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Latest 5 books

Harper's Aircraft Book
 
 

15/09/2017 | RCL#1966
Harper's Aircraft Book
A. Hyatt Verrill
1913. "Harper's Aircraft Book: Why aeroplanes fly, how to make models, and... more

Osprey/ Airwar 017: German Fighter Units, June 1917-1918
 
 

14/09/2017 | RCL#1965
Osprey/ Airwar 017: German Fighter Units, June 1917-1918
Alex Imrie
1978. Number 17 in the Osprey Airwar series [aka Aircam/Airwar]: "books... more

Aircam Aviation Series No. 6: Curtiss Kittyhawk Mk. I-IV
 
 

06/09/2017 | RCL#1957
Aircam Aviation Series No. 6: Curtiss Kittyhawk Mk. I-IV
Christopher F. Shores & Richard Ward
1968. Aircam Aviation Series, No. 6 Curtiss Kittyhawk Mk. I-IV in RAF,... more

Camouflage & Markings: Supermarine Spitfire, RAF Northern Europe 1936-45
 
 

29/08/2017 | RCL#1949
Camouflage & Markings: Supermarine Spitfire, RAF Northern Europe 1936-45
James Goulding
1971. No. 1 in the 'Camouflage & Markings' series. Detailed description... more

Warpaint Series No. 024: Dornier Do 217
 
 

24/08/2017 | RCL#1943
Warpaint Series No. 024: Dornier Do 217
Jerry Scutts
1999. No. 24 in the 'Warpaint' series. Detailed description of the... more

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Latest 5 magazines

Grid Leaks 1961/01 January-February
 
 

21/09/2017 | RCL#1972
Grid Leaks 1961/01 January-February
"The R/C Data Service" Vol. 2, No. 10 CONTENTS Kraft Relayless 10... more

Model Builder 1974/02 February
 
 

20/09/2017 | RCL#1971
Model Builder 1974/02 February
Vol. 4, No. 27 CONTENTS Features: Workbench - Bill Northrop Over the... more

AeroModeller 1939/10 October
 
 

19/09/2017 | RCL#1970
AeroModeller 1939/10 October
Vol. IV, No. 47 Incorporating the "Model Aeroplane Constructor"... more

RCM 1974/07 July
 
 

18/09/2017 | RCL#1969
RCM 1974/07 July
Vol. 11, No. 7 CONTENTS Features: 10 Easy Methods to Crash Jolly... more

Modelar 1981/08 August
 
 

16/09/2017 | RCL#1967
Modelar 1981/08 August
Vol. XXXII, No. 8 of the monthly Czech language modelling magazine.... more

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Latest 5 catalogues, patents, other

Profile Publications No. 054: English Electric Canberra Mk. I & IV
 
 

17/09/2017 | RCL#1968
Profile Publications No. 054: English Electric Canberra Mk. I & IV
Kenneth Munson,  1965. ...more

Profile Publications No. 053: Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat
 
 

10/09/2017 | RCL#1961
Profile Publications No. 053: Grumman F4F-3 Wildcat
Frank L. Greene,  1965. ...more

Profile Publications No. 052: De Havilland Mosquito Mks. I-IV
 
 

03/09/2017 | RCL#1954
Profile Publications No. 052: De Havilland Mosquito Mks. I-IV
Philip J.R. Moyes,  1965. ...more

Profile Publications No. 051: Gee Bee Racers
 
 

27/08/2017 | RCL#1946
Profile Publications No. 051: Gee Bee Racers
Peter M. Bowers,  1965. ...more

Profile Publications No. 050: Sopwith 7F.I Snipe
 
 

20/08/2017 | RCL#1939
Profile Publications No. 050: Sopwith 7F.I Snipe
J.M. Bruce,  1965. ...more

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Latest User Comments

The trick with Firefox isn't to open it directly but 'save link as' - that way it always works (you were downloading it anyway, weren't you?).
Daithi : Aeroplanes : RCL#1894 : 09/08/2017

Thank you for highlighting this, Paul. I'm afraid this happens sometimes (feels like it's happened a lot recently!). We add the magazines & books just as they come in to us, so these pages were probably missing when this issue was scanned by the contributor. Perhaps an earlier reader cut out the pages to build from? If anyone out there is able to scan the missing pages and share them with us, we'll be very grateful :)
Mary : Model Builder 1973/09 September : RCL#1901 : 17/07/2017

FYI pages 31-34 are missing in the scan.
PaulL : Model Builder 1973/09 September : RCL#1901 : 17/07/2017

Hi Skippy - we upload the magazines & books just as they come in to us, which means this page was probably missing from the paper copy when it was scanned by the contributor. I'm afraid this happens from time to time. I guess the original readers sometimes tore pages out for scrapbooks, bedroom walls, to share with friends, and so on. I know that's what I did in my youth with magazines - I still do! Can anyone out there with a paper copy of this issue possibly scan page 44 and share it with us?
Mary : Model Aircraft 1954/02 February : RCL#1902 : 15/07/2017

I have downloaded Model Aircraft 1954/02 February (RCL#1902} and see there is a photo on page 45 that refers to an article on the facing page. Unfortunately that page (44) is not included in your scan. Was it missing from the publication or just overlooked in the scanning process?
Skippy : Model Aircraft 1954/02 February : RCL#1902 : 15/07/2017

Thank you John, that's useful to know.
Mary : Aeroplanes : RCL#1894 : 13/07/2017

I get blank pages occasionally when I use Firefox. When I cut and paste the link to another web browser it works fine. This also happens with the plans site occasionally.
JohnLeB : Aeroplanes : RCL#1894 : 13/07/2017

The download works ok here and no one else has reported any problems (yet). Might be something at your end? If anyone else is having the same difficulty with this title, please let me know.
Mary : Aeroplanes : RCL#1894 : 08/07/2017

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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
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