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BMFA Centenary Challenge Update

Since writing this post we have received the following confirmation from the BMFA. “We are pleased to report after checking the submitted results from each of the clubs participating that we had a total of 3109…

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First Aid Training

I’d like to say a huge Thank You to Richard for running a First Aid Training session at our last Club Meeting. First Aid is a life skill that could literally save someones life. As…


Getting back to ‘Normal’ ?

After an 18 month absence we finally managed to hold a Club Meeting at the Golf Club on the 4th October, we’re slowly getting back to normal. As the temporary rules that were adopted during…


Look Mum – I Can Fly

When my eldest son was about 3, he stood at the top pf the stairs and said ‘Look Mum – I can fly’, thankfully he didn’t try jumping. Whilst Matthew couldn’t fly – THE GREAT…


Lockdown #3 Update

Sadly the information below now applies to all members, please keep an eye on the website and site Calendars for the latest information. As you will have seen we are all in a new lockdown. …


New Year & New Covid Rules

Happy New Year. Once again the rules pertaining to flying due to Covid 19 have changed. Now that the Government has implemented the Tiered lockdown system to control the spread of Covid-19 we can now…


23rd December – Flying Update

Now that the Government has implemented the Tiered lockdown system to control the spread of Covid-19 we can now resume flying subject to certain constraints. It is important to say that  – the responsibility for…


November Lockdown Update

Hi One and All, Sadly the most recent guidance from the BMFA advises that we must not use our flying sites for the full term of the lockdown. The restriction on flying will continue until…


Site Access & Risk Assessment

Hi Everyone, Thankfully we’ve been able to fly since lockdown was removed in June, provided that we follow the rules to avoid infection very carefully. We’ve been using the calendars to record who’s on site…


Charmy Down Re-Opens on the 1st June

Charmy Down will be re-opened for flying as of this Monday (1st June) from 10am at your own risk.  To try to maintain members safety and in accordance with BMFA guidance, all those who wish…