The new May 2011 issue of RCM&E is on sale 8th April and should be with subscribers beforehand. It's another big 140-page issue full of good reading and a very fine plan in the form of Tim Hooper's lovely Airspeed Courier.

COLUMNS
WEEKENDERS
Whittaker delves into the paranormal and saves his model from a nasty crash

TOTALLY TRADITIONAL
Spring sees the Lowe workshop alive with new projects

WIZARD OF OZ
Brian Winch dishes up another dollop of engine nous

FLY ELECTRIC
Nigel Hawes puts the finishing touches to his Fokker then turns to an interesting EDF package

REGULARS
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All the latest R/C news from here there and everywhere

COUNTERPOINT
More great new products heading your way

ALL WRITE
Have your say in Britain’s biggest and best-selling R/C magazine

GOING PLACES
Looking to get out and about this spring? Then you’ll need to know what’s on

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REVIEWS
DH MOSQUITO
ParkZone’s first Ultra Micro twin may be exceedingly pretty, but is it a practical indoor flyer?

FCX-6
Jamara has always embraced innovation, a fact that’s evident with its new budget radio system

HYPER AVA PRO
Andy Ellison blows the budget on a long-lusted powered glider

J-3 CUB
Art-Tech’s park-fly Piper is nothing short of a peach

CESSNA 182 (front cover)
Everyone loves a Cessna yet, oddly, few of us actually own one. Colin McGinn looks at Phoenix's offering

FEATURES
WHAT GOES UP
David Burton examines how events conspire to create the classic stall

PLEASURE DOME
Manchester’s cycle velodrome makes a top indoor flying venue and Alex Whittaker was there

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MAKE IT SCALE
Decals and weathering can make an average scale model into a cracker. Tony Nijhuis shows the way

THE WAY WE WERE
Much has changed in our hobby since May 1997, Kevin Crozier turns the clock back 14 years

CUT ABOVE THE REST
Alex Whittaker expounds the virtues of an essential workshop tool

AIRCRAFT DESCRIBED
Dave Robert’s charts the life and times of Airpseed’s Courier, Britain’s very first retract equipped aircraft

TEN THINGS…
…Every BMFA examiner should know

WORKSHOP
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AIRSPEED COURIER
Tim Hooper revels deep in 1930s aviation nostalgia and brings an evocative monoplane back to life

 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 Special Offer and get your copy before anyone else by subscribing? Don't forget the Subscriber Extras too! 

Readers in North America should look for this cover >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>