Category: Building Techniques

  • Hints & tips

    Hints & tips

      JAMMIN'  “Whilst removing a propeller from my model I encountered a jammed collet-type prop adaptor”, writes Henry Leong from […]

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  • Wrap it up!

    Wrap it up!

    My home-brew winter project has reached the stage where the woodwork is essentially complete, bar some final gluing up, and […]

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  • Wiring for the masses

    Wiring for the masses

    Visit any flying site and you’ll notice that, whether i.c. or electric powered, the majority of models being flown are […]

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  • Glue Guide

    Glue Guide

    YOU WILL NEED: 1. A well ventilated room 2. A variety of cyano glues 3. Materials (wood, plastic etc.) on which […]

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  • Building Renaissance

    Building Renaissance

    The plan for Renaissance is one of the FREE pull-out plans with RCM&E's July 2018 issue.  Having created a plan, […]

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  • Little Black Boxes

    Little Black Boxes

    Servos are the muscle power in our models. All servos do the same job, they’re sent a signal from the […]

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  • Lozenge de-livery

    Lozenge de-livery

    I often found myself in awe at the occasionally outrageous colour schemes adopted by the more flamboyant pilots of the […]

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  • Back to basics

    Back to basics

    1. Most standard servos come with a set of four rubber grommets, brass ferrules and fixing screws. Also included is […]

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  • Learning your lines

    Learning your lines

    This month we’re going to put some flesh on the bones by designing the fuselage, wings and tailplane. THE FUSELAGE […]

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  • Cutting a Cowl

    Cutting a Cowl

    YOU WILL NEED: 1. A mini drill or similar rotary drilling tool complete with cutting bit attachment. 2. Small needle files, fine […]

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