ON THE COVER

Pete Fullard’s impressively modified Westland Wyvern (from the Black Horse ARTF) turns for finals at the National Model Flying Championships at Barkston Heath in August. Pete placed 3rd in the Standoff Scale section and our full report from the scale line begins on page 52 while a Nats round-up starts on page 14.

Picture: David Ashby


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CHAPTER ONE

We thought it was about time Chapter One flyers moved up to an aileron wing, so here it is!

CRUISER

Richard Harris makes a welcome return with a new autogyro in the form of this fi ne looking, easy-build and easy fl ying machine. If you’ve always fancied a ‘gyro then this is the perfect starting point.


REGULARS

SWITCH ON 

News from the UK’s only Li-Po battery assembler and lots more 

COUNTERPOINT

Another wallet-busting round-up of life’s essentials

ALL WRITE

Have your say in the UK’s best-selling model flying mag 

GOING PLACES

Dust off those shockies, the indoor flying season has arrived! 

NEXT ISSUE

Among much else, we’ll have another classic low-wing sport plan design from Peter Miller  

MARKETPLACE 

Things sell quickly if you use our FREE reader ads! 


REVIEWS

SAITO FG-19 

A radial petrol four-stroke beauty

SMOOVE

Dynam’s F3A-inspired aerobat meets Andy Ellison

QUANTUM 90 

The 90mm EDF jet that’s just a little bit…how can we put this, oh yes... different!

PARKMASTER PRO 3D 

Stick-bangers rejoice!


COLUMNS 

MAKE IT SCALE 

Danny Fenton breaks open the paint pots and starts to add the Chipmunk’s roundels and lettering

ON THE EDGE 

Andy Ellison is back with a slope-side round-up including news of a new F3F world record

WIZARD OF OZ 

Brian Winch gets to grips with sheet metal for the perfect bend

WEEKENDERS 

Whittaker’s world! 


 

FEATURES

PILOT’S PICTORIAL

Every month we’ll showcase your projects, starting here! 

FIELD OF TRIBES 

A full round-up from the BMFA Nats at RAF Barkston Heath, the thrills, the spills, the rain and the burgers

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ANORAKISMO

 Alex Whittaker makes the annual pilgrimage to worship at the Nats scale line

FPV TO GO PT.1

Always wondered what FPV is all about but haven’t a clue where to start? Fear not, Tim Kearsley kicks off a new series that’ll soon have you looking down on the world

CLASSIC COCKPITS

HAWK Andy Sephton straps into BAe’s turbine favourite

KEY POINTS PT.4 – LOOPS

One of the three basic aerobatic manoeuvres, isn’t it about time you really perfected your loops?

HEAVY LIFT PT.6

The importance of system redundancy in a heavy-lift multirotor

THE KNOWLEDGE

A new series that’ll help you acquire the essential skills every model fl yer should have

MODEL MAGIC - P-47

David Pearson’s big, bold and beautiful Jug

PARTING SHOT

One wheel on your wagon?


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