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VOLUME 63 ISSUE 9

September 2020

 

 

ON THE COVER

Power Scale Soaring Association member Steve Kemp poses with his new 1:8 scale Hunting Percival Jet Provost, built from enlarged plans by Andy Blackburn. The model spans 57”, has an AUW of 6lbs and flew superbly in the conditions enjoyed at July's PSSA gathering on the Great Orme - see the full report by Simon Cocker in his regular column. 

 

 

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

 

GOING PLACES

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

 

MARKETPLACE

Advertise your unwanted kits and bits, engines and radios 

 

NEXT ISSUE

A brief taster of what to expect in the October issue

 

 

REVIEWS

MINI BOLERO

David Ashby enjoyed his big Bolero, right up to the moment he ran out of talent, but finds consolation in this new compact version

 

THE INFINITY PROJECT

The Editor finishes off the all-moulded Infinity Evo airframe 

 

 

FEATURES

MODEL MAGIC 

Alex Whittaker admires Ken Sheppard’s ex-ARTF cartoon scale Italian trimotor

 

DREAMING OF WESTON PARK 

Whittaker can’t control Covid, but he can dream of the big Midland's model show

 

SCALE FLYING

Andy Sephton describes his flight planning process for putting together a sequence for BMFA R/C scale flying competitions 

 

AN AFFORDABLE AVRO

Dave Batchelor describes his modifications whilst building a 98" Vulcan V-bomber to the Tony Nijhuis plan

 

 

COLUMNS

JUST FOR FUN

Davis Ashby wraps up his column with a slope-themed round-up, fixes a skid and succumbs to the inevitable - EPP combat!

 

MAKE IT SCALE

Danny Fenton returns to the workshop after a lockdown break and adds the finishing touches to his Hawker Fury biplane

 

WEEKENDERS 

Whittaker finally gets to fly, but only because the Singing Kettle field is five miles away

 

ON SILENT WINGS

Simon Cocker makes his first post-lockdown trip to Wales for the PSSA's inaugural gathering of 2020 on the Great Orme 

 

 

FREE PRO-PLAN

TERRY-SAUR

Lindsay Todd dips into his imagination to bring us his caricature based interpretation of a slope soaring 'winged lizard'

 

BEDE BD-5

Shaun Garrity's latest centre-fold plan resurrection is for a model that gives a licence to thrill

 


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