**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

Tony Shortell – 1932 – 2021

28/07/2022By BMFAAdministratorObituaries

Why do we take part in hobbies, past times, and sport? Out of work activities allow us to get away from the stresses and strains of the real world and meet people in a social environment. We make friends, often for life, with people who share common interests and passion. Most of us will have … Read More

***UPDATED 22/6/2020*** Small Unmanned Aircraft – Remote Pilot Competency Requirements for Remote Pilots in Possession of a BMFA Achievement Certificate and for Control Line flights

20/05/2022By BMFAAdministratorRegulatory Matters No Comments

The exemptions from article 94F of the Air Navigation Order, (see https://rcc.bmfa.uk/ufaqs/article-94f-certain-small-unmanned-aircraft-requirement-for-acknowledgement-of-competency ) has been extended until 30th December 2020 when the CAA intend to introduce the new European UAS Regulations at which point the exemptions should be incorporated in to the specific permission that is being negotiated with the CAA for BMFA members and members of … Read More

CAA Updates CAP1789 – New European UAS Regulations: General Outline

20/05/2022By BMFAAdministratorRegulatory Matters No Comments

The CAA have today published an update to CAP1789, which details the EU regulations for unmanned aircraft.  Please see https://publicapps.caa.co.uk/docs/33/CAP1789%20Edition3%20June2020.pdf . The regulations were due to come into effect on the 1 July, but due to disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic they will not now come into effect until 31 December. The important point … Read More