The relationship between the various aviation authorities is indicated in the following diagram. The relationship are hierarchical, but each organisation is to a large extent autonomous within the law.
EASA European Aviation Safety Authority - Governs Aviation in Europe
I__ MAA Military Aviation Authority - Governs military aviation in UK
I__ CAA Civil Aviation Authority - Governs civil aviation in UK
I__ BMFA National model flying association
I__ BMFA SA Southern area subgroup
I I__ BMFC Beaulieu flying club
I I__ …. all other flying clubs in the southern area
I__ GBRCAA governs F3A activities
I__ …… other specialised organisations
Achievement Scheme Certificate preparation.
BMFC will be running a preparation tutorial for those interested in taking an A or B certificate.
All BMFC permit holders who do not currently hold either an A or B certificate are welcome to attend.
The topics covered will be on the “safety questions” and the “law questions” as well as practical information about model setup, flying, and how to impress the examiner.
Date and time to be announced - please keep a watch on this space.