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Latest 5 books

Osprey/ Airwar 021: Japanese Carrier Air Groups 1941-45
 
 

14/12/2017 | RCL#2046
Osprey/ Airwar 021: Japanese Carrier Air Groups 1941-45
Rene J. Francillon
1979. Number 21 in the Osprey Airwar series [aka Aircam/Airwar]: "books... more

AeroModeller Annual 1958-59
 
 

12/12/2017 | RCL#2044
AeroModeller Annual 1958-59
C.S. Rushbrooke & D.J. Laidlaw-Dickson (Eds.)
1958. "A review of the year's aeromodelling throughout the world in theory... more

Building & Flying RC Sailplanes & Electric Gliders
 
 

04/11/2017 | RCL#2010
Building & Flying RC Sailplanes & Electric Gliders
Robert T. Motazedi
1993. CONTENTS Preface What You Need to Know About Aerodynamics... more

Plans Handbook 1: Aeromodelling
 
 

01/11/2017 | RCL#2007
Plans Handbook 1: Aeromodelling
1971. First handbook from MAP Plans Service. Contents PLANS Detailed,... more

Building Your First Radio Control Airplane
 
 

20/10/2017 | RCL#1997
Building Your First Radio Control Airplane
John Carroll
1989. Useful introduction to RC modelling. The scan is a little blurry, but... more

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Latest 5 magazines

Grid Leaks 1961/03 March-April
 
 

16/12/2017 | RCL#2048
Grid Leaks 1961/03 March-April
"The R/C Data Service" Vol. 3, No. 1 CONTENTS Listening For Trouble... more

Model Builder 1974/08 August
 
 

15/12/2017 | RCL#2047
Model Builder 1974/08 August
Vol. 4, No. 33 CONTENTS Features: Workbench - Bill Northrop Over the... more

AeroModeller 1951/03 March
 
 

13/12/2017 | RCL#2045
AeroModeller 1951/03 March
Vol. XVI, No. 182 Incorporating the "Model Aeroplane Constructor"... more

RCM 1975/07 July
 
 

11/12/2017 | RCL#2043
RCM 1975/07 July
Vol. 12, No. 7 CONTENTS From the Shop Radio Spectrum Engine Clinic... more

AeroModeller 1951/02 February
 
 

08/12/2017 | RCL#2041
AeroModeller 1951/02 February
Vol. XVI, No. 181 Incorporating the "Model Aeroplane Constructor"... more

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Latest 5 catalogues, patents, other

Mercury Model Aircraft Brochure
 
 

09/12/2017 | RCL#2042
Mercury Model Aircraft Brochure
1965. ...more

Profile Publications No. 065: Avro Lancaster I
 
 

03/12/2017 | RCL#2036
Profile Publications No. 065: Avro Lancaster I
Brian Goulding & M. Garbett,  1966. ...more

Veron Catalogue
 
 

01/12/2017 | RCL#2034
Veron Catalogue
1962. ...more

Monogram Hobby Kit Catalogue 1969
 
 

28/11/2017 | RCL#2031
Monogram Hobby Kit Catalogue 1969
1968. ...more

Profile 064: Macchi MC.200
 
 

26/11/2017 | RCL#2029
Profile 064: Macchi MC.200
Gianni Cattaneo,  1966. ...more

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Latest User Comments

The catalogue presented here is the one printed for the year 1962 when the company was still owned by Mr Glasser. You can see very little use of colour, perhaps because it was expensive to print colour in those days and the catalogue was freely distributed, despite stating that it cost 15 cents!!!
edubarca : Revell Authentic Kits Catalogue : RCL#2021 : 17/11/2017

Oops! You're right Ian, well spotted. I've changed the numbering on this issue and I'll hunt down No. 61. Thanks again :)
Mary : Profile Publications No. 062: de Havilland D.H.9 : RCL#2013 : 08/11/2017

I browse your site regularly and think it’s fantastic! I've just noticed the latest Profile publication should be named 62, not 61 and 61 (the Ansaldo Scouts) is missing.
IanH : Profile Publications No. 062: de Havilland D.H.9 : RCL#2013 : 08/11/2017

I have just noticed that this book takes us to 1000 titles on the RCLibrary shelves - hurray! Thank you everyone who has helped support the Library by scanning & sharing your books, catalogues, magazines, patents etc. You are all stars :)
Mary : Building & Flying RC Sailplanes & Electric Gliders : RCL#2010 : 04/11/2017

I guess that would be my job :) I'll get on it now ...
Mary : Plans Handbook 1: Aeromodelling : RCL#2007 : 02/11/2017

The free plan referred to on the cover is in the Outerzone library as plan id 8948, Stothers.
Stormin : AeroModeller 1939/07 July : RCL#2008 : 02/11/2017

Fascinating. Wonder who will do an audit to see which of the plans included are available on Outerzone?
Marty : Plans Handbook 1: Aeromodelling : RCL#2007 : 02/11/2017

This really is a dreamer's book! I can remember spending hours imagining building all sorts of wonderful planes to be found within. I never ever procured even one plan, remaining steadfastly a kit builder to the end!
NicholasTucker : Plans Handbook 1: Aeromodelling : RCL#2007 : 02/11/2017

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Latest News

I have just noticed that with the addition of today's book, Building and Flying RC Sailplanes and Electric Gliders, we have 1000 titles on RCLibrary - hurray! Thank you everyone who has helped support the Library by scanning & sharing your books, catalogues, magazines, papers, patents etc. We think you're wonderful :) And with your help - here's to the next 1000 titles!
04/11/2017

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

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RCLibrary Contributor Roll of Honour

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