ON THE COVER 

Sometimes a scale model comes along that stops you in your tracks and Derrick Lane’s Fieseler Storch is one such. Saying the 93” span, Laser- powered facsimile is detailed would be to understate what Derrick has achieved. Just turn to page 106 and see for yourself. Photo: Alex Whittaker 


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VECTOR
Fancy something a little different that’s inexpensive, easy to build and flies well? Pete Collins’ unorthodox sportster should turn a few heads and you’ll find the plan inside this month’s issue. 


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In our latest news round up and amongst other things, Chris Foss celebrates 40 years in the model kit business 

PILOTS’ PICTORIAL

Highlighting your projects 

COUNTERPOINT

Temptation awaits... 

ALL WRITE

Your shout! 

GOING PLACES

Hurrah! The fly-in season approaches... 

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A free glider plan, all the r/c news and releases from the Nuremburg trade expo’ and more besides! 


COLUMNS 

WIZARD OF OZ

Making your own engine gaskets isn’t difficult, as Brian Winch explains 

MAKE IT SCALE

Danny Fenton gets stuck into moulding techniques to add scale detail to the Chipmunk 

WEEKENDERS

Whittaker catches up with his reading and buys a glider! 

ON THE EDGE

A new world speed record and lots more in Andy Ellison’s regular slope soaring round-up 


FEATURES 

FULL SPAN

The big picture 

SKEM SCALE

A fine summer’s day, a well-attended scale fly-in, what could be better?

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MOTOR MOCK-UP

Rich’ Harris shows how easy it is to replicate a radial engine 

FPV TO GO PT.5

Pan and tilt, head tracking and more 

SEASON SWANSONG

Southern Model Show highlights 

SHARE AND ENJOY

A simple soaring competition format 

KEY POINTS PT.9

It’s time to create your very own aerobatic schedule 

ARTF MAGIC: LYSANDER

Seagull’s new 98” span semi-scaler 

THE KNOWLEDGE

Know your cells 

PARTING SHOT

Caption time! 


REVIEWS 

RIOT XL

Max-Thrust’s sportster is armed with flaps, an electric tow-release and can handle floats too 

RCGF 21CC TWIN

A new horizontally-opposed twin impresses Brian Winch 

NINOX

Bormatec’s multi-purpose flying wing brings a stealthly look to its FPV and aerial photography remit 

EXTRA 300

Andy Ellison flies Extreme Flight’s new 60” span bird and finds an aerobatic thoroughbred 


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