New BMFA Website launched

June 1, 2022By BMFAAdministratorNews Flash

We have today launched a new BMFA website. The webmaster is more than happy to receive feedback and information on any issues you may be having. Please email webmaster@bmfa.org with any issues or comments. If you would like to subscribe to receive news alerts please complete the form subscribe form. Please note subscriptions from the … Read More

Free Flight Nationals 2022

May 20, 2022By BMFAAdministratorContest News, Nationals, News Flash No Comments

Introduction Following 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. Venues Alternative venues were considered and investigated. However, due to the shortness of time, it was … Read More

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

February 9, 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

CAA Publish CAP 722F- Model Aircraft Operations Policy and Guidance

January 20, 2022By BMFAAdministratorNews Flash, Regulatory Matters No Comments

The CAA have today published CAP722F, the annex to CAP722 specific to model flying.  Please see https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/modalapplication.aspx?appid=11&mode=detail&id=10792 for further details. CAP722F describes the how the current regulatory framework applies to the operation of model aircraft, sets out CAA policy for model aircraft operations, describes the boundaries between operations which require an authorisation and those that do … Read More