Our 2008 Special Issue is out on 26/9 (subscribers receive earlier) and once again we've an issue filled with informative tutorials, extensive reviews and some great model features.

The four-side Hawker Hurricane plan is free with the issue and Tony Nihuis' build article accompanies the plan. In addition we've a fascinating article on the plane itself - in Working Class Hero Dave Roberts charts the life of this much loved fighter, colour plates and a 3-view drawing accompany the article.

There are Tutorials for all!

  • Soaring Starter - Fancy gliding but don't know where to start, Andy Ellison is here to help.
  • Light my Fire - Brian Winch explores the pros and cons of fuel mixes.
  • Moving on up - Alex Whittaker has advice on selecting your first low-wing model.
  • Chargers demystified - Tim Mackey is on hand with what to look for when buying a charger.
  • After Dark - we go night flying!
  • BEC or not? - As electric models get bigger so flyers face that all-important question. Nigel Hawes provides clarity.
  • Keep it real - Pete Lowe has advice on how to make that scale model look like a scale model when it takes to the air.

    We've some great reviews too....

  • VMAR Bulldog
  • E-flite Pitts S-12
  • Filip 400 Light thermal motor glider
  • Multiplex EasyCub
  • SIG Four Star 60
  • Parkzone Vapor

    Two great Model Magic features highlight a superb turbine powered Bell Huey gunship and a tournament winning Hawker Sea Fury.