ON THE COVER
Our Alex has been at it all summer, travelling the length and breadth of the country in pursuit of the show circus and some of the finest R/C models in the world. We happen to know he’s got at least one SD card full of fabulous aerodyne images that’ll have you itching to make a start on that dream project. Look no further than page 112 for a snap or two of Steve Rickett’s outstanding Douglas Boston III and a hint of what’s to come. Photo: Alex Whittaker
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Embracing the joys of a 15cc petrol engine, Shaun Garrity turns back the F3A clock with a superb retro aerobat
Ease yourself into the workshop this winter with Richard Harris’ diminutive 3-channel sportster
All change at Cosford, Rich Harris’ popular Panther autogyro gets a kit of parts, a funding cut for the RNHF, and more
Kits bits and blingy bits, designed to tease that wad of tenners from your wallet
Have your say in RCM&E’s gentlemanly equivalent of Speakers’ Corner
Indoors is where it’s at. Check out the latest and greatest undercover events, right here
Shift those unwanted airframes and splash out on a few new ones, you’re worth it
In case you hadn’t noticed, we’re packing the content in and the December issue is set to be a biggie. 124 pages, fit to burst and coming your way on 23rdNovember
Lee Smalley enjoys more features and functions than he’s able to shake a pointy stick at
Four engine foamies amount to a significant investment of cash, time and commitment but with a lib’ in the line-up Graham Ashby had no choice but to dive in
PIPER CHEROKEE 1.3
Exciting is definitely not a word to describe E-flite’s latest foamie, but then, who needs excitement when timeless looks are coupled with exemplary manners and an all-season practicality?
There’s no substitute for real-time testing when defining electric power systems – Lee Schofield takes the guesstimation out of those all-important thrust figures
Get that model into print. Send us a shot of your latest creation and we’ll show the world
ONE DAY WONDER
An ominous, looming weather-front caused a flurry of activity on the Saturday of the BMFA Scale National Championships. Alex Whittaker reports
All good clubs should do
PUTTING IT ABOUT
Cyril Carr makes a case for flaunting a bit of R/C hardware in the interests of a good cause, public relations and honest-to-goodness fun
A multitasking Dave Burton breathes new life into an unbalanced LiPo, introduces some electric flight theory, then returns to projectSea Fury
…And we’ll send you some jolly good stuff which will need to fill two beautifully worded lines right here!
THE GREAT INDOORS
The change in temperature will not have escaped your notice, but have you properly considered the possibility of taking the hobby indoors? Lots already do and they’re having a ball
When Steve Rickett rolls out a new model you just know it’s going to be special. Alex Whittaker ponders the question: Could this be his finest work?
R/C through the lens
Circle of life – Tim Hooper welcomes a brace of new models to his fleet and laments the loss of two others
ON SILENT WINGS
From the slopes of the Long Mynd and Leek Moors, Simon Cocker reports that PSS is in rude health
WIZARD OF OZ
Having resolved the issue of a high-idling four-stroke, Brian Winch loses his marbles… Sorry, bearings!
Soya soothsayers, lentil lovers and tree huggers are in the firing line as Alex Whittaker commends our savvy, new, techy-leccy generation
Shaun Garrity sharpens a fresh quill to deliver another round of aeromodelling throwback
Having drawn breath after a hectic weekend at the BMFA Nats, David Ashby acquires a retro winter refurb’ project
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