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
Small Field Trophy (added 22/4/24)
Power Precision (updated 19/06/23)
V20 Rules  (Vintage, 20”)  (Reloaded 13-04-24)
Jetex Rapier duration
Masefield Trophy
Earl Stahl
Earl Stahl Supplementary for 2018 Onwards
Rubber Bowden [amended September 2019]
Frog Senior [Issued 17 October 2016]
All in precision [issued March 2018]
Additional notes for 3 day All in precision events [issued Oct 2018]
Glider Hi-Start Rules [issued August 2018]
Ajax and Achilles Rules [issued August 2018]
Rubber Ratio Rules [Revised  Oct 2020]
Under 25″ Rubber Postal Rules

Radio Control (updated 11th May 2024)

Single Channel Spot Landing Rules and Events 2024
SAM35 R/C Precision Rules and League 2024
Radio trimmable models guidelines
Vintage power duration (Tasuma Trophy) [Revision issued 10th February 2024]
SAM35 Radio Control Scale [Issued 18 February, 2019]
KK60 Racing Rules [Issued 10 April, 2019]
KK60 Triple Task Rules [Issued 10 April, 2019]
SAM35 Miss 35 Multi Task Competition rules [Issued 12 February, 2020]

Control Line

SAM 35 Voetsak Tribute Racing Rules Jan 2023 Update 
Vintage Stunt
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 10 April 2019]
Clubman Class Profile Weatherman Old Warden 60 Time Trial [issued on the web page on 10 April 2019]
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]
Jasco Trojan Racing
KK Champ Racing

Tethered Cars
Redfin Trophy Rules 2022 updated 24-06-23
Guidelines for running tethered cars at the Buckminster track – Sept 2023 Update
Dick Roberts Memorial Aircar Trophy Rules 2024 Revised 2nd June 2024 – Urgent!

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