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Latest 5 books

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

Air Trails Annual 1954
 
 

21/11/2018 | RCL#2346
Air Trails Annual 1954
Albert L. Lewis
1954. Air Trails Model Annual for 1953 CONTENTS "Over 200 model plane... more

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Latest 5 magazines

RCM 1982/03 March
 
 

15/04/2019 | RCL#2469
RCM 1982/03 March
Vol. 19, No. 3 CONTENTS From the Shop - Don Dewey Cunningham on RC... more

Popular Mechanics 1905/12 December
 
 

12/04/2019 | RCL#2466
Popular Mechanics 1905/12 December
Vol. VII, No. 12 Multiple articles covering popular science and... more

Radio Control Models & Electronics 1960/06 June
 
 

09/04/2019 | RCL#2464
Radio Control Models & Electronics 1960/06 June
Volume 1, Number 2 CONTENTS Here, There & Everywhere DEAC Cells, Use,... more

RCM 1982/02 February
 
 

08/04/2019 | RCL#2463
RCM 1982/02 February
Vol. 19, No. 2 CONTENTS From the Shop - Don Dewey Cunningham on RC... more

Model Maker 1959/05 May
 
 

06/04/2019 | RCL#2461
Model Maker 1959/05 May
Vol. 9, No. 102 CONTENTS Model Cars: Worksop Grand Prix Report... more

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Latest 5 catalogues, patents, other

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

Profile Publications No. 127: Albatros DI-DIII
 
 

24/03/2019 | RCL#2450
Profile Publications No. 127: Albatros DI-DIII
Peter L. Grey,  1966. ...more

Profile Publications No. 126: Hawker Sea Fury
 
 

17/03/2019 | RCL#2444
Profile Publications No. 126: Hawker Sea Fury
Francis K. Mason,  1966. ...more

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Latest User Comments

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

Thanks to everyone who pointed out this issue was missing a page. My lovely husband, Steve, has fixed it & the complete version is now available to download.
Mary : AeroModeller 1943/05 May : RCL#2442 : 15/03/2019

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Latest News

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

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

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