Author Archives: John Minchell

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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BMFA Indoor RC Scale Nationals Competition

Great news, the licence issues have now been resolved and the Indoor RC Scale Nationals will now be held on the revised date of May 12th. Two classes will be flown – RC scale with static judging for scratchbuilt models and Flying Only class for which ARTF models are eligible. Click on the link for… Read More »

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New SAM 35 RC Competition

Information from Ian Lever on the new 3 channel RC scale competition to be held at the BMFA National Flying Centre Buckminster on June 28th, 29th & 30th, as part of the SAM 35 Vintage and Retro models event.  Click on title to read more.

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