Useful links:

The following links are independent of RMA, who accept no responsibility for their content...

https://bmfa.org/ -  Our national organisation; Contains information on getting started as well as lots of other useful  content.

 

https://bmfa.org/Downloads/All-Downloads - There are lots of downloads here, including introductions to flying and the achievement scheme.

 

https://www.fpvuk.org/ - The UK association for radio control model and drone flying.  FPV is "First Person View" and uses a camera in the model to show what a pilot would see.

 

http://www.gbrcaa.org/ - Great Britain Radio Control Aerobatic Association, the specialist body appointed by the British Model Flying Association to organise precision aerobatic competitions.

 

https://servoshop.co.uk/ - Our nearest model shop, only a couple of miles from the flying site.

 

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMthnJFXpEA_phpLP_Ty_Dw - One of our members often posts videos flying from our site.

 

 

Some of the big brands in radio control flying to show what's out there

https://www.horizonhobby.co.uk/en/category/airplanes--1 - Horizon hobby are a big player who sell equipment under many different brand names.  Sell planes, cars, radios and much more.

https://www.futabarc.com/ - Futaba make radios and other equipment.

http://ripmax.com/ - Make a wide range of models including those suitable for the beginner.

https://www.multiplex-rc.co.uk/ - Make radios and models.  Equipment is also sold in the USA (and sometimes in the UK) under the Hitec brand.

 

Local model shows

http://www.westonparkmodelairshow.co.uk/ - A major model flying show in the north west with (flying) RC models and stalls.

https://www.largemodelassociation.com - Hold a show for large models including flight demonstrations and stalls.  See "Events" and look for "Cosford".

 

RC Magazines

RCME - Radio Control Modelling and Electronics, one of the few UK magazines still trading.

MAN - Model Airplane News is a US magazine but is available electronically in the UK at a reasonable price.

 

Note: The links above are neither recommendations nor endorsements for any particular equipment, just places to search for more information.

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