Welcome to the Portsmouth & District Model Aircraft Club
Web site. The club is affiliated to the British Model Flying
Association. We fly fixed wing model aircraft (power,
electric and silent
flight) and rotary wing aircraft (multi-rotor and conventional
helicopter) from a 20 acre field with a mown take off and landing
The site has good vehicle access 365 days a year.
Update 29 March 2021:
The club has resumed flying activities again
inline with government
policy and BMFA guidance.
Fly safe, enjoy being outside in the fresh air and try not to crash.
- Please continue to use the flight slot booking
system. This allows other people to
see who's going to site and for how long. It will also assist the track
and trace process if ever needed.
- By operating in a COVID secure manner the
gathering limits (rule of 6) do not apply.
- Continue social distancing when at the
site. Ideally maintain at least 2
meter separation where possible.
- If you feel unwell, please keep your bugs to
yourself and stay at home.
- Minimise touching objects/surfaces others might
touch. Consider using gloves or hand sanitiser.
PADMAC is accepting new members, however being a small club means that
there is very limited training available for learners. We require a
minimum of a BMFA 'A' certificate achievement for members to
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|PADMAC Annual General Meeting
Mandatory Occurance Reporting
aircraft Article 16 Authorisation includes a requirement for
remote pilots to report certain accidents, serious incidents and other
occurrences to the Air
Accident Investigation Branch (AAIB) and the Civil Aviation Authority
(CAA). For futher information about mandatory occurrence
reporting see the BMFA
you have been involved in an incident and are not sure whether it is a
reportable occurrence, or who to report the occurrence to
need to report an occurrence, you should immediately visit the BMFA reporting portal
which will guide you through the process.
Portsmouth & District Model Aircraft Club