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RADIO CONTROL MODELS AND ELECTRONICS

December 2020 / January 2021

 

 

 

ON THE COVER

Second time around as an RCM&E cover model, here's another look at Paul Rice's superb Supermarine S6B. Join Alex Whittaker for a taste of what we've been missing after the Covid crisis put a stop to many waterplane meetings.

 

 

 

 

REGULARS

SWITCH ON

Woodspring show update and Perma-Grit's lockdown competition, plus a round-up of other model flying news

 

PILOTS' PICTORIAL

Send us a picture of your favourite model and get it pinned up in our regular readers' models gallery

 

COUNTERPOINT

A fresh selection of new gadgets, kits and bits for your consideration

 

ALL WRITE

Have your say in RCM&E’s monthly chat room

 

R/C MARKETPLACE

Shift those unwanted airframes and engines, and splash out on a few new ones

 

PARTING SHOT

Dario Villafañe files some more splendid shots of large-scale models flying in Argentina

 

 

REVIEWS

BLINK

Richard Harris treats himself to Angel Wing Designs laser-cut kit for a small and agile delta

 

 

FEATURES

BATTLE OF BRITAIN: IN SCALE

Alex Whittaker looks at some of the best R/C models of Allied and Axis types that fought in 1940

 

WATERPLANE SPLASH IN

Whittaker celebrates some wet and wild fun 

 

QUICKIE GHOST: PART 2

Shaun Garrity follows up last month's free plan article with notes on how to fit it with a contemporary Galloping Ghost control system

 

SOLARWING

Alfred Vink relates the story of Aviation Club Leiden's 2019 winter group build

 

GNATTY

A 1980s classic kit is re-discovered by Lindsay Todd

 

COLUMNS

BENCH BLOG

Tim Hooper adds the finishing touches to his Sunbird, an electric glider build delayed by a house move, and starts a Gipsy kit

 

AEROBATIC SCENE

Keith Jackson reports from the Hurley National League F3A meeting held in July 2020

 

WEEKENDERS

Alex Whittaker prepares his flight box for the winter flying season ahead

 

ON SILENT WINGS

Simon Cocker brings us another round up from the silent flight community

 

RETRO RAMBLINGS

Shaun Garrity looks back at the development of the earliest R/C helicopters

 

 

FREE PRO-PLANS

BAe HAWK

Tony Nijhuis returns with another short series of superb mini jet free plans. This time he tackles the aircraft flown by the fabulous RAF Red Arrows display team 

 


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