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Matthew Poots (Competition Pilot)

Born: June 1985, Northern Ireland
Star Sign: Cancer
Flying since: 1996
First Plane: 3 channel Yamamoto with an Enya 35. Originally my dads from the 80’s and still flying in our club.
Favourite plane: Extra
Favourite show: BMFA Nationals
Favourite flying style: IMAC aerobatics
Tips:
Practice, Practice, Practice but always have fun at the end of it all! Pass on the knowledge as there isn’t much point in having it if you can’t help others!!

Outside interests
Badminton
Running...walking (mainly walking!!!)
Work
Favourite film:
300
Music:
Rock
Food:
A good steak!
Favourite animal:
dogs
Competition Results
Competition:
Invitational German Acromasters 2012

Location: Lahr, Germany
Position attained: 14th Place Overall
Award/Prize: N/A
Plane Flown: 43% Extra 300 & H9 35% Extra 300
Radio:

Spektrum DX18
Competition:
BMFA IMAC Nationals 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013

Location: RAF Barkston Heath
Position attained: 1st Place Unlimited Class
Award/Prize: British National Champion & Brietling Cup
Plane Flown: 43% Extra 300
Radio:

Spektrum DX18
Competition:
IMAC UK Clitheroe 2010, 2012 & 2013

Location: Clitheroe
Position attained: 1st Place Unlimited& Freestyle Class
Award/Prize: Woodvale Trophy
Plane Flown: 43% Extra 300 & H9 35% Extra 300
Radio: Spektrum DX18
Competition:
IMAC UK Rhyl 2010, 2011 & 2013

Location: Rhyl, Wales
Position attained: 1st Place Unlimited Class
Award/Prize: N/A
Plane Flown: 43% Extra 300
Radio: Spektrum DX18

Competition:

IMAC UK Scotland 2011 & 2012

Location: Castle Kennedy, Stranraer
Position attained: 1st Place Unlimited & Freestyle Class
Award/Prize: Scottish Aeromodellers Association Cup
Plane Flown: 43% Extra 300 & H9 Beast
Radio: Spektrum DX18

Competition:
IMAC UK Northern Ireland 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012 & 2013

Location: Northern Ireland
Position attained: 1st Place Unlimited&Freestyle Class
Award/Prize: Northern Ireland Association of Aero modellers Aerobatic Champion
Plane Flown: 43% Extra 300 & H9 Sukhoi 3.1m
Radio: Spektrum DX18
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