fsm10.17
fsm10.17

OCTOBER 2017 NO.215

4 CONTACT
Just for starters
6 LMA BIG BASH AT COSFORD
UKs biggest ‘buidl-it-yourself’ feastival of scale excellence
12 stahlwerk full size free plan feature (part 1)
A 46″ span, easy to build and fly, electric powered model
designed by Peter Rake.
18 take the plunge!
Plastic mouldings for cockpit canopies and surface humps and
bumps made easy
2o kit review: TND hawker typhoon
Close-up photo study of the Shuttleworth Collection’s genuine
and still flyable example
26 TYPHOON TYPE HISTORY
A decisive weapon during the allied advance across western
Europe after the D-Day invasion in June 1944, the ‘Tiffies”
disastrous initial introduction almost robbed the R.A.F. of first
class ground attack aircraft – a purpose for which it was never
intended.
34 TYPHOON SCALE DRAWING
1:60 detailed three-views
36 Westland WIDGEON Mk. III
Phillip Kent offers a 58″ wingspan, 1: 7.5 scale four function
R/C model for electric power
44 WIDGEON SCALE DRAWING
Widgeon Mks.1, 2 & 3 at 1:50 scale
46 WIDGEON REBORN
Restoration to flying condition from a neglected pile of bits!
50 WIDGEON TYPE HISTORY
Ever popular with scale modellers, the Widgeon might have
been one of the ‘mainstream’ club/private aircraft of its era, had
not the lure of military contracts intervened
54 SCALE SOARING
Columnist Chris Williams rediscovers the fun to be had from
smaller scale gliders
58 LOUVRES from lithoplate
Make them the Philip Kent way
62 the QUIET ZONE
Peter Rake continues his discourse on some of the basics of
the electric power-train, the importance of matching the
individual components, with special emphasis on LiPo
battery care

Price: £4.20