Category Archives: General

All outdoor BMFA Scale Competitions Cancelled

The outdoor RC and FF scale competition calendar is cancelled from now until further notice. When the C 19 situation stabilises, the BMFA Scale Technical Committee will then see how many events can be re-instated, depending upon the time scales involved.  Hopefully, we can get back to normal in a period of a few short… Read More »

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NW Area Gala at the Manchester Velodrome

The NW Free Flight Gala at the Manchester Velodrome is now a well-established and much anticipated annual event. Various duration classes are flown, plus Peanut, Pistachio and Flying Only Open Scale. This year, for some reason, the turnout was disappointingly low with only 11 flyers arriving at this super venue. Fortunately though, all eleven of… Read More »

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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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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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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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Veron Truflite Trophy

The STC are pleased to announce that due to the efforts of Jim Wright and Doug Hunt, there is a new trophy to be presented at the Indoor Scale Free Flight Nationals this year. It was agreed at the last STC meeting to present the Veron Truflite Trophy, in memory of Phil Smith, to the… Read More »

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Indoor RC Scale Nationals

Due to licence issues concerning the venue at RAF Shawbury, the provoisional date proposed to hold the Indoor RC Scale Nationals on March 24th 2019 has been postponed. Hopefully a licence will be issued shortly and a slightly later date in the spring can be arranged. If it is not possible to agree a licence… Read More »

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