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Latest 5 books

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

Know Your Materials: Doping & Finishing
 
 

22/12/2018 | RCL#2373
Know Your Materials: Doping & Finishing
1970. A MAP Technical Publication: "Being one of a series of booklets for... more

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Latest 5 magazines

Flying Models 1978/12 December
 
 

25/05/2019 | RCL#2503
Flying Models 1978/12 December
"Including Flying Aces" Vol. 81, No. XII/497 CONTENTS Aircraft... more

Model Airplane News 1933/09 September
 
 

24/05/2019 | RCL#2502
Model Airplane News 1933/09 September
"Universal Model Airplane News" - Vol. IX, No. 2 CONTENTS Flying... more

Scale R/C Modeler 1983/04 April
 
 

21/05/2019 | RCL#2501
Scale R/C Modeler 1983/04 April
Vol. 9, No. 2 CONTENTS Special Double How-To-Do-It: Troubleshooting... more

RCM 1982/07 July
 
 

20/05/2019 | RCL#2500
RCM 1982/07 July
Vol. 19, No. 7 CONTENTS From the Shop - Don Dewey Flying Lowe - Don... more

Model Builder 1977/07 July
 
 

18/05/2019 | RCL#2498
Model Builder 1977/07 July
Vol. 7, No. 67 CONTENTS Features: Workbench - Bill Northrop "Three... more

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Latest 5 catalogues, patents, other

Profile Publications No. 132: de Havilland Tiger Moth
 
 

19/05/2019 | RCL#2499
Profile Publications No. 132: de Havilland Tiger Moth
A.J. Jackson,  1966. ...more

Profile Publications No. 131: Lockheed F-104G/ CF-104
 
 

28/04/2019 | RCL#2477
Profile Publications No. 131: Lockheed F-104G/ CF-104
Gerhard Joos,  1966. ...more

Profile Publications No. 130: Messerschmitt Me 262
 
 

14/04/2019 | RCL#2468
Profile Publications No. 130: Messerschmitt Me 262
J. Richard Smith,  1966. ...more

Profile Publications No. 129: Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero-Sen
 
 

07/04/2019 | RCL#2462
Profile Publications No. 129: Mitsubishi A6M2 Zero-Sen
Rene J. Francillon,  1966. ...more

Profile Publications No. 128: Curtiss Shrike
 
 

30/03/2019 | RCL#2455
Profile Publications No. 128: Curtiss Shrike
American Aviation Historical Society (Ed.),  1966. ...more

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Latest User Comments

Oh. My old friends Bill Hannan's Models and Musings? This is only one of his excellent books on Peanut scale models, research and much more! Extraordinary man, extraordinary book (as always!)
Tiberiu : Models and Musings : RCL#2481 : 03/05/2019

Many thanks to Miguel Morao for translating the contents list for us. "A Non-Gentleman but a Scholar nevertheless" ;-)
Mary : Le Modèle Réduit d'Avion 1953/02 February : RCL#2454 : 03/04/2019

Just had to send in a comment after running into this. I made the Magpie, Gnome and Marauder in Delhi, India, in 65-68. The kits were made under license by India's Hobby Center in Connaught Place, Delhi. Some of the happiest days of my life. Thanks for rekindling those memories.
JitandroZ : Mercury Model Aircraft Brochure : RCL#2042 : 02/04/2019

No scale items in this issue, but several CdH plans - fabulous!
ChrisH : Le Modèle Réduit d'Avion 1953/02 February : RCL#2454 : 01/04/2019

I'm sorry to say I'm very disappointed. I downloaded the magazine above and no matter how hard I shook my PDF file, no slide rule came out of it. Can I please have my money back? ;)
Miguel : Radio Control Models & Electronics 1960/05 May : RCL#2448 : 27/03/2019

Ah. Thanks Daithi. I just copied what was printed on page 3. Clearly a misprint. As I've said before, I don't know much about planes! I've changed that bit of text now :)
Mary : Scale R/C Modeler 1986/08 August/ September : RCL#2452 : 27/03/2019

"The cover plane is a Vought A-7 Corsair built from a Jet Hangar Hobby kit." Funny - to me it looks a lot like Frank Taylor's converted P51 Mustang. LOL
Daithi : Scale R/C Modeler 1986/08 August/ September : RCL#2452 : 27/03/2019

I have been looking at your Ray Gaedke artwork for the Lindberg model car company in the 1965 catalogue. Here are some of the original artwork used on the box tops [see pics 003-007 above].
PatC : Lindberg Hobby Model Kits : RCL#2015 : 20/03/2019

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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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