European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Prototype Rules

European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) Prototype Rules

The second of four scheduled EASA ‘Expert Group’ meetings to discuss and refine the ‘Prototype Rules’ took place in Cologne on 14th December.  Areas covered included possible differentiation of commercial/recreational operations, requirements for registration, electronic identification and age restrictions.  The next meeting will take place on the 23rd & 24th January and will focus on…

Update on EASA Prototype Rules

Update on EASA Prototype Rules

At a meeting on 10th November, the Transport & Tourism Committee (TRAN) of the European Parliament backed plans for the European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) to be granted the competence to regulate unmanned aircraft below 150Kg, including model aircraft. The TRAN Committee also backed plans requiring some form of mandatory registration and identification for all…

BMFA Subscriptions for 2017

BMFA Subscriptions for 2017

BMFA Subscriptions for 2017 there’s No increase The Society Annual General Meeting held on Saturday 19th November, has agreed the subscriptions for 2017 which will remain at the same level as for 2016. BMFA Subscriptions for 2017 are as follows. (Apply from 1st December 2016) Seniors £33 Juniors £17 Family Senior £33 Family Partner £22…