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Latest 5 books

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

Aircam Aviation Series No. S17 (Vol. 1): 50 Fighters 1938-1945
 
 

09/06/2018 | RCL#2194
Aircam Aviation Series No. S17 (Vol. 1): 50 Fighters 1938-1945
Richard Ward
1973. Aircam Aviation Series, No. S17 (Vol. 1) 50 Fighters 1938-1945... more

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Latest 5 magazines

Grid Leaks 1963/09 September-October
 
 

26/09/2018 | RCL#2295
Grid Leaks 1963/09 September-October
"The R/C Data Service" Vol. 4, No. 5 CONTENTS G/L At Play The... more

RCM 1981/10 October
 
 

25/09/2018 | RCL#2294
RCM 1981/10 October
Vol. 18, No. 10 CONTENTS From the Shop - Don Dewey Big is Beautiful... more

Model Aircraft 1957/05 May
 
 

21/09/2018 | RCL#2293
Model Aircraft 1957/05 May
"The Journal of the Society of Model Aeronautical Engineers" No. 191,... more

RC Soaring Digest 1985/11 November
 
 

20/09/2018 | RCL#2292
RC Soaring Digest 1985/11 November
Vol. 2, No. 11 of monthly newsletter dedicated to RC soaring and... more

AeroModeller 1942/07 July
 
 

18/09/2018 | RCL#2291
AeroModeller 1942/07 July
Vol. 7, No. 80 Incorporating the "Model Aeroplane Constructor"... more

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Latest 5 catalogues, patents, other

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

Profile Publications No. 099: Focke-Wulf Fw 200
 
 

02/09/2018 | RCL#2275
Profile Publications No. 099: Focke-Wulf Fw 200
J. Richard Smith,  1966. ...more

Profile Publications No. 098: Gloster Gladiator
 
 

26/08/2018 | RCL#2270
Profile Publications No. 098: Gloster Gladiator
Francis K. Mason,  1966. ...more

Profile Publications No. 097: American D.H.4
 
 

19/08/2018 | RCL#2263
Profile Publications No. 097: American D.H.4
Peter M. Bowers,  1966. ...more

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Latest User Comments

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

Few pages missing...15 - 18! More detail on that Wilga, please!
Marty : Modelar 1991/05 May : RCL#2227 : 13/07/2018

Hi everyone, apologies for the problems with the November 1977 issue of RCM: 7 of the pages are entirely blank. I'm afraid there's nothing I can do about this, as I don't have the original magazine to re-scan, just the scan as it was submitted to us. If anyone out there has the missing pages and can scan and share, we'll be very grateful :)
Mary : RCM 1977/11 November : RCL#2223 : 10/07/2018

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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

Hello lovely readers :) I've decided to take a wee break. I'm heading to the seaside tomorrow & will return on Saturday Feb 3. Nothing like the North Sea in winter to chase the cobwebs away! I won't be adding new titles or answering email while I'm away, so please be patient til I'm home. Thank you, Mary x
25/01/2018

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