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September 2013 Published August 2nd

Features
20 Heli Masters 2013
The first part of our full and in-depth report of this year’s biggest and best 3D contest
28 Bulls Smackdown
We report from the latest Spanish event which featured plenty of fun in the sun
41 Win the latest Align motor
Your chance to win the latest 850MX Dominator motor
and other Align goodies
46 Flybarless systems: Ace-RC GT5.1
Our series looking at the latest FBL controllers continues
with GT5.1 programming tips
50 AIR 2013 3D competition
Jamie Cole reports from a 3D flying competition with
a musical twist
60 Letter from America
Tim DiPeri reports from this year’s Extreme Flight Championship (XFC)

Regulars
04 Word of mouth
The editor discusses the latest model helicopter goings on
08 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
40 Cutting edge
All the latest and greatest new model heli products
71 Coming up
The RW events listing updated for the 2013 season
71 Next issue
What to look forward to in RW issue 90 out in September 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
12 T-Rex 250 Plus DFC
The baby Align heli is back and it has new features and
a fancy new DFC rotor-head
34 Align 850MX Dominator
Want maximum power for your electric heli, then you may just have found it
42 Latest Silverlit launches
Three of the latest helis from Silverlit which all offer a little something different
56 Raptor 550S FBL conversion
We convert our Thunder Tiger Raptor 550S using the latest flybarless upgrade kit
63 Kontronik Cool Kosmik
Dave Dijkmans tests out the latest Kontronik mega ESC
66 Reviews update: T-Rex 450 Sport V2
& Blade 300X Jamie Cole updates us on how two models on our longterm test fleet are holding up

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