North Anston Society of Aeromodellers

Covid 19 risk and mitigation in accordance with BMFA guidelines

                                                                                                                                        Committee meeting 13 09 2020 – Ashley Hoyland, Neil Brayshaw, John Morton, Bob Nash.




Opening and closing field gate

Use hand sanitiser immediately after touching gate or lock.


Extra precaution, wear gloves.


Opening club house

Use hand sanitiser immediately after touching doors and locks.


Extra precaution, wear gloves.


Social distancing in clubhouse (not possible)

One person only in club house.



If anything is handled it should be cleaned with sanitiser provided.

Social distancing within pilot standing area


Maximum of 2 persons in pilot’s box with 2 metre distancing. (Pilot and instructor will count as two).


Social distancing in pit area

Keep 2 metres apart


Sharing of equipment or carrying models to the flight line

Must be avoided, but if unavoidable use hand sanitiser immediately before and after.


Lawn mower

Petrol can

Oil cans

Only used by those on grass cutting rota but sanitise hands immediately after use. 

Extra precaution, wear gloves.

After use clean equipment with sanitiser provided.

Emptying grass box.

If two people are needed wear face mask and maintain at least 1 metre separation.


Kitchen equipment



Bring your own utensils but if anything is touched in the club house it should be cleaned with the cleaning fluid provided.



Using attendance list


Bring own pen. Sanitise hands immediately after use.


Any visitors

Maintain social distancing. Club member must sign them in by recording their name and telephone number, or ask them politely to leave the field.



                                                                                                                                        Note: Covid coordinator is the Secretary of the club.  Hand sanitiser must be of 70% alcohol


Check and Trace system

                                                                                                                                      Use WhatsApp to record attendance at the field.  Arrival time and depart time.

                                                                                                                                      If members do not want to use WhatsApp.  - There will be a list in the club house for those with access to record the date

                                                                                                                                                  and times they arrive and leave the field.  (This could be committee members or those attending at a time

                                                                                                                                                  the club house is open).

                                                                                                                                      If there is a need, with the WhatsApp and the club house list, our Covid coordinator can identify those who have attended on

                                                                                                                                                  any date at any time for at least 21 days.

                                                                                                                                      If you do not want to use WhatsApp or liaise with committee member to use the field when the attendance list is available,

                                                                                                                                                  please stay at home.

                                                                                                                                     As there is no one residing at the field it is up to each and every member to observe these rules which are agreed for the protection

                                                                                                                                                  of all, not only to avoid infection but to avoid infecting others.  


                                                                                                                            COVID symptoms - Any person displaying symptoms of Covid-19 (Increased temperature, Continuous cough or Loss of smell / taste) or has had

                                                                                                                                                            a positive test within 14 days must not attend the field.


                                                                                                                                      Sample of form for listing attendees in club house.

North Anston Society of Aeromodellers – Attendance list.

Corvid 19 requirement - No Exceptions - Use WhatsApp if possible



Time in

Time out


Any Notes















































                                                                                                                               This record must be available for at least 21 Days


                                                                                                          Note 1: If you do not want to be notified of members attending the field through the WhatsApp system please turn off your notifications.


                                                                                                         Note 2: This system is only for use as a Covid track and trace system for NASA club members and it is not intended that messages will be monitored.