Local Model Shops
Airtek Hobbies - Club member, Pete Hinchcliffe's online model shop. Excellent products at always competitive prices
Leeds Model Shop - Long established model shop with vast stock
T9 Hobbysport - If you like gliders then this website is worth a look
Useful Weather Sites
Gatefoot - Near Hullock - Weather station local to Hullock and the Whams
Holme Moss Meteorological Observatory - Useful for one of our local slope sites
Metcheck - Pretty accurate and easy to use site.
XCWeather - Very good site with lots of detail and real time information. Good for the glider boys
Wunderground - Very good for showing real time wind details
Will It Rain Today - Great real time and historic information about rainfall. Very useful
Wetterzentrale - Weather pattern predictions for the next nine days.
Forums and Organisations
BMFA - Our hobby's national governing body
BARCS - British Association of Radio Controlled Soarers
Modelflying - UK based RCM&E hosted forum
RCGroups - A wealth of modelling information. International but with a rather American bias
RCMF - A British forum covering all aspects of RC modelling.