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April 2013 Published March 1st

Features
20 Nuremberg Toy Fair 2013
The first part of our in-depth report from this year’s Nuremberg Toy Fair
28 Optimal power
Jamie Cole takes a look at the latest Ultra 50C LiPos available from OptiPower
46 Microbeast programming
How to programme your BeastX FBL controller for a multi-blade head setup
62 Competition
Win the latest Dualsky Hornet 460 with Hacker LiPo
64 Midland Model Helicopter Club Fun-fly
Better late than never, we report from last year’s event and look forward to the next
66 FBL for F3C
Our US correspondent, Tim DiPeri investigates the use of FBL systems in F3C competition

Regulars
04 Word of mouth
The editor discusses the latest model helicopter goings on
06 Straight up
The latest news from the world of R/C model helicopters
38 Through the lens
One of our favourite shots from this month’s collection
54 Cutting edge
All the latest and greatest new model heli products
71 Coming up
The RW events listing updated for the start of the 2013 season
71 Next issue
What to look forward to in RW issue 85 out in April 2013
72 UK buyers guide & classifieds
The best model heli shops, products and services
73 Rotorworld subscriptions
Get your favourite R/C heli mag delivered to your door

Reviews
10 T-Rex 550E DFC
Another month and yet another of Align’s T-Rex helis gets updated with a DFC head
34 Spektrum DX18QQ
This month’s cover model, Raquel Bellot checks out the top of the range special edition Spektrum radio
42 Compass Warp 360
Compass convert, Big Bad Dom Mehta builds and flies the company’s latest model
50 Dualsky Hornet 460
As quadcopters spring up from everywhere, we test out one of the easiest to get airborne
57 Sanwa SD-10G
If you need a lot of channels, the latest Sanwa transmitter should be on your shopping list

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