ON THE COVER

They've had the ARTF treatment before, notably by Great Planes and Hangar 9 themselves, and the RV series of home- built aircraft always seem to suit the model format. Hangar 9 have returned to the Vans stable and selected the RV-4 as the basis for an attractive, large-scale release that's reviewed this month starting on page 110. 


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PUDDLEDUCK

Hot on the heels of his popular Tiger 72 design that we brought you a few months ago, Jim Newberry returns with this easy-build, vintage-style,

STICKY

Ton van Munsteren's diminutive electric version of the classic Stick - quick build, low cost, max fun!


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The latest products for your appraisal 

GOING PLACES

Diary dates for the coming months

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Two more free plans, a visit to Solarfilm and lots more!


REVIEWS

ULTRA-GUARD 430

The inexpensive little widget that could save your model

EASYSTREET 2

Ripmax refresh a popular sportster from electric flight's ‘Speed 600’ era

INDUCTRIX FPV+

Blade's Inductrix FPV grows up

RV-4

Hangar 9's gorgeous large, scale aerobat


FEATURES

CHIEF OSHKOSH

Jon Harper describes how a challenging subject was conquered for his first own-design project

RAGLEY HALL 2017

Whittaker reports from the show bought to you by the Weston Park team

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PRACTICAL MODEL DEISGN

Lindsay Todd gathers his thoughts in the first part of a series that'll chart the design of a new model

TYPE CONVERSION

Plenty of full-size flying hours would make model flying a doddle surely? Richard Onslow presents his findings

HONEY BEE

A monster 66% version of the homebuilt V-tailer

CAPTURED BUTCHERBIRD

A ‘190 with a difference

CONTROL LINKAGE GEOMETRY

Making the best connections

SPEKTRUM AR9350

Tim Kearsley installs a clever receiver and reaps the rewards of artificial stabilisation

PARTING SHOT

Caption time!


COLUMNS

WEEKENDERS

Whittakers world including a handy glow engine fault finding chart!

BENCH BLOG

Tim Hooper reports on his trad’ building projects before stepping waaayyy outside his comfort zone

RETRO RAMBLINGS

Shaun Garrity recalls the early jets and finds a classic Cobra

WIZARD OF OZ

Engine water ingress isn't good, Brian Winch cleans up 


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