HMAC’s Reekers Flying Field “Open for Flying” under Covid Level 1

HMAC’s Reekers Flying Field is

“Open for Flying”

Covid19 Level 1 Restrictions Apply

We are currently at Covid Level 1, however we would appreciate it if you could still consider applying some of the Level 2  safety guidelines when visiting the HMAC field.

Covid Level 2 guidelines are 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 or Scan the QR Code. Please sanitise your hands immediately afterwards.
  • 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


 Updated 07 March2021 – HMAC Committee