ON THE COVER
Powered by the ubiquitous (amongst radial engine lovers) Moki five-cylinder radial, this hugely impressive Yak 11 is Ali Machinchy’s latest aerial appliance. Photographed at the Hucknall Xmas Fly-in it was one of many that took to the air over the snow fields of Nottingham.


REVIEWS

ISPORT - Seagull delivers a classic .60-size sport aerobat and Mark Barnes is first in the queue

TIDEWATER - FlyZone’s pretty waterplane in the air and at sea

X4 - Pete Lowe checks the guttering with Hubsan’s camera-equipped quad

DX6 - Spektrum’s new ‘6 packs a lot of punch. The competition had better take note.


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PENSUTI - Cyril Carr breaks out the Depron to model one of the first microlights

JEZEBEL - A model of the elliptical-wing racer by Peter Miller? What’s not to like?


REGULARS

SWITCH ON - Poll results, new trad’ kits, This year’s Mass Build and lots more

COUNTERPOINT - Chrimbo money burning a hole? We can help.

ALL WRITE - Last month’s letters provoked some good feedback – here’s three pages of your thought and opinion.

GOING PLACES - Fill the boot with shockies and get inside!

R/C MARKETPLACE - 0ur FREE reader ad’ service awaits


FEATURES

HUCKNALL FREEZER - Alex Whitaker visits a snowy year-end fly-in (cover pic)

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BARKSTON IN BLOOM - Our photo round-up from a bustling National Model Flying Championships

F3A IS ELECTRIC - Nigel Hawes reveals the change in precision aerobat power

EXHAUSTIVE INVESTIGATION - After-market exhausts can bring problems as Brian Winch investigates

TYRO PILOT PT.2 - So, balsa or foam, what’s it to be for your new trainer?

MODEL MAGIC - With character by the bucketful, the spotlight falls on Martin Fardell’s Short Scylla

PARTING SHOT - R/C through the lens


COLUMNS

MAKE IT SCALE - Scale maestro Danny Fenton draws on tips and techniques for his Chipmunk project

WIZARD OF OZ - Mounting small engines, every Winch way but loose

FLY ELECTRIC - Nigel Hawes delves through a mixed bag of the modern and retro

ON THE EDGE - Andy Ellison hits the road and heads for the southern hills

WEEKENDERS - Fashioning a simple WW1 instrument panel from odds and sods


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