The March 2009 issue preview


The March 2009 issue of RCM&E will be with subscribers in a few daysand in the shops from 13th Feb.

This month’s packed issue has all your regular favourites along with the followingreviews –

  • Fokker D.VII – Pete Lowe flies Hangar 9’s take on the famous German fighter
  • DHC-2 Beaver – We test Protech’s delightful little de Havilland
  • Multiplex Mentor – The good old Multiplex Magister re-born, hurrah!
  • GWS P-40 – David Ashby builds the new warbird (cover model)
  • J’EN 1.60 – The new 26cc petrol engine is examined inside and out along with some general petrol engine handling tips

    Our regular columists have plenty to keep you interested

  • FlyElectric’s Nigel Hawes goes indoors to bounce some durable lightweight models off the rafters.
  • Fred Webb’s superb Vickers Viscount airlinerand a set of scale oleos grab Alex Whittaker’s attention in hisWeekenders column.
  • Pete Lowe is back with another Totally Traditional, fits the radio and flies the Precedent Fun Fly.
  • Graham Ashby gets the Century Swift in flying fettle and looks at the newCentury Spirit in our regular Give it a Whirlhelicopter section.

    We’ve feature articles galore too –

  • Christmas cracker – Alex Whittaker dodges the festivities to watch the large models flyat Barkston’s wintermeet
  • The need for speed – Andy Ellison flies hisComposite ARF Rookie jet and has the ‘warts’n’all’ account
  • Design it yourselfPt.2 – Peter Miller returns to look at designing the fuselage and wings
  • Batteries demystifiedPt.2 – Anything but Li-Pos are examined by Tim Mackey
  • On top form– David Ashby drops in on Mike Williams – 2008 Top Gun winner, 2007 British Freestyle Champ, display pilot, and all roundnice guyto see how he does it!
  • Airbrush shootout– Three budget airbrushes go head-to-head
  • Indoor R/CPt.2 – Build your own or Bind ‘n’ Fly? Alex Whittaker discusses the options
  • Aircraft described– The life and career of the Curtiss P-40


  • TIGER MOTH – Dave Royds returns with a sweet little indoor EPO version of the evergreen bipe.

    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 this issue of RCM&E for just 3.80. Better still, why not save yourself some money over the long run bysubscribing ? This month we’re giving away a free hobby knife set when you do just that!

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