Chris Barker and Mike North paired up after the Barker/Tompkins team split up due to geographic location problems
After showing steady improvement during 2003/2004 Chris and Mike Qualified for the 2005 UK Team to fly at the Eurochamps in Hungary and again for the 2007 Eurochamps in Serbia and Montenegro
Chris and Mike used solely Mazniak based equipment until 2007 but normally built their own models.
In 2006 they obtained a couple of Yugov motors to add to their string of equipment and experimented with this during the 2007 Season although still using the Mazniak gear as their 1st line equipment
Mike has also been heavily involved with the development of the F2CN equipment and has supplied many teams with equipment for this event