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Inspiration & entertainment

Andy Oliver's touring site 
www.thejourneymanballadeer.com

BMAA National Microlight Comps
www.microlightcomps.org

'Motorfloating over the Winterlands' by Ben Ashman
youtu.be/6VPtSdMmMXY

Early editions of Flightline (now  Microlight Flying)www.british-hang-gliding-history.com/magazines/flight-line/index.html

BBC's Andrew Marr flies the Great Glen
www.bbc.co.uk/britainfromabove/stories/wild-britain/greatglen.shtml

Jim Greenshields 2014 Guinness World Record
youtu.be/6rtjqQkPD1U

Jim Greenshields lands on --
(1) An HGV: www.youtube.com/watch?v=4FYY6h6fzk0
(2) A Mini: www.youtube.com/watch?v=PjoZsQxHF24

Splendid archive of BBC programmes featuring aviation (iPlayer)
www.bbc.co.uk/archive/aerialjourneys

Dunkeswell Tiger Moth biffs cow. Strange but true...!
(1) uk.youtube.com/watch?v=1pfZiTDchH0
(2) www.aaib.gov.uk/publications/bulletins/december_2008/
dh82a_tiger_moth__g_ahvv.cfm

BMAA forums
www.bmaa.org/forums

Microlight History
www.bmaa.org/history.asp

Richard Meredith-Hardy's records/expeditions site
www.flymicro.com

FAI Microlight Colibri Awards
www.bmaa.org/pwpcontrol.php?pwpID=2438
See also: Dave Broom's article from MF


Flight Planning  

Jim Greenshields' flight planning page (follow link on left)
www.somersetmicrolights.org.uk

Skydemon Light (NOTAMs graphically displayed)
www.skydemonlight.com

NATS - NOTAMs and AICs (text only)
www.nats-uk.ead-it.com/public/index.php.html

Fly On Track
flyontrack.co.uk

CAA VFR Guide and chart updates
www.caa.co.uk/charts

Red Arrows display dates
www.raf.mod.uk/reds/displays/displaydates.cfm

Safety Sense Leaflets
www.caa.co.uk/safetysense

Airfield Plates (licensed airfields)
www.nats-uk.ead-it.com/public/index.php%3Foption=
com_content&task=blogcategory&id=6&Itemid=13.html

UKGA - airfields and strips
ukga.com/gis/airfield

Devon Strut - local airfields and strips
www.devonstrut.co.uk/#/airfields/4536697666

NOTAMs
Freephone 0500 354802 (+44 208 750 3939) for daily 'safety net' warnings

Weather  

Met Office's GA briefing service
www.metoffice.gov.uk/aviation/ga

Latest observations for Dunkeswell
www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/
observation/gcj9q6c2v

Dunkeswell 5 day forecast
www.metoffice.gov.uk/weather/uk/sw/
taunton_forecast_weather.html

XCweather - surface winds (and METAR decodes)
www.xcweather.co.uk

Met Office 72 hour forecast pressure chart
www.metoffice.gov.uk/public/weather/surface-pressure

Weatherweb (Simon Keeling)
www.weatherweb.net/wxwebaviation.php

Flyer - Weekly Flying Forecast
www.flyer.co.uk/weather

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Tech 

CFS Aero - UK Rotax dealer
www.cfsaero.com

Rotax-Owner.com - tech tips, videos and forums ()
www.rotax-owner.com

Skydrive - spares
www.skydrive.co.uk

P&M Aviation
www.pmaviation.co.uk/downloads_new.php

LAS Aerospace - spares (based in Okehampton)
www.lasaero.com

Conair - Rotax servicing, advice and tool hire
 www.conairsports.co.uk

Rotax documentation - official site
www.flyrotax.com

California Power Systems - series of Rotax tech articles
www.cps-parts.com/catalog/rtxpages/articles.php

Somerset Microlights - 4 stroke servicing
www.somersetmicrolights.org.uk

Elfin Air (Bernard Bader, Taunton) - 2 + 4 stroke servicing
T: 07850 796885 / 01823 256046
E: bernard.bader (at) bt.com


EAA Videoplayer - searchable instructional vids
www.eaavideo.org/search.aspx?t=rotax

Challengers101 - great library of tech tips
www.challengers101.com/ChProjMap.html

Wessex Light Aeroplane / Xair (Gordon Salter, Taunton)
www.xairuk.com

Galaxy Microlights (Mark Jones, Wing Farm)
www.galaxymicrolights.co.uk

Volair Aviation (Rod Humphreys, Hannington)
www.volairaviation.co.uk

Top Flight Sails - sail repairs
www.topflightsails.co.uk

BMAA Series Mods List (MAANs)
www.bmaa.org/files/series_modifications_index.pdf

CAA Series Mods Lists (AANs)
www.caa.co.uk/default.aspx?catid=340&pagetype=90

BMAA Technical Forum
forums.bmaa.org/default.aspx?f=22

SIGMA
www.bmaa.org/news_item.php?wnID=3774

Please send link suggestions to dandsmc@devonandsomersetmc.co.uk

Devon & Somerset Microlight Club
dandsmc@devonandsomersetmc.co.uk