SAM 35 competition rules

All rules are subject to review and posted here by the Webmaster as and when they are received from the authors of each rule set.

Please read carefully the General rules and those rules which affect you specifically and check for updates where appropriate.

General rules
SAM 35 competition rules consist of a General Rules section, and individual Specialist Rules, which should be read together with the General Rules.
General Rules [last amended 18/08/2016]

Free Flight
SAM 35 and SAM 1066 Free Flight Competition Rules
Jetex Rapier duration
Masefield Trophy
Earl Stahl
Earl Stahl Supplementary for 2018 Onwards
Rubber Bowden [Issued post pilot event 17 October 2016]
Biplane precision [Updated Jan 2018]
Frog Senior [Issued 17 October 2016]

Radio Control
Radio trimmable models guidelines
Radio trimmable spot landing
Tomboy3 and Senior Rules
Vintage power duration [Revision issued 25 May 2016]

Control Line

Vintage Stunt [2nd amendment for 2018]
Taster Stunt
Mick Taylor’s notes on how to fly the Vintage and Taster Stunt schedules
Classic Speed
Weatherman Speed [revised 2016]
Clubman Class Profile Weatherman Speed [revised 14 March 2018]
Weatherman Speed League regs
Voetsak Racing [revised January 2018]
Fireball, Spirit of SAM and Mike Beach Trophy
The Mike Beach Trophy
Phantom Speed [Issued on the web page 27 May 2016]
Phantom Pursuit [Issued on the web page 18 August 2016]
Profile Proto Speed [Issued on the web page 18 August 2016]
Veron Beebug bash [Updated on the web page 23 October 2016]
Team Race A ’55’ [Issued on the web page 22 September 2016]
Veron Nipper Speed [Issued on the web page 03 December 2016]


Many of the control line classes flown by SAM members at Old Warden and at National meetings are under PMFC rules

Classic Stunt is under the remit of CLAPA

Vintage Team Race is under the remit of the Vintage Team Race Special Interest Group

Vintage Combat is under the remit of the Combat Fliers Association