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Who said jets have no character? They can't have seen an A-10 Warthog, this being Andy Johnson and George Murgatroyd's twin gas- turbine powered version. It was scratch built by John Menhemett and flown by the pair at the Liverpool and District Model Aircraft Club's Battle of Britain Day in early October 2016. The 10ft (3m) span model weighs 65lbs (29kg) and was certainly one of the highlights. You'll find our full report from this great fly-in starting on page 14.
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Shaun Garrity celebrates one of the most popular single-channel models of all time in the form of Eric Clutton's classic design. We've included both the original version and updated Sharkface 2 plan as well.
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Whether i.c. or electric, Peter Miller's new soarer is an ideal first trad’ building project.
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E-flite's big photography and FPV wing is an unusual combination of soarer, sport model and camera carrier.
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Mike Williams enjoys the sunshine flying Techone's 3D aerobat.
A round-up of all the latest R/C flying news.
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All the news from Nuremburg 2017, two more great plans and plenty besides!
BATTLE OF BRITAIN DAY
Whittaker finds the Liverpool club's warbird bash is a grand day out.
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LEEK AND MOORLAND
Simon Cocker is on home turf to describe some fine Staffordshire soaring sites.
Starting a new series, Tony Nijhuis attempts to nail model flying's holy grail.
Highlighting your projects.
Fixed wing v rotary wing.
LOS PAJAROS DE GUERRA
Warbirding in Argentina.
In this new plan feature, Chris Golds introduces his latest design.
Ken Dallow's marvellous Fairey Flycatcher.
R/C through the lens.
MAKE IT SCALE
With a competition approaching, Danny Fenton applies the Cub's tissue and paint along with a few finishing touches.
WIZARD OF OZ
Brian Winch gets down to the business end of valve lapping.
Shaun Garrity explains rudder-only aerobatics, finds some classic electric motors and has room to squeeze in a Boddo plan!
Lee Schofield kicks off his new column specialising in FPV, multirotor and aerial photography by examining some of the new tech’ that's just arrived.
Bob Petrie's L-39 leads a trio of new jets.
With airbrushing the theme, Whittaker gives a zombie compressor the kiss of life.
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