Introducing BMFA Buckminster 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).
Informal social evening The club are holding a monthly informal social evening which we are calling ‘Nadmas Natter,’ at a local Pub The Spotted Dog on the second Tuesday of each month commencing in January. The Pub are reserving an area for us in the main bar area and food is available for those of… Read More »
All members Due to additional, unforeseen work required on the sports hall floor, the sports hall will not be available until Monday 6th March. Therefore this Sunday 26th indoor flying has been cancelled. We will keep you informed on any further information. Regards nadmas committee
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 »
Due to essential repairs needed to the sports hall floor caused by autumn weather,we have had to move the February meeting at St Barts from the 12th to the 26th February. In relation to this push back we have also moved the March date back to the 19th. The April session is on the 9th.… Read More »
We have just received this email from White Horse Model Club about their impending bring and buy auction . They are a friendly bunch so some of you may wish to go
The second Tuesday of next month just happens to be fall on Valentine’s Day so for February only NADMAS Natter Night will be held on the first Tuesday evening of the month that of the 7th February. The inaugural Natter night this month was very well attended and the club hope that this… Read More »
Graham Castle has reported that the recent weather has left the track muddy and slimy on top but there are no deep ruts. Please be careful when using the track at this time of year.
On behalf of the Nadmas Committee we would like to wish all our Members a Happy Christmas and Season Greeting. Next year we start off early with indoor flying on the 8th January so start your next build today! We also have our first monthly social get-together the ‘Nadmas Natter’ starting on Tuesday 12th January… Read More »
When getting into the world of indoor rc models, receivers and servos come with many types of connectors and plugs. As I have found out the hard way; your servo does not fit the receiver you have just bought! So to help you understand; below is some explanations of the types of plugs used. When… Read More »
It is that time of the year and the membership Fees are now due. Please remember that as off the 1st January you will not be covered by the BMFA unless we have received payment. You can download the application form here
A big thank you for those of you who came to the AGM last night. We had a really good turn out and it was a very enjoyable evening. In fact we spent most of the evening catching up as the meeting came to a close very early on with nothing noteworthy to report. A… Read More »
Fancy making your own Balsa stripper, check out this YouTube video.
Hi All This is to remind you that the AGM is at Chieveley Village Hall at 7.30pm for 8.00pm. on Wednesday 23rd November 2016. It is your chance to hear reports, of what has been going on over the last year, from various committee members and elect the committee for 2017. There will be tables… Read More »
A few people have asked me about my small indoor rc model as they like the slow nature and long flight times I achieve with it. It fits in well flying along side models like the Vapor. The model is based on a freeflight model called the hanger rat seen below. Its is basically a… Read More »
Another year has passed and with the exception of a few dates being set back due to weather we have once again had a very successful competition. Thanks to Graham and everyone who made it possible. The results are attached below. The winner is Maurice Harney***Well Done**** RESULTS NAME Roll & Limbo Dead Stick Spot… Read More »
From Our events coordinator Hi All You might not want to consider Christmas yet being only early October but it is fast approaching and with that in mind it is time to make plans for our Christmas Party Dinner which this year is to be held on Friday 16th December at 7.30pm at The Hare… Read More »
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 »