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Covid-19 Regulations Update 4/12/2020
See the latest legislation regarding model flying here.
2nd November 2020
BMFA announcement :
Further to the announcement from the Prime Minister on Saturday regarding new restrictions in response to the rapidly increasing cases of COVID-19, we must now update our advice for England to reflect this.Members should continue to keep themselves updated on current government and NHS advice. Please see https://www.gov.uk/coronavirus for the latest information.Members are advised to follow the precautions provided by the NHS at all times details of which you can find here: https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/coronavirus-covid-19/
Subject to a vote of Parliament, the Government will introduce further restrictions from Thursday 5th November until 2nd December (at the earliest), which limit the reasons why people can now leave their homes for at least the next four weeks.
EnglandModel Flying in the club environmentThe Government has ordered that certain venues must close, including indoor and outdoor leisure and sporting facilities. We therefore see little option for model flying clubs to continue operating during the period of lockdown and they should close.Therefore, our advice is for members to stay at home and make an early start on their next masterpiece.
BMFA Organised events, contests and roadshowsThe BMFA is advising that all events and contests scheduled to take place in the next 4 weeks must be cancelled at this time.
BMFA BuckminsterThe site will be closed to visitors during the period of lockdown.