The new year is often the time when newcommers think about joining the hobby. If that's you then you're in luck! RCM&E's new Beginner's Series starts in our January 2013 issue, on sale 14 December.

Written by Martin Phillips, it aims to take newcommers by the hand and, successfully build and fly the Seagull E-Pioneer, look at each stage of the process - from joining a club through to successful flying.

The E-Pioneer, already a popular, proven electric powered trainer has been discussed in a long-running thread on this forum and was reviewed in 2008. Links to the review and forum chat thread are below.

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