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.