The pack-full-to-the brim July 2012 issue of RCM&E goes on sale 1st June and will be with subscribers shortly before.


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SANDOW
Peter Miller scales up a vintage Cal Smith design to create a slow-flying sweetie that’s perfect for summer stooging


ON THE COVER
The weather may have been variable but the quality of the models at the RAFMAA warbird invitational were never in doubt. This is Paul Rice’s hugely convincing Douglas Dauntless.


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COLUMNS
TOTALLY TRADITIONAL
Pete Lowe treats his cold, naked Pup to an iron-on makeover

FLY ELECTRIC
Nigel Hawes considers a pair of budget foamies and gets all misty-eyed over the history of it all

WEEKENDERS
Whittaker takes a moment to look back over a decade of scribbling

WIZARD OF OZ
Brian Winch kicks off another ‘how to’ series, this time rounding on the question of four-stroke timing

ON THE EDGE
Twenty-five of the UK’s finest F3F pilots battle it out to find the ‘best of the best’


FEATURES
BEHIND THE WIRE
Alex Whittaker makes the most of RAF hospitality at its model aircraft association’s annual warbird invitational

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R/C WORKSHOP
Can budget power tools really cut the mustard? Alex Whittaker takes a punt on a low cost cutter

CROSSING THE DIVIDE
Mike Booth recounts the story of his recent record-breaking cross-channel Spitfire flight

WHAT GOES UP
Ever wondered why aerobatic manoeuvres don’t always go as planned? Prof. Dave Burton puts the model under the microscope

TEN THINGS…
…Every test pilot should know

SNAP CRACKLE & ROLL
Confused about the various competition aerobatic classes? Shahid Banglawala takes a closer look

GLOW JUICE
What makes your glow fuel go? To find out, Dave Roberts journeys to the far-flung east of England

SHORT FINALS
Dave Wilshere drops by to face the questions


REVIEWS
RIOT
Airborne with Century UK’s very familiar-looking all-round sportster

OPTIC 5
Looking for a ‘big brand’ radio on a tight budget? Mike Freeman takes a look at Hitec’s latest

CESSNA 150
E-flite’s pretty, pint-size park flyer has the ability to delight on every level 

P-51 MUSTANG
Clip the pylons with Max Thrust’s 1.6m Reno racer

TEMPEST
Lindsay Todd goes a-strafing with World Models’ take on Hawker’s illustrious fighter-bomber


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Readers in North America should look for this cover >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>