Bryan Acton Bryan Acton was educated at Eltham College and lived in Bletchley, Buckinghamshire. He was introduced to winemaking by Trappist Monks in Palestine in 1943, while he was on armed service and progressed to being a member of the … Continue reading

Gliding with Radio Control

A beginner’s guide to building and flying model gliders. A simple and easily understood guide to radio control glider flying, it will help the complete beginner to avoid frustrating errors. No prior knowledge of flying, modelling or radio control is required. Continue reading

Model Aircraft Aerodynamics

Now celebrating its 5th edition with much additional material of particular interest to radio control and helicopter enthusiasts, this remains the world’s authoritative work on aerodynamic theory for model flight. Continue reading


Airflow examines and describes the many ways in which people exploit, harness or confront the physical properties of wind and air. This book will be of great interest to the increasing number of people who are interested in yachting, aeromodelling, ballooning, car racing, parachuting, kite flying, hang gliding, gliding and power flying. Continue reading

Model Flight

This book explains in simple terms without arithmetic the basic aerodynamic factors affecting radio controlled flying models. It shows how a little theory can be turned to practical advantage, enhancing model performance and the enjoyment experienced by the model flier. Continue reading