Dear Members, on Sunday 20th Dec West Berkshire has been placed in a Covid tier 4. With information still being giving out to what people are able to do, the committee feel that it safer to act now and the close the flying field until further notice. The appointment and booking page has now been… Read More »
Dear BMFA Member (Sent to all members) The UK adopted the EU regulations for unmanned aircraft (which included model flying) in 2019 and these will come into effect on December 31st, 2020. This is the same day that we exit from the EU, but regulations in place at the point of departure will be transferred… Read More »
Great News Flying site to be opened in-line with Government restrictions With the proposed lock down ending on Wednesday 2nd December the flying site will be allowed to re-open. Therefore the booking system for members is now open. Please remember until then the flying site REMAINS CLOSED.
The September BBQ was an amazing success, The weather was absolutely perfect, in fact there was little or no wind With the BBQ going everyone was able to cook and enjoy the afternoon. Dave had even bought the kettle for a cuppa or a proper coffee! There was a great turnout of members, which was… Read More »
With the recent upsurge of interest in Helicopter flying, the possibility for conflict between flying models has inevitably increased with consequent degradation of safety. The committee would refer all members to appendix 1.4 of the NADMAS rule book page 18 &19. which sets out the circuit arrangements in force at present. Some explanation of the… Read More »
Graham Castle has reported that the recent weather has left the track muddy and slimy on top but there are no deep ruts. Please be careful when using the track at this time of year.
On behalf of Graham Castle I walked up the track to the site on Tuesday and if you didn’t mind getting your car muddy in my opinion the track was navigable at a slow steady speed. If anyone is thinking of going up in the next few days I suggest you park in the farm… Read More »
Hi All This Friday 22nd Jan, we have arranged with John the farmer to carry out some maintenance on the track up to the flying field. There are four committee members available with shovels and if there any club members that could give us a hand we would be most grateful. John will provide the… Read More »