RCM&E's April 2012 issue goes on sale 9th March and should be with subscribers a few days before. It's another fab feature packed issue full of news, reviews and features!

PRO-PLANS
PHÖNIX D.III
Mats Johansson recreates the W.W.I veteran that became the Swedish Air Force's first fighter.

BLACKBURN B2
Tim Hooper models Bravo Juliet, the last airworthy example of Blackburn’s mild-mannered inter-war trainer. Don't forget to check out Tim's B2 build blog.

ON THE COVER
They don’t come much racier than Seagull’s take on the Red Bull MXS-R yet, despite the appearance, this is a surprisingly friendly aeroplane.


REGULARS
SWITCH ON
The results of our survey on foamies, a microlight powered by model turbine engines and a new freestyle comp.

COUNTERPOINT
New products to tempt even the most frugal to dig deep.

ALL WRITE
Readers have their say in Britain’s best-selling R/C model flying magazine!

GOING PLACES
Browse our diary dates and start planning your year.

R/C MARKETPLACE
Shift it quick with our FREE reader ads!


REVIEWS
MXS-R
David Ashby braves the winter chill to try Seagull’s latest racy sportster.

BLADE MQX
The quadcopter that brings AS3X auto-stabilisation technology to the hovering masses.

ROOKIE
Joining the swollen ranks of EPO foam trainers, Top Gun’s new entrant is one for serious consideration.

SHOESTRING 15e
Rob Stenhouse takes to tight turning with E-flite’s slippery racer.


FEATURES
WHAT GOES UP
Dave Burton discusses the dynamics of multi engine aircraft and the consequences of losing an engine.

TOYTOWN CHILLER
The editor files his ‘state of the industry’ report from a frozen Deutschland.

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LIVING THE DREAM
Transatlantic scale maestro Paul ‘Limey’ Rice talks to Alex Whittaker about his new business venture.

MODEL MAGIC
Brian Meredith Evans’ delightful rendition of an obscure French cutie.

FIREFLY 46
Frank Payne completes his builders’ guide to our home-spun two-stroke.

ON VELVET PAWS
Dave Roberts looks at the Blackburn B2, the pretty Moth rival that never quite made the limelight.

TEN THINGS…
…Every single-channel flyer should know.


COLUMNS
WEEKENDERS
Alex Whittaker re-jigs his winter build schedule to include two ARTF quickies!

MAKE IT SCALE
From paper to Piper, Danny Fenton describes the draughting process for his PA-23.

FLY ELECTRIC
Nigel Hawes goes ‘Sherlock’ in the quest for good quality servos.

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 £4.15. Better still, why not save yourself some money over the long run, grab a special offer and get your copy before anyone else by subscribing? Don't forget the Subscriber Extras too!

 

 

Readers in North America should look for this cover >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>