On sale 3rd August 2018
on the cover
There's nothing more alluring than the spectacle of aeroplanes on water and when said water happens to be one of the most famous and beautiful lakes in the country, the combination is a photographic treat. Who better to cover the recent Ullswater Splash-in than RCM&E's photo journo, Alex Whittaker. Read all about it on page 14 – Photo: Alex Whittaker
Marco Penk's wannabe full-size is a proper polyhedral cutie that's perfect for enjoying the simple pleasures R/C flight
Eyes down for a full house as Shaun Garrity pumps up the 1960s low-wing trainer / tourer. Clear your bench for another classic build
We've a 2018 F4 World Championship ‘special’ all the way from Meiringen, Switzerland, where RCM&E's Dave Roberts has spent the week mixing it with the masters of scale
Gadgets, kits and blingy bits, designed to empty your wallet
Readers’ letters. Have your say in RCM&E's gentlemanly equivalent of Speakers’ Corner
It's high summer so where shows and events are concerned we're right in the thick of it. Don't miss out!
Shift those unwanted airframes and splash out on a few new ones, you're worth it
Biplanes, bombers, jets, radials, gliders, plans, electrics and oodles more are coming your way in our packed October issue
When FMS decided to model Grumman's heavy fighter, David Ashby thought all his birthdays and Christmases had come at once
Steve Sales takes Seagull's latest sportster and rips a hole in heaven
Fact: Follow-on trainers are underrated and have heaps to offer. It's a sentiment with which David Ashby happens to agree, not least when it comes to Seagull's candidate
Graham Ashby finds a quick-fix fighter that's a perfect light air, low commitment warbird
Tim Hooper chronicles the build of two models that, in their day, were on many a wish list
WIZARD OF OZ
Seconds out as Brian Winch starts his final round of hole-making tool tattle. Prepare to punch, cut and counterbore
ON SILENT WINGS
In his hot and happening soaring spot Simon Cocker rues the detrimental effects of the UK's heatwave but has a ball at Milson
Disorder, disarray and decline are an ever-present threat to any workshop. With numerous lacklustre and failed attempts at resistance, and with hate mail piling up, it's time for action...
Firmly regarded as the retro event that the weather can't ruin, Shaun Garrity joins a determined gathering at Pontefract racecourse
Get that model into print. Send us shots of your latest creation and we'll show the world
HIGH SUMMER SPLASH-IN
Let's face it, if you're going to fly a floatplane from anywhere, it may as well be from one of the most glorious lakeland shores in the country
...And we'll send you a LiPo-safe charge bag and 8S battery checker, absolutely FREE!
Mike Freeman's cheap ‘n’ cheerful, retractable video pod is perfect for carrying a key fob camera aloft, and the results are really rather good
Lee Schofield discovers the power of OpenTX throttle curves and vows never to look back
KNOW YOUR RADIO
Andy Ellison kicks off a new series with a mission to explore the deepest, darkest recesses of transmitter functionality
We couldn't let him off the hook ‘that’ easily, now could we? David Ashby keeps a toe in the door with the return of his old column for sport and club flyers who like to mix it up
Dave Burton examines the options for electric flight connectors before pondering the location of Project Sea Fury's six LiPo cells
Alex Whittaker takes a close look at a club-scale warbird with a look, sound and performance that's hard to beat
R/C through the lens
It's an issue you won't want to miss so be sure to pop along to your newsagent or model shop and pick up your copy for just £5.50. Better still, why not save yourself some money over the long run, grab a gift and get your copy before anyone else by subscribing? Don't forget the Subscriber Extras too! If you would like a single print copy, you can purchase one from www.mags-uk.com.
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Device that provides Receiver Power in case of a UBEC Failure By John Shiell
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