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June 2013 Published May 2nd

Features
18 Flybarless systems: Spektrum AR7200BX
The second in a new series that examines the latest flybarless stabilisation systems
34 Setting up the Microbeast
A detailed look at how to get the best from your BeastX
46 Letter from America
Rotorworld’s US correspondent reports from the latest fly-ins held in the sunshine state of Florida
50 Reaching for the sky
Big Bad Dom concludes his reviews of the Compass Warp 360 and Goblin 500

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
24 Cutting edge
All the latest and greatest new model heli products
38 Through the lens
One of our favourite shots from this month’s collection
68 In tray
More of your letters, news, views and questions
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 87 out in June 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 Thunder Tiger Raptor E550S
Updated electric version of an old favourite which is now supplied almost ready to fly and is ideal for beginners
28 DJI Innovations Phantom
As the multi-copter market continues to expand we test one of the latest from UAV specialist manufacturer DJI
40 Blade 550X
The first model in Horizon’s Blade Pro Series and the first supplied as a kit gets a full flight test
55 Skookum Robotics SK540
David Nolan puts this new value for money flybarless system through its paces
60 Blade Red Bull
This new scale-like Blade may be small, but it promises to deliver big performance
64 DryFluid
Fed up with dust and dirt sticking to your moving parts? Then this may be the answer
66 Magic Mirror
Testing and setting your rotor-head speed has never been so accurate or so much fun

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