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 »
I published an update on the BMFA website on 23rd August (https://bmfa.org/News/News-Page/ArticleID/2608/An-update-on-the-UK-regulations-for-model-flyers ) which provided a summary of our position at that time. This was also going to be the basis of my article for the forthcoming issue of the BMFA NEWS. However, the very next day I received a telephone call to tell me… Read More »
The only potential concession suggested by the CAA/allowed by the DfT would be to permit the UK Associations to upload operator registration data for those members joining/renewing by the end of January 2020. All members would still have to pay the full fee however, and this would require the Associations to collect the fee from… Read More »
Club BBQ This was held at the club field on Sunday 21st July, 2019. The attendance far exceeded anything we have experienced in recent years. With the parking area full, it was necessary for at least one member to park in the field behind the hangar, Many members brought family and friends, who obviously enjoy… Read More »
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 »
There will be no flying on Monday April 1st as the track will be closed.
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 »
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!