RCM&E - Special Issue 2017

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RCM&E - Special Issue 2017 published by MyTimeMedia

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ON THE COVER Tony Nijhuis has revisited his 2015 design for a 42" Hawk and scaled it up by 18%; squeezing in HobbyKing's 12-bladed 90mm EDF has delivered a power increase that more than offsets the weight penalty of a 50in-span FREE PRO-PLAN BAe Hawk Tony Nijhuis’ 50in EDF Hawk is nearly a fifth bigger than his original, and twice as powerful. But which does he prefer? Sprite More than a micro-sized F3A-type pattern ship, Sprite is a gentleman's accessory, indispensable on safari TUTORIALS Control authority Are you making the most of your transmitter's programming potential? David Burton explains how rates, expo’, and modes can take the load off the pilot Solid state advice Ensuring that your radio system is safe, says Colin Strauss, means choosing and using every link in the RC chain with care NEW DIRECTIONS Friendly rivalry Club competitions: a light-hearted challenge will bring members together for some fun and flying The Bowden: A quirky affair Alex Whittaker holds his breath at The Bowden, a jewel in the crown of free-flight competitions A grand day out Phil Charlesworth and Greg Rumpf tell you how begin packing for a cracking adventure in rocketry; bring your own cheese Knowledge is power Fancy trying your hand with a turbine? Take an air experience flight with Graham Ashby, who taps the dials and offers a handful of hints to help you on your way WORKSHOP A brush with success Alex Whittaker peels the masking tape off his first attempts at airbrushing A man & his lathe A lathe can be a modeller's best friend, offering the means to make bespoke parts Radial realism Add scale realism to your radial engine with a collector- ring exhaust ‘Quiet(er) revolutions A simple, low-cost mod’ to quieten petrol engine exhausts with no power penalty FEATURES Das letzte interview Bringing the FW190 back to life: Claus Colling's final interview about FlugWerk is a story of chance, determination, and an Englishman called Arthur Bentley Half a world away Brian Winch takes a road trip in search of the character (and characters) of the Australian RC scene MPX EasyGlider 4 “How do you improve a motor glider that has already become a modern classic?” David Ashby reviews the latest EasyGlider Real Flair Graham Ashby takes an close look at the qualities that make each and every Flair Scout a distinct personality A moment in time Daniel Riedweg describes the journey leading to the moment of truth at the F4 World Champs – the judges’ verdict Heavy metal For many RC flyers, large warbirds are the holy grail, but with ownership comes oversight from the powers that be... NEXT MONTH Cheer up, there's life after the Special

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Publisher MyTimeMedia
Title RCM&E
Frequency Monthly
Sector Hobbies & Interests
Date 1 Oct 2017
Month October
Year 2017