in the shops 8th Feb!
RCM&E's bumper new March 2013 issue hits the UK newsstands on 8th Feb and will be with subscribers earlier. This month's free plan is Panther, Rich' Harris' impressive autogyro (pic below) that's straightforward to build and fly.
ON THE COVER
Model aeroplanes rarely get more realistic than Keith Pyrah’s stunning Luscombe Silvaire. Spanning 156”, the 37% scale two-seater has scale features too numerous to list, not to mention a fully-detailed cockpit.
Pete Lowe crunches some numbers, scribbles a drawing, then lays the foundations of his Bristol Freighter
Yesterday’s youth may yet hold the key to our future, reports Alex Whittaker
Having witnessed electric pylon racing for the first time, Nigel Hawes feels the need to bank ’n’ yank
WIZARD OF OZ
Brian Winch serves up another helping of petrol-fuelled glow engines
ON THE EDGE
Pondering a Tx upgrade, Andy Ellison is tempted by Spektrum’s DX18
The passing of Peter Russell tempers this month’s round-up of R/C news
A new array of tempting treats await your delight and delectation
Don’t just sit there, there’s plenty to see and do no matter where you live!
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And now for something completely different! Gyronaut-in-chief, Rich Harris, introduces his racy beginner’s machine. Check out his build blog and chat to other builders on the forum here. Download extra drawings here too.
S-FHSS, FASST, FASSTest – Futaba’s new radio talks to all of ‘em. David Ashby takes a closer look
Mike Freeman discovers top quality and fine performance in Haikong Models’ aerobatic bipe
It’s one of the most convincing foamies we’ve seen, but how well does it fly?
Back again, the classic ‘70s sportster receives the ARTF treatment
Andy Ellison finds himself seduced by a beautiful Italian bird
Keith Pyrah talks about his meticulously observed Luscombe Silvaire
HOUSE OF HOTSHOTS 4
Roll up! Shahid Banglawala is back with another aerobatic masterclass
SOLDERING ON PT.2
Brian Winch continues his no-nonsense wire joining tutorial
…And we’ll send you a Prolux Power Panel Mk.2, absolutely FREE!
WHAT GOES UP
One good turn deserves… an explanation! Dave Burton discusses what ailerons get up (and down) to
BARKSTON ON ICE
Alex Whittaker exults in the chill winds, bright sunshine and stunning models of the annual Xmas fly-in
A FLYING START PT.3
Gather up your tools and accessories, it’s time to install some servos!
LET IT SNOW
Who said that bad weather stops play?
It's an issue you won't want to miss so be sure to pop along to your newsagent or model shop and pick up your copy for just £4.15. Better still, why not save yourself some money over the long run, grab a gift and get your copy before anyone else by subscribing? Don't forget the Subscriber Extras too!
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