RCM&E's new May 2013 issue is arriving with subscribers and you'll find it in the shops from 5th April.

Full of good reading, it's another packed 132-page issue and this month's pull-out plan is Tim Hooper's Clean Sweep 60! The 60" span verson of his popular t-tail sportster. Click on the link for Tim's forum build blog and chat. 

ON THE COVER
E-flite’s Splendor may not be the cheapest foamie on the market but it’s arguably the most sophisticated and what it loses in longevity it more than makes up for in performance.


REGULARS
SWITCH ON
News with a German flavour, there’s plenty to tell this month! 

COUNTERPOINT
The flying season is just around the corner but have you got the hardware?

ALL WRITE
Readers air their views in Britian’s best-selling R/C model flying magazine

GOING PLACES
Our regular round up of things to do and places to be

NEXT ISSUE
Another sensational FREE plan, part two of our York feature, something for raw beginners, and heaps more!

R/C MARKETPLACE
There are bargains to be had with our FREE readers’ ads


REVIEWS
J!VE
Since true ARTF fun-fly models are few and far between these days, this one’s guaranteed a warm reception

SHOESTRING
Ricky Hobson gets into the grove with Seagull's F1 racer

METEOR
We light the fire on Dynam’s familiar looking EDF

SPLENDOR
Can E-flite’s ambitious Carbon-Z aerobat really offer F3A and 3D performance in the same package?


 

 

FREE PRO-PLAN
CLEAN SWEEP 60
By popular demand, Tim Hooper enlarges his slippery sportster to create a machine that's sure to clean up at the flying field!

 


FEATURES
AVRO YORK
Tony Nijhuis rediscovers a forgotten multi-engine workhorse

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A FLYING START – PT.5
Martin Phillips attends to the business end of Seagull’s electric trainer

A WILLING CONSCRIPT
Dave Roberts charts the story of the Avro York, a wartime compromise that became an able workhorse

HOUSE OF HOTSHOTS – PT.4
Turning to inverted flight and knife-edge, Shahid Banglawala is back with another aerobatic instructional

TOP OF THE SHOCKS
Alex Whittaker witnesses another sensational spectacle of the shock flyer kind

WHAT GOES UP
Dave Burton digs deep into the whys and wherefores of the noise lever

DC WASP Mk.II
Alex Whittaker reveals the unknown development line of the Wasp that never was

BOXING CLEVER
Shahid Banglawala deciphers the black box at the heart of most large models

SHORT FINALS
Brian Winch is called to question for his faithful service to the hobby industry


COLUMNS
WEEKENDERS
Pinning your balsa bits to the bench is so last century. Alex Whittaker extols the virtues of an altogether more convenient method

MODS FOR THE MASS
With the 2013 mass build in full swing, Nigel Hawes treats his Tucano to some performance-enhancing mods

WIZARD OF OZ
Which one and how big? The WOO broaches the subject of engine choice

TOTALLY TRADITIONAL
Tales from an aeromodelling workshop. Pete Lowe reports from the coal face


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 £4.35. 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!

 

 

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