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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…


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Hastings MFC Fly-In and Swap meet

Having had both our fly-ins suffering from various degrees of poor weather we have fair warning that this coming weekend is not going to be any different. Therefore we have decided to cut our losses…


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South East Area Newsletter

Please use the link to download the July newsletter number 238. https://southeast.bmfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/S-E-Area-newsletter-issue-238.pdf


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Wealden Warbirds Fly In POSTPONED

Regretfully we have decided to cancel/postpone the Warbirds meeting on Sunday. This is due to the forecast very strong winds, possibly more rain and fears for the condition of the track to the site. This…


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Scale Fly Ins Update !!

There are 3 scale fly ins in our area this summer; 16th June at the Wealden Club POSTPONED 28th July at the Hastings Club (Area scale day) 17th August (Saturday) at the Epsom Club Please…


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Flying at Mill Hill

Mill Hill is within the Flight Restricted Zone (FRZ)) of Brighton City Airport (also  known as Shoreham Airport). The BMFA have as yet been unable to secure a MoU for this flying site so until…



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New mandatory questions

To take in to account recent changes to the regulations that affect the flying of model aircraft the list of Mandatory questions has been updated to reflect the changes. The new list is reproduced below…