Welcome to the Belconnen Model Aero Club Inc

The Belconnen Model Aero Club, an Incorporated Association,  fosters all forms of aeromodelling and our membership is open to all.

Our members support and participate in most  forms of aeromodelling including, sport RC, aerobatics (also known as  pattern), old-timer, electric and scale, helicopter to some of the less commonly known branches of the hobby.

2018-19 Membership Renewals are Now Due

2018-19 BMAC membership renewal are now due.  This year, as part of the Membership Renewal process, the club is changing the gate and club house locks and issuing new keys. The locks have been  changed with effect Tuesday 12 June.

If you have not done so already, please email treasurer@bmac.org.au to make arrangements to replace your old key .   A new key will only be issued upon the return of your old key.

Go to the Contact/Join page to download copies of the 2019 BMAC New Member and the 2019 BMAC Renew Membership forms.

Our Flying Field

Our field is known as the Crace Grasslands Flying Field and describes both the location and the environmental aspects of the site.  Our field  encapsulates why Canberra is known as the Bush Capital. Looking straight out from the flight line the pilot is confronted by 200 acres of undulating hills cloaked in native grasses while in the distance the landing strip is bisected by a view of  Black Mountain Nature Reserve and the spectacular Telstra tower. Looking left from the flight line is the attractive Crace Hill with its trigonometric  station, which marks the eastern approach to runway.

The club’s Crace Grasslands Flying Field is authorized by CASA Instrument # RPAS-2017-9869 for:

  • the operation of model aircraft up to 400 feet Above Ground Level (AGL) , and
  • the use of the BMAC field to conduct model flying displays.T

Facilities

We have a well appointed clubhouse with library, BBQ and  a sheltered veranda that keeps our members and visitors comfortable year round as they observe the proceedings in the pits and on the flight line.

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Fostering aero-modelling in the Belconnen region, Canberra