ON THE COVER

Electric ducted fan jets have come a long way since the days when brushed motors lasted only a few flights and, whether you like the scheme or not, there's no denying that FMS’ Super Scorpion represents the cutting edge of applied ready-to-fly know-how. Turn to page 20 this month and we'll tell you all about it.


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WOODPECKER

Time for a bit of relaxed, vintage-style silent flight with Lindsay Todd and Paul Rice's character-packed motor glider

WILDTHING

A classic bipe that makes a perfect first-time trad’ build project


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Your monthly news round-up

COUNTERPOINT

Tempting kits and bits

ALL WRITE

Over to you...

GOING PLACES

RCM&E's comprehensive events listing

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NEXT ISSUE

Tony Nijhuis cracks the Harrier VTOL thing and lots more


COLUMNS

WEEKENDERS

Whittaker revels in the turn of the season

SILENT WINGS

Simon Cocker with a soaring round-up.

WIZARD OF OZ

Brian Winch investigates the curse of castor oil 

RETRO RAMBLINGS

Fresh from chucking and ducking, Shaun Garrity is back with more retro-inspired tales

BENCHBLOG

Tim Hooper returns to the workbench after a spell of overseas ‘research’


FEATURES

PILOTS’ PICTORIAL

Highlighting your projects

SCALE SUPREME

Whittaker reports from the Nats scale flightline

SCALE ME DOWN

An affordable 1/2-scale pilot

FLIGHT CONTROLLERS PT.2

Exploring iNav for fixed wing models

WINCH MAN

Ian Nash enhances his A109 chopper

A NATS TO REMEMBER

Highlights from a sun-kissed Barkston

TIGER MOTH COOK UP

Paul Blakeborough merges kit and plan for his latest park-scale project

PARTING SHOT

One of the best scale heli's you're likely to see 

FIRST TIME BUYER

New to the R/C market? You need our buyers guide! One of the best scale heli's you're likely to see


REVIEWS

SUPER SCORPION

FMS’ 90mm electric ducted fan jet

MINI WOT4

The park is no longer WOT-free!

WACO

E-flite's sweet little ultra-micro bipe

AHI

Dream-Flight's much anticipated freestyle sloper 


Take a look at our video previewing the November 2017 issue of RCM&E with Editor David Ashby HERE

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