The new February 2009 issue will be with subscribers next week and in the shops soon after. Please be aware that it'll be available at retailers from 19/1 and no 16/1 as stated in the Jan'09 issue. It's packed with news and features including the following reviews....
Spitfie MK.IX - Andy Ellison looks at Top Gun's iconic fighter
F-4 Phantom - Nigel Flies the new EDF jet from Kyosho
JP Pretty - JP's attractive motor glider on test
Pulse XT60 - Gary Stanley meets the big daddy of the Pulse family
Millennium - The new 2.4GHz indoor helicopter from Parkzone
Griffin 600 - Pete Lowe has fun with this new R/C hovercraft
Phoenix 2.0 - the latest version of the popular simulator
P-38 - The Flying Styro Lightning (cover model)
We've some great features articles including -
Live at Leeds - A report from the first national indoor F3P competition
To the drawing board! - Peter Miller starts a new 3-part series on designing your own models
The real deal - IMAC Scale aerobatics at the Nats
Batteries demystified - Tim Mackey has the A-Z of the Li-Po
Into the blue - Our beginners series concludes by examining those pre-flight checks
Off-beat aerodynes - Alex Whittaker looks at all things weird and wonderful
Competition! - Yup thanks to Horizon Hobby UK we have a fantastic Pulse XT60 and an Evolution 60 engine to give away!
We don't let our columnists sit still for a moment.....
On the edge - Andy Ellison checks-in with a great hillside round-up
Wizard of Oz - Brian Winch applies some elbow grease to a four-stroke
Weekenders - Alex Whittaker gets charged up at the field
Fly electric - Nigel Hawes flies the Green Air Tutor and explores the Kyosho Minium
This month's free plan model is 'ZULU' a great low-wing, electric powered (but could be i.c.), character sport model from Lindsay Todd. It's easy to build and easy to fly. We think you'll like it!
Be sure to pop along to your newsagent or model shop and pick up this issue of RCM&E for just £3.80. Better still, why not save yourself some money over the long run by subscribing ?