May 2013

May 2013
Item# FM-May2013
$5.95

About this item

May 2013
Vol. 118 No. 5/869

Features
18 Planes of the Toledo Weak Signals Show 2013
by Jim Wiggin
A 59-year Spring tradition for any who love great models

26 Tower Hobbies F6F Hellcat by Larry Kruse
An FM Product Review: The renowned warbird in foam

32 Baby Biwinger R/C Conversion by Daniel Walton
A 1952 freeflight design as a modern day micro R/C

40 Hangar 9 Meridian by Dick Sarpolus
An FM Product Review: Big ARF fun with economical gas

46 Top Notch Products Mooney Mite M-18 by Joe Redan
An FM Product Review: A post war classic as a laser cut kit

54 Model Aero Polaris XL by Jim Vigani
An FM Product Review: Get on the lake fast with this foam seaplane

Columns
24 A top notch way to perfect stringers

F/F Sport by Dave Mitchell

30 Aero Design West Contest
Old Timer Topics by Mike Myers

38 Tools for micro R/C models
Electric Flight by Stew Meyers

44 More on hatches and cooling
Project Pattern Redux by Dave Lockhart

52 This hobby is still alive
Small Talk by Pat Tritle

58 New scale techniques
Fan Facts by Greg Moore

60 2013 Vintage Stunt Championships
C/L Stunt by Allen Brickhaus