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Latest 5 books

Aircam/ Airwar 006 Luftwaffe Fighter Units, Europe 1939-41
 
 

20/04/2017 | RCL#1816
Aircam/ Airwar 006 Luftwaffe Fighter Units, Europe 1939-41
Jerry Scutts
1977. Number 6 in the Aircam/ Airwar series: "books written and illustrated... more

Aircam/ Airwar 004: Luftwaffe Ground Attack Units 1939-45
 
 

11/04/2017 | RCL#1807
Aircam/ Airwar 004: Luftwaffe Ground Attack Units 1939-45
Martin Pegg
1977. Number 4 in the Aircam/ Airwar series: "books written and illustrated... more

Aircam/ Airwar 003: Spanish Civil War Air Forces
 
 

24/03/2017 | RCL#1789
Aircam/ Airwar 003: Spanish Civil War Air Forces
Christopher Shores
1977. Number 3 in the Aircam/ Airwar series: "books written and illustrated... more

AeroModeller Annual 1954-55
 
 

22/03/2017 | RCL#1787
AeroModeller Annual 1954-55
D.J. Laidlaw-Dickson & C.S. Rushbrooke (Eds.)
1954. "A review of the year's aeromodelling throughout the world in theory... more

Elektronische Modellfernsteuerung (Electronic R/C)
 
 

08/03/2017 | RCL#1773
Elektronische Modellfernsteuerung (Electronic R/C)
Gunter Miel
1976. German language title from the "Amateur Bibliothek" series, issued by... more

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Latest 5 magazines

Grid Leaks 1959/09 September-October
 
 

26/04/2017 | RCL#1822
Grid Leaks 1959/09 September-October
"The R/C Data Service" Vol. 2, No. 2 CONTENTS 1959 Nationals Reed... more

Modelar 1976/10 October
 
 

25/04/2017 | RCL#1821
Modelar 1976/10 October
Vol. XXVI, No. 1 of the monthly Czech language modelling magazine.... more

RCM 1972/10 October
 
 

24/04/2017 | RCL#1820
RCM 1972/10 October
Vol. 9, No. 10 CONTENTS Features: Linear Servo Extension Arm... more

Slope Soaring News 1990/02 February
 
 

22/04/2017 | RCL#1818
Slope Soaring News 1990/02 February
Vol. 2, No. 4 CONTENTS Special Report: International Modeler Show... more

Model Builder 1973/03 March
 
 

21/04/2017 | RCL#1817
Model Builder 1973/03 March
Vol. 3, No. 16 (March issue, combined with February) CONTENTS... more

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Latest 5 catalogues, patents, other

Profile Publications No. 033: Gloster Gamecock
 
 

23/04/2017 | RCL#1819
Profile Publications No. 033: Gloster Gamecock
Francis K. Mason,  1965. ...more

Profile Publications No. 032: Westland Wapiti
 
 

16/04/2017 | RCL#1812
Profile Publications No. 032: Westland Wapiti
C.F. Andrews,  1965. ...more

Profile Publications No. 031: Sopwith Camel F.I
 
 

09/04/2017 | RCL#1805
Profile Publications No. 031: Sopwith Camel F.I
J.M. Bruce,  1965. ...more

Stringer Placement Guides
 
 

07/04/2017 | RCL#1803
Stringer Placement Guides
OleBill,  2017. ...more

Profile Publications No. 030: North American F-100 Super Sabre
 
 

02/04/2017 | RCL#1798
Profile Publications No. 030: North American F-100 Super Sabre
Ray Wagner,  1965. ...more

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Latest User Comments

Thank you Pit - that's fascinating!
Mary : RCM 1972/10 October : RCL#1820 : 26/04/2017

Oct 1972 RCM doesn't do justice to the blonde cover girl - she was famous and is still alive. She was Gunilla Knuttson (with several variants in the name) and was Miss Sweden 1961 and semi-finalist of Miss Universe of the same year. She emigrated to the USA and became famous for the Noxzema shaving-soap TV spot that was considered very sexy in that period (www.youtube.com/watch). Don Dewey paid particular attention to match the colour of the dress or swimsuit of the models (girls) with the depicted models (airplanes). In that period RCM was considered the modeller's Playboy magazine, and modeller's wives were always suspicious about the contents of this magazine. Most of the cover girls are still around and with the advent of social networks it's not difficult to find them, this is another aspect of aeromodelling research ... But I agree, surely it's not one of the best RCM covers.
Pit : RCM 1972/10 October : RCL#1820 : 26/04/2017

That's the result of the swinging '60s being replaced by the slutty '70s!
Daithi : RCM 1972/10 October : RCL#1820 : 25/04/2017

I have to confess, I really don't like this month's cover picture!
Mary : RCM 1972/10 October : RCL#1820 : 24/04/2017

Thanks for spotting this John! Apologies everyone. I've uploaded the correct file now.
Mary : Model Aircraft 1952/08 August : RCL#1779 : 20/03/2017

Sorry if a zillion people have pointed this out, but although it is indeed the cover and contents of Model Aircraft for 08/1952 shown, the download is the issue for October 1952. I visit your excellent site daily, and chiefly because I long to read the article for the Fidgety Midget - temptingly shown under details, I keep checking the download, but it stubbornly remains the October '52 issue!
JohnW : Model Aircraft 1952/08 August : RCL#1779 : 20/03/2017

Apologies to anyone who had difficulity downloading this issue of RCM. I've replaced the file and downloads should work more smoothly. Thanks to Gerrit and Marty for alerting me to the problem.
Mary : RCM 1972/05 May : RCL#1785 : 20/03/2017

Enclosed find photo of my just completed 1936 Bug from the library website [more pics 003]. Found it in the August Air Trails magazine. A bamboo bender's dream, wing tips, stab tips and all the ribs are bent from bamboo. Weighs in at a hefty 7 grams all up without rubber. Enjoy!!
RandyWrisley : Air Trails 1936/08 August : RCL#1689 : 14/03/2017

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Latest News

Steve and I are having a few days holiday over Christmas, so it will take a bit longer than usual to reply to your messages. We wish you and your families a very merry Christmas and a happy, healthy new year :) Mary x
24/12/2016

You might have noticed that we've stopped adding patents to RCLibrary. We felt that interest was waning and decided that 282 is probably enough for now :) We are planning to replace this stream of content with something new soon, probably 3-views. But my son goes into hospital for major spinal surgery this week, so new initiatives are on hold til he's home and fully recovered. I hope you understand. Thank you for your ongoing support for, and interest in, RCL, Mary x
25/09/2016

I'll be away on holiday from tomorrow August 25, back on September 5. I'll answer any emails when I'm home :) Mary
24/08/2016

Oh no! I've just accidentally, but permanently, deleted all the cover images. I'm not looking forward to telling Steve when he gets back from work. Please bear with me while I start the process of replacing them all.
18/08/2016

Added new quick links for magazines that are part of a series eg RCM, MAN, AeroModeller etc. Now, if you click on the series name below each individual magazine title you can see all issues we have in that series.
22/07/2016

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