart.

Covid19 Reporting:

  • In the unlikely event that you or anybody you come in contact with develops Covid-19

You must contact a member of the committee immediately for contact tracing purposes


 Dated 17 June 2020 – HMAC Committee