Author Archives: Ian Newton

Congratulations Simon!

Congratulations go to Simon for passing his BMFA Approved Instructor test today, 12th September 2020.  Well done!

Futaba equipment for sale

Take a look at the Members Only section in the adverts for an excellent opportunity to buy Futaba Transmittes and receivers

Training equipment maintenance/replacement charge

With the current demand for training and the implementation of the new training regime a significant strain is going to be placed on the club resources of all types but particularly on the batteries, where we may struggle to support the demand.  These represent a significant cost to the club.  We want to be able… Read More »

More Flying Hours!

Great news!  We have negotiated additional flying hours with the local council and have effectively doubled the hours we previously had.  We can now fly IC / electric 10 hours per week and Electric a further 20 hours giving 30 hours total.  Details of the new flying hours can be found both on the Flying… Read More »

New Adverts

Many new adverts have been added to the Members Only Section.  Don’t miss out on some of these excellent deals

First batch of adverts

The first batch of models are now available for sale.  There will be many more models for sale in the near future so keep an eye on the web site.  Some of the models are in pristine condition with some that have never flown!  These models will be an excellent addition to your hangar and… Read More »

Early warning

In the near future we will be having a large number of planes coming up for sale.  These planes are nearly all in either excellent or good condition and most of them complete with receivers.  The models belonged to our late member Graham Bentley who sadly passed away last year, and all money raised from… Read More »

Spektrum Airware v2.05

Spektrum have released a further update to their airware on 16th January.  If you haven’t already updated to v 2.04 then you can go straight to v2.05 (i.e. updates don’t need to be done sequentially).  It is always best to keep your software up to date.  It is a simple process to carry out and… Read More »

Spektrum Airware v2.04

Spektrum released an update to their airware for Spektrum Transmitters yesterday (09/01/2020).  It is recommended that all users update to the latest version (2.04)

Happy New Year

Wishing all our members and visitors to our web site a very happy, healthy and prosperous New Year and Decade. If you haven’t paid your subscriptions and BMFA membership then remember you cannot fly until you do so!