RADIO CONTROL MODELS AND ELECTRONICS
VOLUME 62 SPECIAL ISSUE
ON THE COVER
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RCM&E's 2019 Special Issue is a regular issue that subscribers receive and sold in the usual newsagents.
Trad' building is the theme this year with, as the cover shouts, no less than 7 plans included!
- FIRST STEP
Easy to build and fly, this is the perfect first-time build for all ages.
A rugged little park-fly sportster that employs simple construction techniques.
The compact low-wing take-anywhere aerobat.
The last aircraft designed by the late, great Vic Smeed, this 36” (914mm) span vintage sportster suits diesel or electric power.
A diminutive version of the classic Stick design – quick build, low cost and maximum fun.
A two-channel glider that’s perfect for the slope or, better still, a piggy-back launch.
A classic from 1965 and possibly your first foray into single-channel!
- BUILDING FROM PLANS PT.1
More designs to his name than anyone else makes Peter Miller the perfect host. First task is to decipher the plan
- BUILDING FROM PLANS PT.2
Talking tools and materials
- BUILDING FROM PLANS PT.3
The fine art of balsa bashing
ON THE BENCH…
- SIMPLE STARTER
A timeless project to get you started
- CHOICE CUTS
Perfect joints every time
- ALIVE AND KITTING
The UK’s trad’ kit business is doing just fine if the number of manufacturers is anything to go by
- CUTTING A COWL
A good cowl maketh the model
- REVERSING A MOTOR SHAFT
Not all leccy motors are the same
- RIVETTING STUFF
PVA at the ready!
- SIMPLE SPANNERING
Peter Miller gets stuck into some basic engine maintenance
- MAN OF THE CLOTH
Glass clothing is a technique many aren’t brave enough to try so what better time to dispel a few myths
- BECOMING A CONVERT
Here at RCM&E we’re asked about ‘internal combustion-to-electric power’ conversions more than any other topic. Time for some good advice
- TISSUE & DOPE
There’s a lot to be said for the good ol’ fashioned covering method and, as Shaun Garrity explains, it’s easier than you think
- NEW LIGHT ON OLD WINDOWS
A worthy scale model needs good glazing
- OFF YOUR TROLLEY
How to make a scale steerable tail wheel
- SHRINK WRAP
Your step-by-step guide to film covering
- UNDER PRESSURE
An easy way to create your own moulded canopies
- SHORT FINALS
After 43 years of kit production Chris Foss bares all!
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