Author Archives: Paul Orris

Website Updates – 01/02/2021

Members Area – Annual password change – updated 1/2/2021 Booking Info and Home Page– Pages updated 1/1/2021 2021 Membership Fees – Page updated 11/12/2020 2020 AGM Minutes added to Members Area 08/12/2020 Booking Info and Home Page– Pages updated 27/11/2020 Member’s Planes – new pics added 01/11/2020 Maiden Flights – new pics added 27/10/2020 Flying… Read More »

BMFA – CAA Flyer ID

Important Notice! After November 30th 2019 you could be operating unlawfully if you do not have either a CAA Flyer ID, or hold a BMFA Basic Proficiency Certificate, A or B Certificate, or have passed the test at the link below.

Cancelled-Club Dinner March 10th

Members please note that the dinner has now been cancelled Ron Large is willing to organise a Club Dinner on 10th March at the Fox and Hen, Bascote, in lieu of the Barbecue, if enough people are interested. The following menu can be provided:- Soup or Mushrooms Gammon and pineapple or egg with chipsChicken in… Read More »

AN UPDATE ON THE UK REGS FOR MODEL FLYERS – DELAY TO DRE – from the BMFA CEO

Further to our previous update of 11th September (https://bmfa.org/News/News-Page/ArticleID/2610/An-update-on-the-UK-regulations-for-model-flyers-a-bit-of-good-news-at-last ). There is no real change to the situation as published. All parties are currently awaiting the outcome of the Secretary of State’s deliberations on the matter and there is little we can add until we receive this. What we can confirm however is that the… Read More »

Update from the BMFA

Update from the BMFA CEO, David Phipps Representatives of the UK Model Flying Associations met with the CAA yesterday afternoon (29th May 2019). The meeting was constructive, but without any real breakthrough to report at this stage.  The CAA were only able to discuss potential options within the restrictive policy framework dictated by the DfT. … Read More »

NEWSFLASH FROM THE BMFA

The text in CAP1775 is far more serious than the issue of registration fees alone. ACT NOW! Chief Executive General, News Flash 01/05/2019 07:05:00 View Count 3163 Return Further to the recent publication of CAP1775 which launched a consultation on the CAA’s proposed arrangements for registration fees for operators of unmanned aircraft, the UK model… Read More »

Track Closure

There will be no flying on Monday April 1st as the track will be closed.

Model Aircraft Events 2019

Kindly compiled by Ian Walker Always check before you go! N/C = National Centre      M/W = Middle Wallop     B/H = Barkston Heath      O/W = Old Warden Date Event Location Postcode Website/email 17th March Electric Gliders Pillerton Hersey     6,7,8th April Sam35 N/C NG33 5RQ http://sam35.org.uk 13,14th April Aerobatic Comp… Read More »

Club BBQ-Rescheduled for 23rd March

Like it says – the Club Barbecue planned for March 12th which was cancelled due to the adverse weather forecast, will now take place on March 23rd at 1.00pm ish. Bring food!