Articles by Stuart Willis

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Area AGM and OGM 11th November

Reminder Area AGM and OGM next Wednesday 11th December 19.30 Via Zoom. If you have not already registered then contact Area Chairman or Secretary.


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*** IMPORTANT UPDATE – PLEASE READ ***

Further to the announcement from the Prime Minister on Saturday regarding new restrictions in response to the rapidly increasing cases of COVID-19, we must now update our advice for England to reflect this. Members should…


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URGENT NOTICE : SCALE WEEKEND

URGENT NOTICE : SCALE WEEKEND PREVENT CANCELLATION BY BOOKING AHEAD, ONLINE, BY THURSDAY. www.shuttleworth.org/events/modelair-scale-model ModelAir has been asking people to please book tickets online, in advance. The link has been made available in emails and…


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September OGM Meeting

There is a full BMFA council meeting on the 19th September. The OGM we would normally hold prior to this is not possible at the moment so I plan to hold it as a Zoom meeting….


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Flying on Ashdown Forest

Flying on the forest can resume, but social distancing must be observed. https://bmfa.org/News/News-Page/ArticleID/2654/A-return-to-the-skies-Further-update-please-read Have you got your permit to fly on the forests? https://southeast.bmfa.org/ashdown-forest


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Return to Flying.

Good morning South East Area Clubs and Member’s. Today and over the next few days/weeks we are slowly returning to flaying (observing social distancing). Most of us and our models have not flown for many…


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DO NOT GO OUT AND FLY

I was called today by a member of the general public informing me that he had seen a group of people Flying on Sunday on a club site. Individuals and clubs should give consideration to…


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Area Events and Meetings.

All Area Events and meetings have been cancelled until further notice. The Area committee will continue to work and communicate via email/phone.  


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Ashdown Forest/Long Man Permits

As you may know the BMFA has changed the way it funds the Areas. Up to now the South East Area has funded the licences for two flying sites, Ashdown Forest and Long Man, with…


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CAA Registration information Please Read

Article 94F of the Air Navigation Order introduces the requirement that from 30th November 2019  all remote pilots of model aircraft or drones (small unmanned aircraft, SUA) with a mass of 250gm or more flown…