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Team Manager and Assistant required for 2018 F2 World Championships.

Team Manager and Assistant required for 2018 F2 World Championships.   Applications are invited for the posts of Team Manager and Assistant Team Manager for the 2018 F2 Control Line World Championships to be held in Landres, France 14-21 Jul 2018.  The successful applicants will have a working knowledge of all aspects of F2 classes and the FAI sporting code.  Duties include preparations ahead of the championships, booking of team accommodation and day to day management of the team during the...
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Technical Council Agenda 14/10/17

The agenda for the forthcoming Technical Council meeting to be held at Chacksfield House on Saturday 14th October at the BMFA Offices at Chacksfield House, 31 St Andrews Road, Leicester at 11am can be downloaded from the link below.   https://www.bmfa.org/The-BMFA/Minutes-Archive?Command=Core_Download&EntryId=2266
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Norman Butcher FSMAE 1928 - 2017

Norman Butcher FSMAE; 15.10.1928 – 13.08.2017   It is with great regret that I inform you of the passing of Norman Butcher FSMAE at the age of 89. A prolific and successful aeromodeller, Norman always had two ambitions, the first being to earn a living from the model trade and the second to achieve success in competition. He succeeded magnificently in both. Coming through the then traditional routes of glider and rubber power in the 1940s, he moved on to i.c. power, creating many of his own...
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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 document has evidently caused some concern within the model flying community and has set some ‘hares running’.  As such, I thought that it would ...
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