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Flying Scale Models Magazine

12 issues per year View Reviews   |   Write Review From $1.92 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.

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 t

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Flying Scale Models  |  Dec 20  


4 CONTACT
Just for starters
6 SPORT SCALE MASTERCLASS PART 17
The power to perform; matching propeller to model and engine
10 FULL SIZE FREE PLANS
BERNARD 74
Dr. MIKE HAWKINS FRAeS starts a two-part construction feature on
a little-known product of the 1930s French aircraft industry
15 BERNARD 74 TYPE HISTORY
An early pointer to monoplane fighter design even though it
never progressed beyond prototype stage. Mike Hawkins tells
the story
16 SCALE SOARING
Our columnist finally gets to a collective scale sailplane flyfest
20 BRISTOL BEAUFIGHTER PART 3
The retracting main undercarriage of Andy Ward’s
Beaufighter.. Techniques and mechanism may be a good
starting point for other scale models with similar retracting
action
24 BEAUFIGHTER SCALE DRAWING
1:70 three-views covering various marks, 1 to 10.
30 PULL-OUT PLANS
DE HAVILLAND DH53 HUMMING BIRD
25" (635mm) wingspan jewel originally, designed for CO2
power but ideal for equivalent electric or even rubber power.
38 TYPE HISTORY: DH53
Designed to an imaginative, but impractical specification, and
built in small numbers when aviation was still in its infancy
41 Humming bird scale drawing
1:40 scale three-view drawing
44 subjects for scale:
DH 88 comet
Purpose designed for a fleeting, if dramatic event, the design
prompted advances in wooden aiframe construction that
led to the de Havilland Mosquito
50 DH88 racing colours
Colour schemes carried by the Comet MacRobertson racers
52 DH 88 comet scale drawing
fine detail 1:60 three-views of the 1934 MacRobertson Race
winner G-ACSS.
54 spad XIII Part 1
A 54" span, 1/6th scale for electric power, designed by Peter
Rake, with the prototype model built and test flown by Charlie Bice.
60 spad XIII type history
France’s most potent fighter of WW1 has not really received
the acclaim it deserves
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

And much, much more!

For more information, visit www.flyingscalemodels.com

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congratulations o the excellent content . It deserves huge readership Reviewed Thursday, September 10, 2020
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best magazine on the subject Reviewed Thursday, August 13, 2020
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Flying Scale Models

Seems to have less content than before with little (and irregular) coverage for the scale glider pilot. Reviewed Monday, May 11, 2020

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