Useful Links

 

Interesting RC sites

BMFA Achievement Scheme

Organisations and Clubs

BMFA British Model Flying Association
BDF British Drone Flyers
BMFA/BDF Membership Portal
BMFA Western Area
The Large Model Association
Woodspring Wings Model Air Show

Suppliers

Al’s Hobbies – a large UK retailer – includes Spektrum radio repair service (NOT warranty repairs)
Antics Models and Hobbies – a local retailer
BRC Hobbies – now Robotbirds – a large UK retailer
Carbon Copy – GRP and carbon parts
Century UK (wholesaler) – includes Max Thrust Riot etc.
Chris Foss – home of the Wot4 etc.
HobbyKing – Enormous RC retailer based in Hong Kong with UK and European warehouses
Horizon Hobby UK (Europe) – also see Logic RC below
Horizon Hobby USA – useful reference point but certain radio-related products (and thus part numbers) may be different in UK/Europe
Inwood Models – a large UK retailer
Just Engines – engines, spare parts and accessories
Logic RC – a large UK retailer – also Horizon Hobby’s UK distributor and Spektrum radio warranty/service provider
RC World – a large UK retailer
Ripmax (wholesaler) – includes Futaba Radio software updates
Robotbirds – a large UK retailer
Slough Radio Control Models – a large UK retailer
Sussex Model Centre – a large UK retailer
The Model Shop (M D Hobbies and Leisure) Weston – a local retailer
TJD Models – a large UK retailer
Wheelspin Models and Hobbies – a large UK retailer – good for spare parts

Publishers

AeroModeller Magazine
RCM&E Magazine

Other useful sites

The Met Office
BBC Weather
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