Vacancy – Team Manager, F5B World Championships, USA 10th-15th November

11/01/2024By BMFAAdministratorTeam Manager Vacancies

The Silent Flight Technical Committee invites applications for the post of Team Manager for the British F5B team competing in the World Championships to be held in Maricopa, Arizona, USA 10-15 November 2024*. The role of the Team Manager includes arranging international and local travel for team members and their equipment, co-ordinating with organisers before … Read More

F3F Team Manager Vacancy

04/12/2023By BMFAAdministratorTeam Manager Vacancies

The Silent Flight Technical Committee invites applications for the post of Team Manager for the British F3F team competing in the World Championships to be held in Limoux, France 6-12 October 20241. The role of the Team Manager includes arranging international and local travel for team members and their equipment, co-ordinating with organisers before and … Read More

BMFA Membership fees for 2024

21/11/2023By BMFAAdministratorGeneral News

The Board of the BMFA took an action from the Society AGM on Saturday 18th to look at the membership fees for Junior members. The board are meeting this week to do so and a statement on membership fees for all membership classes for 2024 will be posted later this week.

Model flying within the RAF Waddington Danger Area

01/11/2023By BMFAAdministratorGeneral News

With the relocation of the RAF Red Arrows, and the introduction of the unmanned Protector aircraft to RAF Waddington, the RAF have established a danger area with a radius of 5 nautical miles around RAF Waddington, which is generally active Mon-Fri between 0800-1630hrs.p Whilst active, the danger area prohibits the operation of any aircraft, including … Read More

F9U Drone Racing World Championships, Namwon, Korea, Team GBR Report

10/10/2023By BMFAAdministratorInternational Team News

We have been receiving daily reports from the GBR  F9U Drone Racing Team Manager for the World Championships that have just finished in Korea. You can read the pilot bios and daily reports at https://bmfa.org/gbr-teams/f9u-world-championships. Many thanks to Team Manager David Allen for such interesting daily reports and a huge congratulations for all the Team … Read More

KATH WATSON FSMAE – BMFA VICE-PRESIDENT 1938-2023

14/09/2023By BMFAAdministratorObituaries

It is with great sadness that we report the death of our Vice-President and former Chairman, Kath Watson FSMAE who has passed away after a recent diagnosis of cancer. Her fourteen years as Chairman, the second longest term in our history, saw several key innovations including the acquisition of Chacksfield House, the requirement for all … Read More

More GBR Medal Success!

17/08/2023By BMFAAdministratorInternational Team News

Congratulations to the GBR F2A Control Line Speed team of Peter Halman, Paul Eisner and David Brewin (pictured with Team Manager, Val James) who have captured a very creditable Team Silver medal at the F2 Control Line European Championships in Wloclawek, Poland. Team Manager Val James has been provided daily updates from the championships which … Read More