ON THE COVER

It’s interesting that, at a time when the RAF trained new recruits on the Tiger Moth, the USAF used a machine that weighed nearly twice as much. The PT-17’s muscular appearance still appeals and Seagull’s new ARTF Super Stearman is no exception. Turn to page 110 for our review.  


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VERHEES DELTA

Max Z’s 1/6-scale take on the homebuilt delta will certainly turn heads but, best of all, it flies well too

GIGI

Shaun Garrity casts aside his wing phobia to build a classic little bipe


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Racing through the fjords, Lidl start a new craze and lots more in our news round-up

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Your new product round-up

PILOTS PICTORIAL

Highlighting your projects

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Places to go in the coming months

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Tim Hooper puts some air under the Citabria wings and finds a Flea he admires 

WIZARD OF OZ

Brian Winch continues his quest to keep those engines cool by packing a cowl with foam! 

ON SILENT WINGS

Simon Cocker goes over the top to explore the phenomenon that is dynamic soaring 

WEEKENDERS

Whittaker heads off to the Woodstock for Wrinklies


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TOP GUN 2017

Danny Fenton reports from the Sunshine State

A BIT ON THE SIDE

Ever wondered why your motor appears misaligned? Dave Burton explores the world of thrust lines 

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SAFE ARRIVAL PT.2

Clive Hall concludes his narrative on the most crucial manoeuvre of all 

A MODEL FLYERS BEST FRIEND

Why a multimeter should be on every workbench

FREESTYLE MASTERS

Whittaker enjoys the vibe at the UK’s new aerobatic competition

SAND AND DELIVER

David Ashby visits SLEC to find out where all the balsa comes from

UNDERSTANDING FLIGHT PHASES

Getting to grips with an underused radio feature 

RETRO TECH

Mixing in the days before computer radios


REVIEWS

MXS 76/83

Andy Ellison flies a variable span aerobat from Extreme Flight

PRIMO

Dynam’s cartoon Cub trainer

MINI HAWK III

The new Mk.3 version of Staufenbiel’s pocket rocket 

INDUCTRIX PRO

E-flite update the little quad that spawned a new genre

SUPER STEARMAN

It’s a big 71” span Stearman from Seagull, nuff said


Take a look at our video previewing the August 2017 issue of RCM&E with Editor David Ashby HERE

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