ON THE COVER

Bolero, a new aerobat from Ripmax, is well made, inexpensive and the sort of ARTF Sunday sport model you hardly see from the big distributors these days. Great to see it then, but how does it fly? Turn to page 28 and we'll tell you.


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FRED

Lindsay Todd's delightful semi-scale take on Eric Clutton's experimental homebuild is perfect for those long, lazy summer days.

SWANNEE

Shaun Garrity re-discovers an appealing low- wing sportster from the single-channel era that's itching for your contemporary revisions.


REVIEWS

BOLERO

The new aerobat that seems a little familiar.

RANGER EX

For FPV and photography, there's certainly no hiding the remit.

DX20

Spektrum's swish new high-end radio system.

JUNKERS CL.1

Clark Disley flies Seagull's distinctively different, semi-scale WW1 warbird.


REGULARS

SWITCH ON

A new radio poll, the Nats is back at Barkston and lot's more in our latest news round-up.

COUNTERPOINT

Two pages of temptation.

ALL WRITE

Over to you...

GOING PLACES

Your up-to-date events round-up.

MARKETPLACE

Sell it fast with our FREE reader classifieds.

NEXT ISSUE

Two more great plans and....well, take a look for yourself.


FEATURES

HOME OF SCALE

Whittaker answers the irrepressible call of an Old Warden fly-in.

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PILOTS’ PICTORIAL

Highlighting your projects.

FLAP HAPPY

Chris Golds touches on an oft’ misunderstood control surface.

PROJECT HARRIER PT.2

Tony Nijhuis turns to batteries and transition.

NUREMBURG 2017

The highlights from the annual trade expo.

WIRELESS BUDDY

For Taranis (master) and Spektrum (pupil) transmitters, David Tayler shows how to make your own.

IN FOR A PENNY...

Graham Ashby takes the plunge making the first step to becoming a fully-fledged jet jock.

ADDING LEDs

Lee Schofield shows how easy it is to light up your models up and extend your flying opportunities.

MODEL MAGIC

Alex Whittaker shines a light on John Watters’ superb B.E.2c.

RETRO TECH

The autopilot facility that got everyone excited 20 years ago.


COLUMNS

BENCH BLOG

Covering hater Tim Hooper finishes three models using three very different methods.

PETROL POWER

Brian Winch explains why it's important to always play the right tune.

ON SILENT WINGS

Launch meister Simon Cocker shares his techniques for the perfect getaway.

WEEKENDERS

Whittaker cracks on with the winter project then pimps his compressor. 


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