Articles by Martyn Kinder

Parkway MFC

This is a small club seeking to increase its membership.  They fly near Sale, South West Manchester. If you would like to join or pop along and see what the club is like then please…


North West Area Scale fly-in – 22nd May

The BMFA NW Area in conjunction with Shropshire MFC will be holding a Scale Fly-in on the 22nd May at the Shropshire MFC flying site at Montford Bridge, just off the A5, west of Shrewsbury….


Rochdale Indoor 2022-23

Following the success of the last Rochdale Indoor Winter Series, the sessions will be repeated next Autumn and Winter The Rochdale Indoor events will return this autumn and through to Winter 2023 The dates confirmed…



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NOTAMs – Why and How

At the last NW Area OGM (April 2021), Steve Warburton from Blackpool and Fylde RCS presented on his experience on requesting NOTAMs for his club. The presentation explained the circumstances why NOTAMs are necessary and…


New Fixed Wing Examiner

NW Area AS Coordinator Kevin Watson reports. Well done to Graham Coffey who has successfully passed the BMFA Fixed Wing Examiner assessment at the Kilton Club. Thank you also to Wayne Pendleton (ACE) for being…



Long Service Awards

Mike Colling, David Lloyd Jones and Bill Cowell all retired from their posts on the NW Area committee at the last AGM. To recognise their long service each was presented with a Certificate and Gift…


Kevin Watson – ASRC Award

I am pleased to report that Kevin Watson, the North West Area Achievement Scheme coordinator has been awarded a Certificate of Merit for his hard work and results promoting the Achievement Scheme in the North…


Welcome!

Welcome to the new NW Area website. As you can see, its considerably different from the last website with a new URL https://northwest.bmfa.uk Please save and update your favourites accordingly. The old website will redirect…