BMFA Subscriptions for 2023

22/11/2022By BMFAAdministratorGeneral News, News Flash

The 75th Annual General Meeting of the Society of Model Aeronautical Engineers (SMAE) Ltd took place on Saturday 19th November. The AGM approved a small increase in the membership fees for 2023, primarily to cover the increased cost of insurance premiums. 2023 Membership fees (renewals will be available from 1st December 2022) are therfore: Senior … Read More

Achievement Scheme Review Committee Vacancies & R/C Silent Flight Achievement Scheme Controller

10/10/2022By BMFAAdministratorGeneral News, News Flash

Achievement Scheme Review Committee Vacancies Four members of the existing Achievement Scheme Review Committee (ASRC) will retire by rotation at the end of this year, although they may apply for re-election.  Therefore, we have vacancies on this important committee. Do you think you could become a member? If so, please get in touch with the … Read More

Model Builders Show 1st and 2nd of October 2022

29/09/2022By BMFAAdministratorGeneral News, News Flash

Traders List Inwoods Models SLEC Tony Nijhuis Designs Permagrit/Deluxe Materials PB Models Century UK Fighter Aces Als Hobbies Peak Tools Flightplan Models Roy’s Pantry (catering outlet) Practical Demonstrations in the Breakout Room/workshop Phil Clarke of Fighter Aces 10.30am Both Days Glass Cloth Epoxy Skinning plus the Klass Kote Paint System. Tony Nijhuis Designs 12.30pm Both … Read More

**New Special Offer** Accidental Damage, Flyaway and Theft cover for your drones

24/08/2022By BMFAAdministratorGeneral News, News Flash

The BMFA and British Drone Flyers have teamed up with A-Plan Insurance to offer Moonrock Drone Insurance for members’ drones. As BMFA/BDF membership already provides excellent third-party liability cover, the cover provided through Moonrock does not include this, but it provides cover for the drone in the event of accidental damage, unintentional fly-away or theft … Read More

Possible amendments to Poisons Act (1972). Affects users of fuel containing nitromethane. Please respond to the consultation.

09/02/2022By BMFAAdministratorGeneral News, News Flash No Comments

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 … Read More