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Eric Clark Obituary

I am very sorry to report the peaceful passing of Eric Clark on 4th November, 2021 at Leicester Royal Infirmary, at the age of 87. Eric’s father was a policeman working in the Lancashire Area,…

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Midland Area News update November 2020

The Midland area now have a Zoom licence that clubs can use for their AGMs. Benefits are no time limit and that 100 people can attend and a voting function tab. Your club secretary and…

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GASCo

Request from the Vice-Chairman of the BMFA that a notice is provided to members and clubs based on guidance from GASCo  (detailed in GASCo report) as a reminder to be aware of 1) that they…

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Flightfest 2020

Delayed from May due to the Coronavirus outbreak new date to be advised Following Andy Symons Country File appearance some of the Midland Area Clubs responded to his email regarding trial flights as all clubs…

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Midland Area examiners workshop

Midland Area held it first 2019  examiners workshop in North Nottinghamshire hosted by Retford Model Flying Club. 20 club examiners and ACE’s were welcomed to the event by organiser Steve Mason , the day although over cast and windy started with a discussion of what to expect from the day. RMFC member Richard Wilkins agreed […]

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MP visits Blue Sky Model Club

 Over the last 6 months an email conversation has been running between Colin Bernard, (Secretary of Blue Sky Aeromodellers), and Lee Rowley, (MP for North East Derbyshire), on the subject of the introduction of the new EASA and DfT regulations and their potential detrimental effects on aeromodelling.As a result at the beginning of July, Lee […]

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Online Achievement Scheme Quizzes

The Midland area were the first to make an online quiz for those interested in taking the BMFA Achievement Scheme tests. The BMFA Achievement Scheme Review committee (ASRC) created a dedicated BMFA Achievement Scheme website…

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