RCM&E's new August 2012 issue is on sale June 29th and will be with subscribers earlier. It's another packed issue with a fantastic free plan, plenty of absorbing features, good columns and up-to-the minute reviews!


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SPEED TWIN ST2
Tim Hooper models a very rare beast – a contemporary British twin-engine aircraft designed for the home builder. Click here for Tim's build blog.


ON THE COVER
Chris Foss has tweaked his classic Acro Wot design for its ARTF debut. Now bearing the Mk.2 label, it looks pretty smart wrapped in a contemporary take on those classic Fossy colours, we’ve been flying it and we’ll tell you all about it.       


REGULARS

SWITCH ON
There’s plenty of event news this month along with the results of our latest model flying poll! 

COUNTERPOINT
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ALL WRITE
Have your say in Britain’s best selling R/C model flying mag!

GOING PLACES
Summer’s on the way....honest.  

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COLUMNS

ON SILENT WINGS
Simon Cocker explores an effortless way to get airborne

WEEKENDERS
With summer rain pelting the shed roof, Whittaker turns his attention to simple circle cutting solutions

MAKE IT SCALE
Scale modelling is all about fine detailing, an area in which Danny Fenton takes no prisoners!

FLY ELECTRIC
Taking his Flair Vulture by the scruff, Nigel Hawes re-visits the not-so glorious early days of electric flight


REVIEWS

ACRO WOT
The quintessential 1980s low-wing aerobat returns in ARTF guise!

MIG 15
E-flite effortlessly add an EDF jet to their ultra micro line-up

JART M70
Setting glider guiders’ pulses racing in traditional form, does RCRCM’s larger ARTF still thrill?

PITTS S12 PYTHON
Andy Ellison wrings out Dynam’s pretty foamy bipe

FUTABA T8J
Futaba’s new S-FHSS mid-range 2.4GHz radio system


FEATURES

VAMPIRE
With his first turbine design, Tony Nijhuis unveils an affordable and fine flying self-build alternative to the ARTF route 

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GOOD SHOW
It takes more than a drop of drizzle to dampen the spirit of the hardy Rougham show pilot

BLYTHE SPIRIT
Conceived at the lowest point of WWII, the whistle of the Vampire’s Goblin engine piped in Britain’s post-war age of silver-painted jets

BLACKBURN BLACKBURN
Alex Whittaker examines an aerodyne so odd, they named it twice!

WHAT GOES UP
As Dave Burton explains, correctly trimming a model is easy, but takes more than just a few trim clicks

SE5
Graham Ashby is back with an update on the 1/4-scale DB SE5 build

SHORT FINALS
R/C personalities bare all!

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 your copy for just £4.15. Better still, why not save yourself some money over the long run, grab a gift and get your copy before anyone else by subscribing? Don't forget the Subscriber Extras too!

 

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