Category Archives: Safety

Dec Update-Flying site closed

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 »

New Flight Restriction Zones (FRZ) from March 13th 2019

N Following last weeks announcement from the DfT, regarding the introduction of extended Flight restriction Zones around protected aerodromes we have produced some guidance and template documentation for clubs to use when seeking permission. Please see attached. The documentation is also available to download do please contact me if you need any assistance seeking permission.… Read More »

EASA draft proposals updates

Hi All If you have read the latest (April 2018) issue of the BMFA magazine you will have noticed, on page 50, a summary of the latest EASA draft proposals for the regulation of unmanned aircraft.UAS.SPEC.055 Responsibilities of model clubs and associations. Contained in there is a possibility that clubs will be able to operate within… Read More »

Proposed EASA regulations updates

Members Here is the latest update on the proposed EASA regulations relating to Unmanned Aircraft which will affect us as model aircraft flyers . It is worth noting the conditions that will possibly be imposed upon clubs to enable them to continue operating as they do now.   https://bmfa.org/News/News-Page/ArticleID/2510/EASA-Publish-their-Technical-Opinion-and-Draft-Regulations-for-Unmanned-Aircraft

MODIFIED HELICOPTER FLYING ARRANGEMENTS

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 »