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Office Telephone system back online. 04/04/2022 1.15pm

***Update, phone lines are back up and running**** Please note that due to a fault with the broadband line in to the BMFA office, at the exchange end, the telephone system is currently down. We can however access email so if you require urgent assistance please email admin@bmfa.orgWe apologise for the inconvenience and hope normal service will be resumed very soon.
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Free Flight Nationals 2022

IntroductionFollowing the non-availability of Barkston Heath the FFTC have agreed and alternative plan for the Free Flight Nationals, in doing this the FFTC  have sought to minimise the confusion and disruption, to the overall contest calendar for 2022.  VenuesAlternative venues were considered and investigated. However, due to the shortness of time, it was agreed that we should not consider a new and untried venue but settle for tried and tested sites Area 8 Salisbury. North Luffenham...
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In the Air Tonight - Jeti Radio systems, their history and systems. Followed by a Q&A session February 22nd @ 7.00pm

Bernie Jones and Harry Curzon will talk us through the history of Jeti both in the Czech republic and the UK and they will then discuss the different radio systems and the many sensors and accessories that go to make up this popular radio system. Finally they will host a Q&A session to help customers get the best out of their Jeti products.Tuesday 22nd February @ 7pm.Click here to register for this webinar
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In the Air Tonight - An intro to turbine flying with the JMA, February 15th @ 7.00pm

Join us for this Q&A session with members of the Jet Modellers Association who will be talking about how to get started with turbine flying. The panellists represent a mix of experienced turbine flyers, and some who are relatively new to the discipline, along with the JMA committee in support, to answer any of the more 'organisational' type questions.Tuesday 15th February @ 7pm.To join us for this session please click the link belowhttps://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_CUZekJgf...
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Possible amendments to Poisons Act (1972). Affects users of fuel containing nitromethane. Please respond to the consultation.

Members may be aware that the Home Office are currently undertaking a consultation on amendments to the Poisons Act 1972, which controls the sale of certain explosives precursors and poisons - including nitromethane. At the present time, members of the public are permitted to acquire, import, possess and use products containing up to 30% nitromethane.  It is also possible to acquire, import, possess and use higher concentrations of nitromethane (up to 100%) but a Home Office licen...
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Bob Close – 1932 - 2021

Bob Close – 1932 - 2021

Many members will have met and known Bob over the years either in the UK or at the US SAM Champs in Muncie or Henderson when he, his grandson Alex, sons Anthony and Julian, attended events over the years. He was a Dr. of Analytical Chemistry and a Fellow of The Royal Society of Chemistry and worked his whole career for the Clayton Analine chemical company in Manchester where now stands the great Manchester City football ground and training facility. Bob also served in the British Army Royal Sign...
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New BMFA Classifieds Launched - Users of the old system please read.

We are pleased to announce the launch of the new BMFA Classifieds system at https://classifieds.bmfa.org this is a separate website to this website and your existing login for classifieds is no longer valid. Users of the old site will need to register for the new system. Registration is a very simple process and is done by accessing the BMFA Membership portal at https://bmfa.justgo.com by pressing the BMFA Classifieds Registration button from the menu.Please note, you must be...
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In the Air Tonight - 2 stroke model engine development by Peter Halman FSMAE, February 1st @ 7.00pm

We hope you are well and enjoying the recent In the Air Tonight webinars, all of which are available to view from the In the Air Tonight website at https://itat.bmfa.uk and also from the BMFA YouTube channel at https://www.youtube.com/c/BritishModelFlyingAssociationIn our next session taking place on Tuesday 1st February @ 7pm we are joined by Peter Halman FSMAE to discuss 2 stroke model engine development.To sign up for this webinar click the link below.https://us06web.zoom.us/webinar/regi...
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