Author Archives: John Minchell

Scale Uncovered March 15th

Graham Kennedy is running the Scale Uncovered event on March 15th at Buckminster. Intended to show how easy and unthreatening entry into a BMFA competition is. To give guidance on how to fly and how to produce the necessary documents. To take away the perceived barriers to participation right from club level, up to the… Read More »

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2020 Indoor RC and FF Nationals Entry Forms

The 2020 Indoor Scale Nationals Entry Forms for both RC and FF on April 18th & 19th are now up on the main BMFA website. They can be downloaded, filled in and emailed, or printed off and posted. Here :- https://bmfa.org/Downloads/Entry-Booking-Forms?EntryId=3419

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World Championship Team for Norway

World Championship team for 2020 The FAI F4 Scale World Championships will be held at Jarlsberg Flying sports centre Tonsberg Norway on July 25th till August 1st 2020. The Scale Technical Committee are pleased to announce that the team who will represent Great Britain in the F4H class are Steven Jackson, John Carpenter and Richard… Read More »

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HEADS-UP ON REVISIONS TO 2020 PEANUT RULES

HEADS-UP ON REVISIONS TO 2020 PEANUT RULES Herewith the key information from the updated 2020 Peanut Rules for those of you interested and especially those choosing projects for April 19th. The Pistachio Rule updates are identical. The rules have been updated to reflect the original simplicity of the class and scoring system with the objectives… Read More »

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Rules Changes for 2020

Synopsis of 2020 Scale Rule Changes The following is a brief summary of the changes which will be made to the BMFA Scale Rule Book for 2020 and is made available for advance information only. In view of the number of changes and new classes, it is essential that all competitors in Scale competitions obtain… Read More »

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PROVISIONAL Nationals Scale Results

The PROVISIONAL Results have been posted for all scale classes (RC, FF & CL) flown at last weekend’s August Nationals. Look here https://bmfa.org/DesktopModules/Bring2mind/DMX/Download.aspx?Command=Core_Download&EntryId=3280&language=en-GB&PortalId=0&TabId=1584

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August Nationals Notice 2019

Message from Chris Allen Overall Scale CD. Competitors Pre Flight Briefings. R/C Classes – In the Scale Marquee Saturday 0800 –  Chris Allen and John Minchell C/L Classes – At the Scale Control Line circle Saturday 0800 – Brian Cordwell FF Classes – At the Scale Marquee Saturday 1745 – John Minchell Static Judging R/C… Read More »

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Baldock Scale Competition Cancelled

Message from Scale Event Organiser Steve Jackson:- In view of an extremely adverse forecast we have decided to cancel Sunday’s Scale event at Baldock (11 August 2019). Sorry if this causes anyone any inconvenience. I am hoping to be able to rearrange this popular event for sometime after the Nationals and will keep you all… Read More »

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2019 Judges Guide

The revised Judges Guide for 2019 has been added to the website. To find it go to the Documents tab and scroll down the list to second from the bottom. You can also download it and save it for future reference on your own computer or tablet.

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