ON THE COVER

A Valach VM 120B2-4T twin petrol engine (120cc) purrs away hauling Gerd Reinsch’s 159” (4m) span Fokker E.1 at last year’s Cosford show. This impressive model was built from the Paolo Severin kit and is the subject of this month’s Model Magic feature starting on page 120.


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CHARLATAN

Tim Hooper is back with a superb retro-style sport aerobat that flies as good as it looks! 


REGULARS 

SWITCH ON

The Peter Miller design chosen for this year’s Mass Build and lots more!  

PILOT’S PICTORIAL

Another great selection of reader projects

COUNTERPOINT

Essential kits and bits 

ALL WRITE

Go on, have your say in the UK’s biggest and best-selling R/C flying mag!

GOING PLACES

Another round up of events taking place around the UK this month

NEXT ISSUE

We’ll have a nice semi-scale park flyer plan for you and lots more! 

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COLUMNS

ON THE EDGE

Holed up in the workshop, Andy Ellison considers some of the latest developments in glider technology

WIZARD OF OZ

Brian Winch gets down and dirty with some return bends

WEEKENDERS

Whittaker’s winter hackery! 

MAKE IT SCALE

Danny Fenton’s attention turns to painting and detailing his Chipmunk 

JET THRUST

Bob Petrie takes his Dolphin to the Raydon fly-in and smuggles a new jet into the house


FEATURES

FULL SPAN

The big picture

AUTUMN GLORY

Alex Whittaker pops along to the Ashbourne scale meet for a perfect day of flying and ethnic cuisine

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ZERO TO HERO

New multi-rotor for Christmas? You need our flight-training course  

FPV TO GO PT.3

It’s time to consider ground station equipment choices

WET WINGS

Lindsay Todd joins the float-shod crowd at Car Mill

KEY POINTS PT.6 – STALLS!

Read this and you’ll never need fear the dreaded stall!

CLASSIC COCKPITS – MIRAGE 

Andy Sephton pops across la Manche to survey a classic delta 

PARA-RC

Control line flying of an entirely different nature   

THE KNOWLEDGE

Your guide to i.c. engine mounting

MODEL MAGIC 

Gerd Reinsch’s monster Eindekker!

PARTING SHOT

The latest pylon-racing trend comes to Essex 


REVIEWS

18SZ

Futaba’s new 18-channel touchscreen radio system 

L-13 BLANIK

Mike Freeman flies Hacker’s EPP semi-scale glider

SPIDEX 3D

A little aerobatic quad for the office or home

SUPER EZ

If you’re just starting out then this new trainer from FMS should be on your shortlist 

BEARCAT

Liam Swarbrick returns to a popular trad’ kit that heralded the electric flight era 


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