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BMFA Centenary Online Store now open
BMFA Centenary Record Attempt – Results and final participation numbers
On the 15th May 2022 BMFA members across the UK came together at 12 noon to collectively attempt to set a new record for the greatest number of model aircraft of all types in the air at one time at BMFA affiliated clubs around the UK. The attempt was one of a number of events … Read More
CAA set to increase Operator Registration Fee
The CAA have recently published their Scheme of Charges for the 2022/23 financial year, which states that the fee to register with them as an Operator of an unmanned aircraft will be increasing to £10 per year (from the current £9). This increase will apply to everyone who is either registering as an Operator or … Read More
A letter from the BMFA Chairman, BMFA Centenary & Nationals updates
Dear Member BMFA CENTENARY CELEBRATIONS I can scarcely believe that … Read More
New BMFA Classifieds Launched – Users of the old system please read.
We are pleased to announce the launch of the new BMFA Classifieds system at https://classifieds.bmfa.org this is a separate website to this website and your existing login for classifieds is no longer valid. Users of the old site will need to register for the new system. Registration is a very simple process and is done by accessing … Read More
Possible amendments to Poisons Act (1972). Affects users of fuel containing nitromethane. Please respond to the consultation.
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
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
BMFA issued with an updated Article 16 Authorisation (21/12/2021)
We are pleased to confirm that the BMFA has now been issued with a revised Article 16 Authorisation for the benefit of its members in 2022, which is effective immediately (from 21 December 2021). The only changes to our Authorisation have been made to reflect the recent changes to the operator registration requirements for control … Read More