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Beaulieu Model Flying Committee

Beaulieu Airfield is the only public area in the New Forest which is licensed for model flying.  

You may obtain permission to fly model aircraft by purchasing the appropriate permit (seniors £10, Juniors £5).  Permits are valid for the current calendar year.  For September to December the charge is reduced by 50% (seniors £5, Juniors £2.50).

To apply for a permit, please read the notes below and proceed to the NEXT page.  The process has 4 steps as indicated in the progress chart above.  You are at stage 1 now.  When you have successfully completed stage 4 your application will be processed, and your permit sent to you by post (surface mail) as soon as possible (usually within a few days).

You may:

You must have Insurance:

BMFA membership. You will be prompted for your BMFA, British Model Flying Association, membership number).  If there is a problem with your application, such as the BMFA not confirming your insurance status, you will be informed by email.  Please make sure your BMFA membership status is up to date for 2018 before applying for a Beaulieu permit.

Or Public Indemnity Insurance equivalent to that provided by the British Model Flying Association (BMFA).  In this case please contact us first to explain your insurance cover.

Permits run from January to December each year (to be synchronised with BMFA membership and insurance).



              1. Start                 2. Fill in form                            3. Select Permit & Pay                     4. Finish

You must:

Any infringement of these conditions can be a cause of your permit being invalidated.  You may not fly without a permit.

2018 permits are no longer available online.  If you need a 2018 permit please contact us.


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2019 permits will be available here after the BMFC AGM in December