The Bayview and Bronte Creek airfields are maintained for the exclusive use of B.R.C.M. club members.
Compliance with the BRCM Rules and MAAC Safety Code is required at all times to maintain a safe environment. It is everyone’s responsibility to ensure safe flight operations. Do your part.
Continued or flagrant disregard of the BRCM rules and MAAC Safety Code will bring disciplinary action by the BRCM Board.
FR-1) All members shall become familiar with, and adhere to the BRCM and MAAC rules.
FR-2) All BRCM members shall maintain their competency or request assistance before flying.
FR-3) Any member under the age of 16 shall be accompanied by an adult at all times.
FR-4) Aircraft shall not be operated outside of flying hours as follows:
Bayview: 8:00am to dusk.
Bronte Creek Park: are the open hours of the park, which are posted as 8:00 am to dusk.
FR-6) All new members must successfully complete a check flight with a designated BRCM pilot, or enroll in the Wings Program.
FR-7)Pilots who have not yet received their wings shall not operate an aircraft without direction of a qualified instructor.
FR-8) Batteries may only be charged in the designated charging stations.
FR-9) Electric aircraft shall not have batteries connected while in the Chickee.
FR-10) Starting of engines must be done only in the designated starting areas. …See map below.
FR-11) Engines shall not be run in the pits or spectator area.
FR-11) Running engines shall be attended to at all times.
FR-12) Pilots shall not enter No-fly zones. No- fly zones exist…See map below.
FR-13) All aircraft, regardless of type, must fly the normal traffic pattern based on wind direction unless there are no other models airborne.
FR-14) All flying, including takeoff and landing, must take place beyond the flight line. The flight line is 7m beyond the pilot stations. Helicopters may hover taxi to the flight line for departure.
FR-15) No taxiing behind the line of pilot stations.
FR-16) There shall be no flying while field maintenance personnel are operating anywhere in front of the pilot stations.
FR-17) The maximum number of aircraft allowed in the air at any time will be 5 at Bayview and 4 at Bronte Creek.
FR-18) No aircraft shall exceed a noise level of 85 db at 7 meters at full throttle while stationary in any direction.
FR-19) No member shall fly a model that is not fully airworthy.
FR-20) No member shall fly a model in a manner that poses a hazard to any persons on the ground.
FR-21) All members shall report a crash that falls outside of field boundaries to a Board member as soon as possible.
FR-22) FPV flying requires a spotter unless they are the only person flying.
FR-23) Pilots who are current MAAC members, or members of a recognized foreign authority, and are competent, may fly up to three times a year with the inviting member present at all times.
FR-24) It is the responsibility of the BRCM member to ensure the guest is aware of, and follows BRCM rules.
FR-25) 72Mhz operations are permitted. Frequency coordination with other members shall be the responsibility of members operating on this frequency band.
FR-26) No turbine jet aircraft are permitted to fly at Bronte.
For the benefit of all members the BRCM Board strongly recommend the following guidelines:
FE -1) Vehicles should not be left in the unloading zone near the Chickee any longer than absolutely necessary.
FE-2) Aircraft and associated gear should be returned to the general pit area after each flight.
FE-3) Flying alone is strongly discouraged.
FE-4) Avoid talking to or otherwise distracting Pilots while they are operating an aircraft.
FE-5) Members must supervise non-members while in the Pit or Start Up area for safety reasons.
FE-6) Adequate trashcans are provided – do not litter.
FE-7) The use of a restraint system while starting and running engines is encouraged.
FE-8) Members should request an independent inspection of their aircraft before a maiden flight.
FE-9) Inexperienced members are encouraged to seek assistance from other members when flying.
FE-10) Members stepping up to high performance models are encouraged to seek assistance from experienced members before and during maiden flights.
FE-11) A thorough inspection of a model that is not flying normally or has experienced a hard landing should be completed before next flight.