The BMFA represents the interests of model aircraft and drone flyers at the highest levels of the UK and Europe and is respected as the largest airsports association in the UK.

A near 100 year history of safe and responsible operation means the BMFA is uniquely respected at the highest levels of government in the UK and Europe and has regular consultations with the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), Department for Transport (DfT),  National Air Traffic Services (NATS) and OFCOM in the UK as well as leading the way representing those interests in Europe to the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).

The BMFA CEO is the President of the European Model Flying Union as well as the technical representative for model aircraft flying to Europe Air Sports.