in the shops 18 Jan!
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.
A pot pourri of news and happenings, including details of the new UKCAA
Seasonally disordered? We’d prescribe a bit of retail therapy
Here, there and everywhere – aeromodelling events the length and breadth of the country
There’s a heightened level of banter in the modellers’ saloon as readers write
The ed. stares into his tea leaves and foresees a FREE autogyro plan, coming your way
Things sell fast with our FREE readers’ ads!
Does ParkZone’s latest bird herald a new era of living room fixed wing flying?
Hacker’s EPP aerobat grounds the rest of Liam Swarbrick’s 3D squadron
We fly Dynam’s affordable 1.4m warbird
A misty-eyed Pete Lowe rekindles boyhood memories at the helm of Hangar 9’s quarter-scaler
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).
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
Martin Phillips’ flight school continues with a closer look at the power system and radio control elements
MAKING SENSE OF…
Having returned to his dusty workbench the editor moves his W.W.I scout another step forward
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
If good weathering is a fine art, then Chris Poyser’s Zero is a masterpiece!
And bag yourself a FREE 18-piece hobby tool set
Self-confessed autogyro fanatic, Richard Harris discusses his journey through the highs and lows of rotary wing flight
A model designer to be reckoned with, Tim Hooper bears all!
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
Kicking off 2013 with a look at some new electric flight products
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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