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For Sale and Wanted / Re: Futaba 14Mz
« Last Post by Brian B on Yesterday at 11:59:34 PM »
Asking Price £200
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For Sale and Wanted / Re: BJ Craft Immortal Bipe
« Last Post by Brian B on Yesterday at 11:57:03 PM »
Bump - reduced price
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Bondaero / LIPOS
« Last Post by Chris Bond on Yesterday at 06:05:33 PM »





  • After considerable research and real life testing we can now offer 5s and 6s Lipos for F3a and EDF specialisms. Lightweight and robust ( F3a 5s 5200mah from 550g)
      6s 6200mah EDF lipo also on the way
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General Pattern Discussion / Re: CAA height restriction
« Last Post by Ashley Hoyland on 18, June 2018, 08:05:27 AM »

From the BMFA web site dated 15th June.



The latest meeting between the Department for Transport (DfT), Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and representatives from the UK Model Flying Associations took place this afternoon (Friday 15th June) at the DfT offices in London.

The most urgent matter to address was the recent change to the Air Navigation Order (ANO) which introduced (in Article 94A) a 400ft height limit on the operation of all Small Unmanned Aircraft (SUA) which will come into effect on the 30th July 2018. 

Whilst the changes to the ANO are primarily aimed at regulating 'drones', the 400ft restriction will also apply to model aircraft below 7Kg.

However, we are pleased to report that agreement was reached that the Model Flying Associations will collectively apply for an exemption from Article 94A to allow their members to continue operating model aircraft below 7Kg above 400ft as they do under the current ANO.  The DfT and CAA were supportive of this course of action and did not foresee any reason why the exemption would not be in place in time for the 30th July. Negotiations on the other changes introduced in the ANO (operator registration and online testing for pilots) remain ongoing, but for now it is business as usual for members of the BMFA, LMA, SAA & FPVUK.  Happy flying!
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Competition News / Re: Competition Results
« Last Post by Ashley Hoyland on 17, June 2018, 10:16:10 PM »

Hi Peter


On the forum on one of the posts on the thread for each competition.


The competitions we run for the BMFA the results are on the BMFA web site.


Ashley
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Competition News / Competition Results
« Last Post by peter brett on 17, June 2018, 12:24:01 PM »
where is the best place to find all the competition results for all competitions for 2018?
Thanks


Peter
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General Pattern Discussion / Re: Ballistic type Pattern models
« Last Post by JohnD on 16, June 2018, 05:49:28 PM »
Memories!   I used YS (Yamada) engines in the late 80's early90's and they were the motors to have at the time.  Unfortunately, they replaced the original design with the 'square head' version which, for whatever reason, was not the trustworthy motor that the original was.  People soon dropped this motor especially as the OS 'Hanno' appeared which of course, dominated from then on.  Still got a couple of those!

John Dodd
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Website Issues / Re: What's happened to the "New" website?
« Last Post by Mike Wood on 16, June 2018, 12:52:15 PM »
Same for me.

m
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For Sale and Wanted / Brenner V3 contra
« Last Post by Yoda on 16, June 2018, 12:19:20 PM »
Brenner V3 contra for sale (anodised purple). Also includes the following:


Two YGE 90HV speed controllers
YGE programming card
APC 20X22.5 rear prop
Brenner carbon 22X18 rear
Brenner carbon 22X20 rear
Brenner carbon 22X18 front
Brenner carbon 22X20 front (two of)
Spare pinion gears
NYE lubricant
Neu F3A motor
Carbon mounting plates


£750


Email: angusbalfourAThotmail.com

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Website Issues / What's happened to the "New" website?
« Last Post by Peter Jenkins on 16, June 2018, 11:35:25 AM »
Just tried logging into the gbrcaa.org and got the old website but not with all the topics that used to be there.  Anyone else had the problem?


Peter
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