RCM&E's new January 2013 issue hits the news stands on Dec 14th and will be with subscribers by then. It's another packed 132-page issue that's just brimming with good reading for the festive period, we think you'll like it!


ON THE COVER
Seagull always deserve credit for bringing something new and out of the ordinary to ARTF production and, you have to admit that this new Glasair Sportsman is very pretty. How does it fly? We'll tell you on page 58.


REGULARS
SWITCH ON
All the latest R/C news plus the results of our latest poll: How does winter affect your flying?

COUNTERPOINT
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ALL WRITE
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GOING PLACES
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REVIEWS
SEA FURY
Graupner’s Reno take on Hawker’s classic warbird is anything but bland!

GLASAIR SPORTSMAN
We fly Seagull’s version of the pretty, modern day sports tourer

TRANI MITT
Too cold to fly? Not any more! Check out Raydiowarm’s solution to numb thumb syndrome

STEV S 30E
Conventional it ain’t! SebArt’s latest trainer offers an alternative to the age-old balsa box and high wing

EDGE 540QQ 280
Anything with a Somenzini label on it is always worth looking out for, not least E-flite’s latest aerobat

QUARK EVO
Mike Williams takes Hacker’s F3P shockie by the scruff of a wingtip


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A FLYING START – PT.1
Hurrah! Our new series for beginners starts right here

CHEROKEE ARROW
Alex Whittaker’s roving lens finds an unusual scratch-built masterpiece

HOUSE OF HOTSHOTS 2
Shahid Banglawala discusses the design factors that affect aerobatic performance and takes a closer look at the loop

SKI SUNDAY
Don’t be caught out by the snow, build our skis and revel in the white stuff!

MAKING SENSE OF…
…The humble switch harness

SOLDERING ON
Most of us solder things on a regular basis but are we really making the best job of it?

NIEUPORT 28 – PT.2
After some final fettling, Tim Hooper steers his magnificent Balsa USA bipe skywards

SHORT FINALS
Chris Foss on ‘life, the universe, and everything’


FREE PRO-PLAN
SUPER SLINKY
Alex Whittaker presents his new design, a fast and furious, retro-inspired sportster for your .25 two-stroke. Hold on tight!


COLUMNS
TOTALLY TRADITIONAL
Pete Lowe’s project Pup takes to the air, but what’s next?

FLY ELECTRIC
Nigel Hawes delves into the early beginnings of commercial electric flight and unearths some unexpected treasures

WIZARD OF OZ
Fitting props, particularly large props, needs some thought and care, as Brian Winch explains…

ONE THE EDGE
News from the inaugural World F3F Champs, new models and a decent slope sim

WEEKENDERS
Alex Whittaker parachutes into the heart of the Middle Wallop free-flight meet

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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