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June 2015

FEATURES

Watt’s New Concept Soarer
In this first of a two-part mini-series, competition pilot Brian Austin describes his method of designing and building a competitive electric soarer from scratch that results in a Championship winner!

Verhees D-Plane 1
Inspired by an Internet video of the full size, Jeff Barringer describes this unconventional delta model concept that has proven quite a challenge, but rewarding in the end

Hawker Hunter
This is Shane Harding’s 68" span design for impressively sized military jet

Warbirds Over Awatoto 2015
A full report by Barrie Russell of this year’s annual scale warbird meeting held recently in New Zealand and hosted by the Hawkes Bay club

A Sterling Fokker D.VII
Professional modeller Mark Wilkins constructs this iconic fighter from the Great War, and the mid-1970s 1:6 scale R/C kit, and modifies it for electric power and sound simulation




REVIEWS

Viking 12 280 BNF
Brian Cooper loves ‘twiddly’ 3-D aerobatic soon be on your wish list as he soon found out!

Airwing Micro Duo
We test two of the Spitfire and Waco micro models of around 16 inch wingspan each for indoor or outdoor flying with some interesting results!

UMX B-17G ‘Flying Fortress’ BNF
Chris Dickens tests E’flite’s 660 mm span multi-motor ultra-micro scale bomber with AS3X stabilisation in some tricky indoor and outdoor conditions, and he gives it the thumbs up!




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The latest electric flight and gliding products

Scale Soaring
This month Chris Williams is ‘out and about’ with a report from the season’s first scale slope event in Wiltshire, begins his latest British vintage design, and discusses more scale gliding topics

Small Thrust
In his regular column John Stennard reveals some interesting tales of exploding impellers and a few more mods to EDF models, plus an introduction to the latest Habu S 180

Watt’s ‘E Up To?
This time Brian Collins is looking at model lighting, in particular how LEDs can be used for scale navigation systems or the delights of decorative night flying

Over There
In his regular column from the US Mike Lee tells of the recent surge of interest in R/C FPV flight, and takes time out to investigate more about the latest racing craze in the US, and ‘hots up’ a 50 mm Mini Viper EDF

Light Fantastic
Chris Golds recalls a tale from the past involving a ‘wee dram’, and reveals more interesting news of your latest models

Diary Dates
Where to go and what to see!

Down Under
Our Australian reporter Peter Pine this month takes us to the State of Victoria to report on the annual electric rally, the Yingani Project, and news of a Sagitta 600 sailplane

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What to see in the July 2015 issue of Q&EFI

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Quiet & Electric Flight International News

ROLLS ROYCE HUCKNALL - MODEL FLYING EVENTS CANCELLED!
It is with extreme sadness that I have to report that the Rolls Royce Hucknall MAC were issued on Monday...

Product Safety Recall

Product: Futaba/Ripmax Mains Chargers
Part numbers: P-FBC30D/4 and P-FBC35D/4

Product recall - Etronix Energy Station power supply 220 & 230

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Revell to Distribute Hobbico in Europe
From January 2014 Revell GmbH announced that it will handle sales and marketing of Hobbico products within...

STOP PRESS NEWS
Announcement - Horizon Hobby, Inc. is to be Acquired by Investor Group Led by CEO Joe Ambrose.

Sister magazine to attend Jet World Masters

We've confirmed that the RC Jet International team will be at Jet World Masters this year. 

Back issue sale

Selected back issues only £2 each

New radio control app available for download

It has never been a more exciting time for all things concerned with radio...

2012 in Review
New DVD/Blu-Ray that reviews the very best RC flying events of 2012 is now available.

Hawker Hunter 3d walk around
From the drawing board of scale modelling legend, Chris Golds, this wood pack and plan are one of our...

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