ON THE COVER

We could have put a big warbird on the cover but we’ve been entranced by Ares’ exceedingly pretty little micro Fokker D.VII so that’s what you’re looking at. Just turn to page 96 to see what reviewer Tim Kearsley thought when he opened the box and took it for a spin.


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OWLET

Lindsay Todd presents his fine interpretation of General Aviation’s distinctive yet little-known trainer

X-KRAFT

Shaun Garrity updates an unusual, easy-build, retro sportster from his single-channel archives


 COLUMNS

ON THE EDGE

Highlighting a new slope wing, a DG600 update and the best school in the world

MAKE IT SCALE

Taking a break from rivet counting, Danny Fenton breaks open the dope and tissue paste

WIZARD OF OZ

The inner workings of a Saito petrol fuel system

WEEKENDERS

Whittaker ponders the hobby’s essential little rituals


REGULARS

COUNTERPOINT

Your next model?

PILOTS’ PICTORIAL

Highlighting your projects

SWITCH ON

Bringing you up to date with all the latest R/C flying news

ALL WRITE

Have your say in the UK’s best-selling model flying mag!

GOING PLACES

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NEXT ISSUE...

Two free plans including a fine little park-fly Turbulent and, dare we say, lots more!


FEATURES

INDOOR SCALE

Alex Whittaker marvels at the fine scale flyers from the indoor free flight scale Nats

HAWKER P.1067

In this plan feature, Chris Golds build and flies his EDF Hunter prototype

THE KNOWLEDGE

What makes a good trainer?

SLOPE OF THE MONTH

Simon Cocker is your guide to the best soaring site in the middle of England

BICKLEY ELECTRIC

Getting the fly-in season off to a sunny start

OPEN TX COMPANION PT.4

Moving up to advanced programming

WACO YKC

Paul Blakeborough pays homage to a classic design and unsung hero

PAINLESS MULTIROTORS

The steps and checks required before those first few tentative hops

RETRO RAMBLINGS

As Shaun Garrity explains, backwards is the new forwards...

MODEL MAGIC

Richard Dalgleish’s impressive Hellcat

CLASSIC KIT

The mid-range radio that set the standard back in 2002


REVIEWS

PAWNEE BRAVE

A crop duster from E-flite that’s not afraid of the dark

APACHE

Blade’s incredibly detailed tank- busting chopper

FOKKER D.VII

Got an Ares Sopwith Pup? Time for a bit of combat!

ARESTI

The new aerobatic lead sled from Aeroteam


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