West Hallam Flying Site
In the interest of Safety we recommend you never fly alone!
This is where all the action is, we have members here most days of the week during the summer months, and mainly weekends during the winter. The club hut provides shelter during the winter, as well as having the important tea/coffee making facilities.
Model Heli Flying Times
Mon - Sun 1100 - 2000 (or dusk)
Mon - Sun 1000 - 2000 (or dusk)
Christmas Day No Flying !!!
The above times are based on summer hours. Flying will stop at dusk if earlier than the times above unless you are able to comply with the Night Flying Restrictions (refer to Rule 13 of the club rules).
Night Flying Restrictions
Night Flying is now allowed of both electric and nitro models within the time restrictions given above. The maximum model size for night flying is 50/600 size for nitro models and 700 size for electric models (refer to Rule 13 in the club rules).
These flying times must be adhered to at ALL times!
For those who live in the 21st Century the GPS Coordinates for the site are:
N 52° 59'09" W 001° 22'17"
For those who find GPS more mysterious than helicopters:
Park Hall Lane, West Hallam, Ilkeston, Derbyshire. DE7 6HR. UK
The Map Below May Help…….
Hover over the pushpins on the map to see additional directions and pictures.
Head west along the A609 from Ilkeston to towards West Hallam and Stanley. In West Hallam adjacent to garage forecourt (on left), turn right into Parkhall lane. Follow Parkhall lane for approximately 1 mile.
When the road takes a sharp 90 degree right continue straight on through farm gate.
Bear left up farm track and follow for approximately 400m.
Turn left into Parkhall Helicopter Club entrance