It’s the May 2022 issue preview!

It’s the May 2022 issue preview!



On Sale: 22nd April 2022

Double Pro-Plan!

This month we have two pull-out Pro-Plans for you to enjoy. First up is Peccadillo, a small 44-inch span delta glider that Keith Thomas designed for tearing around at the slope. For those that prefer to do their flying on the flat then how about building your own Gyroo, a simple multi-task autogyro designed by Richard Harris and which promises lots of fun for beginners and experienced gyro-nuts alike.

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This Month’s Regulars

In Retro Ramblings, if you’ve ever wanted to try single channel R/C, then follow Shaun Garrity’s instructions on how to build your own push button Tx.

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Then it’s over to Alex Whittaker and his Weekenders column, in which Alex looks at a scratch-built scale helicopter and also some beautiful twin spark ignition and diesel engines built by talented model engineers.


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On Review

Our reviews this month start with David Ashby, who asks if the colourful gyro equipped Edge 540 from Arrows flies as well as it looks?

Then it is over to Mike Freeman for his take on the GlaStar by XFly Model, a semi scale bush plane loosely based on a full-size American kit build and fitted with huge air wheels!

Olaf Haack wraps our review slots up by showing us how to turn a pile of Depron sheet and 3D printed parts into a realistic looking Jaguar fighter jet, courtesy of the Jetworks plan and 3D files.

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Our feature articles begin with another Model Magic walkaround by Alex Whittaker. Alex returns to a favourite scale subject, the P-47 Thunderbolt; the ‘Jug’ in the spotlight this time is a refreshed and refurbished show model now owned by Dick Scarbrough.


Next, John Stennard describes his winning entry to the International R/C Flying Bedstead Modelling Competition.


We then re-join Mr. Whittaker who visits Weston Park for its 25th anniversary show of 2021.


On Sale: 22nd April 2022

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