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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…


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CAA Registration information Please Read

Article 94F of the Air Navigation Order introduces the requirement that from 30th November 2019  all remote pilots of model aircraft or drones (small unmanned aircraft, SUA) with a mass of 250gm or more flown…


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Flying at Mill Hill

Mill Hill is within the Flight Restricted Zone (FRZ)) of Brighton City Airport (also  known as Shoreham Airport). The BMFA have as yet been unable to secure a MoU for this flying site so until…


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New mandatory questions

To take in to account recent changes to the regulations that affect the flying of model aircraft the list of Mandatory questions has been updated to reflect the changes. The new list is reproduced below…


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DfT publishes amendments to the Air Navigation Order.

DfT publishes amendments to the Air Navigation Order. The Department for Transport (DfT) have today published further amendments to the Air Navigation Order which impact on all users of Small Unmanned Aircraft, including the model…


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Flying on Ashdown Forest

A timely reminder. There are strict times and places for flying on Ashdown forest. You will be asked to stop flying outside of these times and places as has happened. Full details on this website…



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Website event submission form.

The Website has been updated to allow you to submit events details. The information will be be added to the area Calendar and promoted on the Facebook pages. Please supply as much information as you…