Category Archives: Safety

EASA draft proposals updates

Hi All If you have read the latest (April 2018) issue of the BMFA magazine you will have noticed, on page 50, a summary of the latest EASA draft proposals for the regulation of unmanned aircraft.UAS.SPEC.055 Responsibilities of model clubs and associations. Contained in there is a possibility that clubs will be able to operate within… Read More »

Proposed EASA regulations updates

Members Here is the latest update on the proposed EASA regulations relating to Unmanned Aircraft which will affect us as model aircraft flyers . It is worth noting the conditions that will possibly be imposed upon clubs to enable them to continue operating as they do now.   https://bmfa.org/News/News-Page/ArticleID/2510/EASA-Publish-their-Technical-Opinion-and-Draft-Regulations-for-Unmanned-Aircraft

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