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July 2018 issue highlights

FRONT COVER: Peter Malák catches his RTGmodel Alatyr at the F3K World Cup, Zlín-Holešov, Czech Republic, 2018.  Photo courtesy of Peter Malák.
Nikon D7000, ISO 400, 1/500 sec., f5.6, 48mm


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  • The Swift -  Edi Mauri details his quest for minimum sink, culminating in an F5J model with an extremely high aspect ratio. Reprinted here courtesy of Modellismo, the Italian aeromodelling magazine, Cesare de Robertis, Editorial Director. Translation by Francesco Grandi.

 • 2018 Omarama Aero Tow Open - Complete coverage of this New Zealand ANZAC memorial weekend event by Paul Chisholm.

 • FVT-V1.1, a BSLD plank - The bell shaped lift distribution applied to a plank planform. Plans available. By Marko Stamenovic. 

 • One Day, One Slope, One Model, Two Different Flights - A 25m slope offers a wonderful experience. By Tomasz Lis. 

 • CEWAMS visits eastern Washington - Another sloper's travelogue by Philip Randolph.

 • Aerobtec Altis Nano AMRT for ALES/F5J - Greg Douglas reviews the new Nano and compares it with the larger Altis V4+.  

 • PSS candidate — Boeing XF8B-1 - "The Boeing XF8B-1 Fighter: Last of the line," a book by Jared A. Zichek, introduced us to this aircraft developed toward the end of World War II.  

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