Useful Links


Interesting RC sites

BMFA Achievement Scheme

Organisations and Clubs

BMFA British Model Flying Association
BMFA Membership Portal
BMFA Western Area
The Large Model Association
Woodspring Wings Model Air Show


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


AeroModeller Magazine
RCM&E Magazine

Other useful sites

The Met Office
BBC Weather