ON THE COVER

Who can resist a scale helicopter, especially when it has a bubble for a canopy and a lattice tail? Aye, Ken Winton's crisply detailed Bell 47G is a truly fine example of the scale modeller's art and a gorgeous flyer.  


REGULARS
SWITCH ON
All the latest headlines from the model flying world, including cross-country details and news of an ARTF tilt-wing

COUNTERPOINT
Eleven more suggestions for this month's course of retail therapy

ALL WRITE
Tales of woe, Taranis terrors, and club chat, all topics of conversation in our bumper readers letters section

GOING PLACES
The show season cometh so now's the time to start planning your season  

MARKETPLACE
Shift it quick or bag a bargain with our FREE readers' ads


FREE PRO-PLAN
WAGTAIL
Cyril Carr unlocks the potential in Westland's short-lived single-seater with a cute 41" span foamie for a 3s Li-Po


COLUMNS
ON THE EDGE
If at first you don't succeed... Trim, tweak, mix, re-balance, and tweak again. Andy Ellison talks test flights

FLY ELECTRIC 
Bringing his Acromaster and Racketeer electric conversion to completion, Nigel Hawes is on a mission
 
TOTALLY TRADITIONAL
Amongst the arachnids in his attic, Pete Lowe comes face-to-face with his aeromodelling past 

WIZARD OF OZ
For the beginner, aeromodelling nirvana is knowing where to go for advice

WEEKENDERS
Ooh er, it's 50 shades of shed! Alex Whittaker muses over what it is to be a trad' Brit. modeller in the modern age


FEATURES
ANOTHER FINE MESSE PT.2
Nuremberg debutante Dave Roberts returns with some more trade expo highlights

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CHOPPERS OVER CHESHIRE
Who can resist a nicely detailed scale helicopter? Alex Whittaker photographs the cream of the chop

MULTIROTORS & THE LAW    
Just got a quad, not sure where to fly it? Check out the rules and regs governing the flying of small unmanned surveillance aircraft

I LEARNT SOMETHING...
RCM&E readers share their moments of madness and misadventure

CLASSIC COCKPITS
Andy Sephton describes what it takes to get an S.E.5 fighter airborne and keep it there

TYRO PILOT PT.6

There's a lot more to R/C flying than most beginner's realise

DART PUP 
In peacetime Britain two German engineers conceived what was to become a well-loved British classic. Alex Whittaker talk to Claude Smith about his 40% facsimile

EXTRA DUO 
Take a trip with the airshow team whose combination of large-scale and full-size aircraft offers a natural high

PARTING SHOT
In memory of Pete Lowe


REVIEWS

HERON
Rarely has Multiplex produced a bad glider, a fact that's well and truly substantiated with this new 2.4m span thermal soarer

GEE BEE R3R
It might be scale, but then again, it might not. Either way, top R/C's racer gets the thumbs up from Kevin Hayward

ENYA SS45 RING
Brian Winch tests a bullet-proof two-stroke that's perfect for sport use

TAYLORCRAFT BC-12D
Cabin classic lovers rejoice, Seagull has just the thing for you! 


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