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Radio Control Models & Electronics - March 2024

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Contents Vol 67 | Issue 3

Regulars

8 SWITCH ON

Our latest round up of model flying
news.

19 COUNTERPOINT
A selection of new gadgets, kits and
bits for you to buy

44 PILOTS’ PICTORIAL
Send us a picture of a new or favourite
model and it could appear in our
regular readers’ models gallery

46 ALL WRITE
Have your say in RCM&E’s monthly
chat room

92 GOING PLACES
Our updated list of model shows,
events and competitions for you to visit
over the next few months

94 MARKETPLACE
Sell off your unwanted airframes and
engines or maybe buy a few new ones

95 NEXT ISSUE
Take a look at what’s coming in the
April ‘24 issue of RCM&E

98 PARTING SHOT
Arnaldo Correia captures a spectacular
plume as a large scale Canadair water
bomber makes a drop
Reviews

10 OOWAH
Shaun Garrity slots together a quick
build R/C combat wing

56 EXTRA NG
The Editor prepares Pilot-RC’s 78-inch
version of the Next Generation Extra
for it first flights

Features

28 PSSA ROUND UP
Phil Cooke reflects on some of the
highlights from the second half of
2023’s busy Power Scale Soaring flying
season

42 SUBSCRIBE…
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72 SPITTY CLUB COMBAT
Michael Oates reports on the
Basingstoke MAC’s model of choice for
their 2023 club challenge

80 P-47 RAZORBACK
Euro Star champion Jan Hermkens
describes how he designed and built
his latest scale warbird
Columns

22 RETRO RAMBLINGS
Shaun Garrity reveals his plans to
restore a British Army small arms
target drone

37 MAKE IT SCALE
Returning to his latest Chipmunk build,
Danny Fenton tries a new material for
making a cowl mould

66 THE INSIDER
John Stennard gets into his stride with
his new column dedicated to indoor
model flying

86 ONE MAN & HIS SHED
Dave Goodenough looks at using a LiPo
to power your radio and discusses the
benefits of making a simple maquette
model
Free Pro-Plan

48 SZD FOKA 4
Chris Williams introduces part two of
his latest Pro-Plan article describing
the build and flying of a 1960s glider