Category Archives: Safety

Nadmas covid MAY 2021 Update

Based on government easing of restrictions and BMFA guidelines, NADMAS Will be lifting some of the restrictions. You will still need to book to attend the FLYING site, but there will be no restrictions on time or on the number of people that can attend. Social distancing will be observed at all times See attachment… Read More »

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 »

Government-Publishes-Consultation-on-the-Safe-Use-of-Drones-in-the-UK

The Department for Transport (DfT) has now published the outcome of their consultation on the safe use of drones in the UK.  The document can be viewed here: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/631638/unlocking-the-uks-high-tech-economy-consultation-on-the-safe-use-of-drones-in-the-uk-government-response.pdf   The Bmfa has made comments to clarify the situation and can be read here Government-Publishes-Consultation-on-the-Safe-Use-of-Drones-in-the-UK  

EASA regulations updates

Below is a link to the BMFA regarding the current proposal from EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency) to create a regulatory framework for the operation of drones. This is still ongoing. EASA-regulations

BMFA club Bulletins 232

Dear Club Secretary   Please find below the link for the latest BMFA Club Bulletin 232 for you to pass to your members.   http://www.bmfa.org/Clubs/ClubBulletins/tabid/137/Default.aspx