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Since we're still "under construction," this section isn't completely coded yet - HOWEVER, there is a multitude of really useful links. They're just not quite categorized completely yet. We'd also be most appreciative if you'd look through your "Bookmarks" on your web browser and share one or two links to sites where you have found useful, helpful information in your pursuit of this great hobby.

Please note that many of the links we have set up here are from the hard work of Sky Sharkster at Wattflyer.com from the Scratch and Kit Built section in the Builders Links sticky at the top.

Click on the subject below to go immediately to that section; click on your browser's "Back" button to return to the top of the page.

Adhesives
Aerial Photography
Aerobatics
Aerodynamics / Airfoils
Airbrushes, Parts
Autogyros

Balsa Suppliers
Battery, Basics
Battery Chargers, Balancers, Test Equipment; Voltmeters, Wattmeters
Battery Eliminator Circuitry (BEC)
Battery Suppliers
Beginners, Basic R/C
Books
Brushless Motors, DIY

Calculators
Canopies, Pilot Figures, Scale Details
Carbon Fiber
CoG (Center of Gravity) Info
Composites, Information
Composites, Suppliers
Connectors, Wiring Electrical
Control Line Flying (U-Control)
Control Systems, Information
Control Systems, Supplies
Covering and Finishing, Information
Covering and Finishg, Materials

Decals, Decal Paper, Graphics

Electric Ducted Fans (EDF)
Electric Motors, Basics
Electric Motors, Calculators
Electric Motors, Accessories
Electric Motors, Manufacturers + Distributors
Electronic Speed Controllers (ESC)

Fiberglass
Flight Data, Inflight Recording Devices, Telemetry
Flight Simulators
Flight Trimming
Flying Site Equipment
Foam
Free Flight

Gearboxes, Geardrives
Gliders
Glossary
Graphite
Gyros, Autopilots, Failsafe Devices, Mixers

Hardware (Nuts, Bolts, Screws, etc.)
Helicopters
Hotliners (F5B)

Indoor Flying

Jetex, Rapier Jet

Kevlar

Landing Gear, Wheels, Retracts, Skids, Skis, Floats
Laser Cutting
Lighting Systems, Night Flying

Micro + Indoor Models
Modelling Organizations and Special Interest Groups

Ornithopters, R/C

Plans, 3-Views, Scale Details and References
Propellors, Fixed
Propellors, Folding
Pylon Racing, Electric (F5D)

Radio Control, Transmitters, Accessories

Servos
Simulators (Flights Sims)
Soaring Info (R/C Gliders)
Soaring Supplies
Soldering

Tools, Building, Measuring, Testing Equipment

Vacuum Bagging, Vacuum Molding - Info
Vacuum Bagging, Vacuum Molding - Supplies
Videos, DVD's
Voltmeters, Wattmeters, Multimeters

Adhesives

http://www.airfieldmodels.com/inform.../adhesives.htm (X)
http://www.pldaniels.com/flying/balsa/glues-guide.html
http://www.hobby-lobby.com/adhesive.htm
http://www.greatplanes.com/accys/adhesives.html
http://www.mercuryadhesives.com/MercuryFAQ.htm
http://www.westsystem.com/ (Epoxy)
http://www.sigmfg.com/IndexAdhesives.html
http://www.zapglue.com/
http://www.samsmodels.co.uk/ (UK)
http://www.puffinmodels.com/accessories.html (UK)
http://findarticles.com/p/articles/m...03/ai_n8841950 (M.A.N. Article, Adhesives)

Aerial Photography

http://www.rcapa.net/home.htm (Remote Control Aerial Photography Association)
http://www.rc-soar.com/tech/dwaerialphoto.htm
http://www.hicam.com.au/
http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/7376/
http://astrocam.aea6.k12.ia.us/
http://www.rc-helicopters.net/remote...elicopters.htm
http://www.intelligentflight.com/sto...index&cPath=11
http://www.boostervision.com/cart/sc...?idCategory=36

Aerobatics

http://www.rc-airplane-world.com/bas...erobatics.html
http://www.mini-iac.com/DesktopDefault.aspx
http://www.personal.psu.edu/faculty/...3_document.htm
http://www.geistware.com/rcmodeling/...vers/index.htm (Thanks, Tom!)
http://www.troybuiltmodels.com/AwesomePilot.htm
http://www.scootworks.com/rdrc/aerobat.html
http://plawner.net/6/events/aerobatics_list.html

Aerodynamics / Airfoils

http://www.airfieldmodels.com/inform...sign/index.htm (X)
http://www.profili2.com/eng/default.htm
http://www.mh-aerotools.de/airfoils/index.htm
http://sky.prohosting.com/air2/index2.htm
http://selair.selkirk.bc.ca/aerodynamics1/
http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/wing/airfoil.html
http://tracfoil.free.fr/airfoils/indexE.html (Sailplane Airfoils)
http://www.rexresearch.com/klinfogl/klinfogl.htm#ultim (Kline/Folleman KF Airfoil)
http://www.lecun.org/hobby/dzepron.html (Jedelsky Airfoil From Depron Foam)
http://www.jimbobwan.com/scalcalc.htm (Scale Conversion Calculator, Thanks, Frank!)
http://www.djaerotech.com/dj_askjd/d...tail_coef.html (Tail Volume Coefficient)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Longitu...atic_stability (Longitudinal Stability)
http://www.rcfctoronto.ca/Washout.html (Washout-Explained)

Airbrushes, Parts

http://h1072147.hobbyshopnow.com/ser...tBy=ProdNumAsc
http://www.modelflight.com.au/accessories_airbrush.htm (AU)

Autogyros

http://www.autogyro-rc.com/Kits.html
http://www.icare-rc.com/rainbow.htm

Balsa Suppliers

http://www.airfieldmodels.com/inform...ding/balsa.htm (X)
http://www.pldaniels.com/flying/bals...roperties.html
http://www.midwestproducts.com/catal...d=15&sa2_id=25
http://www.specializedbalsa.com/products/index.php
http://www.freeflightsupplies.co.uk/ (UK)
http://www.sigmfg.com/
http://www.nationalbalsa.com/balsa.htm (Thanks, Pburt!)
http://www.balsausa.com/ (Thanks, Tom!)

Battery, Basics

http://www.redrockethobbies.com/RC_A...sics_s/263.htm (X)
http://www.maxamps.com/lipo-care.php (LiPoly Safety Precautions, Info)
http://www.srbatteries.com/eftindex.htm
http://www.batteryuniversity.com/
http://adamone.rchomepage.com/guide3.htm
http://www.fmadirect.com/tech_data/index.htm

Battery Chargers, Balancers, Test Equipment; Voltmeters, Wattmeters

http://www.astroflight.com/
http://www.fmadirect.com/products.htm?cat=45&nid=4
http://www.medusaproducts.com/Power-...rs/PA-Main.htm
http://www.e-flight.co.uk/shopdisplaysubcat.asp?id=161 (UK)
http://www.thunderpower-batteries.co...dBalancers.htm
http://www.electrifly.com/chargers/gpmm3153.html
http://www.gordontarling.co.uk/html/...equipment.html (UK, Schulze)
http://robotbirds.com/catalog/index....f983f415a06573... (UK)
http://www.skyhooks.ca/WES.htm#chargers (Micro)
http://www.aeromicro.com/Catalog/aux...7_products.htm

Battery Eliminator Circuitry (BEC)

http://www.stefanv.com/rcstuff/qf200312.html (X)
http://www.aurorra.co.uk/shop/19/index.htm (UK)
http://www.medusaproducts.com/BECs/BEC%20Main.htm
http://www.hobby-lobby.com/ubec.htm
http://www.gordontarling.co.uk/html/ultimate_bec.html (UK)
http://www.flydma.com/catalog/index....1ce2396f791924

Battery Suppliers

http://www.srbatteries.com/rc.htm
http://www.fmadirect.com/category.htm?id=3
http://www.puffinmodels.com/batteries.html (UK)
http://www.e-flight.co.uk/lipo-battery-packs.asp (UK)
http://www.thunderpower-batteries.com/
http://www.maxamps.com/categories.php?cat=8
http://www.rcaccessory.com/index.asp...TS&Category=54 (A123 Packs, Charger)
http://www.hobby-lobby.com/lithium-polymer.htm
http://www.cheapbatterypacks.com/?si...an=PRC&cat=P20
http://www.gordontarling.co.uk/html/batteries.html (UK)

Beginners, Basic R/C

http://adamone.rchomepage.com/guide.htm (X)
http://www.geistware.com/rcmodeling/...er_1/index.htm
http://www.in-miniature.co.uk/aircraft.asp
http://www.easyrc.com/radiosystems/index.html (Radio Systems, Explained)
http://www.rc-airplane-world.com/rad...trol-gear.html (R/C Transmitter, Receiver, Servos, Frequencies, TX Modes, Explained)

Books

http://www.samsmodels.co.uk/ (UK)
http://www.modelaircraft.org/museum/booklist.asp
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0093p.pgm?C=ZAJ
http://www.peck-polymers.com/html/books/miscbooks.htm
http://www.hrunway.com/
http://www.airfieldmodels.com/inform..._materials.htm

Brushless Motors, DIY

http://www.flyelectric.ukgateway.net/motors.htm (Photo-Illustrated Tutorial On DIY Motors) (X)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/lrk-torquemax/
http://www.micronradiocontrol.co.uk/ (UK)
http://www.komodohobby.com/
http://www.gobrushless.com/store/cgi...brushless+kits
http://www.strongrcmotors.com/
http://www.aero-nuts.com/index.php?c...4edc4f0037b8ad
http://www.allerc.com/index.php?cPat...1e96b0b70e3947
http://aircraft-world.com/shopdispla...%2DROM+and+Acc

Calculators

Motocalc - Calculates a number of criteria for a given aircraft based on data you provide. Limited to the motors found in this list. Cost: $39

P-Calc - Calculates a number of criteria for a given aircraft based on data you provide. Limited to motors included in drop down list on calculator page. Cost: FREE

E-Calc - Calculates a number of criteria for a given aircraft based on data you provide. Limited to the motors found in this list. Cost: About $40

MUMTATS a.k.a "Moderately Useful Motor Test and Tuning Spreadsheet" by vintage1 at RCGroups. A great scratchbuilders tool if your motor isn't listed in one of the "pre-determined motors" calculators, so you can test it yourself! Cost: FREE, but does require Microsoft Excel to use.

Rod Babcocks' thrust, prop and motor calculators. Some are online, some are Excel format. Cost: FREE

Peak Efficiency calculators and searchable motor database. Has some nice tools for calculating motor data, as well as many graphs already calculated for a lot of motors. Quite detailed and easy to understand information. Cost: FREE

Free WebOCalc and PowerCalc calculators. WebOCalc helps you design a plane by suggesting props and gearbox ratios. PowerCalc helps you choose a motor and prop. Can be downloaded to your computer or used online. Click on the "Software" link on left side of homepage. Cost: FREE

http://www.adamone.rchomepage.com/calc_motor.htm

Canopies, Pilot Figures, Scale Details

Simple and Easy Clear Canopy Making by J Morgan at RCGroups.com
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...Q2130&C=ATDGPM (Canopies)
http://www.world-war-2-airplane-model.com/canopies.html (Masking + Painting Canopies)
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=8769 Coloring And Tinting Canopies)
http://www.sigmfg.com/cgi-bin/dpsmar...FV4.html?E+Sig (Click On "Aircraft Accessories" Then "Scale Accessories"; Canopies, Pilot Figures, Scale Instruments, Dummy Engines, Cowls)
http://www.hobby-lobby.com/pilots.htm (Pilot Figures)
http://www.wingmfg.com/Pages/Wac2.html (1/7th, 1/8th Pilot Figures)
http://findarticles.com/p/articles/m...10/ai_n9430401 (M.A.N. Article, DIY Canopies)
http://www.horizonhobby.com/Search/D...tId=APD&Page=1 (Pilot Figures, Decal, Insignia Sheets)
http://www.darehobby.com/accessories-pilots.htm (Pilot Figures)
http://www.rc-warbirds.com/index.php/cPath/71 (Pilot Figures)
http://www.warbirds-rc.com/Store/sa-pf.html (Pilot Figures)
http://www.easybuiltmodels.com/spare.htm (Pilot Figures, 1/10. 1/12, 1/14, 1/15, 1/16, 1/17, 1/19, 1/20. All Military.
http://www.justpilots.ca/ (Pilot Figures, Thanks, Dave!)
http://www.jethangar.com/ (" " ")

Carbon Fiber, see Composites

Center Of Gravity (C.G., C of G) Information
Also See Aerodynamics, Flight Trimming

http://www.bakehead.com/rc_cg.htm
http://sky.prohosting.com/air2/cg_calc.htm

Composites, Information

http://www.pldaniels.com/flying/bals...op-howtos.html (X)
http://www.qnet.com/~skif/weight.html (Weights; Foam, Balsa, Ply. Thanks, Frank!)
http://www.sciencemaster.com/columns..._composite.php
http://www.cstsales.com/tutorials.html
http://home.fuse.net/ryan/download.htm
http://www.flyelectric.ukgateway.net/matter.htm
http://www.airplane-model.com/tech-built-up-d-box.html (D-Box Composite Tutorial) (X)

Composites, Suppliers

http://www.airdyn.com/main.htm
http://www.foamfly.com/home.php?cat=32
http://www.goodwindskites.com/merch/...?cat=framework
http://www.cstsales.com/products.html
http://www.da-graphite.com/index.html
http://www.pratthobbies.com/proddeta...?prod=SL1%2D20 (Kevlar Thread)
http://www.apogeerockets.com/shock_cord.asp (Kevlar Thread, Shock Cord)
http://www.slofly.com/cart/
http://www.rcfoam.com/
http://www.expresscomposites.com/
http://www.robotcombat.com/marketplace_metals.html
http://www.compufoamcore.com/ (Custom Foam Cutting)
http://www.instructables.com/id/Hot-wire-foam-cutter/ (DIY Foam Cutter)
http://www.eflightwiki.com/eflightwi...e_foam_cutting (Hot Wire Cutting Info, Links
http://www.hhhh.org/~joeboy/resource...am_cutter.html (Hot Wire Foam Cutter)
http://club.cycom.co.uk/hotwire/Hot_...rene_foam.html (DIY Foam Cutter)

Connectors, Wiring-Electrical

http://www.hobby-lobby.com/connectors.htm
http://www.robotcombat.com/marketplace_connectors.html
http://www.jperkinsdistribution.co.u...flight%20items (UK)
http://www.fmadirect.com/products.htm?cat=56&nid=18
http://www.wsdeans.com/products/index.html
http://www.ecubedrc.com/connectors.htm

Control Line Flying (U-Control)

http://dkd.net/clmodels/links.html (World-Wide Links)
http://home.att.net/~philbrown36641s5/clhomepage.html (Orgs, Clubs, Links)
http://www.aeromaniacs.com/historyofcl.htm (History)
http://www.aeromaniacs.com/Suppliers.html (Links to Suppliers)

Control Systems, Information

http://users.colfax.com/dhart/prr/Ri...2003/Mar03.htm (Hinges; Types, Uses, Adhesives)
http://www.blackflight.com/intro_rc/intro_rc_radio.asp (Terms; Flaperons, Spoilerons, Crow Mixing, Elevons, Modes, Dual Rates, Exponential "V" Tail) (X)
http://www.fatlion.com/sailplanes/vtail.html ("V" Tail)
http://www.mindspring.com/~cramskill/diffthro.htm (Aileron Differential (X)
http://www.mindspring.com/~cramskill/diffthro.htm (Aileron Differential)
http://www.mindspring.com/~cramskill/flaperon.htm (Flaperons)
http://www.marcee.org/Articles/ControlArms.html (Pull Pull)
http://www.mindspring.com/~rellis2/rcpattrn/ppull.htm (Pull Pull) (X)
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...=615748&page=3 (Pull Pull)

Control Systems, Supplies
Also See Gyros, Autopilots, Mixers

http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...7p?CATEGORY=QF (Control Arms, Pushrods, Cable, Linkage)
http://www.motrolflyusa.com/html/accessories.html (Blenderm Tape)
http://www.robart.com/ (Hinges, Control Horns)
http://search.horizonhobby.com/index...d=118E34D39F44 (Sullivan Pushrods, Clevis')
http://www.hobbypeople.net/prdcls/pushrd01.asp (Pushrods, Clevis, Control Horns, Torque Rod Sets)

Covering and Finishing, Information

http://www.rc-airplane-advisor.com/h...-covering.html (X)
http://web.archive.org/web/200202060.../covering.html
http://pldaniels.com/flying/balsa/fi...yurethane.html (X) Water-Based Polyurathane (WBP) Over Fiberglass Cloth
http://www.coverite.com/accys/covr2700.html (Temperature Settings For Covering, popular Brands)
http://winshiprc.tripod.com/painting_techniques.htm
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=23638 (Lettering, Numbers From Iron-On Material)
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=20546 (Silk over Balsa, Thanks, Paul!)
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/show...t=23572&page=2 (Japanese Tissue over Balsa, "")
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=22327 (Silk With Polycryllic over Foam, "")
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=21972 (Patching Film Coverings, "")
http://www.smoothair.rchomepage.com/...ithSolite1.htm
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=10443 (Weights of Covering Materials)
http://www.modelflight.com/chemical.html
http://www.hobby-lobby.com/oracover.htm
http://winshiprc.tripod.com/painting_techniques.htm
http://www.antiquemodeler.org/www.an...omparisons.htm

Covering and Finishing, Materials

http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...p?&L=COVR.html
http://www.skyhooks.ca/covers.htm#RM
http://www.stevensaero.com/shop/home.php?cat=305
http://www.atlantahobby.com/shopdisp...ring+Materials
http://www.jperkinsdistribution.co.uk/index.php (UK)
http://www.solarfilm.co.uk/
http://www.monokote.com/index.html
http://www.coverite.com/
http://www.sigmfg.com/cgi-bin/dpsmar...FV4.html?E+Sig

Decals, Decal Paper, Graphics

http://www.decalpaper.com/inkjet.html
http://www.mcgpaper.com/decals.html
http://www.supercaldecals.com/super1.html
http://www.beldecal.com/inkjet-instructions.html
http://www.cajunrc.com/Cajun_Graphic...cial/index.htm (Graphics)
http://www.ultimatedecals.com/?gclid...FSUmYAodpXzxtQ (Decals)
http://www.davidleftleygraphics.com/ (Graphics, UK)
http://www.pro-mark.com/ (Graphics)
http://homepage.ntlworld.com/y.j/shop/ (Decals, UK)
http://www.aerographix.biz/index.htm (Graphics)
http://vinylgraphicsbygreg.com/Model..._aircraft.html (Vinyl Graphics, Decals)

Electric Ducted Fans (EDF)

http://www.ductedfans.com/propulsion.html
http://www.storacingproducts.com/rc-.../198/index.htm (AU)
http://www.shredair.com/fan.html
http://www.rbckits.com/
http://www.electricjetfactory.com/
http://www.jethangar.com/Ducted%20Fans/df.html
http://aeromicro.com/catalog/ducted_...9_products.htm
http://www.puffinmodels.com/edf.html (UK)
http://www.airpowernet.com/twe/index...1127f5ba7dd797 (Taiwan, R.O.C,)
http://www.jperkinsdistribution.co.u...flight%20items (UK)

Electric Motors, Basics

http://adamone.rchomepage.com/guide5.htm (X)
http://www.slewin.clara.net/elec/tmotor.htm (Brushed vs Brushless, Explained)
http://www.gobrushless.com/kb/index....01_-_Chapter_1
http://www.modelflight.com.au/electr...ess_motors.htm
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=24238 (Choosing An Electric Power System For Your Model)
http://scriptasylum.com/rc_speed/_wiring_bec.html (Wiring Motor, ESC, BEC, Rx. Thanks to ZirconX)
http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showt...ght=peter+khor (Re-Timing Brushed Electric Motors. Photos and Text)
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/show...?t=5788&page=2 (Water Break-In, Brushed Motors)

Electric Motors, Calculators

http://brantuas.com/ezcalc/dma1.asp (Free)
http://www.adamone.rchomepage.com/calc_motor.htm (Free)
http://www.badcock.net/ (Power Train Analysis, Free)
http://www.motocalc.com/
http://www.slkelectronics.com/ecalc/index.htm
http://www.drivecalc.de/

Electric Motors, Accessories
- also see: Geardrives, Electronic Speed Controllers, Propellers

http://www.allerc.com/index.php?cPat...1e96b0b70e3947
http://www.aeromicro.com/Catalog/gea...9_products.htm
http://www.micronradiocontrol.co.uk/gearbox.html (UK)
http://www.skyhooks.ca/WES.htm#brushless (Micro)
http://aircraft-world.com/default.asp?id=18

Electric Motors, Manufacturers + Distributors

http://www.aero-model.com/motors.aspx (Hacker Motors, USA)
http://www.astroflight.com/
http://www.atlantahobby.com/shopdisp...s%2C+Brushless (Align, Astro Flight, AXI, Cyclon, E-Flight, Extreme Flight-Torque, Hacker, Himax, Mega, Mini AC, Mega, MP JET, NEU, Jeti Phasor Motors)
http://www.aveox.com/Products.aspx (Home page)
http://www.e-fliterc.com/Search/Defa...erm=&CatID=APK
http://www.electrifly.com/motors/gpmg4505.html
http://www.gobrushless.com/shop/inde...qydcu2574qw52x (Brushless Motors and DIY Kits, Parts)
Frio Motors-See "Ultrafly"
Himax Motors-See "Maxx Products"
http://www.hobbyclub.com/index.php?cPath=26_84 (Actro-Kohler, USA)
http://www.hobby-lobby.com/brushless-motors.htm (Atlas, AXI, EssKay, ETH, Gazaur, LittleScreamers, Jeti Phasor, Mega, MP JET, Multiplex, SFM, Potensky, Uberall Motors)
http://www.icare-rc.com/brushless_motor.htm (Plettenberg, Kontronik, Mega, AXI, MP JET, RCer Motors, Canada)
http://www.maxcim.com/
http://www.maxxprod.com/mpi/mpi-26.html (Himax-Home Page)
http://www.medusaproducts.com/motors/Motor-Main.htm
http://www.megamotorusa.com/
http://www.modelmotors.cz/ (Czech site, English Translation. AXI, MiniAC, FV)
http://www.multiplexusa.com/product_fs.htm
http://www.neumotors.com/Old/index.html
http://www.newcreations-rc.com/Produ...e=I&catlevel=1 (Aveox, AXI, Astro Flight, Atlas, E-Flight, GWS, Himax, Jeti Phasor, LittleScreamers, Mega, Mini AC, MP JET, Razor Motors)
http://www.plettenberg-motoren.com/index.htm (Plettenberg Home Site, Germany)
http://www.revolutionmodels.co.uk/ac...ollers_64.html (Plettenberg Motors, UK)
http://www.stevensaero.com/Motor-Bru...p-1-c-109.html (Align, Custom CDR, E-Flite, Feigo, GWS, Hacker, Hyperion, Medusa, Neodym, VSport)
http://www.ultraflymodel.com/product_electronics.html

Electronic Speed Controllers (ESC)

http://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=444961 (X)
http://www.hobby-lobby.com/speed-control.htm
http://www.skyhooks.ca/WES.htm#esc (Micro)
http://www.castlecreations.com/products.html
http://www.fmadirect.com/products.htm?cat=2&nid=15
http://www.coolesc.com/prod_air.php?CC=43b4342b80434

Fiberglass - see Composites

Flight Data, Inflight Recording Devices, Telemetry

http://www.eagletreesystems.com/Seagull/seagull.html
http://www.rcreporter.com/products.html
http://www.hexpertsystems.com/zlog/index.html
http://www.hyperflight.co.uk/product...ic+%26+gliders (UK)
http://home.epix.net/~rcbrust/
http://www.aerotelemetry.com/
http://www.intelligentflight.com/store/

Flight Simulators - see Simulators


Flight Trimming

http://www.geistware.com/rcmodeling/...tics/setup.htm (X)
http://members.aol.com/bentleyflyers/trimmingchart.html
http://www.rcplanetalk.com/trim.html
http://www.palosrc.com/instructors/trim-chrt.htm
http://www.willingtons.com/mymac/model_trimming.htm

Flying Site Equipment

http://www.greatplanes.com/accys/field-equipment.html (Flight Box, Electric)
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0001p?&I=LXJBU2 (Flight Box, Electric)
http://www.ripmax.com/7index.asp?cat...electedtab=080 (Flight Boxes, UK)
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...?&I=LXJUP2&P=7 (Frequency Scanner)
http://www.aerospectra.com/ (Frequency Scanner)
http://www.weplay.com/track/stopwatc...FSBWYAodWCGL1w (Stopwatches)
http://www.astopwatch.com/products/s...ches.asp#price (Stopwatches, UK)
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...p?&C=PHB&V=DYF (Hi-Starts)
http://www.jperkinsdistribution.co.u...ld%20equipment (Bungee, UK)
http://www.grasshopperwinch.com/ (Glider Winch)
http://irfmachineworks.com/lbwinch/ (Glider Winch)
http://www.tdmsoftware.com/TDMmodels/ (Plans For DIY Catapult Launcher)
http://www.rbckits.com/shop/index.ph...&productId=139 (Bungee Launcher)
http://www.pylonworld.com/rc_pylon/rc_pylon.htm (DIY Pylons For Racing)
http://www.radarguns.com/bushnell-ra...ns-101900.html (Radar Gun-Airspeed)
http://www.compactappliance.com/xq/J...3Ejumpstarters (Portable 12V Power Supplies)

Foam - see Composites

Free Flight

http://www.faimodelsupply.com/
http://www.freeflight.org/index.htm
http://www.electricfreeflight.com/
http://www.hrunway.com/
http://www.ualberta.ca/~khorne/
http://www.peck-polymers.com/
http://www.freeflightsupplies.co.uk/ (UK)
http://www.aalmps.com/
http://www.arizonamodels.com/
http://www.smallflyingarts.com/
http://www.bmjrmodels.com/catalog.cfm?ID=Park%20Flyers
http://www.pensacolafreeflight.org/p...p?pageid=13152 (Club Site, Great Articles!)

Gearboxes, Geardrives

http://pergatory.mit.edu/2.007/kit/a...ldershaft.html (Schematic For Planetary Geardrive)
http://www.astroflight.com/store/sto...hxgc2widA1j6Y7
http://www.icare-rc.com/gearboxes.htm
http://www.electrifly.com/motors/gearboxes.html
http://www.hobby-lobby.com/gear400.htm
http://www.b-p-p.com/products.php?cat=12

Gliders - see Soaring

Glossary, model Aviation Terms

http://www.airfieldmodels.com/inform...sary/index.htm
http://www.flyrc.com/glossary.shtml
http://www.greatplanes.com/glossary.html
http://www.bmfa.org/resources/glossary.html
http://www.rcuniverse.com/community/...s=0&sort=1&key

Graphite - see Composites

Gyros, Autopilots, Failsafe Devices, Mixers

http://www.futaba-rc.com/faq/faq-gyros.html#q340 (Gyro FAQs)
http://www.fmadirect.com/products.htm?cat=20&nid=6 (Flight Stabilization Systems)
http://www.micropilot.com/ (Autopilot)
http://www.futaba-rc.com/radioaccys/futm0999.html (Autopilot)
http://www.aero-nuts.com/index.php?c...ea39f0f56bb7cf
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...&I=LXELT4&P=ML (V-Tail, Elevon Mixer)
http://www.radicalrc.com/shop/?shop=...7&cart=1387015 (V-Tail, Elevon Mixer)
http://www.dionysusdesign.com/produc...roducts_id=174 (V-Tail, Elevon Mixer)
http://www.birminghammodelcentre.co....og/Gyros1.html (Gyros, UK)
http://www.maxxprod.com/mpi/mpi-6.html (Gyros, Low Battery Warning, Failsafe)
http://www.canterburysailplanes.co.n...cessories.html (Mixer, NZ)
http://www.mikes-models.co.uk/index....ex&cPath=31_54 (failsafe, UK)
http://www.voltmagic.com/index.htm (Airborne Systems Monitor)
http://www.hobby-lobby.com/gyros.htm (Gyros)

Hardware (Nuts, Bolts, Screws, etc)

http://www.microfasteners.com/
http://rtlfasteners.com/RC/index.html
http://dubro.com/DUBRO2005CATALOG/index.htm
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/WTI0097P
http://www.greatplanes.com/accys/gpmq3300.html

Helicopters

http://www.ircha.org/ (International Radio Controlled Helicopter Association)
http://www.rchelimag.com/forum/
http://www.redrockethobbies.com/RC_H..._Shop_s/13.htm
http://www.hobbytron.com/RCHelicopters.html
http://www.abcmodelsport.net/c38101/...licopters.html (UK)
http://www.heliguy.com/
http://www.rc-helicopters.net/index.html

Hotliners (F5B)

http://www.maaa.asn.au/electric/rules/f5b.htm (Rules)
http://www.mh-aerotools.de/airfoils/f5b_models.htm (A Typical F5B Model)
http://www.f5b.dk/ (Denmark)
http://www.f5b.co.uk/ (UK)
http://www.f5b.us/ (US)
http://groups.yahoo.com/group/f5b_uk/ (UK Online Site)

Indoor Flying - see Micro + Indoor Models


Jetex, Rapier Jet

http://jetex.org/history/rebirth.html (History of Jetex, Links)
http://www.shortysbasement.com/
http://www.samsmodels.co.uk/ (UK)
http://www.easybuiltmodels.com/jx.htm
http://www.smallflyingarts.com/Archi...ex/jetex_2.htm
http://www.freeflightsupplies.co.uk/jetex.htm (UK)
http://www.jetex.org.uk/ (UK)

Kevlar - see Composites

Landing Gear, Wheels, Retracts, Skids, Skis, Floats

http://www.greatplanes.com/accys/gpmq1800.html
http://www.hobby-lobby.com/landinggear.htm
http://www.robart.com/
http://www.jperkinsdistribution.co.u...in=Accessories (UK)
http://robotbirds.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=45 (UK)
http://www.bollyprops.com/Landinggear.html
http://www.jetmodelproducts.com/landing.htm
http://www.centuryjet.com/webstore/c...fm?Category=28
http://www.rc-warbirds.com/product_i...roducts_id/330 (Micro Air Retracts)
http://www.electricjetfactory.com/
http://www.atlantahobby.com/shopdisp...Wheels%2FSkids
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...gear&search=Go
http://findarticles.com/p/articles/m...08/ai_n8820443 (M.A.N. Article, Skis + Floats)
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0093p?&C=QDF (Skis)
http://welasercut.com/lasercart/inde...x&cPath=41_6_4 (Skis)
http://www.hobby-lobby.com/floats.htm (Floats)
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...L=++&search=Go (Floats)
http://www.greatplanes.com/accys/gpmq1870.html (Floats, Wood Kits)
http://www.allerc.com/product_info.php?products_id=675 (GWS Floats)
http://www.seacommander.com/ (Floats)

Laser Cutting

http://www.manzanolaser.com/id3.html
http://www.litkoaero.com/model_aircr...tting_indv.php
http://www.fxmodels.com/lasercutter.shtml
http://www.jtechlaser.com/
www.drjohnslaser.com

Lighting Systems, Night Flying

http://www.rcnightflying.com/nfbegin.html (X)
http://www.rc-cam.com/led_info.htm (DIY Lighting)
http://www.allerc.com/product_info.php?products_id=1596
http://www.rc-lights.com/
http://robotbirds.com/catalog/index.php?cPath=41
http://www.ramrcandramtrack.com/rclights.html
http://www.electrifly.com/miscproducts/gpmm9000.html
http://www.backyardflyer.com/onlineonly/nighttime2.asp

Micro + Indoor Models

http://www.smallflyingarts.com/index.html (Online Site)
http://www.cloud9rc.com/index.asp (Online Site)
http://www.smoothair.ca/ (Online Site)
http://forums.radiocontrolzone.com/a....php/f-61.html (Indoor Flying Links)
http://www.goldenagereproductions.com/home
http://skyhooks.ca/
http://www.freeflightsupplies.co.uk/ (UK)
http://www.falconmodels.uk.com/ (UK)
http://www.dumasestore.com/catalog/specials.php
http://www.plantraco.com/hobbies/index.html
http://www.toddsmodels.com/
http://www.bsdmicrorc.com/
http://www.homefly.com/
http://www.shortysbasement.com/
http://www.samsmodels.demon.co.uk/ (UK)
http://www.lightflightrc.com/
http://www.airmidimicros.com/
http://www.tailspinaviation.com/index.html
http://www.hrunway.com/
http://pageproducer.acninc.net/dielsengr/index.html
http://www.dpcmodels.homestead.com/
http://www.freeflightmodels.com/
http://www.aalmps.com/ (Plans)
http://www.rockytopmodels.com/

Modeling Organizations and Special Interest Groups

http://www.fai.org/ Federation Aeronautique Internationale (FAI)
http://www.modelaircraft.org/ Academy Of Model Aeronautics (AMA)
http://www.towerhobbies.com/rcwairclubint.html International Clubs and Organizations
http://www.towerhobbies.com/rcwairclub.html U.S. Clubs, Organizations and Special Interest Groups
http://www.ivyandmartin.demon.co.uk/page2.htm (World-Wide Modeling Orgs, Links, Clubs and Vendors)

Ornithopters, RC

http://flappingflight.com/
http://www.flyabird.com/rc.html
http://www.ornithopter.org/build.shtml
http://ovirc.free.fr/ (French Orni Site. Translation Available)

Plans, 3-Views, Scale Details and References

http://www.aalmps.com/ (Plans)
http://airwar.ru/other/drawe.html (3-Views, Warbirds)
http://www.eflight101.com/design/freeplans/ (16 Links to More Links, All Free Plans)
http://www.bellimelgroup.com/products.htm (Northrop + Horten Flying Wings, Plans)
http://www.beuliland.com/ (3-Views)
http://www.bhplans.com/ (Plans)
http://www.clevelandairline.com/default.asp (plans)
http://www.donsmithplans.com/ (Plans)
http://www.freeflightmodels.com/homepage.htm (Plans)
http://www.geocities.com/dmlivesay/a.htm (Reference For 3-Views in U.S. Magazines)
http://www.geocities.com/ivansplans/?200629 (Plans)
http://www.modelairtech.com/ (Plans)
http://www.palmerplans.com/index.html (Plans)
http://www.parkjets.com/free-plans.html (Plans, Free)
http://www.profili2.com/eng/default.htm (3-Views, Plans, Free)
http://www.willingtons.com/mymac/Plans_Download.htm (Free)
http://www.rcstore.com/rs/index.asp (Plans From Model Airplane News)
http://richard.ferriere.free.fr/3vues/3vues.html (3-Views)
http://www.suurland.com/ (Click on "Blueprints", free 3-views. Thanks, Grubbyjeans!)
http://scaleaero.com/jbpstage.htm (Plans)
http://www.simmerspaintshop.com/forums/cat3.html (Markings, Warbirds)
http://www.uknets.co.uk/rcplansguide/plans.htm (Links to More Plans!)
http://www.traplethouse.com/ (Plans)
http://www.turnkeyrc.com/ (Plans)
http://wingermodels.rchomepage.com/ (Plans)
http://wp.scn.ru/en/markings (Scale Markings, Warbirds)
http://www.xlistplans.demon.co.uk/ (Plans From Aeromodeller + Scale Aircraft magazines)

Propellers, Fixed

http://www.stefanv.com/rcstuff/qf200203.html (Basics) (X)
http://www.ampaviators.com/index.php...d=66&Itemid=27 (Basics; Thanks, Flydiver!)
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0093p?&C=QBG (Prop Balancers)
http://www.hobby-lobby.com/balancer.htm (Prop Balancer)
http://www.hobby-lobby.com/spinners.htm (Spinners)
http://www.hobby-lobby.com/eflight.htm
http://www.apcprop.com/index.html
http://www.masterairscrew.com/
http://www.bollyprops.com/carbonprops.html
http://www.puffinmodels.com/pricelist_propellers.html (Props, Folding & Fixed, Spinners, UK)
http://www.modelflight.com.au/access...propellers.htm (AU)
http://www.e-flightline.com/varioprop.htm (Variable-Pitch)
http://www.motrolflyusa.com/html/accessories.html (Wobbly Adaptors, "O" Rings, Deans Style, Bullet Connectors)

Propellers, Folding

http://www.icare-rc.com/propellers_folding.htm
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0093p?&C=QBE
http://www.gordontarling.co.uk/html/...er_blades.html (UK)
http://www.hobby-lobby.com/camfold.htm
http://www.jutstar.com/sf/propellers.htm (Canada)

Pylon Racing, Electric (F5D)

http://www.pylonworld.com/rc_electri...tric_pylon.htm
http://www.fortunecity.com/marina/tidal/192/links.htm (Links)
http://www.mh-aerotools.de/airfoils/index.htm
http://www.f5d.co.uk/ (UK)

Radio Control, Transmitters, Accessories

http://www.fatlion.com/sailplanes/radios.html (Info) (X)
http://www.rc-airplane-world.com/rc-...ter-modes.html (TX Control Modes, Explained. Also Has Heli Modes)
http://www.dynmodel.com/ (Books on Computer Radios)
http://www.airtronics.net/ATX_aircraft.htm
http://www.futaba-rc.com/
http://www.hitecrcd.com/
http://www.jrradios.com/
http://www.multiplexusa.com/product_fs.htm
http://www.horizonhobby.com/Stores/P...=R&BrandId=SPM
http://www.xtremepowersystems.net/ (2.4 GHz For All Radios. Thanks, Pat!)
http://www.wattflyer.com/forums/showthread.php?t=1588 (DIY TX Tray)
http://www.petalrc.com/petals.htm (TX Tray)
http://rctraymanusa.com/store/ (TX Tray)
http://www.aero-sports.com/ponteri/n...SuperTray.html (TX Tray)
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...TXM2015&L=RDAC

Servos

http://www.geocities.com/BourbonStre...rvobasics.html
http://www.fatlion.com/sailplanes/servochart.html (Specs For Most Servos)
http://www.hobbylisting.com/html/ser..._frameset.html (Servo Specs, 2007)
http://www.servocity.com/index.html
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin...=++&search3=Go
http://www.servoshop.co.uk/index.php...936de5018f56da (Servos, UK)
http://www.aurorra.co.uk/shop/7/index.htm (Servos + RX's, UK)
http://www.fmadirect.com/category.htm?id=12
http://www.dionysusdesign.com/index.php?cPath=29 (Servo Accessories)

Simulators (Flight Sims)

http://n.ethz.ch/student/mmoeller/fms/index_e.html (Free)
http://www.astro.ku.dk/~norup/vertigo/fly_links.html 20+ Free Sims)
http://www.geocities.com/preflight3d/ (Free)
http://www.rowlhouse.co.uk/sss/index.html (Slope Soaring Sim)
http://www.aeromicro.com/Catalog/aux...7_products.htm
http://www.realflight.com/
http://www.dbproducts.com/
http://www.fabricated-reality.com/
http://rcflightsim.com/
http://www.modelrectifier.com/rc-pro...simulators.asp
http://www.hobby-lobby.com/flightsim.htm
http://www.modelrectifier.com/rc-pro...s-features.asp
http://www.bphobbies.com/view.asp?id...25&pid=W022984
http://www.tti-us.com/sim/products.html (Interface Cables, Adapters)

Soaring Info (R/C Gliders)

http://www.fai.org/aeromodelling/rcsoaring/
http://www.silentflight.org/ (League Of Silent Flight)
http://rc-soar.com/links/index.htm
http://www.soaringissa.org/ (International Scale Soaring Association)
http://www.slopeflyer.com/
http://home.att.net/~items/DHL/index.htm (DLG Links, Info)
http://www.rcsoaring.com/clubs.shtml
http://www.rc-soar.com/ (UK)
http://www.pssaonline.co.uk/
http://www.sloperacing.com/ (American Slope Racing Organization, F3F)
http://www.apogeerockets.com/educati...g_thermals.asp (Thermal Detection)
http://www.f4bscale.worldonline.co.uk/Thermals.htm (Thermals)
http://www.quicktechhobby.com/articl...20part%201.htm (Thermals, Pt. 1)
http://www.quicktechhobby.com/articl...20part%202.htm (Thermals, Pt. 2)

Soaring Supplies - also see Flying Site Equipment

http://www.rcsail.com/manufacturers.html (World-Wide Soaring Manufacturers + Distributors, Links. Thanks, Tim!)
http://airplane-model.com/ (Composite F3J, F3B, F5B, HLG, DLG)
http://www.skipmillermodels.com/ (F3B, F3J, Electrics)
http://www.puffinmodels.com/reichard.html (UK)
http://www.soaringusa.com/cart/cart.php
http://www.espritmodel.com/index.asp...S&Category=549
http://www.fvk.de/Englisch/FVK-Model...h-Version.html
http://www.icare-rc.com/
http://nesail.com/index.php?PHPSESSI...2c510521ae2b8e
http://irfmachineworks.com/lbwinch/ (Winch)
http://www.hangar-9.com/Products/Def...?ProdID=HAN200 (Hi-Starts)
http://www.aerofoam.com/hosemonster.html (25', 2M, 3M, 4M (Unlimited Class) Hi Starts, Catapult, Bungees)

Soldering

http://www.teamnovak.com/tech_info/h...der/index.html (Info)(X)
http://www.rcuniverse.com/magazine/a...article_id=172 (Info)
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0093p?&C=RBF
http://www.willingtons.com/mymac/soldering.htm
http://www.jperkinsdistribution.co.u...&Navmain=Tools UK)

Tools, Building, Measuring, Testing Equipment

http://www.micromark.com/
http://www.hobbytool.com/
http://www.a2zhobbies.com/hobby_tools.html
http://www.djhobby.com/cgi-bin/index...alog/mh-tools/
http://www.hobbypeople.net/mfr/dubro07.asp (DuBro Tap + Drill Sets, Metric and Standard)
http://www.widgetsupply.com/page/WS/CTGY/ht (Blades, Knives, Hand Tools)
http://www.modeltool.com/kands/kandsindex.html (Aluminum, Brass, Copper Sheets, Tubing)
http://robotbirds.com/catalog/index....39587f032c091f (Tools, UK)
http://helihobby.com/html/hand_tools.html (Allen Wrenches, Ball Link tools, Metric + Standard Hand Tools, All Types)
http://www.faimodelsupply.com/fai-zona.html (Razor Saws, Miter Boxes, Vises, Clamps, Pin Vise, Sanding, Cutting Tools)
http://www.gliders.uk.com/products.asp?dept=25 (Tools, UK)
http://www.masterairscrew.com/GoCart...sp?RootID=1057 (Razor Plane, Balsa Stripper)
http://www.specializedbalsa.com/tools.php (Mitre Box, Cutting Mat, Dial Caliper, Razor Blades, Pocket Scale .01gr to 100gr, Easy Cutter, Mini Cut-off Saw)
http://www.robart.com/Tools.aspx (Incidence, Deflection, Heli Pitch Meters, Model Stand)
http://www.aeroperfect.com/product.html (Digital Incidence + Control Throw Meter)
http://www2.towerhobbies.com/cgi-bin/wti0093p?&C=RAS (Incidence, Deflection Meters)
http://www.greatplanes.com/accys/tool.html (Incidence, Deflection Meters, C.G. Balancer, Hinge Slotter, More)
http://www.atlantahobby.com/shopdisp...C+Timing+Tools (Gear Pullers, Timing Tool For Brushed Motors)
http://brchobbies.co.uk/?page=shop&category=17&start=0 (Chargers, Dischargers, Balancers, Power Analysers, 12V POwer Supply, Tachometers, Scales, Servo Tester, UK)
http://www.jperkinsdistribution.co.u...ctric%20flight (Pinion Puller, UK)
http://www.maxxprod.com/mpi/mpi-29b.html#Pinion (Pinion Puller)
http://www.hobbytool.com/index.asp?P...PROD&ProdID=45 (Helping Hands, Hand Tools, Power Tools)
http://www.rightonscales.com/web/pocketscales/ (Scales)
http://www.oldwillknottscales.com/in...%20And%2049.99 (Scales)
http://www.balances.com/port.html (Scales)

Vacuum Bagging, Vacuum Molding - Info

http://www.favonius.com/soaring/bagging/bagging.htm (X)
http://www.pilotsguide.com/rc/vacbag.shtml
http://www.nextcraft.com/rcdesignandbuilding.html
http://www.geocities.com/reystos/vacuum/
http://www.flyelectric.ukgateway.net/matter.htm#vac
http://www.monkeytumble.com/dlg/bagg...vlar_wings.htm
http://members.aol.com/kmyersefo/vacuum.htm (DIY Vacuum For Canopies)
http://www.build-stuff.com/1001plans_hobby_vac.htm (Hobby-Vac, Plans, Supplies)

Vacuum Bagging, Vacuum Molding - Supplies - also see Composites)

http://www.acp-composites.com/acp-vbes.htm
http://www.expresscomposites.com/vbag.html
http://www.fibreglast.com/showproduc...roducts-0.html

Videos, DVDs

http://plawner.net/video/videos.html
http://www.radiocarbonart.com/Pages/mainrca.html
http://www.radiocontrolzone.com/plane/video.asp
http://www.flightstore.co.uk/categor...206.dept_l3.0/ (UK)
http://www.rc-airplane-world.com/rc-...ne-videos.html
http://www.rcdon.com/
http://www.hobby-lobby.com/videoclips.htm

Voltmeters, Wattmeters, Multimeters - see Battery Chargers, Test Equipment




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