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RADIO CONTROL MODELS AND ELECTRONICS

November 2020

 

ON THE COVER

Alex, our roving reporter, still finds himself in lockdown and without any of the usual shows and model flying events to visit he consoles us with his ringside view of all the comings and goings at an imaginary Scale Nationals competition, which is held is normal times at RAF Barkston Heath.

 

REGULARS

SWITCH ON

A round up of the latest aeromodelling news 

 

COUNTERPOINT

Showcasing the latest R/C model aircraft products

 

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 December issue

 

PARTING SHOT

Taking in-flight photos is difficult at any time, let alone a formation shot

 

 

REVIEWS

EDGE 2000 X 

Starting a short series on building a 2M composite glider

 

OVERLANDER RC-D100 V2

We check out the second generation of a smartphone-controlled battery charger

 

ARROWS VIPER

David Ashby enjoys some spirited electric fan flying with a 50mm EDF jet

 

IWATA HI-LINE HP-TH

John Daniels looks over a high-quality airbrush fitted with a wide fan nozzle for broad paint coverage

 

 

FEATURES

MODEL MAGIC 

Alex Whittaker looks back on a majestic BMFA Scale Nats competitor, the Short L.17 'Syrinx'

 

VIRTUAL SCALE NATS 

Back in lockdown, Whittaker takes us on a virtual visit to the BMFA Scale Nationals

 

LOS TO FPV

Are you making the transition from Line of Sight to First Person View flying? Lee Schofield offers some guidance

 

WESTLAND WHIRLWIND

John Hurdle describes his replica of a rarely modelled twin fighter

 

PIK-5C

Keen aerotow enthusiast Frank Skilbeck describes his and Roger Spragg's vintage glider build project from last winter

 

IN YOUR WORKSHOP

Another selection of shed and garage interiors to inspire you if you are seeking to transform your own model building area

 

FLY IT OR FLOG IT

Kevin Crozier looks back at some past review models, with a view to thinning out his model fleet

 

 

COLUMNS

MAKE IT SCALE

Danny Fenton continues to add the finishing touches to his Hawker Fury biplane

 

WEEKENDERS 

Whittaker takes an insider’s look at the recent succession of Editors at RCM&E

 

 

FREE PRO-PLAN

QUICKIE GHOST

Shaun Garrity describes a simple to build high winger - with a twist!

 


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