Beaulieu Model Flying Committee
News items about Model Flying, and about the Beaulieu Model Flying area on Beaulieu Heath will be posted here. If you have an item of news which other people should be aware of please contact a member of the BMFC or send your comment to us.
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Newsletter #46 is now available.
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Model Aircraft Law changes
You will be aware that the UK Government is bringing forward legal restrictions on model aircraft and drones to address a perceived drone problem. In particular:
Please be aware of these changes and be prepared to support the BMFA and the BMFC protect your rights to continue model flying.
The 2020 permit application will be open from this website in December. If you want to fly at Beaulieu in 2020 you must have:
Both of which you should have with you when at Beaulieu.
You can apply for a permit from this website only.
The permit process is being simplified. If you have a 2019 permit and want to renew it for 2020 you will be able to download your new permit directly you have paid for it. More details here later.
2019 AGM of BMFC
The BMFC Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held
at the St Andrews Centre, Beaulieu Road, Dibden, SO45 4PT
the 24th October at 7:30pm, finishing by 10pm.
All permit holders are welcome. The agenda will cover changes to the law on model flying (pending government policy), changes to Forestry conditions on our licence (if required), and changes to our standard flying regulations (if any). If you have other points you wish to raise please send then to me at the email address below by September 30th.