RCM News Magazine Issue 143

Soaring Circle

with Optic Nerve

Swapped a few stories with a number old campaigners over a drop of read at the VARMS (Victorian Association of Radio Model Soaring) Wednesday twilight fly, building and pizza night. I Fly RC Scott Matthews lays out the plans and sets about building a Irawu Oy short kit Haraku 11 Vintage glider. Scoot down to Sale to sniff the lift with E Flite Opterra flying wing and fly the rather hot receiver ready Dynam Excalibur 1600mm hot liner.

RCM News Magazine Issue 143

Spooling Up

with Stephen Green

Plastic fantastic revisited, we come by a pre-production sample of the Advanced Scale Models Hawk for 13nm power. Teddy Angelo has his first turbine flight with a 8kg thrust powered Atlas and Scott Matthews blast off an 18kg thrust Comp ARF Eurosport. Damien Milk sends in a few pics of hot starts in northern Western Australia.

RCM News Magazine Issue 143

RPA Flight Ops

with John Fleming

Consequences breaking The LAW for uncertified recreational and certified operators.

RCM News Magazine Issue 143

Scale Matters

with John Armarego

John Armarego applies tried and true building techniques adding add detail to scale.

RCM News Magazine Issue 143

Bank and Yank

with Byron Simpson

Been a while between event but large scale air racing got going again in August. Next event is at NAAS Field Canberra in October.

RCM News Magazine Issue 143

Aussie Bush Flying

with Stephen Green

Stick n rudder flying the world's most advanced Fun Cub XL. It has two video cameras, telemetry and an autopilot. ABF is our free email subscription newsletter as each issue of the magazine goes together. If nothing else you might pick up a few tips from the rear facing RunCam 2 camera that highlights using rudder and elevator side slipping or flapped approaches getting into interesting locations.