Useful Links

 

 

The Subject

The Link

Organisations

Light Aircraft Association. The rperesentative body in the UK for all builders and operators of 'our' type of aeroplane www.lightaircraftassociation.co.uk
Historic Aircraft Association. UK organisation representing pilots of engineers of vintage and historic aircraft. A great place to learn from the experts. www.haa-uk.aero
Vintage Aircraft Club. The UK's leading club for owners, pilots and enthusiasts of vintage and classic light aircraft, arranging fly-ins and other events. www.vintageaircraftclub.org.uk
Experimental Aircraft Association (USA) www.eaa.org
Australian Homebuilders website www.saaa.asn.au
Royal Aero Club. The national co-ordinating body for Air Sport in the United Kingdom. www.royalaeroclub.org/raechome.htm

Air Britain. The world's leading organisation for aviation enthusiasts. Formed in 1948 and now with more than 4,000 members around the globe.

www.air-britain.com

Wicko Aircraft. The story of a unique 1930s survivor, restored by Luton Minor owner Captain Joe Dible.

www.wicko.com
Sywell Aerodrome. All-grass airfield in Northamptonshire. Newly revamped art-deco facilities make it popular for fly-ins. Will host an excellent charity airshow, on Sunday 24th September. http://www.sywellairshow.co.uk
The Met Office - The official UK pre-flight weather site http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/index.html
 

XCWeather. Originally designed for paragliders, but an excellent, easy to read, UK weather site

http://www.xcweather.co.uk/

Aviation Portals, Discussion groups, etc...

Key Publishing Aviation Forums (GA and Historic aviation) forum.keypublishing.co.uk
Professional Pilots Rumour Network www.pprune.com
Flyer magazine & Air Portal www.flyer.co.uk
PFA Bulletin Board www.pfanet.co.uk/
Thirty Thousand Feet - Aviation Directory http://www.ThirtyThousandFeet.com/

Information & Photo Sources

GMS Publications - Aviation Bookshop www.aviationbooksbygms.com
Aviation Photographs (incl. Luton Minor)

Arthur Fletcher www.acf.clara.net

Damien Burke www.handmadebymachine.com

Chris Busby www.aardvark-aviation.com/

Absolutely tons of useful aviation links http://www.ivyandmartin.demon.co.uk/page3.htm
Thirty Thousand Feet - aviation directory www.ThirtyThousandFeet.com
History of the Anzani Engine www.mteysx.f9.co.uk/Anzani/History.htm

Non-Luton Minor Aviation Favourites

 
Biggles' Biplane. As if a Luton Minor didn't keep me busy enough, this is the story of Matt Boddington and my restoration of a unique WW-1, BE-2c replica. http://www.biggles-biplane.com
Nearest thing to a 2-seat Luton? (apart from the Duet of course...) - The Pietenpol Air Camper. http://www.pietenpolclub.co.uk/

Foster Wickner Wicko. Chronicling Joe Dible's restoration of a unique pre-war touring monoplane. His current project is a Luton Minor!

http://www.wicko.com 

Aviation Supplies 

Specialist goggles for open cockpit flying http://www.prescriptiongoggles.com/
Leather Flying Jackets, helmets & goggles http://www.flyingjackets.co.uk/
Transceiver battery replacements www.combatalexander.co.uk
Buy Yourself a Flying Model Luton Minor !!!! www.samsmodels.demon.co.uk
Aviation sales & jumbles www.the hangar.co.uk

www.aerojumble.co.uk

 

Non-Aviation Sites

(Thanks to the ever-creative Mike Edwards, former webmaster)
poetpilot website www.poetpilot.co.uk
twomanysongs website www.twomanysongs.co.uk