on sale 5th April
RCM&E's May 2012 issue is on sale 5th April and will be with subscribers shortly before. It's another packed issue full of good reading, inforative features, useful reviews and lots more. This month's free plan is Lindsay Todd's Debutante and blogged here at modelflying.co.uk of course!
Pete Lowe gets stuck into the nitty-gritty bits of his 1/4-scale DB pup
Got a repair to make on a dented EPO foamie? It’s time to put the kettle on…
WIZARD OF OZ
Brian Winch continues to unravel the mysteries of four-stroke engine timing
Avoid building a bent bird using a handful of Alex Whittaker’s simple bench techniques
All the latest R/C news including another set of telling results from our latest online survey
New kit to tempt even the most fiscally challenged!
With the show season fast approaching it’s time to look ahead
Air your views in Britain’s best selling R/C model flying magazine
Bargains galore in another spread of all-new readers’ ads.
Tim Hooper gets his stunning version of the inter-war trainer finished, fettled and flying
DEBUTANTE (FREE PLAN)
Lindsay Todd’s evocative design combines the best of both worlds: golden age glamour with sport-scale practicality. Click here for Lindsay's build photos and here for his build blog.
ON THE COVER
There’s no escaping the fact that large foam warbirds are pretty convincing these days but what of the ownership proposition? We see what a trad’ balsa basher has to say about FMS’ pretty P-51.
With the fuselage framing up nicely, Graham Ashby lays the foundations of an instrument panel.
WHAT GOES UP
Dave Burton turns his attention to biplanes and shows that an extra wing still carries some advantages
Mike Williams highlights some of the key features you’d expect to see in any self-respecting pattern ship.
DOWN TO EARTH
Having trouble getting your model down in one piece? Rest assured, help is on hand
BRADFORD BUILD FEST
Alex Whittaker heads north to the LMA show that celebrates traditional building...on steroids
….to RCM&E and bag yourself a FREE flight-box!
Fascinating in form but feared in application, Paul Blakeborough shows how to complete the archetypal W.W.I camouflage
Mike Williams gives Precision Aerobatics’ new 3D machine a jolly good thrashing
Pete Lowe samples Graupner’s semi-scale facsimile of the world’s best selling light aircraft
E-flite’s highly anticipated RTF warbird has finally hit the shelves but was it worth the wait?
Andy Ellison steps out with PCM’s lightweight, powered thermaller
The ed. spends some quality time with the updated mild-mannered foamie
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 gift 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 >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
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By Steve W-O
by Steve W-O