RC Helicopter History - 1984

January 84

Magazine pages and notes

Graupner advert   Jack Williams advert showing the range Schlüter helicopters and Webra engines available in the UK.

IMS (Los Angeles) trade show report including noting a Kalt 20 Baron converted to electric power.


Helipad
-  Helicopter column in Radio Modeller by John Heaton; with short build and flying review of the Ishimasa Playboy

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February 84

1984 Toledo show and GMP present their latest model the Cobra.  

List and details of generally available helicopters. 

RC Report - Japanese Toy fair and Japan Heli champs.

OD Chinook from 1983 by Dave Nuthall. 

Helipad -  Helicopter column in Radio Modeller by John Heaton; last article as from this date Radio Modeller no longer regularly covered helicopter items.

Hovering About  -  Helicopter column in RCM&E by Jim Morley

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March 84

Morley introduces the three blade head for the Hughes 300 to give greater scale fidelity.

News from around the World - General helicopter world coverage by Diana Cameron-Tough from Radio Controlled helicopters.

My love of Helicopters - Regular article by Walt in the magazine Radio Control Helicopters, part four - manufacturing helicopter accessories.

Hirobo Lama SA-315 and build review by Colin Cameron-Tough from Radio Controlled helicopters.   

Model shops   Advert for scale helicopter lighting systems.  

Results of Leicester FAI competition, 1983 Tangerine results and comments on scale judging rules. 

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April 84

Morley Agusta 109 prototype with four blade head   Pre-release information. 

Heim Bell 222H of Vago Nordigian plus review  by JG Swan from Radio Controlled helicopters.    

Advert for the latest helicopter from American RC Helicopters Inc the Eagle.   

Hirobo Falcon 555 review - April 1984 build and flying review by Dave Rowell from Radio Modeller.

John Griffith - Profile of the Slough Models shop Owner. 

Hovering About  -  Helicopter column in RCM&E by Jim Morley

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May 84

Magazine pages and notes

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June 84

GMP advert with the new GMP Cobra

Magazine pages and notes

Hovering About  -  Helicopter column in RCM&E by Jim Morley

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July 84

Morley Agusta 109 release information Summer 84.

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August 84

Magazine pages and notes

Hovering About  -  Helicopter column in RCM&E by Jim Morley

News from around the World - General helicopter world coverage by Diana Cameron-Tough from Radio Controlled helicopters.   

My love of Helicopters - Regular article by Walt in the magazine Radio Control Helicopters, part five - scale helicopters.

Advert from Schlüter USA (Miniature Aircraft) and Schlüter Superior review by Len Mount and Mike Johnson from Radio Controlled helicopters.        

 

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September 84

Magazine pages and notes

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October 84

1984 Slough Models advert. 

Magazine pages and notes

Hovering About  -  Helicopter column in RCM&E by Jim Morley

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November 84

Magazine pages and notes

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December 84

Magazine pages and notes

GMP Cobra review  by Nigel Ashwood from Radio Controlled helicopters.

Hirobo UH-1B GX20 engine build review by Dave Andrews from Radio Controlled helicopters.

Hirobo Bell 47G review by Colin Cameron-Tough from Radio Controlled helicopters.

Hovering About  -  Helicopter column in RCM&E by Jim Morley

News from around the World - General helicopter world coverage by Diana Cameron-Tough from Radio Controlled helicopters.   

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Introduced in 1984

  Morley Agusta 109

 

 

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