The grass is being cut tomorrow Friday 22/2/19. We will work around anyone that wants to fly. Alan
Bright day with bit of a breeze that did not stop anyone from flying. Good time seemed to be had by all.
Whilst the majority of our field drains exceptionally well and never gets muddy, unfortunately the car park can get a bit boggy at this time of year. Not bad enough for cars to get stuck, but tyres can rip up the surface and damage the grass. With this in mind as the car park is currently a bit soggy, we ask that you park on the road if possible, or … Read More
Following the new item I posted recently I also discovered how to record the sequence of events and add verbal instructions so I did a quick video which I always think makes it easier to understand things than a written description. you will have to excuse the amateur quality but I think it is understandable.
This morning I was discussion with a member about the difficulties of not having a printer and their renewal form. He said that he could not locate the original email so I sent his form again. He said he would pass it on to someone else to print so he could sign it and then photo it with his phone to send back to me. However within minutes of my … Read More
There was a good attendance at last nights pay your subs night at Pedham place. As of this morning 72 members have either not yet paid, or paid but not sent in their completed renewal form. Remember if we do not have a signed renewal form for you, you are not registered as having renewed, even if you have paid. Those who have paid but not submitted a completed form … Read More
Good News item on the BMFA website See extract :- There remained some confusion regarding the extent to which model flying would remain within the scope of the regulations, compounded by the retention of a reference to model flying within UAS.SPEC.010 (General provisions). However, we have just had confirmation from EASA that this reference to model flying was left in the regulations in error and will be removed. On this … Read More
Don’t forget the clubs Halloween Party at the field next Saturday 3rd of November. As previously this will be a low key, informal affair for members and their families only. Joe and Ange will be supplying food, similar to before, pizzas, jacket potatoes and fillings. As prediction of numbers is difficult there will be a finite amount of food available, so arrive early. Members to bring their own drinks … Read More
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
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