RADIO CONTROL MODELS & ELECTRONICS

VOLUME 63 ISSUE 8

August 2020

 

ON THE COVER

Our (usually) roving reporter, Alex Whittaker continues his lockdown virtual model event series with a look back at just a fraction of the best bits from the LMA's Cosford mega show

 

REGULARS

SWITCH ON

A round up of the latest aeromodelling news

PILOTS' PICTORIAL

Show others your latest pride and joy in our gallery page of readers' models

GOING PLACES

Our latest summer model flying events list - but check before you go!

COUNTERPOINT

Slowly but surely new models and products are starting to appear

ALL WRITE

Have your say in our monthly readers' letters pages

MARKETPLACE

Advertise your unwanted kits and bits, engines and radios

NEXT ISSUE

A brief taster of what to expect in the September issue

 

REVIEWS

RTG ORDEN

Pierre Rondel assembles a new, breakthrough F3F glider from RTGmodel

PHASE 5E FLIES!

As soon as the lockdown lifted in England the Editor sent Ripmax's electric kit of the famous Chris Foss slope soarer skywards. Nice!

IWATA SMART JET PRO

Shaun Garrity pairs up a low maintenance air compressor with his Iwata Eclipse airbrush

 

FEATURES

MODEL MAGIC

Alex Whittaker admires Tim Ruck’s model of the Martin Baker MB-5, a superb design killed off by Air Ministry politics

WOODFIELD'S WONDERS

John Woodfield is establishing quite a reputation for his slow flying, lightweight vintage style gliders. Here's his story...

COSFORD PICTORIAL

Frustrated by the continuing lockdown in Wales, Alex Whittaker dreams up a virtual report from The Big One

PACK, STACK & RACK

Shaun Garrity has a clear out and uses some rediscovered plumbing parts to make some model racks

THE INFINITY PROJECT

After a bit of a break, the Editor finally gets stuck into fitting out the all-moulded Infinity Evo airframe, starting with the wing servos

 

COLUMNS

JUST FOR FUN

Plenty of new models saw air under their wings as the English lockdown eased. David Ashby offers a selection of his favourite maiden flights

RETRO RAMBLINGS

Shaun Garrity starts the build of a classic model from his vintage kit collection, the Veron Concord

WEEKENDERS

Still in limbo, Alex Whittaker finds much to absorb his thoughts as the lockdown continues in Wales

AEROBATIC SCENE

Keith Jackson starts his regular aerobatics column with a look at Dan Workman's latest, swept wing, F3a model

ON SILENT WINGS

More from around the UK gliding disciplines with Simon Cocker

 

FREE PRO-PLAN

AVRO AVIAN

Rob Caso draws up an 1/8 scale alternative to the ubiquitous DH Moth


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