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Latest 5 books

AeroModeller Annual 1963-64
 
 

02/10/2018 | RCL#2299
AeroModeller Annual 1963-64
D.J. Laidlaw-Dickson & R.G. Moulton (Eds.)
1963. "A review of the year's aeromodelling throughout the world in theory... more

Radio Control for Models
 
 

15/09/2018 | RCL#2288
Radio Control for Models
G. Honnest-Redlich
1950. "A comprehensive work on the theory, construction and use of radio... more

Monoplanes and Biplanes: Their Design, Construction and Operation
 
 

23/08/2018 | RCL#2267
Monoplanes and Biplanes: Their Design, Construction and Operation
Grover Cleveland Loening
1911. "The Application of Aerodynamic Theory with a Complete Description... more

AeroModeller Annual 1949
 
 

17/08/2018 | RCL#2261
AeroModeller Annual 1949
D.J. Laidlaw-Dickson & D.A. Russell (Eds.)
1949. "A review of the year's aeromodelling throughout the world in theory... more

Model Making
 
 

14/06/2018 | RCL#2199
Model Making
Raymond Francis Yates (Ed.)
1919. "Model Making, including Workshop Practice, Design and Construction... more

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Latest 5 magazines

AeroModeller 1942/09 September
 
 

20/10/2018 | RCL#2316
AeroModeller 1942/09 September
Vol. 7, No. 82 Incorporating the "Model Aeroplane Constructor"... more

Model Aircraft 1957/09 September
 
 

19/10/2018 | RCL#2315
Model Aircraft 1957/09 September
"The Journal of the Society of Model Aeronautical Engineers" Vol. 16, No.... more

Model Airplane News 1931/07 July
 
 

18/10/2018 | RCL#2314
Model Airplane News 1931/07 July
Junior Mechanics & Model Airplane News - Vol. IV, No. 6 CONTENTS... more

Air Trails 1941/09 September
 
 

17/10/2018 | RCL#2313
Air Trails 1941/09 September
About this title Vol. XVI, No. 6 CONTENTS Features: Consolidated... more

Grid Leaks 1963/11 November-December
 
 

16/10/2018 | RCL#2312
Grid Leaks 1963/11 November-December
"The R/C Data Service" Vol. 4, No. 6 CONTENTS The Monitor G/L At... more

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Latest 5 catalogues, patents, other

Profile Publications No. 104: PZL P-23 Karas
 
 

14/10/2018 | RCL#2310
Profile Publications No. 104: PZL P-23 Karas
Jerzy B. Cynk,  1966. ...more

Profile Publications No. 103: S.E.5
 
 

07/10/2018 | RCL#2304
Profile Publications No. 103: S.E.5
J.M. Bruce,  1966. ...more

Profile Publications No. 102: Douglas A-4 Skyhawk
 
 

30/09/2018 | RCL#2297
Profile Publications No. 102: Douglas A-4 Skyhawk
Harry Gann,  1966. ...more

Profile Publications No. 101: Boeing B-29 Superfortress
 
 

16/09/2018 | RCL#2289
Profile Publications No. 101: Boeing B-29 Superfortress
Mitch Mayborn,  1966. ...more

Profile Publications No. 100: North American P-51B & C Mustang
 
 

09/09/2018 | RCL#2282
Profile Publications No. 100: North American P-51B & C Mustang
Richard Atkins,  1966. ...more

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Latest User Comments

Great to see a full scan of RCM including the ads! Lots of info on kits and radios from the 70s that brought back wonderful memories. However, pages 57-64 were missing and hoping they can be added.
Min : RCM 1978/01 January : RCL#2311 : 16/10/2018

Thanks to everyone who pointed out the download for this title wasn't working. I've fixed it just now. Sorry for the delay - I've been at work, only just got home.
Mary : RCM 1981/12 December : RCL#2305 : 08/10/2018

I've uploaded the missing page 164 - many thanks to psh :) It's a separate file for now. I'll incorporate it into the main title file when I have time.
Mary : RCM 1981/04 April : RCL#2257 : 04/09/2018

A disappointed reader has spotted that page 164 is missing from this issue of RCM. Does anyone have a copy of the page they can scan and share with us?
Mary : RCM 1981/04 April : RCL#2257 : 02/09/2018

Thanks to everyone who got in touch about the apparent discrepancy in the RCM series: we jumped from December 1977 to January 1981 this week. I'm afraid we don't have any of the 1978-1980 issues. If anyone out there does, and feels like scanning and sharing them with us, that would be awesome :)
Mary : RCM 1981/01 January : RCL#2237 : 26/07/2018

I'd like to say that "everything we do is carefully planned" and claim credit for this - but it wouldn't be true :)
Mary : Popular Mechanics 1905/04 April : RCL#2221 : 21/07/2018

I recently watched a fascinating TV programme on PBS (UK) about the restoration of a Wisconsin Fish Commission Railway Car: https://www.midcontinent.org/equipment-roster/wooden-passenger-cars/wisconsin-fish-commission-2/ To my amazement, the following day you published Popular Mechanics 1905/04 (Pages 427-430) which featured an original article about these railway cars. Coincidence or planned ??!!
ChrisPinn : Popular Mechanics 1905/04 April : RCL#2221 : 21/07/2018

Sorry, I didn't spot that! I'll ask the contributor if they can rescan.
Mary : Modelar 1991/05 May : RCL#2227 : 13/07/2018

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Latest News

Apologies!!! I messed up the download link for today's RCM (December 1981). I fixed it just now and it should work as normal. Mary x
08/10/2018

I'm going on holiday tomorrow, will return in a week. Steve will be checking my inbox, but if you write to us and don't hear back for a while, don't worry! Mary x
28/06/2018

I recently had an interesting email exchange with Michael Jones, who's looking for information about, or scans of, the British aeromodelling magazine, 'Model Aviation'. According to Michael, "Ron Moulton had one of his designs published in it, so it must have been quite a respectable publication. The magazine seems to have been started just after the War in 1946, and the latest plan date is 1950 - so it was up and running for about 4 or 5 years. Publishers were Ian Allan Ltd, who also published the Model Aviation Planbook. Aeromodeller price at the time was 1/3, so magazine price would have been about the same. One control line plan was priced at 4/-. Magazine content was various - free flight, control line, jetex, rubber power, glider - but no radio control. Some of the plans are tracings or copies of US designs - Luscombe Silvaire, Cumulus, Hotshot. Some of the older modellers may have copies. If so, it would be nice to have some details." If anyone out there knows more, or has scans of any issues, please email me. Thanks in advance, Mary
18/06/2018

Apologies for not adding any new titles for a few days. My sister's had a baby and I'm helping out :) Things should get back to normal by next week. Mary x
06/04/2018

I'm back :) Mary x
05/02/2018

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