Welcome to Nidderdale Model Flying Club
NMFC BMFA Affiliate No 2319
Nidderdale Model Flying Club is situated just 7 miles North West of Harrogate overlooking the lower reaches of Nidderdale. The club enjoys unrestricted flying hours in beautiful countryside, governed only by the weather and the hours of daylight. Flying from a grass field we have facilities to cater for the following disciplines : RCFW, RCH, SF. We have instructors who will help you until you are able to fly safely on your own. There is no age restriction for potential members, the only stipulation is that minors under 16 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times, they will not be allowed on the field otherwise
In 2010 the club applied for and was granted full planning permission, full details here Planning Permission
All flyers must be a member of the BMFA
BMFA insurance cover commences from the moment the new member pays the BMFA element of your Club joining fee to your nominated Club official; they do not have to wait for receipt of their BMFA membership card.
The BMFA offers a complete assurance package to promote and protect model flying in the UK and undertakes to represent all model fliers at the highest level. This includes negotiation with our national and local government departments, the Civil Aviation Authority, international bodies such as the FAI and CIAM, and a wide variety of aviation, sports and recreational bodies. By maintaining close contact with the authorities we maintain the model flyer's status by achieving national recognition and self regulation.
The following services are also provided to its members and clubs:
£1 million third party insurance cover.
Flying Site Planning and Protection (clubs only)
Personal copies of BMFA News
Advice, Assistance and Support whenever required on all aspects of model flying. contact us here or use our contact form
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