Category Archives: Regulations

New regulations from the CAA and BMFA

Little Haldon Site Rules

By | June 16, 2021

Some of you may be aware the club has applied to BMFA for a ‘Site Permit’. This will be (if granted) to allow us to fly models over 7.5kgs above 400ft, and we think will last the season. There may be a requirement for a NOTAM (notice to airmen) as well but we are not… Read More »

Article 16 update

By | May 20, 2021

The BMFA have issued an update on Article 16 which I think is a further slight change / relaxation of regulations for BMFA members Whereas the ‘open category’ has fairly restrictive regulations, the CAA have recognised the safe flying of BMFA members and other  model flying organisations. The main differences seem to be related to… Read More »

Safety & Incidents

By | May 13, 2021

Dear members and visitors, we ask that you take a few moments to read the new “Safety & Incidents” page compiled by the club committee. A number of incidents have happened since we have come out of lockdown, crashing into pit area, crashing outfield etc. Safety must be our priority to each other and to… Read More »

BMFA News – Return to the Skies

By | May 11, 2020

BMFA have just issued this brief bulletin and intend to issue further guidance soon. British Model Flying Association 1 hr ·  *** IMPORTANT UPDATE – PLEASE READ *** A Return To The Skies First and foremost, we would like to thank members for adhering to the government guidelines during the lockdown. As many of you are… Read More »

BMFA Update on CAA Proposals

By | June 6, 2019

BMFA update on the CAA PUBLISHES CAP1789 – OUTLINING THE EU REGULATIONS FOR UNMANNED AIRCRAFT The EU regulations for Unmanned Aircraft were published in the Official Journal of the European Union on the 11thJune and the Implementing Regulation will become applicable on 1st July, 2020. The CAA have recently published CAP1789 which provides a detailed guide to the… Read More »