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Hastings scale day picture.

Pictures of the recent scale day at Hastings have been uploaded to the website and cna bee see in the Galley or wathc the scroling pictures on the main page. A BIG thank you to…


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CLOUD TRAMP 6th August 2022

CLOUD TRAMP 6th August 2022 On August 6th 2022 at 17:00hrs UK time, aeromodellers all over the world take part in a mass launch of Cloud Tramps. Our Club, Epsom Downs Model Aircraft Club, is…



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Area Events in May

The Area has two confirmed of events in May, subject to the usual weather, Covid and unknowns. Epsom Radio Flying Club will be holding an all-electric fixed wing fly-in on Sunday 8th May, in the Area…


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Parking on Ashdown Forest

I attended the extraordinary board meeting held by the Board of Conservators of Ashdown Forest Monday 31st Jan. It was held to vote on the proposal to introduce parking charges on the forest. Also to…


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Ashdown Forest competition dates 2022

These are the dates of the eight BMFA contests at Ashdown. 27 February, 27 March, 1 May, 19 June, 10 July, 11 September, 2 October, 16 October   https://freeflight.bmfa.org/fftc-2022-contest-calendar  


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Ashdown Forest Licence for 2022/2023

The 2021/2022 BMFA license to fly on Ashdown forest has now been completed and availabe to view at Ashdown Forest – BMFA Licence 2022-23 Please Note:- That the licence will now run from 1st April…


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Flying on Ashdown Forest

Flying on the forest can resume, but social distancing must be observed. https://bmfa.org/News/News-Page/ArticleID/2654/A-return-to-the-skies-Further-update-please-read Have you got your permit to fly on the forests? https://southeast.bmfa.uk/ashdown-forest


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Ashdown Forest/Long Man Subscription.

As you may know the BMFA has changed the way it funds the Areas. Up to now the South East Area has funded the licences for two flying sites, Ashdown Forest and Long Man, with…