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The Dancing Wings Mini Stick as Featured in The June 2022 Issue of RCM&E Only £29.99!

Dancing Wings Hobby Stick 06Not only is this little kit Fantastic Value with the airframe at just £29.99 You can get a complete package which includes, Motor, Prop Driver, Prop, ESC, 3x Servos and Battery connectors for just £59.99 Utilises a small economical 2S 800mAh LiPo £7.80

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Now Stocking...
Heat Shrink Film,
Glass Cloth & Tissue

4-Max Heat shrinkable film, glass cloth and Tissue

After some searching around we found a supplier of good quality film at a very competitive price. All basic films are supplied as a 5M roll and for a very affordable £19.99 for the basic solid colours. The Transparent is £22.99. The fluorescent is £25.99 and the checkered 3M long at£24.99. Try it, we're sure you won't be disappointed.

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Brushless Electric Setup for
The Gyroo Gyrocopter
By Richard Harris
Free Plan in the June 2022 issue of RCM&E

Brushless Electric Setup for The Gyroo Gyrocopter by Richard HarrisFancy something a little different at the flying field? Why not try your hand at this handy sized Gyrocopter by Richard Harris. It utilises the common 3S 2200mAh Lipo as well as a smallish 28mm diameter motor and 3 servos. This model is a great way to get into Gyrocopters.
Go on.... give it a go.

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New Arrivals
Build It Yourself Kits From BlueSky AirModels


BA Moska 39 Inches
BA Moska, 39"


BA Aurora 67 Inches
BA Aurora, 67"


BA La Senorita 59 Inches
BA La Senorita, 59"

You won't find these models at your club, These are just a small selection of the models on offer from BlueSky AirModels. 1st up is the Moska, a 39" a "keep it in the back of the car" model, Highly aerobatic modela nd a great fun to fly. Next we have the large Aurora, a 67" flying wing build it as a slope model or add a motor for some flat field fun flying. and last but by no means last is the beautiful looking La Senorita, at 60" still very transportable. Just look at those sexy lines, enough to tempt us for a bit of sport/thermal flying.

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New Arrivals
Build It Yourself Kits From Value Planes

Value Planes Seagul Seaplane

62" Seagull Seaplane

Value Planes Cloud Wlaker 65 Inch

65" Cloud Walker

Value Planes Cloud Clipper 71 Inch

71" Cloud Clipper

Value Planes Leprechaun Pro 102 Inches

102" Leprechaun Pro

These Value Planes kits are now in stock. so if you are looking for something to fly off water then we have the 62" Seagull, "vintage" style comes in the form of the 65" Cloud Walker or the 71" Cloud Clipper or if you fancy a super light and floaty model we have the 102" Leprechaun Pro which can be built purely as a sloper or with a electric motor for flat field flying. As the name suggest these are great value for money models.

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Exclusive To 4-Max...
Build It Yourself Kits From TSM

TSM Cessna 182, 42 Inches     TSM Arrow Piper Cherokee 3 Turbo 42 Inches    TSM Pilatus Porter PC-6 44 Inches

These new kits are now in stock. So if you want to build something a little different, here is your chance. We have the Cessna 182 (42"), the Arrow Piper Cherokee 3 Turbo (42") and the Pilatus Porter PC-6 (44") Great little models that will easily fit in the back of most cars. With prices starting from £159.99

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Introducing The Inspiration 50E F3A Style
Pattern Ship in High Quality EPO Foam

4-Max Inspiration 50E F£A style Pattern Ship in very High Quality EPO Foam

At last a decent sized (1380mm/55") High quality EPO foam F3A pattern ship. this one comes from Dream-S and really is a beautiful model that not only looks great but flys like it's on rails as all good Pattern ships should.
All this at a very affordable price and only uses 4S 3700mAh batteries.

The approximate flying weight is ~1950g (4.3lbs) Our recommended power train produces approximately ~2830g (6.2lbs) of static thrust and an estimated top speed of around 50MPH.

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Value Power Packages £24.99

4-Max Value Power Packages

4-Max have managed to source a group of components suitable for RC modellers on a Budget. There are 3 different packages,
(kv value) all priced at £24.99 each.

Each Power Package consists of.....

1x Brushless motor
1x Rear mounting kit
1x Prop driver/adapter
1x 30A Brushless ESC
2x Suitable props and adapters
3x Tower Pro SG90 Servos

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Setup for The Peter Miller 52" Team Mini-MAX
Free Plan in the March Issue of RCM&E

Team Mini-Max by Peter MillerThis is a 1/6 scale model of the Team Mini-MAX
The first Mini-MAX had its first flight in 1984. Its name indicates its original design goals: a minimum-cost aircraft that requires a minimum of building space, time and skill, but which provides a maximum of enjoyment and performance. The same principle goes for this model.

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Setup for The Tony Nijhuis 70mm EDF Jet Provost.
Free Plan in the April Issue of RCM&E

Tony Nijhuis 70mm EDF Jet ProvostTony has enlarged the existing 50mm Jet provost to a still, hand launchable 37" wingspan and it now utilises a PowerFun 70mm, 4S EDF unit. I've (George Worley) have built one and it really flys a treat. Check out the video of my test flight on the Essential RC You Tube Channel.

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Setup for Bill Bowne's "Upbeat"

Brushless Electric Setup for the Upbeat by Bill BowneWe have the complete electrical and accessory setup for the Bill Bowne "Upbeat" as featured in the January Issue of RCM&E.

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The Tony Nijhuis 70mm 4S Hawker Hunter
February 2022 issue of RCM&E

Tony Nijhuis 36 Inch Hawker Hunter 70mm 4S EDFThe Hunter is the latest in the "Midi" series of EDF jets for use with a 70mm 4S LiPo setup.

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The Arrow Hobbies BAE Red Arrows Hawk £134.99

Arrow Hobbies HawkWho doesn't love the Red Arrows? Arrow Hobbies have a great produced a great EDF model which uses a 3S 1300 - 2200mAh LiPo. Fits easily in the back of the car and is easy to underhand launch

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The Arrow Hobbies
Lockheed T33 Shooting Star

Arrow Hobbies T-33 Shooting Star The Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star is an American subsonic jet trainer. It was produced by Lockheed and made its first flight in 1948. This model is a great introduction to EDF flying at £134.99

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We have Electric Setup for The
Al Tazar by Mike White.
As Featured in The
November Edition of RCM&E

Brushless Electric Setup for Al Tazar by Mike WhiteWe have gone with a slightly more powerful setup then Mike chose as we thought flyers would appreciate a little extra zing in their model. The Al Tazar is quite big at 78" and features an all sheet wing

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DIY Motor Mounts

4-Max DIY Motor Mount KitsWith the difficulty of sourcing strong adjustable motor mounts we decided to put together a series of adjustable motor mounts made from super strong stainless steel with stainless nuts and washers. Each kit consists of ....
4x Threaded Rods
8x Large Penny Washers
4x Standard Washers
8x Serrated Flange Nuts
8x Nylon Locking Nuts

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Yet More Pilots!

RC Model PilotsWe have added a load more pilots to our selection, 37 in total!
We now have pilots from 1/10 all the way up to 1/5th scale, just heads to full body. we even have a couple with parachutes! Prices start from £3.99!

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The Long Awaited Free Plan for The Tony Nijhuis A10 Thunderbolt II is in the November 2021 issue of RCM&E

Tony Nijhuis A10 Thunderbolt II powered by 2two 500 EDF'sYes, the November Issue of RCM&E has finally hit the shops.
The designs uses two 50mm 4S LiPO EDF's We have the whole package available including Fans, ESC's servos, wheels, snakes, horns etc.

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LED EDF Afterburner Lights
From £13.99!

LED EDF Afterburner lightsLED Afterburner Lights For 50mm, 64mm 70mm and 90mm EDF. Colour change from blue to yellow to red. At the same time, the brightness of afterburner lights responds to throttle levels. Reverse polarity protected

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New C of G Balancer

Centre of Gravity BalancerSetting up the correct CG (centre of gravity) for your model is crucial when it comes to flight performance. Attempting to fly a model which is not balanced correctly can result in a total loss. It features sliding rulers which will give you a very accurate CG measurement from the leading edge of the wing. Just £22.50

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New Arrival - The ToolKit M6DAC 700W Charger £164.99!

ToolKit M6DAC 700W ChargerDual Input and Dual Output 700W Charger. Each channel outputs a massive 350W, combine them together (synchronous mode) and that give you a whopping 700W! Works from the mains or a car battery

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Just In Is The ToolKit M7 200W Charger/Servo Tester/Watt Meter/Cell Balancer

ToolKit M7 200W Charger/Servo Tester/Watt Meter/Cell BalancerIs it a 200W Charger? Is it a Servo Tester? Is it a Watt Meter? Is it a Cell Balancer? The answer is all of the above. You get all this in this tiny charger for just £49.99

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Just In Is The Dancing Wings Mini Stick 06 Only £29.99!

Dancing Wings Hobby Stick 06Not only is this little kit Fantastic Value with the airframe at just £29.99 You can get a complete package which includes, Motor, Prop Driver, Prop, ESC, 3x Servos and Battery connectors for just £59.99 Utilises a small economical
2S 800mAh LiPo £7.79

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Just In Is The Dancing Wings Cute Girl

Dancing Wings Hobby Cute Girl 45 InchIf you love vintage style aeroplanes then you are going to love this little Beauty. With a wingspan of 45" (1150mm) she'll easy fit on the back seat of your car ready for a gentle bit of flying when you feel like it. Could quite easily be converted to free flight. Great Value at £54.99

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Just In Is the Dancing Wings Piper J3 Cub
71 Inch, 1800mm Wingspan

Dancing Wings Hobby 1800mm Piper J3 CubThis is a great scale representation of the world famous Piper J3 Cub. It's a good size at 71" yet only uses a 4S LiPo.
The basic kit is fantastic value at £139.99

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Just In Is the Dancing Wings T30 Low Wing Trainer
55 Inch, 1400mm Wingspan

DW 1400mm T30 Low Wing TrainerThis is the perfect next step on from the T25 High wing trainer. The T30 features tricycle undercarriage and a larger wingspan along with great looks
The basic kit is great value at £89.99

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Introducing MaxLoc™ Connectors.
Connect 1-4 Servos Securely With Just One Connector

4-Max Professional LiPo BatteriesMaxLoc™ connectors simply push together (keyed to ensure correct ordination) and when fully seated, the locking tab will be engaged stopping the connectors pulling apart. To un-plug the connectors simply push down the locking tab to disengage the lock and pull the mating halves apart.
The mating portion of both the pins and sockets are gold plated to ensure a quality, low resistance connection.

Prices Start From Just £0.99!

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4-Max Ultra Light Weight Cooling Spinners

4-Max Ultra Light Weight Cooling SpinnersThese spinners have an Ultra Light weight machined aluminium back plate which is designed to pull air through the front of the spinner past the prop and through in to the motor.
You know this is a high quality performance, high quality spinner as soon as you see it.

6 Sizes, 5 Colours, prices from £7.99!

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4-Max Approved as Supplier to the BMFA for the Payload Challenge 2022

BMFA Payload challenge4-Max models Ltd are delighted to report that the 2019 BMFA Payload Challenge was a great success with the 4-Max Black professional motors and ESC's in all the top places.
For those of you not acquainted with these challenges, it's where groups of young budding aeronautical engineers from schools, colleges and universities are challenged to design and build their own electric powered aircraft to complete successfully various different challenges, with the only stipulation being the on the motor and ESC used. This is where 4-Max comes in. We had 2 different motors approved, the PO-3541-1070 for the Payload Challenge and the PO-2830-1350 for the egg lift challenge. For more information on these motors please click here and for more information on the Payload and Egg Challenge please visit http://payloadchallenge.bmfa.org/2019-university-and-schools-payload-challenges-launched

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4-Max's Purple Power Professional Motors and LiPo's Power One of The Largest Electric R/C Model Aircraft in The World

Tony Nijhuis has now finished his Boeing B-50 Bomber.

This model is powered by 4 off PO-6366-230, 8 packs of 4S 6,000mAh LiPo's and 22x12 JXF high performance electric props

19ft wingspan and over 80lbs flying weight!

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