BMFA News.

Once again we would like to thank members for their efforts responding to the CAA consultation and writing to the Aviation Minister, CAA CEO and your local MP. We know a number of members have arranged meetings with their local MP which is a fantast click on link below to read more

Important Notice!

The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions)
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Outdoor sportsgrounds and facilities (which includes model flying club sites) remain in the list of business/services that must remain closed. The projected date for re-opening is March 29th, and will not be subject to the gatherings limits, but should be compliant with guidance issued by national governing bodies, see

Article 16

Latest regulations update for model aircraft & drone flying for BMFA members.
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The latest advice for model aircraft flying during COVID-19 restrictions

CAA Proposals – Members meetings with MP’s

Following the recent sudden announcement of Flight Restriction Zones around protected aerodromes capturing the operation of all unmanned aircraft of any weight and at any height (and the unreasonable three week notice period given for our clubs and members.
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CAA proposes £16.50 annual registration charge – Act Now!

CAA Permission to operate above 400ft and CAA FPV Exemption

All Party Parliamentary Group for General Aviation and the BMFA Working together

Due to legislative changes, the list of mandatory questions for A and B tests has been revised. There are now 23 mandatory questions, the examiner will ask 5 from the list and candidates must answer the 5 questions correctly.

The changes apply to all tests from 1st May onwards.

The questions and the answers can be viewed here

Latest news from the BMFA

CAA Recognised Registration Competency Certificate