2023 BMFA National Control Line Championships

Classes covered

This page covers the following classes:

Held at Buckminster (22/23/24 Aug, except Nostalgic Speed 12/13 Aug)

Held at Barton Aerodrome (Speed: 19/20 Aug, Vintage TR: 26/27/28 Aug)

  • Speed – details
  • Vintage Racing Classes (VTR A , VTR B, VTR 1/2A, Barton B, Classic 15) – registration

How to find Barton MFC

Competition Rules

With the exception of Clubman Stunt, all competition events will be held in accordance with the current edition Section 4 of the BMFA Competition Rules. This publication may be accessed through the BMFA Rules Link. Clubman Stunt rules are shown here.
Note that F2 classes are flown in accordance with the current FAI rules, as modified by the BMFA rules to take into account U.K. circumstances.

Instructions, particularly safety instructions from CDs must be followed.


  • CL Nationals Driector: Mervyn Jones
  • Site Manager: Manny Williamson
  • Competitor Queries and Advice: Val James



Lincolnshire, NG33 5RW

Latitude: 52.7789987045
Longitude: -0.706533669404

Directions to the site

Site Rules

  • Follow the instructions of BMFA staff and officials
  • Comply with the site flying rules . Note that, for 22,23,24 Aug, the RC runway becomes a designated CL area..
  • Camping should be booked in advance via the registration forms, unless you wish to camp outside the dates offered – in which case contact the site direct to make a booking. MODERN RACING COMPETITORS: you have a campsite booking form separate from the team competition booking form.


Facilities at the BMFA National Centre, Buckminster UK


Apart from the Campsite, the following hotels are suggested: