Category Archives: National

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 »

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 »

Model auction at Thruxton on 25th feb

All members Thanks to Dave Newby for letting us know about this     Hi a friend has contacted me to let me know about a auction that is taking place on 25 February at  Toogood & May Auctioneers in Shipton Bellinger near Thruxton. Of modelling paraphernalia. At the time of sending this email to… Read More »

To all model pilots please read-Threat to Model Flying from European Regulation

Hi All I expect you are aware of the proposed new regulations that will wipe out (or make extremely difficult) both hobby and commercial model flying if enacted. This video-” EASA’s ‘Prototype’ Commission Regulation on Unmanned Aircraft Operations” can be found on Vimeo or on uTUbe  Drones to be limited to 50m height by EASA… Read More »