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Hello everyone, I have returned from my holiday in sunny Slovenia :) It is a very beautiful country with lovely people - I can highly recommend a visit. It will take me a couple of days to catch up with the email that arrived while I was away. Normal service will be resumed as soon as possible. Mary x
27/06/2017

I'm away on holiday now, back home on June 27. Please don't be surprised if you don't receive a reply to any emails until I'm back :) Mary x
17/06/2017

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

Sorry if you're having problems viewing RCLibrary today. We're having some technical difficulties, which we're working hard to fix and hope will be resolved soon.
07/07/2016

Normal RCL service resumes today :) Thank you to everyone who has been in touch to send good wishes for my son's recovery. He's out of immediate danger now, although there's still a long road ahead of us. The messages of concern and support have been lovely and helped lift our spirits. Mary x
27/06/2016

I'm afraid that family illness means I won't be updating RCLibrary for a while. Apologies to all our readers. I hope normal service will resume soon. In the meantime, why not catch up on all those back copies of RCM you've been meaning to read :)
16/06/2016

Happy Easter everyone :) Don't eat too much chocolate!
27/03/2016

Happy St Patrick's Day to you all!
17/03/2016

I should point out that Steve did know the file name thing. I'm surprised he lets me near his websites sometimes ;) Mary
03/03/2016

Radio Control Models & Electronics 1962/04 April [ID 1247]: Fixed the dodgy file that wouldn't download. Who knew you shouldn't use '&' in the name of a file?!
03/03/2016

We've decided to use stop using accent marks for most names mentioned in Modelář magazine listings. We've also amended the title to 'Modelář/ Modelar'. Ideally I'd prefer to use the correct spelling and respect the original language, but this seems to make it more difficult to search for and find the magazine, plans & designers. Our aim is for as many people as possible to read these old publications, so it seems wrong to be deliberately obscure, even if it's correct. I'm interested to know what you, the readers, think - especially if you're Czech, or if English isn't your first language. Is it better to be linguistically correct, or easy to find?
27/01/2016

The eagle-eyed among you will have spotted that we went straight from the October 1966 issue of RCM to December, missing out November. I thought we had November, but thanks to a scanning mix-up, we don't. Do you have a copy? Would you be able to scan it and send it to us? We'd be very grateful :)
15/01/2016

Flying Scale Models of WWII: Replaced our original scan of this book with a much clearer version, thanks to Garry Hunter of www.theplanpage.com
01/01/2016

Happy new year to all our readers :) We hope 2016 is a good year for you and your families. Thank you for your support and encouragement since we launched RCLibrary in September. We'll introduce a couple of new features in 2016 - we hope you'll like them and look forward to getting your feedback. Mary & Steve
01/01/2016

Merry Christmas everyone! Buon Natale! Joyeux Noel! Frohe Weihnachten! Feliz Navidad! Glĉdelig Jul! Veselé Vánoce! God Jul! Wesołych Świąt! We're taking a break for a few days over Christmas. See you when we're back :) Mary & Steve
24/12/2015

Ta da! The 100th title goes up today. It seems fitting that it's the very first issue of the legendary RCM. Hope you enjoy it. Mary :-)
10/12/2015

Happy St Andrew's day to all our Scottish friends. And if you're celebrating in Scotland, I hope the weather doesn't dampen your fun!
30/11/2015

Changed home page to now show a 3 column layout for the new titles.
28/11/2015

Happy Thanksgiving to all our American readers! Have a wonderful day :)
26/11/2015

Added new category section of 'Patents'. First entry is a US patent from 1898 by Nikola Tesla. Many thanks to Pit for sharing his collection with us. Other contributions will be gratefully received.
26/11/2015

Added lightbox link (zoom to higher res cover pic) on the title_details page.
10/11/2015

Added social media buttons to the title_details page.
10/11/2015

Just uploaded the 50th title! Feel quite celebratory. Here's to the next 550. Mary
03/11/2015

Changed the Browse pages so now users can select to order results by EntryDate or by Title.
30/10/2015

Added a Wanted section.
15/10/2015

Changed Browse/Category pages to display titles better. Changed default view from TextOnly to Thumbnails.
09/10/2015

Changed homepage to now show latest entires split into in 2 columns, Books and Magazines.
08/10/2015

Added User Comments facility (through email, currently).
03/10/2015

Changed homepage view so now it shows RCL# and entrydate on each title.
03/10/2015