Membership

Please contact the membership secretary Martin Lynn, utilise the club contact form, attend a monthly meeting or speak to someone down at the flying field to obtain further details about joining the club.

You can download the membership application document below and return it to the address listed on the document, together with your payment (full details on the document):

Alternatively you can complete the online membership application (link below) and follow the instructions on the form:
DDMAC Online Membership Application

DDMAC is a BMFA affiliated club and as such, all members have to be a member of the BMFA. The club and  BMFA subscriptions run from 1st January to 31st December

The BMFA membership includes 3rd party public liability insurance.

You complete your BMFA  membership yourself online and then request through the BMFA membership portal, to be added as a member of DDMAC.  If you do not have regular access to a computer or printer, the DDMAC club membership secretary can obtain, your BMFA membership for you.

As per the DDMAC Constitution admission to membership of the Club is at the discretion of the Committee & all new members are subject to a 12 month probationary period.

The current DDMAC & BMFA fees, from 1/1/2020 to 31/12/2020 are detailed below:

DDMAC 2020 Subscriptions
Senior (aged 18 years or over) £35.00
Junior (aged under 18 years) £1.00 (anyone still in full time education will pay the junior member rate).

Reduction for renewals/new members joining on or after 1st September 2020.
Senior (aged 18 years or over) £15.00
Junior (aged under 18 years) £1.00 (anyone still in full time education will pay the junior member rate).

BMFA 2020 Subscription Rates
Senior £38.00
Junior £17.00

BMFA Family Membership
Family Senior £38.00
Family Partner £25.00
Family Junior £13.00

From 30th November 2019, to fly any aircraft weighing over 250 grams (control line aircraft are exempt), you have to register as an operator with the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and display your operator number on your aircraft (current CAA operator registration fee £9.00). You must also pass, a CAA or CAA approved competency test (the test is free) and obtain a Flyer ID number (or be exempt by holding a CAA approved exemption such as a BMFA achievement scheme qualification), before you can fly. Full details are on the CAA website (link below). If you are uncertain as to what is required, please contact a club official or the membership secretary. You must have your CAA Operator ID number and your flyer ID (or be exempt) before you can join the club. The operator ID number lasts for 12 months and the Flyer ID for 3 years from the date you obtain them.

https://register-drones.caa.co.uk

Drone and Model Aircraft Registration Team
drone.registration@caa.co.uk
Telephone: 0330 022 9930
Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 4:30pm

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