Air Navigation (Amendment) Order 2018

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You will be aware that as of July this year there were amendments to the Air Navigation Order (ANO) which details the law regarding all flying (full size of all types including commercial and models). This is mainly as a result of concerns about quadcopters commonly known as drones. However the amendments, the full import of which still have unknowns, will apply to all unmanned aircraft which means what we … Read More

BMFA Financial Update

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  In case your have not read your latest BMFA News, there will be a proposal at the BMFA AGM in November to increase the senior membership fees to £38. Click on the link to see the article explaining the reasons for the proposed increase. BMFA Financial Update The club renewal procedure will be well underway before the BMFA AGM; we feel sure that the proposal will be ratified, so … Read More

Please help trace a model stolen at Southern Model Air Show

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Model stolen from the security tent at SMAS last night. Not owned by a club member, but he has a number of friends who are also as it isrelatively local I thought putting on here may help. Its copied from Facebook. What a brilliant weekend at Headcorn model show. During the night some thieving scum sliced the model tent open and stole my Comp arf Ultra Lightning. Fitted with a … Read More

YT / ESM 50 cc Spitfire……… NOW SOLD

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  YT / ESM 50 cc Spitfire. This is for the airframe only. No engine. The airframe includes two removable cannons, removable aerial and scale exhausts I did have a DLE 55 RA up front, but this is now being used in another model. The wings are not permanently joined and can be separated so you don’t need a huge car to transport it. Included in the sale is a … Read More

BMFA Club Bulletin 237 & Proposals for new Legislation for Drones

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Dear Club Secretary Please find below the link  and attached for the latest BMFA Club Bulletin 237 and Drone Legislation for you to pass to your members. http://www.bmfa.org/Clubs/Club-Bulletins Kind Regards Helen Feaver Membership Secretary Tel:  0116 2440028 Fax: 0116 2440645 email:  admin@bmfa.org   BULLETIN 237 Drone Legislation – Consultation Response

Thank you to the few

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Many thanks to Alan Cooper, Alan Banks, Aidan Angel, Bob Dyer-Hamblett and Mark Fricker who turned up to help with clearing the overgrown sections on the patch today. Work was well underway by the time I arrived at 10:30. Alan Cooper was operating the power scythe which he had collected from the hire shop in Dartford that morning, whilst everyone else raked the cuttings into piles as he went. it … Read More

Car Boot Swap Meet on Saturday 11th August

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Once again this was a great success with a good number of non club members selling. These swap meets seem to be a great success and I’m sure they will be a feature in next years events We sold a number of models that had belonged to a Roger Balmer who was a member some years ago These raised £165 for club funds.We were contacted earlier in the year by … Read More

Scale Open Day

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Despite the dismal weather forecast and occasional short showers, there was a reasonable attendance by a hardcore of guests and members who put on some good displays in spite of the conditions not being ideal. Thank you to John Veasey and all those who put in a lot of effort to make this and all our events a sucess.

This weekends events at the field

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The weather having returned to what we normally expect for a summer in the UK has prompted a couple of queries to ask if the events planned for the weekend are going ahead. YES is the answer and we look forward to seeing members and guests on both days. Considering the good dose of rain which we had yesterday it has been decided that jets can fly at the event.

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