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Latest 5 books

AeroModeller Annual 1951
 
 

28/05/2016 | RCL#1407
AeroModeller Annual 1951
D. J. Laidlaw-Dickson & D. A. Russell (Eds.)
1951. A review of the year's aeromodelling throughout the world in theory... more

Model Boat Construction
 
 

25/05/2016 | RCL#1401
Model Boat Construction
Harvey A. Adam
1952. "This book is primarily intended as an aid for the newcomer to model... more

Flying Machines: Practice and Design
 
 

20/05/2016 | RCL#1392
Flying Machines: Practice and Design
Rankin Kennedy
1909. An early introduction to the general technical principles of airplane... more

Scale Aircraft Drawings, Volume II - World War II
 
 

19/05/2016 | RCL#1390
Scale Aircraft Drawings, Volume II - World War II
Peter M. Bowers (Ed.)
1991. "Scale drawings, rare photos and historical data on popular WWII... more

Model Boats Plans Handbook 1985
 
 

17/05/2016 | RCL#1386
Model Boats Plans Handbook 1985
1985. "Plans Handbook 2: Model Boats" Comprehensive listing of plans... more

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Latest 5 magazines, catalogues, other

Slope Soaring News 1988/09 September
 
 

27/05/2016 | RCL#1405
Slope Soaring News 1988/09 September
Vol. 1, No. 1 The (free) first issue of Slope Soaring News, a... more

Model Airplane News 1959/05 May
 
 

26/05/2016 | RCL#1403
Model Airplane News 1959/05 May
Vol. LX, No. 5 CONTENTS Construction: The SE-5; Pied Piper;... more

AeroModeller 1941/07 July
 
 

24/05/2016 | RCL#1399
AeroModeller 1941/07 July
Vol. 6, No. 68 Incorporating the "Model Aeroplane Constructor"... more

RCM 1968/10 October
 
 

23/05/2016 | RCL#1397
RCM 1968/10 October
Volume 5, No. 10 FEATURES 1968 Nationals World Record Set in CSSR -... more

Model Aircraft 1946/06 June
 
 

21/05/2016 | RCL#1394
Model Aircraft 1946/06 June
"The Journal of the Society of Model Aeronautical Engineers" Volume 5,... more

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Latest 5 patents

Patent: Engine Control for Model Airplanes
 
 

29/05/2016 | RCL#1408
Patent: Engine Control for Model Airplanes
US No. 2,611,351,  Harold T. Horner,  1952. ...more

Patent: Control for Flying Model Airplanes
 
 

28/05/2016 | RCL#1406
Patent: Control for Flying Model Airplanes
US No. 2,601,409,  Donald F. McArthur & Willard J. Goertz,  1952. ...more

Patent: Toy Airplane [Glider]
 
 

27/05/2016 | RCL#1404
Patent: Toy Airplane [Glider]
US No. 2,251,090,  Joe H. West,  1941. ...more

Patent: Toy Airplane
 
 

26/05/2016 | RCL#1402
Patent: Toy Airplane
US No. 1,497,774,  Raymond E. Dowd,  1924. ...more

Patent:  Air Shifter Toy Model
 
 

24/05/2016 | RCL#1400
Patent: Air Shifter Toy Model
US No. 8,246,414 B2,  Masaki Suzuki,  2012. ...more

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Latest User Comments

A flying submarine sounds like something James Bond would have! Has anyone ever actually seen one of these - and did it work?
Mary : Patent: Flying Submarine : RCL#1396 : 23/05/2016

A realistic flying bat toy - brilliant!
Mary : Patent: Orthopter [Bat] : RCL#1393 : 21/05/2016

I've just noticed that this issue is printed up as "Volume 6, No. 7", but is actually Volume 5, Number 9. Does anybody have any idea why?
Mary : RCM 1968/09 September : RCL#1384 : 20/05/2016

Added missing pages 29-31, thanks to RFJ (via RCGroups here)
Mary : RCM 1968/06 June : RCL#1358 : 20/05/2016

Thought we'd include this model boats handbook for a bit of a change. Hope no one minds!
Mary : Model Boats Plans Handbook 1985 : RCL#1386 : 17/05/2016

Yes please Rudy, that would be fantastic :) Many thanks.
Mary : RCM 1968/07 July : RCL#1366 : 07/05/2016

This scan is missing pages 19 - 24. Would you like these missing pages? I can scan my issue copy, and email you these scans in jpg format. Will this work for you?
Rudy : RCM 1968/07 July : RCL#1366 : 07/05/2016

I really like the cover art on this issue. Do you think it's Sherlock Holmes and Watson?
Mary : AeroModeller 1941/05 May : RCL#1368 : 07/05/2016

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Latest News

Happy Easter everyone :) Don't eat too much chocolate!
27/03/2016

Happy St Patrick's Day to you all!
17/03/2016

I should point out that Steve did know the file name thing. I'm surprised he lets me near his websites sometimes ;) Mary
03/03/2016

Radio Control Models & Electronics 1962/04 April [ID 1247]: Fixed the dodgy file that wouldn't download. Who knew you shouldn't use '&' in the name of a file?!
03/03/2016

We've decided to use stop using accent marks for most names mentioned in Modelář magazine listings. We've also amended the title to 'Modelář/ Modelar'. Ideally I'd prefer to use the correct spelling and respect the original language, but this seems to make it more difficult to search for and find the magazine, plans & designers. Our aim is for as many people as possible to read these old publications, so it seems wrong to be deliberately obscure, even if it's correct. I'm interested to know what you, the readers, think - especially if you're Czech, or if English isn't your first language. Is it better to be linguistically correct, or easy to find?
27/01/2016

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