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Microaces  indoor models

If anyone is interested in the next indoor events take a look at these ww1 models, they look great. ‘Microaces design and manufacture innovative model replica kits of historic aircraft that are of display quality BUT make exceptional flyers with the aid of micro radio control equipment.’ Source: Microaces – Making History!    

Indoor flying in 19 days!!

Our next season of indoor flying starts in 19 days at the same great venue of St Barts Sports hall in Newbury.  If you have never tried it then you should! Even if you have only just started flying and are still under tuition then there are models on the market that are easy to… Read More »

Invitation to the NADMAS AGM 2017

Hi All  Rob Jepson our secretary has recently emailed out details for the up coming AGM to be held in November. Peter Wood will be standing down this year as membership secretary and therefore we will be looking for someone to take over his role.  We also will have a safety officer and events co-coordinator positions… Read More »

Dates for your calendar

Hi All. Indoor Flying. We are again holding Sunday afternoon Indoor flying sessions throughout the winter period commencing next month in October. The dates for these sessions are as follows; 22nd October 2017 19th November 2017 17th December 2017 21st January 2018 18th February 2018 18th March 2018 15th April 2018 These sessions will again be held as previously in the Sports Hall… Read More »

Anyone wishing to take an A or B test BMFA Achievement Scheme ‘Super’ Workshop *Invitation only*

**** BMFA Achievement Scheme ‘Super’ Workshop **** By Invitation of the South Midland and Southern BMFA Areas Calling all Area Chief Examiners & Instructors, Club Examiners & Instructors and test candidates! Saturday 2 September there will be an Achievement Scheme ‘Super’ Workshop at Popham Airfield (SO21 3BD) RC Achievement Scheme Review Committee members and Area Chief Examiners will… Read More »

Indoor Flying starts 22nd Oct 2017

Indoor flying will take place again and the following dates have been booked. Indoor Flying Dates: 22nd October 2017 19th November 2017 17th December 2017 21st January 2018 18th February 2018 18th March 2018 15th April 2018 The venue is to be the same as previously in St Barts school Sports hall from 1400 to 1700 hrs. cost will be £6 for… Read More »

Government-Publishes-Consultation-on-the-Safe-Use-of-Drones-in-the-UK

The Department for Transport (DfT) has now published the outcome of their consultation on the safe use of drones in the UK.  The document can be viewed here: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/631638/unlocking-the-uks-high-tech-economy-consultation-on-the-safe-use-of-drones-in-the-uk-government-response.pdf   The Bmfa has made comments to clarify the situation and can be read here Government-Publishes-Consultation-on-the-Safe-Use-of-Drones-in-the-UK  

Introducing BMFA Buckminster

National Visitor Centre and Model Flying site of the British Model Flying Association BMFA Buckminster is located on the Leicestershire/Lincolnshire border close to the towns of Melton Mowbray and Grantham and is the National Visitor Centre and Model Flying site of the British Model Flying Association (BMFA) The site occupies 43 acres of open and… Read More »

EASA regulations updates

Below is a link to the BMFA regarding the current proposal from EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) to create a regulatory framework for the operation of drones. This is still ongoing. EASA-regulations

BMFA club Bulletins 232

Dear Club Secretary   Please find below the link for the latest BMFA Club Bulletin 232 for you to pass to your members.   http://www.bmfa.org/Clubs/ClubBulletins/tabid/137/Default.aspx