2023 BMFA Record Attempt – Result

23/05/2023By BMFAAdministratorGeneral News, News Flash

182 clubs took part in the 2023 attempt which took place on Sunday 14th May 2023. Despite varied weather across the day, 16 clubs were unable to take part due to bad weather or a waterlogged flying site, a total of 2224 aircraft were airborne as the clock ticked past noon. Another fantastic achievement. While … Read More

CAA Increase Operator Registration Fees from April

17/03/2023By BMFAAdministratorGeneral News, News Flash

Most members are probably aware that the CAA were proposing a 20% increase in the Operator Registration Fee from £10 to £12 from April 2023 (see https://bmfa.org/caa-proposes-20-increase-in-operator-registration-fee-from-april-2023). The CAA run a consultation on their proposed fee increases each year and normally receive a few dozen responses. This year, the CAA received hundreds of responses, the … Read More

Are you looking for a fresh & unique challenge? BMFA – Finance & Admin Support Officer

08/03/2023By BMFAAdministratorGeneral News, News Flash

The British Model Flying Association is seeking to recruit a talented and highly-motivated person as a Finance & Admin Support Officer to join the existing staff. This role will be primarily focussed on the accounting and financial management of the Association in preparation for the retirement of our long-term Accounts Manager in early 2024. The … Read More

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