8 Front Page
Breaking news stories from the world of helicopters, drones,
multicopters and UAVs
12 What’s New
The latest new drones, helicopters, products and accessories
launched for this growing market
56 Coming Up
Looking ahead to helicopter and drone events for the coming
57 Next Issue
A glimpse of what’s coming in the next issue of the magazine
60 Buyer’s Guide
Our comprehensive listing of available multicopters in all classes
66 Contacts & Info
Information and contacts that will help you get the most from your

14 AHA Scale Heli Fly In
HeliPad Model Club located north of Portchester/Fareham in
Hampshire on the South coast hosted the Association of Helicopter
Aerosports Scale Helicopter Fly In in what was a great day of flying
18 DJI Mini 3 Pro
The latest mini-sized drone from DJI continues to offer a high spec,
performance and portability all wrapped up in a 249g package to
make it regulation friendly. Now with upgraded safety features such
as APAS 4.0 and a 1/1.3-inch sensor, the Mini 3 Pro sets the bar
for others to aspire to. Our full review saw us push the limits of the
new model and see if it lived up to the hype
26 Club Crash Heli Spectacular
Mike Szabo reports in from Canada and the bi-annual Club Crash
Heli Spectacular that saw the opportunity for local pilots to perform
in front of the pros including Nick Maxwell and Chris Diamanti
30 Gens Ace Imars Dual Charger
The Imars Dual Channel AC/DC Smart Balance battery charger
from Gens Ace is capable of 15A charge rates and worldwide
100V-240V voltage versatility making it a great all-rounder for a
wide range of applications. We put the unit to the test to see how it
stood up in real-world situations
36 Freestyle Masters
The annual Freestyle Masters sees fixed-wing and heli pilots
competing over a weekend, this year hosted at BMFA Buckminster.
In the heli competition, the best pilots would go head-to-head for the
overall honours with the likes of Callum Henson, Stu Smith, Duncan
Osbourn and George Isaacs challenging for the top spot
42 OMP Hobby M2 Explore
The Explore is the more affordable heli in the OMP Hobby M2
range, but features the same improved and fully configurable flight
controller, improved speed controller with governor function, new
‘teardrop’ tail boom, and robust landing gear. With an RRP of
under £300, there is a lot to like about the M2 Explore as our field
test showed
50 RealFlight 9.5S
Whether you use one to learn to fly, keep your hand in, or are an
experienced pilot honing your skills, a simulator is a valuable tool
that can do all that and more. The RealFlight platform has proven
to be very popular and its latest guise, RF 9.5S has even greater
options and feature to add to its appeal, and you can find out all
about it on page 50

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