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UK – BMFA Don’t rush to register

Well, it looks like the BMFA and ARPAS are helping push back at the UK's drone registration scheme due to roll out in November.

The Large Model Association responds to proposed CAA fees

Following the recent publication of CAP1775 which launched a consultation on the CAA's proposed arrangements for registration fees for operators of unmanned aircraft, the UK model flying...

British Model Flying Association responds to CAA proposed charges.

Following the recent sudden announcement of Flight Restriction Zones around protected aerodromes capturing the operation of all unmanned aircraft of any weight and at any height (and...

UK Drone Registration Scheme to cost users £2.8 Million

This is an absolute travesty that might put several more nails into the model aircraft hobby coffin. Please react to this one, it will...

PERMISSION – UK Model Aircraft Associations – Operations in excess of...

Following the recent changes to the Air Navigation Order (ANO) which introduced Flight Restriction Zones (FRZ) around protected Aerodromes (with effect from the 13th March), the CAA have...

New UK Drones Law punishes British Model Flying Community

A new set of regulations intended to tighten rules on drone operators is in danger of having a disproportionately negative effect on the model flying community, according...

BMFA – UK Government consultation on the ‘Future of drones in...

As reported previously, the government intends to introduce new laws to address the perceived safety, security and privacy threats that arise from the increasing use of drones. These new...

BMFA – Update on changes to UK regulations

The recent 2018 amendments to the Air Navigation Order will come into effect on the 30th July, making it illegal to operate any unmanned aircraft (including model aircraft) above 400ft. The...

BMFA responds to UK drone registration proposals.

The Department for Transport (DfT) has now published the outcome of their consultation on the safe use of drones in the UK.  The document can be viewed here: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/631638/unlocking-the-uks-high-tech-economy-consultation-on-the-safe-use-of-drones-in-the-uk-government-response.pdf The document...