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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

Oct
22
Sun
all-day BFPVRA Drone Racing Championship... @ BMFA Buckminster
BFPVRA Drone Racing Championship... @ BMFA Buckminster
Oct 22 all-day
BFPVRA Drone Racing Championships & 3D Champs Helicopter Fly-in @ BMFA Buckminster | Sewstern | England | United Kingdom
British FPV Racing Association Drone Racing Championship. Indoor Tiny Whoop racing 3D Helicopter Champs Fly-in. Camping available Who is ready for an epic event?
Oct
23
Mon
all-day Primary Activity Free Flight, Se...
Primary Activity Free Flight, Se...
Oct 23 all-day
Primary Activity:- Free flight R/C Sport R/C &  control line circles will be accommodated as a secondary activity where appropriate Limits for R/C will be electric and I/C aircraft up to 7kg and I/C models[...]
Oct
24
Tue
9:30 am Primary Activity Sport R/C, Cont... @ BMFA Buckminster
Primary Activity Sport R/C, Cont... @ BMFA Buckminster
Oct 24 @ 9:30 am – 8:30 pm
Primary Activity:- Sport R/C &  FPV racing, 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[...]
Current BMFA Buckminster Conditions
October 22, 2017, 3:37 am
13.5
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995.8
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1.0
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