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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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2019 permits

The 2019 permit application is now open from this website.    If you want to fly at Beaulieu in 2019 you must have:

 Both of which you should have with you when at Beaulieu.

 You can apply for a permit from this website only.

 Once approved a membership card will be sent to you.  

Please make sure you have completed your BMFA membership first (to get BMFA insurance cover) noting that the BMFA has changed its membership system this year.


 All published newsletters are available on this website.  You are recommended to read them as interesting information and established practice is  discussed, along with current news.  

Newsletters are available from the newsletter page.

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.

Pony Drift at Beaulieu - 25th August

There will be a Pony Drift at Beaulkieu Heath on the 25th August 2019 from 8am onwards.  As a result the heath will be closed to all traffic.  Model Flying will not be allowed at this time.

A Pony Drift (round up of wild ponies by the New Forest Commoners) happens each year on the heath at about this time.   Access will be made available directly the Pony Drift is complete (which is often smetime in the afternoon).  

If you are in the area, or observe ponies being rounded up, then please take care as these are wild animals and are likely to be unpredictable.