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Clarification on Height Limitations For Model Aircraft

Many of you have asked regarding the Height Limitations when flying model aircraft, the following is an extract form the main BMFA Website.

“BMFA NOTE: The BMFA, Large Model Association, Scottish Aeromodellers Association and First Person View UK have a ‘Permission’ from the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) which permits their members operating ‘conventionally piloted’ model aircraft (not including multi-rotors) of less than 7Kg to fly higher than 400ft.  The Associations also have a separate ‘Exemption’ from the CAA which permits their members operating ‘conventionally piloted’ model aircraft (not including multi-rotors) of less than 3.5Kg to fly up to 1000ft when flown using First Person View with a ‘competent observer’.  For further details of the Permission and Exemption, please visit www.bmfa.org or email admin@bmfa.org.  Model aircraft weighing more than 7Kg (and multi-rotors) may only operate above 400ft under the terms of an ‘exemption’ from the ANO obtained directly from the CAA.”

The AGM of the Southern Area took place at the Ship Inn, Southampton on the 13th November 2019 from 7:30 pm.

Refer to the “Event reports” for details.

The 2019 S Area Esoaring Championship

A report by Terry Weeks can be found under “Event Reports”.

An “A” Test day at Butser with the MVSA

A report by Terry Weeks can be found under “Event Reports”.

 

The 2019 Odiham Families Day

A report by Terry Weeks can be found under “Event Reports”.

The 35th Balsa Brain Quiz on the 8th November 2019.

A report by Terry Weeks can be found under “Event Reports”.