Learn to fly with us in 2024….

BDAC Flying Field

Looking for a thrilling and rewarding new hobby in 2024? Consider learning to fly radio control planes!
With the Bedford & District Aero Modelling club (BDAC), you can learn to fly like a pro, whether you’re a beginner or an experienced pilot.
Our expert instructors will guide you through every step of the process, from selecting the right plane to mastering the controls. We offer a safe and supportive environment to help you achieve your goals and become a skilled RC pilot. Try before you buy will allow you to experience the thrill of model flying without spending a penny by using our own club aircraft and equipment.
Join our community of aviation enthusiasts and take to the skies! Whether you want to fly for fun, perform aerobatics, or simply enjoy the thrill of flying, the BDAC is the perfect place to start.
Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity! Contact us today to learn more about our classes and membership options. – See you in the skies!

“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with you eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.” Leonardo Da Vinci

Jul 3rd2024
BDAC Club Night – Outdoor Flying EveningOur next Club night will be a flying evening at Cardington from 18:00 onwards. Flying will be informal and relaxed, so come and socialise with fellow club members for some evening flying until sunset. See you there!
18:00 onwards

Bedford & District Aeromodelling Club (BDAC) is one of the longest established clubs in the Bedford area, with an annual membership of more than 50 fliers. The primary interest is the building and flying of radio controlled power models – this is broad based with sports , scale, fun-fly, aerobatic, and gas-turbine jets, all flown regularly. Interest in electric flight and glider flying is growing, while aero towing is becoming popular with some members.

The Club welcomes members of all ages and abilities, and offers a safe environment with help, assistance and tuition to novice flyers by experienced club members, The club is BMFA affiliated and encourages members to follow the BMFA Achievement Scheme to the A and B certification.

Our flying site, which is within sight of the famous Cardington hangers, features a well-kept grass runway and is perfectly situated for the model flying. Flying is possible seven days a week, all year round.

Club Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of every month during the winter and over the summer months meetings are held at the flying field when possible and weather permits.

Please note that the Club does not currently cater for model helicopter flying, quadcopter or drone operations.

If you are interested in knowing more about the BDAC club then please contact us here or if you wish to join, click the button below.

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