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John Long, FSMAE, funeral details

John Long FSMAE We have now received confirmation of the funeral arrangements, which will take place as follows: Tuesday 1st December - 14.30 hrs at the East Chapel, Cambridge Crematorium, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge CB3 0JJ.   No flowers, donations welcome, cheques payable to ‘Hinchingbrooke HCT – Charity’ and sent to: General Office (Cashiers) Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Trust Hinchingbrooke Hospital Hinchingbrooke Park Huntingdon PE29 6NT
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John Long FSMAE 1922 - 2015

John Long FSMAE 1922 - 2015 It is with much regret and great sadness that we inform you of the death of John Long Fellow who passed away on Monday 16th November 2015 at the age of 93. John retired from the Royal Air Force in the mid-seventies after thirty plus years’ service as a pilot rising to rank of Group Captain and Chief Flying Instructor at the Central Flying School. Following retirement John was the driving force behind the formation of Ramsey Model Aero Club at RAF Upwood Cambridges...
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Peter Freebrey, FSMAE

It is with regret and sadness that we inform you of the death of Peter Freebrey Fellow who passed away on Wednesday 4th November 2015, following several years of deteriorating health. Peters’ contribution to SMAE/BMFA was enormous. Peter had been a keen aeromodeller for all of his life and became a Fellow of the SMAE/BMFA and was editor of Aeromodeller Magazine for a number of years. However, ill health has prevented him attending anything other than as a spectator at the C/L Nationals over re...
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North Luffenham

North Luffenham will be available for the 6th Area Centralised event this Sunday. The BMFA office has now received the signed licence thereby enabling all remaining competitions booked for the site in 2015 to now go ahead as planned.
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Model Flying Technology Developments & the BMFA Position.

MODEL FLYING TECHNOLOGIES RECENT DEVELOPMENTS AND THE BMFA POSITION   There is no doubt that we are in a changing environment in terms of what is possible with model aircraft, and the ready availability of equipment capable of capturing high quality stills and film footage in easy to operate and often ready to fly packages.   Many of the latest developments present the opportunity for pilots to operate outside of the recognised definitions for Sport and Recreational model flying, and also p...
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Message from the son of Chris Bromley, FSMAE

My family would like to thank everybody that turned up to dad’s funeral on Thursday. It was lovely to see so many people who appreciated Dad both as a colleague and friend. I think everyone who attended would agree that it was a fitting celebration of a truly remarkable man who will be sorely missed by his family and friends. Model flying was always in dad’s heart and his contribution to the hobby over the decades has been vast. As a family if we ever had any questions that we couldn't quite...
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