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Latest 5 books

Gas Turbine Engines for Model Aircraft
 
 

06/06/2019 | RCL#2515
Gas Turbine Engines for Model Aircraft
Kurt Schreckling
1994. Second edition. Translated from the original German by Keith... more

Models and Musings
 
 

02/05/2019 | RCL#2481
Models and Musings
Bill Hannan
1985. An eclectic compilation of Bill Hannan's writing about models and... more

Building a Pattern Airplane
 
 

17/04/2019 | RCL#2470
Building a Pattern Airplane
Bruce Thompson & Don Atwood
1999. Fourth edition of this comprehensive 'How To' book (1st edition... more

Carl Goldberg General Information Booklet
 
 

13/04/2019 | RCL#2467
Carl Goldberg General Information Booklet
Useful general information booklet that used to be included with most... more

Air Trails Annual 1956
 
 

01/02/2019 | RCL#2406
Air Trails Annual 1956
Albert L. Lewis
1956. Air Trails Model Annual for 1956 CONTENTS "Over 200 model... more

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Latest 5 magazines

RCM 1982/12 December
 
 

24/06/2019 | RCL#2533
RCM 1982/12 December
Vol. 19, No. 12 CONTENTS From the Shop - Don Dewey Sunday Flier -... more

Popular Mechanics 1906/03 March
 
 

21/06/2019 | RCL#2530
Popular Mechanics 1906/03 March
Vol. VIII, No. 3 Multiple articles covering popular science and... more

Scale R/C Modeler 1983/08 August
 
 

20/06/2019 | RCL#2529
Scale R/C Modeler 1983/08 August
Vol. 9, No. 4 CONTENTS Special Feature: Two-Fanned Phantom (Part I)... more

Model Airplane News 1933/11 November
 
 

19/06/2019 | RCL#2528
Model Airplane News 1933/11 November
"Universal Model Airplane News" - Vol. IX, No. 4 CONTENTS Wings of... more

AeroModeller 1943/07 July
 
 

18/06/2019 | RCL#2527
AeroModeller 1943/07 July
Vol. 8, No. 92 Incorporating the "Model Aeroplane Constructor"... more

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Latest 5 catalogues, patents, other

Profile Publications No. 137: Bristol Beaufighter I & II
 
 

23/06/2019 | RCL#2532
Profile Publications No. 137: Bristol Beaufighter I & II
Philip J. R. Moyes,  1966. ...more

Profile Publications No. 136: Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk I-IV (British & Commonwealth Service)
 
 

16/06/2019 | RCL#2525
Profile Publications No. 136: Curtiss P-40 Kittyhawk I-IV (British &...
Ray Wagner (Ed.),  1966. ...more

Profile Publications No. 135: Dewoitine 520
 
 

09/06/2019 | RCL#2518
Profile Publications No. 135: Dewoitine 520
Raymond Danel,  1966. ...more

Profile Publications No. 134: Fokker G-1
 
 

02/06/2019 | RCL#2511
Profile Publications No. 134: Fokker G-1
B. van der Klaauw,  1966. ...more

Profile Publications No. 133: B.E.2, 2a & 2b
 
 

26/05/2019 | RCL#2504
Profile Publications No. 133: B.E.2, 2a & 2b
J.M. Bruce,  1966. ...more

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Latest User Comments

Hi Mary, It's not the bonkers factor, it's the fact that contrary to tradition the ladies are (more than) fully clothed here.
Miguel : RCM 1982/11 November : RCL#2526 : 21/06/2019

I think you're right Daithi. Just received the comment below from Miguel!
Mary : RCM 1982/11 November : RCL#2526 : 21/06/2019

Miguel, you just want photos of girls in bikinis LOL
Daithi : RCM 1982/11 November : RCL#2526 : 21/06/2019

Hi Amir - good question :) The missing pages are because that's the way the RCM scans came to us. Whoever owned the paper magazines & scanned them either decided to miss those pages out (because they were mainly advertisements) or the pages were already missing from the paper original eg because someone had cut out the plan pages to use. We were sent the scans years ago, long before we set up RCLibrary, and can no longer contact the scanner to ask them about the missing pages. I used to add an explanatory note about the missing pages to each RCM issue, but stopped doing it at some point. I will start again, as I think it would be useful. Hope that helps :)
Mary : RCM 1982/11 November : RCL#2526 : 18/06/2019

Hello. Just wanted to know why are u only providing half a magazine in pdf form which has been the case for a number of issues.
Amir : RCM 1982/11 November : RCL#2526 : 18/06/2019

I concur, Miguel. It's completely bonkers!
Mary : RCM 1982/11 November : RCL#2526 : 18/06/2019

There's something odd with the cover of this RCM issue but I can't quite put my finger on it.
MiguelMorao : RCM 1982/11 November : RCL#2526 : 18/06/2019

Thank you for great 1970s/80s RC magazine resources. Two Questions 1) Do you know of any magazine articles that featured builds of any of the Jetco kits/plans (a: either generally Jetco gliders or b: specifically Jetco THERMIC "C" PLAN) 2) What were the best glider magazines printed during the 1970s and 1980s?
PhilL : RC Soaring Digest 1986/08 August : RCL#2520 : 11/06/2019

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Latest News

Hello everyone! Steve and I are heading to the seaside today, for a few days R & R. I won't be working on RCLibrary while I'm away, so I'm afraid there'll be a few days with no new books or magazines. Normal service will resume when we're home :) Mary x
04/05/2019

Happy Easter, everyone :) Mary x
21/04/2019

Does anyone have June 1943 Aeromodeller, pages 57 to 60 inclusive? If so, we'd be very grateful if you can scan and send them to us preferably 300 DPI, greyscale or colour in any common format (tif, gif, jpg or pdf preferably). Thanks, Mary :)
24/02/2019

Happy New Year everyone! We hope 2019 is peaceful and prosperous for you and yours. Mary & Steve x
01/01/2019

Merry Christmas everyone! I hope you and your families have a joyful Christmas and a peaceful, prosperous new year. I'll be taking a short break over the festive season, so please be patient if it takes longer than usual for me to reply to your queries. Mary xx
24/12/2018

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RCLibrary Contributor Roll of Honour

I want to list the names here of some people who have helped out directly with RCLibrary:

Aeromeddler, BK, Bullseye000, ColinUsher, Daithi, KevinBranch, JimmySo, JoeFergusson, JPM, Ladybird, Paul&RalphBradley, Pilgrim, Pit, ser001, Stormin, Sundancer, ZoeQuilter

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