IntroductionThe club normally hosts two major flying events each year in support of the Southern Area BMFA and other events in the South are actively supported both on and off the flying field.
In 2004 the GBRCAA held an event at Winchester for the first time. a great success, blessed with good weather.
Balsa BrainDefinitely off the flying field, this is an evening event where Southern clubs compete in an aviation themed quiz. Between eight and twelve teams usually compete for the coveted shield. WMAC were the 1999 winners and therefore hosted the event in 2000 as is the tradition. . The 2000 winners were Waltham Chase. Portsmouth and District ( PADMAC ) won the 2001 event. Lee Bees won in 2002. Winchester again won in 2003. The 2004 contest held at Fair Oak ( incidentally the 22nd consecutive year ) was won by PADMAC in a closely contested final with Lee Bees. The event is now organised by the Southern Area BMFA along the lines of a pub quiz (rather than the "University Challenge" style of the past) allowing greater participation..