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Flying Scale Models Magazine

12 issues per year Write Review From £2.92 per issue Flying Scale Models Magazine – Scale Aircraft in the Air

Brought to you by ADH Publishing Ltd, Europe’s Leading Hobby Publisher.

Launched in 1997, Flying Scale Models magazine is for builders and fliers of historic scale replicas of full size aircraft. Published monthly, there are regular, free full size scale model plans for aircraft from all eras of manned flight, together with a wide range of material on every aspect of scale model research, building and flying. There are also reports on commercial developments within the hobby with expert tests of all the latest products.

The magazine’s authoritative editorial reference and its technique based instructional material from a wide base of regular expert contributors; make Flying Scale Models a highly collectible reference journal.

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• All the latest news and events from the aeromodelling community both in the UK and worldwide
• Kit Reviews – detailed build-guides offering full insight into the best modelling techniques.
• Full reports and photographs from all the major events and shows
• Techno Modelling – The best of aeromodelling on the internet
• Letters and feedback on the hottest t

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Flying Scale Models  |  Sept 20  


4 CONTACT
250 not out!
6 SPORT SCALE MASTERCLASS PART 14
Got the legs for it! Gordon Whitehead deals with
undercarriages and the dreaded groundloop.
16 FULL SIZE PLAN FEATURE
SOPWITH CAMEL
A 36" span, electric-powered scale model, superbly built and test
flown by Gerald O'Docharty from a design by Peter Rake
22 SOPWITH CAMEL TYPE HISTORY
Arguably the best known of all British WW1 fighter aircraft, the
Camel certainly had a reputation all its own
30 A BIGGER CAMEL
An easy-to-build 1/6th scale 56" (1422mm) wingspan 'Camel' for
three or four channel radio and '25' to '40' sized engines, with a
rudder-only stability heritage, designed by BOB WRIGHT
34 sopwith camel scale drawing
1:40 scale detailed three views
36 camel fighter colours
Three pages of colour scheme choices for Sopwith Camels in
RFC, RNAS and US Air Service
40 CAMEL IN DETAIL
A close-up look at the pristine restored example on permanent
display at the R.A.F. Museum, Hendon
44 The WW1-era cooper bomb
As the range of tasks for aircraft expanded during WW1, the
ground attack role became ever more important, for machine
gun straffing and bombing
50 pendulum swing,
like a pendulum do...
Stability control for free flight scale. Systems proven to work
by past masters.
54 SUBJECT FOR SCALE
C.A.C. WIRRAWAY
FROM LITTLE ACORNS...the aircraft that kick-started the
Australian aviation industry
60 WIRRAWAY FLYING COLOURS
Combat colour-up for a workhorse
56 WIRRAWAY SCALE DRAWING
1:40 fine detail three views.
Flying Scale Models Magazine – Scale Aircraft in the Air

Brought to you by ADH Publishing Ltd, Europe’s Leading Hobby Publisher.

Launched in 1997, Flying Scale Models magazine is for builders and fliers of historic scale replicas of full size aircraft. Published monthly, there are regular, free full size scale model plans for aircraft from all eras of manned flight, together with a wide range of material on every aspect of scale model research, building and flying. There are also reports on commercial developments within the hobby with expert tests of all the latest products.

The magazine’s authoritative editorial reference and its technique based instructional material from a wide base of regular expert contributors; make Flying Scale Models a highly collectible reference journal.

Regular features include:

• All the latest news and events from the aeromodelling community both in the UK and worldwide
• Kit Reviews – detailed build-guides offering full insight into the best modelling techniques.
• Full reports and photographs from all the major events and shows
• Techno Modelling – The best of aeromodelling on the internet
• Letters and feedback on the hottest topics in aeromodelling from readers around the world
• Shelf Life - Reviews on the latest models and modelling products
• Plus regular special feature sections

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