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UK Based - - - Commercial - - - Fora - - - Plans & Magazine Downloads

Links mainly outside the UK
Australia & New Zealand - - - The Americas
On line publications - - - Wikipedia

Publications - America

  PMFC is affiliated to the British Model Flying Association

Free Flight Technical Committee
Now links directly to the BMFA web site
(July 2016)

BMFA Scale Technical Committee
the BMFA Scale Judges' Guide (essential reading if you want to get into BMFA Scale competition) is linked on the first page of the site.

Events at BMFA National Centre, Buckminster

BMFA Midland Area

Direct Link to the BMFA Rule Books

BMFA Competition Results Archive

CIAM, the Home Page of the International Aeromodelling Commission of FAI.
FAI Rules plus CIAM Flyer
FAI Airsports Channel - includes some aeromodelling

 

UK Based web sites with an interest in Free Flight, Indoor and Control Line

Aeromodelling Magazines David Lloyd-Jones
Andrews, John John Andrews - Aeromodeller.
Antique Model Aircraft "A large proportion of the content originates from the models and memorabilia that were formerly part of the collection assembled by Lieutenant Commander Alwyn Greenhalgh RN, FRAeS, CEng MIMechE."
Baker, David David Baker Heritage Vintage Library
Barton MFC Control Line forum
BMFA East Anglia BMFA East Anglia
CADMAC Crawley and District Model Aircraft Club
Carrier-Deck Control Line Carrier Deck flying
CLAPA Control Line Aerobatic Pilots Association
Clayton Green Indoor Flyers Indoor free flight - near Chorley in Lancashire
Control Line Flying Ronny Tribe
Cox Engines The Cox Museum from the Martin Hepperle set of web pages.
Day, Dave Dave Day - Aeromodeller
House of Frog Frog kits from the 1940's and 50's
Indoor Duration UK Indoor Duration Flyers
IVCMAC Impington Village College MAC, Cambridgeshire.
Hosts indoor fun fly sessions.
Also holds the Ray Malmström archive
Jetex.org archivesite.jetex.org Roger Simmonds now owns "jetex.org" where there is a forum and up to date information but there is also an international archive of the original Jetex.org
MADMAC Morley And District Model Aircraft Club
Modelair Organises the model flying meetings at the Shuttleworth Collection airfield, Old Warden.
Nelson, Mike Mike Nelson's Aeromodelling page
Norcim Try reading the name backwards - wide range of interesting items.
Northern Model Flyer Web site
On the Wire homepage for tethered cars, hydroplanes and engines.
RPMFC Raynes Park Model Aircraft Club, SW London
Has an excellent regular feature ""Sticks and Tissue"
With an archive stored in New Zealand
SAM 35
SAM 1066
How SAM 35 Started
The Society of Antique Modelers Chapters 35 and 1066

Ramon Alban
Single Channel and Vintage R/C Phil and Shaun's R/C page
Smith, Mike Mike Smiths - "Free Flight Scale"
Stuart, Mike Mike Stuarts - "Mike's flying scale model pages"
RLA
Freeflight Modeller
Russ Lister Aeromodelling
Stuka Stunt Works Matthew and Leonard Neumann
VMA Vintage Model Aeroplane - Ramon Alban
VMAEP The Vintage Model Aero Engine Page
Webster, Ernie of Keil Kraft A page from the Derick Scott site Model-plans.co.uk
Wessex Aeromodellers League The Wessex Aeromodellers League is designed to provide LOW-COST local competition for club modellers and to dovetail with normal club sport flying at club flying fields.
Whittaker, Alex RCM&E columist and photographer, mainly R/C but a lot of general interest info - also plans to blog from flying field.
Wilkinson, Martin Vintage aircraft photo sets and scale drawings
Zoe's Control Line Aeromodelling Site A personal view of Aeromodelling since the 1950's
Web site now in "WayBackMachine" - 2019
 
Plan Suppliers and Magazine Downloads
AeroFred Nearly 20,000 "model airplane plans available"
Baker, David David Baker Heritage Vintage Library
Bradley, Paul & Ralph Model Airplane Hangout - free flight plans.
Co-op Plans A list of available plans is free for the asking
FF Hand Launched Gliders From the F4B Scale Magic web pages
House of Frog Mike Stuart
Ivan's Plans Electric powered scale models. Ivan Pettigrew, Canada
Model-plans.co.uk Derick Scott
Mooney, Walt 124 plans, majority of the Peanut Scale.
No-Cal Rules Models Plans from "Paul and Ralph Bradley's Model Airplane Page"
Morrow, Michael A Flying scale model plans
Outerzone is a listing of free vintage and old-timer flying model aircraft plans to download.
Potty Productions Fred Steer:- kits, vintage plans, magazine plans
RC Bookcase Download vintage model airplane magazines, catalogs and books.
RC Micro World Subscription based, on-line magazine. Sample available. - USA. Publishes a great many plans.
RC Library, vintage books, catalogues and magazines Read what Bryan Lea has to say about the library.
Small Flying Arts Plans section of Small Flying Arts "for Builders of Small Flying Models", USA
 
Fora
The Aeromodellers Forum The Aeromodellers Forum, sponsored by LaserCraft Services with an active free flight section.
FFTC-Chatroom The Free Flight Technical Committee group 'chatroom'
Hip Pocket Aeronautics Hip Pocket Aeronautics: A place that takes a serious look at the art of miniature aviation.
FAI Freeflight US based FAI freeflight. - You can subscribe to a regular e-mail newsletter.
SFA Small Flying Arts - USA
 
Commercial sites with an interest in Free Flight, Control Line and indoor flying
Aeromodeller Magazine.......
A&DB ModelAircraft "Classic models from the golden age of aero modelling"
Atomic Workshop Micro Avionics......
Balsa Cabin "Delivering the best in balsa for over 25 years!"
Belair Laser kit cutting and kit supplier
Bodnar, Leo Electronics Free Flight Tracker
Deluxe Materials Wide range of adhesives, many specifically for aeromodelling
Dens Model Supplies The model shop for the 'sport' modeller. Lots of C/L items. Plus E-Zee Timers, a range of electronic timers for Electric Control Line and Free Flight.
Glendale Junction Railway modelling but in 2014 the nearest supplier of modelling goods to Peterborough. Click for Bernies 'how to get there'
Freeflight Supplies Mike Woodhouse
Flitehook.net John and Pauline Hook
www.gasparin.cz Gasparin CO2 motors - Czech Republic
Harleyford Art Historic Aviation and Model Making in Art and Books
Hobby Free Flight European based competition free flight supplies.
iGull Laser eBay site Laser cut short kits. - iGull own web site.
KP Aero Models D. Knight Ltd. - We manufacture and supply a range of products for small free-flight and radio-controlled models.
Microaces Microaces design and manufacture innovative model replica kits of historic aircraft that are of display quality BUT make exceptional flyers with the aid of micro radio control equipment.
Micro Receivers Electric Flight David Theunissen - Deltang
Micron Wide variety of "useful things" well worth a browse.
www.modelfixings.co.uk Both metal and nylon nuts and bolts
ModelMarkings Make you model come alive with ModelMarkings!
Photo Paper Direct Supplier of paper for home printed decals
OSMAF Old School Model Aeroplane Factory
Open Altimeter Small, lightweight, low-power logging altimeter.
Ozark Model Aviation is a business dedicated to the advancement and promotion of free flight scale modeling.
Perfect-pilots Full body pilots in ¼ and 1/3 scale
Profili 2 Rib Profile Plotting - Brief Review
RBC Kits Wide variety of "useful things" well worth a browse.
Replikit Laser cut vintage and modern kits - Has been aquired by 'Vintage Model Co'
Retro Modeller From Boston, Lincolnshire
Robotbirds Wide variety of "useful things" well worth a browse.
Micro Receivers Electric Flight David Theunissen - Deltang
Sams Models Sams Models - Indoor Wide variety of "useful things" well worth a browse.
Sarik Hobbies Plans + vacum forming + part kits
Starloc Adhesives Good range of adhesives, not just for aeromodelling.
RTP Hut Specialists in electric round the pole model flying
Thiele, Claus Modellbau Claus Thiele - Freeflight models
Topco Kits A laser cutting service from your own drawings rather than a computer CAD file
U-Build Models "Golden Age - Great Flyers". Mail order from Hertfordshire
Vintage Model Company Laser cut vintage and modern kits.
Have produced a Flying Aces/Peterborough version of the Elf ready for the KK Elf Precision competition on 3rd September 2017 for which they have offered excellent cash prizes.
    Click for the Elf - - - - - - Click for Flying Aces info
West Wings "We are probably the largest manufacturer of small, balsa model aircraft kits in the UK. We manufacture all of the West Wings kits in our factory in West Cornwall."
       

UK Based - - - Commercial - - - Forums - - - Plans
Non-UK:- Australia & New Zealand - - - America
On line publications- - - Wikipedia

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