Volume 17 Number 6
Heard at the Hangar Doors
New products review
PB MODELS TORNADO
Tired of the same old hackneyed ugly 3D ARTF look alikes? The PB Tornado is a smooth classic!
RCRCM Tomcat 2.5M Compostie Slope Glider reviewed by Paul Jubb
HITEC OPTIC 6 2.4 GHZ
Perfect for beginners and a great knock about radio for the slope
A jet mystery solved at last by Giancarlo Mensa
Life after Dremel
Terrific Topaze gives way to Petrel power!
ALâ€™S HOBBIES PROFESSIONAL SERVO TESTER
This neat little device is perfect for both workshop and flight box, providing the user with a readily available high-performance facility for evaluating or testing servos and ESCs
THINK OF A NUMBER
PART 13 – From the Jurrasic period and Archaeopteryx, birds have constantly evolved, so perhaps we can learn something from them!
THE SPIN ON WINGS
Part 2: Fredrick Lanchester proposed his theory of lift based on â€˜circulationâ€™ while the Wright brothersâ€™ were still flying gliders – never be misled by the ubiquitous abuse of Bernoulliâ€™s theorem!
MY LARGE LILAC LOVELY
You mend it – you bend it – always it was thus!
Readerâ€™s Talkback! Got a beef, useful comment, or sound advice on any aspect of the hobby that youâ€™d like to pass on?
The LMA has yet another new show venue: Alex Whittaker and camera took a peek
WHAT, WHERE, WHEN
Classified events diary
Glow-Clips that stay affixed â€“ wheels that spring and props that slice â€“ a mixed bag from Peter this month!
Mike Evatt walks the web one more time
UNDER THE VELODROME
Whittaker enters alien Mancunian territory to investigate the BMFAâ€™s latest indoor venture
Time Flies, looking back 75, 50 and 25 years ago in The Aeromodeller
Ali Machinchyâ€™s JetCat 160 SX turbine powered Eurosport Vectored Thrust 3D on a zero feet pass.
TO COMPETE OR NOT TO COMPETE
The Wessex Aeromodellers League
Mike Evatt reports on the Coupe Europa and the final standings in the Southern Coupe League