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Introducing BMFA Buckminster

BMFA Buckminster is located on the Leicestershire/Lincolnshire border close to the towns of Melton Mowbray and Grantham and is the National Visitor Centre and Model Flying site of the British Model Flying Association (BMFA). See here for exact location and directions

The site occupies 43 acres of open and largely unobstructed countryside set within a traditional farming estate and presents an ideal location for the sport of model flying to take place.

The location represents an important facility for many of the model flying disciplines in the UK and will host an annual programme of events and competitions as well as the opportunity to just turn up and fly.

Additionally the location provides facilities for education through model aircraft and the opportunity for those who are thinking of trying model flying to participate in a “trial lesson experience”.

Facilities at BMFA Buckminster are continually evolving, take a look around this website to find information on the various activities and opportunities and for information on visiting the National Visitor Centre for Model Flying.  

We look forward to welcoming you at BMFA Buckminster.

BMFA Buckminster Site Status

Jun
29
Thu
all-day Closed for Maintenance
Closed for Maintenance
Jun 29 all-day
Site closed for maintenance. Have you considered becoming a “Friend of BMFA Buckminster” and joining the team of maintenance volunteers?  See Click here for details  
Jun
30
Fri
all-day Primary Activity Sport R/C, Cont... @ BMFA Buckminster
Primary Activity Sport R/C, Cont... @ BMFA Buckminster
Jun 30 all-day
Primary Activity:- Sport R/C,  control line circles also in operation. Limits for R/C will be electric and I/C aircraft up to 7kg and I/C models limited to 82DBa at 7 metres as per the DOE[...]
Jul
6
Thu
all-day Closed for Maintenance
Closed for Maintenance
Jul 6 all-day
Site closed for maintenance. Have you considered becoming a “Friend of BMFA Buckminster” and joining the team of maintenance volunteers?  See Click here for details  
Current BMFA Buckminster Conditions
June 29, 2017, 11:32 am
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