Author Archives: Paul Orris


Further to our previous update of 11th September ( ). 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 »

Website Updates 12/9/19

News Ticker added to Home Page – 12/9/19 Update from the BMFA – Page added 12/9/19 For Sale or Wanted – Page added 30/8/19 Maiden Flights – Photos added 18/8/19 Annual Summer BBQ– Added 30/7/19 Members’ Contact Details – Updated 7/7/19 Home Page – Updated 6/7/19 Members’ Achievements – Updated 1/7/19 Maiden Flights – Photos… 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 »


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 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!

Road Closure – Blue Lias Inn

Ian Walker tells me that the road is going to be closed at the canal bridge near the Blue Lias Inn on Tuesday 12 February (Club Night).

Forums – User Names & Passwords

Members will receive an email over the next few days with their User Name for this website. Please follow the link on the email and set your User’s Password. This will allow you to post on the Forums in the Members Area. Access to the Members Area will require a Members’ Password, which is the… Read More »