It's the March 2021 issue preview!

RADIO CONTROL MODELS AND ELECTRONICS
VOLUME 64 ISSUE 3

ON THE COVER:
Chris Peers and his collaborator 'Spartacus' are well known model builders. In 2013, on a commission from warbirder Dave Gent, they set about a quarter-scale model of the Percival Proctor. Designed to 1/4-scale their model has an impressive wingspan of 120 inches and was fitted with a ZDZ 40cc petrol engine.


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Our latest round up of model flying news

COUNTERPOINT
A fresh selection of new gadgets, kits and bits for your consideration

ALL WRITE
Have your say in RCM&E's monthly chat room

MARKETPLACE
Shift those unwanted airframes and engines, and splash out on a few new ones

NEXT ISSUE
Take a look at what's coming in the April issue

REVIEWS

F-38 HORNET
David Ashby tests a ready-to-fly delta that ticks plenty of boxes and makes a refreshing change

ASW 17
Andrew James snaps together a quick build, semi-scale glider from FMS

LIPO HEATING CASE
Keep your battery packs warm and ready for action with this nicely made hot box

DB MASCOT
A design classic, DB Sport & Scale's trainer is a delight to build and fly, as Dave Durnford discovers

FEATURES

PERCIVAL PROCTOR
Alex Whittaker looks back on one of the very few R/C Proctors ever to be built

SIMPLE SAILMAN
Roy Thompson rescues a once popular Brit kit from a clubmate's attic and launches it to lofty heights

FUNNY PLANES
Alex Whittaker salutes the Lifting Body enthusiasts, the Autogyro acolytes, the Asymmetric Mainplane minimalists and the groovy UFO geeks

HOT TACKS
Mike Bell describes his DIY film tacking tool for difficult to access areas

MR MCQUERY
Ian Perry looks at the life of Dave McQue, an early RCM&E columnist who was a leading authority on radio control matters

250G CHALLENGE
Prior to Article 16, Shaun Garrity set himself a target of building an FPV wing at under two hundred and fifty grams

COLUMNS

WEEKENDERS
Alex Whittaker offers some Winter Project inspiration and puts a man in the office

AEROBATIC SCENE
Keith Jackson sets about keeping us better informed of developments with pattern style model aircraft

FREE PRO-PLAN

ENGLISH ELECTRIC LIGHTNING
Second up in Tony Nijhuis' new series of EDF mini jets is a free plan for the RAF's distinctive swept wing interceptor


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