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

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

20/01/2022By 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