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Andy Meade's U-2


May 2018 issue highlights

FRONT COVER: A PSS Lockheed U-2 by Andy Meade is seen here prowling the clear skies over Cheshire, UK. This impressive model is of all built up construction and finished with ’glass. It spans 108” and has a flying weight of 10 lbs. An additional photo of this model can be seen on page 4 of this issue. Photo by Phil Cooke – PSSA <http://www.pssaonline.co.uk>.
Canon EOS 7D, ISO 250, 1/1600 sec., f6.3, 360mm


 
 
 
 


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 • CIAM Agenda 2018 - Submitted rules changes for FAI Classes F3F and F3J.

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