ON THE COVER
Scale models don’t come crisper than this 124” span, 1/5-scale, Lysander III built by Chris Peers and the elusive Spartacus. Alex Whittaker tracked down both the men and their model and you can see what all the fuss is about starting on page 110


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DESTINY

Peter Miller brings his Angel series to a curvatious conclusion with this 56” span sport aerobat that awaits your .40 four-stroke

HALF TONE

Shaun Garrity has another blast from the past in the form of a Dave Platt sporster that promotes simple pleasures


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It’s the Special with a big new jet plan from Tony Nijhuis! 


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WIZARD OF OZ

Brian Winch takes the heat out of his engines

WEEKENDERS

Whittaker considers classic bipes and a clever starting idea

ON SILENT WINGS

Simon Cocker reports from a slew of summer soaring events

MAKE IT SCALE

Barkston bound Danny Fenton gets the Chippy ready and explains how to mould Depron

BENCH BLOG

Tim Hooper gets stuck into spoked wheels and a new old-timer 


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PILOTS’ PICTORIAL

Highlighting your projects

COSFORD 2017 

Despite the gloomy weather, the LMA’s big bash was as memorable as ever! 

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USING FLIGHT CONTROLLERS PT.1

Increasingly found in fixed wing models, Lee Schofield starts a new series aimed at showing how it’s done

PSSA ON THE LLEYN

Fab weather made for memorable soaring as Phil Cooke reports

ALBATROS

Mark Wilkins describes how his wonderful 44” span D.III came together

MODEL MAGIC

Whittaker is allowed to see a very fine Westland Lysander

RETRO TECH

Shaun Garrity remembers a couple of early chargers that sometimes had other ideas 


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Blade join the VTOL party

WOT4 PRO

The latest version of the Chris Foss classic

TORRENT 110

A micro quad that packs plenty of punch

RCGF 10CC RE

The new rear-exhaust version of the popular two-stroke petrol engine

A-10

FMS’ big and rather gorgeous EDF twin


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