SDMAC - flying since 1938

Welcome to our website.


Click here : URGENT COVID 19 UPDATE message to members.



 Covid 19 Risk Assessment : to follow shortly.



This risk assessment is not a definitive assessment of all of the Covid transmission risks at the flying field. Individuals attending the field are responsible for complying with the law, BMFA guidance and undertaking their own risk assessment of attendance. However the risk assessment precautions detailed in the club risk assessment document should be complied with at all times, together with an additional precautions in line with relevant guidance.





We are a well run and friendly model aircraft flying club, predominantly flying fixed wing aircraft. 


We fly off of a superb site accessed from Beech Farm Road in Warlingham, Surrey. 


We offer training for beginners by agreement with our Chief Instructor if vacancies are available. If you are interested in receiving training please contact us and we can advise of the current status. Please note that currently training is suspended due to Covid 19 transmission risks.


Our rules, constitution and privacy/ data protection policies can be viewed below. Before sending us data please view our privacy policy.



Club Rules at a glance (these are in addition to our existing rules, which can also be read below):  


Max height 300ft above strip,


No models over 7kg dry weight allowed (or inc batteries for electric)


No multirotors / drones allowed other than normal helicopters.


Temporary ban on gas turbine fixed wing aircraft.



Constitution



Privacy & Data Protection Policy


Tribunal Rules



If you are interested in joining the club please contact us (see contacts page)


Application form


Flying Field Weather

Click above for BBC weather at Warlingham


Members News Area - please click register below if you are a club member and want to join the site.

News : 


Indoor Flying Cancelled due to new Covid restrictions see opposite.


Sept news & Views with shooting dates click here.


FLYING FIELD IS OPEN. Flying only in accordance with new BMFA Guidance. To view guidance click on green text and refer to BMFA news section. 


Attending the field is entirely at your own risk. You are responsible for risk assessing your attendance and following the BMFA's hygiene and safety guidance. Maintain social distancing at all times.




Clarification on CAA drone registration added in members news.


Please note it is the responsibility of members to make sure they fly legally by ensuring they comply with the new CAA registration requirements.


Members must also be members of the BMFA and comply with the club rules.







Members please read the club rule changes in force with immediate effect


For a summary of the new rules see opposite.



Model flying & the Law (click here)


BMFA News (click here)


For members only news, please log in to the new Members News page.


For events and restrictions on flying please see club dates page.


Members : Please be considerate to local residents. Ensure you always fly south of the extended line of the runway, reduce engine or airframe noise and be especially considerate after 6pm in reducing noise to respect our neighbours.

Please note that power field flying rules apply to electric planes  - whatever the size of the plane.


If you are a non member and would like to visit the field please email the membership secretary. Membership