January 2015

ON THE COVER

Flying from water makes a good change and it's great fun too. We test Dynam's Catalina in this month's big 132-page issue.


REVIEWS

CATALINA - Dynam’s take on the classic flying boat in the air and on the water

VECTOR - The new telemetry and data-logging device from Eagle Tree

MYTHO - Nigel Hawes flies the 50-size pattern aerobat from SebArt

QUATTRO-X - Twister enter the quad fray with a camera-hauling 350-size machine

VAGABOND - Andy Ellison tests Hacker’s new aerobat for some 3D-style slope fun

SAITO 57T - Who could resist a nice big four-stroke twin petrol? Brian Winch fires one up


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CLIFFWHACKER - Alex Whittaker’s new slope glider is easy to build and flies just great (pic below).


COLUMNS

TOTALLY TRADITIONAL - With the Freighter just waiting for the right day, Pete Lowe applies the finishing touches

ON SILENT WINGS - As the season closes Simon Cocker extracts some good flying

WEEKENDERS - Office empty? Whittaker assess the options

WIZARD OF OZ - Bent crankshafts – cause, diagnosis and prevention

FLY ELECTRIC - Nigel Hawes discovers the Icon A5!


FEATURES

MARMANDE MAGNIFIQUE - Danny Fenton files his report from the World Scale Championships

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FLOAT, FLOAT ON - Parkzone’s Sport Cub enters the water

AIRCRAFT DESCRIBED - Dave Roberts looks at the life and times of the Bristol's characterful Freighter

MODEL MAGIC - This month’s spotlight falls on Ian Redshaw’s magnificent Flying Flea

TYRO PILOT PT.1 - Just starting out? Can’t decide whether it’s to be electric or i.c.? Easy decision!    

PARTING SHOT - R/C through the lens


REGULARS

SWITCH ON - From near and far, all the latest news

COUNTERPOINT - Christmas is approaching, time to leave a hint.

ALL WRITE - Have your say in the UK’s best-selling R/C flying mag!

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