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David Ashby  |  Jul 19, 2012  |  0 comments
The new September issue of RCM&E will be with subscribers very soon and in the shops 27th July. It's another bumper issue packed with lots ofgood reading, informative columns, features and reviews! FREE PRO-PLAN CORBY STARLET Ton Van Munsteren is back to turn the character-packed home-built into a delightful 52” span model for electric power REGULARS SWITCH ON Want to know what’s going on? Here’s where you start COUNTERPOINT A wallet-busting selection of the latest kit! ALL WRITE Go on, have your say in the UK’s best selling R/C flying mag GOING PLACES Out and about? Check our guide as to what’s happening and where R/C MARKETPLACE Sell it fast with our FREE reader ad’ service REVIEWS B-17 Mark Hinton realises a boyhood dream at the controls of an RTF multi’ warbird AR DRONE 2. 0 The next gen’ smart phone guided quadcopter from Parrot BLADE 450 3D Martin Stonestreet gives the new 3D heli a jolly good thrashing SPARROWHAWK David Ashby investigates one of Seagull’s new EP releases ACRO WOT The Foam-e Acro Wot is making lots of friends, Shahid Banglawala gets acquainted FEATURES WHAT GOES UP Form and function - Dave Burton looks at why some aeroplanes are the shape they are IT’S SUMMER! A full report from our fantastic weather-strewn fly-in at Greenacres SUBSCRIBE! …. and grab yourself a FREE Prolux Power Panel MK.
David Ashby  |  Jun 25, 2012  |  0 comments
RCM&E's new August 2012 issue is on sale June 29th and will be with subscribers earlier. It's another packed issue with a fantastic free plan, plenty of absorbing features, good columns and up-to-the minute reviews! FREE PRO-PLAN SPEED TWIN ST2 Tim Hooper models a very rare beast – a contemporary British twin-engine aircraft designed for the home builder. Click here for Tim's build blog. ON THE COVER Chris Foss has tweaked his classic Acro Wot design for its ARTF debut.
David Ashby  |  May 25, 2012  |  0 comments
The pack-full-to-the brim July 2012 issue of RCM&E goes on sale 1st June and will be with subscribers shortly before. FREE PRO-PLAN SANDOW Peter Miller scales up a vintage Cal Smith design to create a slow-flying sweetie that’s perfect for summer stooging ON THE COVER The weather may have been variable but the quality of the models at the RAFMAA warbird invitational were never in doubt. This is Paul Rice’s hugely convincing Douglas Dauntless. REGULARS SWITCH ON All the latest R/C happenings including news of 3D printed planes and our latest reader poll! COUNTERPOINT More tempting kit to tickle your fancy ALL WRITE Have your say in Britain’s best-selling R/C model flying mag GOING PLACES With the summer season finally kicking in, there’s so much to see and do.
David Ashby  |  Apr 25, 2012  |  0 comments
RCM&E's new June 2012 issue is on sale 4th May. Once again it's a varied mix of topical columns, reviews and features, a great read! COLUMNS WEEKENDERS Whittaker anticipates sunnier times and bids farewell to a dear friend FLY ELECTRIC Concluding his foamy jet repair, Nigel Hawes rides on the wings of an adrenaline-fuelled Tornado from down under ON THE EDGE Ellison’s on hand with a comprehensive slope news round up MAKE IT SCALE Danny Fenton takes to panel beating in his quest to reproduce Hawker’s finest ON SILENT WINGS Simon Cocker is back with another bag of gliding tales REGULARS SWITCH ON All the latest R/C flying news from far and near in our latest round-up COUNTERPOINT Delectable kit, heading your way ALL WRITE Have your say in the UK’s best selling R/C flying mag! GOING PLACES The show season cometh so check out these early summer dates R/C MARKETPLACE Things sell fast with our FREE reader ads PRO-PLANS BEECH 18 Cyril Carr is back with an easy-to-build take on the classic Twin DEBUTANTE The concluding part to Lyndsay Todd’s pseudo-30s airliner ON THE COVER Frank Christensen’s Eagle was pretty enough yet the scheme he chose to decorate the machine became an all-time classic, little wonder then that Hangar 9 have introduced this 54” span version to their range. Does it fly as good as it looks? Turn to page 116 to find out. FEATURES SEA FURY This tempting new Black Horse release is the star in our occasional series on ARTFs of note QUALITY SLEAP Alex Whittaker files his photo report on this popular event for classic radio models, engines and equipment WHAT GOES UP Having trouble making sense of your kg.
David Ashby  |  Mar 30, 2012  |  0 comments
RCM&E's May 2012 issue is on sale 5th April and will be with subscribers shortly before. It's another packed issue full of good reading, inforative features, useful reviews and lots more. This month's free plan is Lindsay Todd's Debutante and blogged here at modelflying. co.
David Ashby  |  Mar 05, 2012  |  0 comments
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.
David Ashby  |  Feb 06, 2012  |  0 comments
The new March 2012 issue of RCM&E will be on sale 10th Feb. It's another bumper issue with no less than two free plans! FREE PRO-PLANS HARLEQUIN Peter Miller weaves his model magic with this simple Sunday sport flyer. Combining good manners and classic looks, it’s just what that . 40 two-stroke has been waiting for (see pic below).
David Ashby  |  Jan 12, 2012  |  0 comments
The fab February 2012 issue of RCM&E has just left the printers and will be with subscribers soon. The new year and Christmas break led to a few production hiccups this year which, we're told, means copies won't get to the shops until around 19th January. Our sincere apologies to readers for this delay. FREE PRO PLANS TABOO Need a winter-warming adrenaline rush? Then get cracking with Mike Freeman’s quick-ship (pictured below).
David Ashby  |  Dec 09, 2011  |  0 comments
We've a great issue in store for January 2012 with up to the minute reviews, columns, features and a great FREE plan in the form of Tim Hooper's Clean Sweep (pictured below) sport racer! PRO-PLAN CLEAN SWEEP Tim Hooper’s back with his superb, 47” span, pylon racer-inspired sporster, just the ticket for that inexpensive 3S based power system. Click here for Tim's build blog! ON THE COVER Mike Williams puts Precision Aerobatics’ new Addiction X through its paces. The majority of new aerobatic ‘3D’ releases turn out to be freestyle machines in the flesh making pure 3D machines something of a rarity. You can see what Mike thought of this one on page 124.
David Ashby  |  Nov 10, 2011  |  0 comments
The new 140-page December 2011 issue of RCM&E will be with subscribers very soon and in the shops from around the 18th November. It's another great feature packed issue with this month's free plan the unusual yet highly attractive LS60 from Peter Miller - a great semi-scale design. FREE PRO-PLAN LEGRANDE-SIMON LS 60 Peter Miller models a characterful French prototype of the fifties, complete with slats, flaps and STOL performance. Check out Peter's build blog in the forum.
David Ashby  |  Oct 14, 2011  |  0 comments
The new November 2011 issue of RCM&E spans another fantastic 140 pages and includes the Hawker Cygnet wing plan along with the Mini Tyro! PRO PLANS MINI TYRO Andrew Boddington pays homage to his late, great aeromodelling father with a classic ‘Boddo’ design. HAWKER CYGNET Turn the Mini Tyro plan over and you’ll find the wings to finish Tim Hooper’s delightful biplane, featured in our October issue REVIEWS WHAT NEXT? Three popular follow-on low-wingers slug it out in a civilised head-to-head TIGER MOTH Art-Tech has gone to town on its new park flyer, but can it really fly as well as it looks? E-RIX 450 Out of the box and into a tick-tock? Martin Stonestreet’s quickly on the case with Jamara’s new RTF 3D helicopter SUNDOWNER 36 If you like your models smooth and fast, Hangar 9’s appealing pylon racer could be just the ticket L4 GRASSHOPPER At 55” span and festooned with scale detail, Top Gun’s pretty Cub variant is guaranteed to appeal ZLIN Z50 Lee Smalley fulfils a dream at the controls of Seagull Models’ tasty Czech aerobat ON THE COVER It’s a Fly Baby, Jim, but not as we know it! Bert van Eijk’s gorgeous Dutch variant of the Bowers bipe really turned some heads at this years Scale Nats. See out full report on page 12. Photo: Alex Whittaker REGULARS SWITCH ON Another comprehensive round up of the latest R/C news COUNTERPOINT More tempting kit to tickle your fancy ALL WRITE Have your say in the UK’s best-selling R/C model flying mag GOING PLACES Autumn’s here and that can only mean one thing – the return of swapmeets and indoor sessions! R/C MARKETPLACE Free readers’ ads vie for your attention – check ‘em out, or miss out! NEXT ISSUE Goodies galore in the December issue.
David Ashby  |  Sep 19, 2011  |  0 comments
RCM&E's 2011 Special Issue will be on sale 23rd Sept and with subscribers before this. Once again, we've packed it with big tutorials along with two FREE plans and accompanying feature articles. First up you'll find the plan sheets and build article for Tony Nijhuis' superb FW-190 while Dave Royds presents his cute little WW1 dogfighting pair that can be built using either Depron, EPP foam or balsa. They're perfect to fly inside large halls and when it's calm outdoors TESTING, TESTING! SHOESTRING Great Planes’ pretty, point’n’shoot racer F-27Q STRYKER 180 Is Parkzone’s new ultra micro their cleverest yet? LEADER 480 Flying the lines with E-flite’s retro aerobat PLAN FEATURES FW-190A It’s the model you asked for! Tony Nijhuis turns his attention to the legendary Butcher Bird and we think he’s produced his best warbird yet.
David Ashby  |  Aug 23, 2011  |  0 comments
RCM&E's new October 2011 issue will be on sale 26th August and is arriving with subscribers now. It's a massive 148-page issue packed with features and reviews! PRO-PLAN HAWKER CYGNET Tim Hooper takes us back to the twenties with his gorgeous version of Sydney Camm’s civvy bipe ON THE COVER You can’t beat a big warbird and they don’t come much bigger than Hawker’s imposing Sea Fury. Similarly, models are rarely more representative than Trevor Wood’s awe-inspiring 1/4-scale replica. Read all about it in the issue.
David Ashby  |  Jul 25, 2011  |  0 comments
The new September 2011 issue of RCM&E will be on sale 29th July and with subscribers before this. It's another great 140-page issue and with two free plans too! FREE PRO-PLAN GAMINE Andy Brough prototypes an almost-forgotten old-timer, the last from the Vic Smeed collection FIRST STEP New to the hobby? Then this one’s for you! Ton Van Munsteren’s simple design is for first-time builders! REVIEWS F-27Q STRYKER Cutting loose with Parkzone’s revamped delta AEROFLY 5 Simon Cocker pulls up a chair to sample the delights of Ikarus’ latest flight sim’ MX-16 Mike Williams samples Graupner’s HOTT new radio MX2 Can Century’s latest foamie aerobat give the Carbon-Z Yak a run for its money? David Ashby investigates… PIPER CHEROKEE Rob Stenhouse flies Seagull’s new and very pretty semi-scaler REGULARS SWITCH ON A round-up of all the latest model flying news COUTERPOINT Great stuff, incoming! GOING PLACES Fancy a nice day out? Need a few suggestions? ALL WRITE Have your say in the UK’s best selling R/C mag R/C MARKETPLACE Things sell fast with our FREE reader ad’s! FEATURES MIX AND MATCH In a windswept corner of Kent, Shahid Banglawala reports from the recent F3A World Cup and SebArt Trophy comps MOCKING UP A MERC Paul Blakeborough moulds his way to a dummy WW1 Mercedes engine SUMMER SPECTACULAR Great weather and a bumper turnout ensured that this year’s RCM&E summer fly-in was one to remember RIVERTING STUFF PT. 2 Tony Nijhuis continues his look at surface detail replication CLUBMANS DELIGHT Local shows provide superb entertainment and unbeatable value, as Alex Whittaker discovers THE WAY WE WERE Pete Norrington reflects on an issue from the millennium year QUICK FIX Examining a fine T-Rex 500 conversio COLUMNS WEEKENDERS Whittaker highlights an innovative multi-copter. .
David Ashby  |  Jun 28, 2011  |  0 comments
The August 2011 issue of RCM&E goes on sale 1st July and should be with subscribers before then. It's another packed 140-page issue and, as promised, will include a complete reprint of last month's Fournier plan that, as many readers have noticed, was printed incorrectly. FREE PRO PLAN AGRITUG Chris Reid’s characterful, easy-build, semi-scaler is a worthy home for inexpensive running gear, extra build photos are here REVIEWS P-51B - PT. 2 Lee Smalley concludes his review of YT’s big Mustang with an extended flying report A6M ZERO Jamara’s EPO take on Japan’s most famous warbird VORTEX Can Century’s diminutive EDF sport-jet really punch holes in the sky? MXS Slipstream’s stunningly pretty 72” span aerobat gets an electric conversion ADVANCE 25E E-flite’s low wing aerobat has more than a hint of Pulse about it as David Ashby is delighted to discover WIND S 50E Whether club flyer or F3A fanatic, SebArt’s new pattern ship is sure to impress REGULARS SWITCH ON A pot-pourri of news and happenings with just a hint of sulphur and soapbox COUNTERPOINT Another bristling selection of great new things to buy, try and fly ALL WRITE Tales from New Zealand, adverse yaw and ‘disaster by dog’; all subjects covered in our readers’ letters section GOING PLACES Where to go, why to go there, and when - it’s all here R/C MARKETPLACE Check out our monthly treasure trove of bits, bobs and bargains FEATURES MODEL MAGIC Alex Whittaker talks to Mark Hinton on what it takes to build and fly the impressive Airworld Cougar BOWDEN 2011 Alex Whittaker reports from the ‘Carnival of Crashes’ SUBSCRIBE… …and grab yourself a FREE RC Flight Master sim! THE WAY WE WERE Kevin Crozier turns the clock back to July 1976 RADIO DAZE - PT.


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