A small club based at Knightcote for electric flight enthusiasts in and around the southwest Midlands area


Article 16 and BMFA

Hello All, The BMFA have sent a prompt through to me, asking  all members to confirm that they have received and read the updated regulations as contained in article 16, which took effect from the beginning of January. To do this, please login to the BMFA site, using your personal “login” passwords. On the “MY PROFILE” […]

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Covid 19 Up Date

Hello all, Another update from the government and BMFA guidelines. Following the new government legislation of yesterday, the country has again been placed in National Lockdown, as you are no doubt aware. Outdoor sportsgrounds or sports facilities, which includes model flying club sites, have been added to the list of venues that must close. (see government/ […]

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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year

Wishing everybody a safe and Merry Christmas, in these difficult and demanding times, and hopefully better times to look forward to in the New Year. Just a quick prompt, but hopefully everyone has received an email last week from the BMFA, reminding all members that with effect from 31st December, the CAA regulations adopted in 2019 […]

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BMFA 2021 Renewals

Hi everyone – the BMFA website is now open for 2021 renewals – goto https://bmfa.azolve.com/ login & select membership. You can pay by card, or direct from your bank account. It’s important you renew your BMFA before the end of January (latest 1 week before) – in good time for SWEF renewal on the 1st […]

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Covid 19 and latest lockdown

Hello members, After yesterdays Government announcement with reference to a second national “LOCK DOWN” and following the guidance of the BMFA and  their advice on the matter, the committee has considered the position of the club and you the membership, and must advise that our only responsible course of action is to announce that the club is closed […]

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Renewals moved to 1st Feb 2021 – £60

I’m not sure if everyone was made aware of this – membership renewal has been moved from 1st November to 1st February 2021. You need to make sure you’ve renewed your BMFA in good time (latest 1 week before); otherwise we will have to cancel your SWEF membership (& direct debit).You can of course re-apply […]

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SWEF Fest weekend

Hello all, just a reminder that this weekend (Friday 16th – Sunday18th October) is our last scheduled “FEST” weekend for this year. The club is open to all members and family / friends. The forecast looks ok, so bring food and enjoy a BBQ too. The site is cleared for camping over the weekend, so feel […]

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Track and Trace

Hi all – in keeping with Covid19 compliance, we have provided a tracking page for you to record your visits to the club & enable us to notify relevant people if anyone tells us they have been tested positive. We ask everyone to act responsibly and comply with this request, it only takes a few […]

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Flying lines

Our landlord Thomas Paton has asked members to refrain from flying  past the “NO GO” area, which is to the boundary at the second gateway on our east perspective, as the runways  are positioned. Our chairman Keith Walpole has been in touch with Thomas, and a map of our boundary is available in the club house […]

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AGM and SWEF weekend

Hello All, I hope you are coping with this crazy weather we’re having this month! Just a reminder that this bank holiday weekend see’s our 2nd SWEF fest of the season, starting on Friday evening and running over the weekend, with camping arrangements, night flying, BBQ and hopefully good flying weather too. All members welcome […]

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March 2021