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4 CONTACT
Just for starters
6 FULL SIZE FREE PLAN FEATURE
BESSON MB 411
An unusual floatplane designed by Peter Rake
12 SCALE AEROTOWING PART 2
With the mechanical requirements dealt with, let’s get to grips
with the tow technique
18 INDOOR R/C SCALE NATIONALS
Best in indoor scale at R.A.F. Shawbury
22 SUBJECTS FOR SCALE
handley page hampden
A product of the RAF’s ‘expansion programe’
commenced in the early 1930s, the Hampden was one
of a new breed of ‘heavies’
26 A WARBIRD TO REMEMBER
Peter Anderson’s Handley Page Hampden was built more than
twenty years ago, yet even now represents the very best of
aspirational scale modelling and achievement
32 HAMPDEN FLYING COLOURS
Warpaint carried by Bomber Command Squadrons
34 HAMPDEN SCALE DRAWING
1:70 scale three-views
36 SCALE SOARING
Chris Williams reviews some successful finishing and colour
matching techniques he has used
40 master models
Fairey FANTOME
Alex Whittaker admires Jamie Cuff’s beautifully
constructed later 1930s biplane,a prospective warbird
that never was!
44 FANTOME TYPE HISTORY
For purity and elegance of shape, the Fairey Fantome
could be regarded as the most attractive biplane fighter
of all
48 FANTOME SCALE DRAWING
1:40 scale three-views
50 TECHNO SCALE
Web sites review for scale modellers
52 SWARMS 2017
Scale action in Australia
58 BIPLANES my way PART 5
Off to the flying field – at last, with Martin Fardell
62 QUIET ZONE
More on the building and operating the Besson MB 411 –
this month’s full size free plan feature.

Price: £4.20