Damien Mould's fabulous Mybo A10 at Sandown


Established in 1991  

Radio Control Model News (RCM News) is an Australian newspaper styled magazine for people who fly RC, want to fly RC or get better at flying RC at solo, sport, competitive and commercial level.  

Published bi-monthly printed on high gloss paper or digital each issue covers all manner of building, buying and flying aeroplanes (aircraft), helicopters and multirotor topics.  Flap 1 and Flap 2 are our fold out on the printed front cover that features two beautiful scale models.  For tablets smartphones and PC the Digital replica is interactive, with hyperlinks to advertisers and You Tube footage where available.  Downloads to your device, auto page size, page jump from the contents page,  readable type, convenient swipe for and back to the next page and a convenient pop up menu.   

RCM News supports advertisers with independent product reviews of radios, engines, motors, aircraft, heli and accessories. Advertising is not sold on the basis of a favourable review. Traditionally RC aeromodelling has experienced a 25% turnover per annum. With new people starting out all the time we cover the basics and more advanced information with flying tips and advice on setup in Flying School. Plus a specialist Hobby Shop Directory. We are happy to assist reader enquiries wherever we can. 
                   
This magazine was launched by Brian Green in 1991 to coincide with the opening of 1991 FAI World Aerobatic, Pylon and Heli Championships at Wangaratta Victoria. Dad was the Contest Director at the Champs. I have been flying RC since aged 13, when Dad  was the Australian agent for Kraft Systems, Dubro, Sullivan, Lanier, Graupner, MK, YS, Sankyo, Pacer Products. Some 10,000 hours spent flying models for fun, competition and commercial, approximately 1000 students later this hobby has never been easier to get into the air or more affordable than it has ever been. 

Stephen Green.          Flying Editor/ Publisher.  CASA ARN 576621. AMAS AUS 160. MAAA AUS 5932.

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Most of us fly or build to forget about the rigours of daily life. Having flown pretty much everything in RC, I have almost as much fun shooting circuits and bumps with my FunCub, helicopter, drone, glider or float plane as I do racing  the RCM News Racing Seagull Cassutt with many of the best RC model flyers in the country. I get to see what works and how others sort it out when it doesn't. Not just with the big stuff either. The majority of competitors instruct at their local club and fly many facets of RC. They're used to nutting out problems for others. At race meets, we also fly foamies too! F1 dudes even allow Flyboys to publish secrets, which do appear regularly in all parts of the magazine. Stephen Green. 

ps. Although Flyboys has historical significance back in WW1, I had to come up with an easy to remember website name for a radio advertisment for the 2102 Cobram Air Races 
 

Radio Control Model News magazine and Flyboys Special issues are available as individual copy or by subscription

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