RCM&E's February 2013 issue will be on sale Jan 18 and with subscribers soon. It's another bumper 132-page issue with loads of good reading and a FREE plan that should be very popular - a vintage style, easy-build sportster called Jemima!  

ON THE COVER
Tony Hill’s Zenoah 38 powered Balsa USA Pup takes to the air at Ashbourne’s end of season scale day. 


REGULARS
SWITCH ON
A pot pourri of news and happenings, including details of the new UKCAA

COUNTERPOINT
Seasonally disordered? We’d prescribe a bit of retail therapy

GOING PLACES
Here, there and everywhere – aeromodelling events the length and breadth of the country

ALL WRITE
There’s a heightened level of banter in the modellers’ saloon as readers write

NEXT ISSUE
The ed. stares into his tea leaves and foresees a FREE autogyro plan, coming your way

R/C MARKETPLACE
Things sell fast with our FREE readers’ ads!


REVIEWS
MINI VAPOR
Does ParkZone’s latest bird herald a new era of living room fixed wing flying?

ZOOM ZOOM
Hacker’s EPP aerobat grounds the rest of Liam Swarbrick’s 3D squadron

AT-6 HARVARD
We fly Dynam’s affordable 1.4m warbird

TIGER MOTH
A misty-eyed Pete Lowe rekindles boyhood memories at the helm of Hangar 9’s quarter-scaler


FREE PRO-PLAN
JEMIMA
Easy to build and relaxing to fly, James Newbury presents the perfect antidote to the hustle and bustle of a busy flying field (see pic).


FEATURES
LAST CHANCE SALOON
Ashbourne’s end-of season scale day offered relaxed flying, great company and free Midland’s cuisine!

WHAT GOES UP
Returning with a brand new series, Dave Burton examines the most important primary control function at your command

FLYING START
Martin Phillips’ flight school continues with a closer look at the power system and radio control elements

MAKING SENSE OF…
…Model glues

DB SE5
Having returned to his dusty workbench the editor moves his W.W.I scout another step forward

CHOICE CUT
Little is more satisfying than making a series of perfect joints in the construction of a trad’ built fuselage. Pete Lowe shows how

HOUSE OF HOTSHOTS 3
Compensation for the effects of natural elements is essential for aerobatic success, as Shahid Banglawala explains

MODEL MAGIC
If good weathering is a fine art, then Chris Poyser’s Zero is a masterpiece!

SUBSCRIBE…
And bag yourself a FREE 18-piece hobby tool set

GYRO NUT
Self-confessed autogyro fanatic, Richard Harris discusses his journey through the highs and lows of rotary wing flight

SHORT FINALS
A model designer to be reckoned with, Tim Hooper bears all!


COLUMNS
WIZARD OF OZ
Operating a non spark-ignition glow engine on petrol isn’t such a flight of fancy, as Brian Winch informs

MAKE IT SCALE
Danny Fenton puts one set of lights behind him and quickly finds another waiting for his devoted attention

FLY ELECTRIC
Kicking off 2013 with a look at some new electric flight products

WEEKENDERS
Alex Whittaker adds to his hoard of salvaged plastic cartons and rekindles his love of scale choppers and twins

ON SILENT WINGS
Simon Cocker pens his latest gliding news while catching the rays at a sunny Fuerteventura. It’s tough at the top!

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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