Weather

Met Office - UK's Met Office, includes aviation-oriented self-briefing data.

WeatherCharts - Reliable Synoptic Prognosis for next 5 days.

XC Weather - Good visualization of UK TAF and METAR data.

MetCheck - Not always 100% reliable, but offers an easy-to-understand forecast for the area.

MeteoBlue - Variety of forecasting information.

GlideMet - Daily gliding forecast for the UK.

RASP - Computer modelled simulation providing (amongst other things) a predicted thermal map of the UK.

Met Office Rainfall Radar – See where it’s been raining for the last few hours

Met Office Satellite Animation – See all those clouds from above

 

Safety Links

NOTAMs - Provides Notices to Airmen with regard to temporary airspace etc.

SkyDemon - Graphical NOTAM interface endorsed by NATS

MicroNotam - Graphical NOTAM interface centred on Plaistows airfield

VFR Flight Guide – The ‘Highway Code’ of flying

Safety Sense leaflets – Good advice on how to avoid those scary moments

GASIL – Lessons to be learnt from other people’s scary moments

 

Flying links

British Microlight Aircraft Association – These are the people who govern our sport

BMAA Microlight Forum - public forum, with private section for BMAA members

The Microlight Forum – An independent forum for microlight pilots

National Private Pilot’s Licence – Full information about the licence and medical requirements

AFORS – Probably the UK & Ireland's most active aviation classifieds