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by KirtB
Tue Aug 15, 2017 12:01 pm
Forum: Drones & UAVs
Topic: DARPA Drones Fly w/o Human or GPS Help
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DARPA Drones Fly w/o Human or GPS Help

http://www.airplanesandrockets.com/archives/images2/drone-darpa-gps-autonomous.gif DARPA Drones Fly w/o Human or GPS Help "Small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) will soon navigate without using GPS or human assistance as demonstrated by several successful test runs last month as part of the Fast Li...
by KirtB
Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:04 pm
Forum: Rockets
Topic: Estes Saturn V Rocket
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Views: 14

Estes Saturn V Rocket

http://www.airplanesandrockets.com/rockets/images/Saturn-V-before-painting-3-11-2007_small.JPG Estes Saturn V rocket prior to painting My Estes Saturn V rocket kit is finally complete! Construction began in August of 2005, and finally ended in September of 2007 - about par for my projects. See pre-...
by KirtB
Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:03 pm
Forum: Aero News, Vintage Articles, &c
Topic: Final Edition of American Aircraft Modeler
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Views: 11

Final Edition of American Aircraft Modeler

http://www.airplanesandrockets.com/magazines/images/American-Aircraft-Modeler-March-1975_small.jpg American Aircraft Modeler Cover - March 1975 The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) ceased publication of is official magazine, American Aircraft Modeler, after the March 1975 issue. The current versi...
by KirtB
Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: DP-03 CO2 Motor
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Views: 15

DP-03 CO2 Motor

http://www.airplanesandrockets.com/motors/images/Junior-451-CO2-Motor-Charger-1_small.jpg Russian DP-03 CO2 motor This model DP-03, CO2 motor came in a Russian free flight Styrofoam model kit. I uploaded a video of it running to YouTube. I bought three of these on eBay, kept one for my display, and...
by KirtB
Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:01 pm
Forum: Engines
Topic: Jetex Rocket Engine Collection
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Views: 13

Jetex Rocket Engine Collection

http://www.airplanesandrockets.com/motors/images/Jetex-150-Assembled_small.JPG Assembled Jetex 150 engine I purchased a Jetex Jetmaster engine on eBay for about $25 + shipping. It is in in nearly new condition. I had a Jetex 150 engine instructions - side B50 when I was a kid, and am waiting to get...
by KirtB
Sun Aug 13, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: Radio Control
Topic: Winged Shadows Systems' How High™ Altimeter Teardown Report
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Views: 12

Winged Shadows Systems' How High™ Altimeter Teardown Report

http://www.airplanesandrockets.com/airplanes/images/how-high_small.gif How High™ altimeter by Winged Shadow Systems I just completed a teardown report on the How High™ electronics altimeter device sold by Winged Shadow Systems. In the report I identify of all the integrated circuits, including the ...
by KirtB
Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:59 pm
Forum: Aero News, Vintage Articles, &c
Topic: Crossword Puzzles in Model Aviation
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Views: 8

Crossword Puzzles in Model Aviation

http://www.airplanesandrockets.com/magazines/images/Model_Aviation_Cossword_November_2001_small.jpg Crossword in the November 2001 Model Aviation - by Kirt Blattenberger Whilst going through some items getting them ready for a November swap meet, I ran across a November 2001 edition of Model Aviati...
by KirtB
Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:57 pm
Forum: Radio Control
Topic: Update on the Manzano Laser Works' Sopwith Camel
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Update on the Manzano Laser Works' Sopwith Camel

http://www.airplanesandrockets.com/airplanes/images/sopwith-camel-covered-rear-small.JPG Update on the Manzano Laser Works' Sopwith Camel Sopwith Camel ready for its maiden flightWhile the Manzano Laser Works Sopwith Camel (by Peter Rake) kit is very nice, the assembly instructions provided with it...
by KirtB
Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:56 pm
Forum: Free Flight
Topic: Supersonic Sam Model Plans for a Jetex 50
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Views: 13

Supersonic Sam Model Plans for a Jetex 50

http://www.airplanesandrockets.com/airplanes/images/American-Modeler-Jun-1957-p29a_small.jpg Supersonic Sam plans and article It is too bad that the Jetex series of engines is no longer being manufactured. They were a source of affordable real "jet" engines back in the 1960s and 1970s when I was a ...
by KirtB
Sun Aug 13, 2017 3:54 pm
Forum: Rockets
Topic: Revell Advertisement
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Views: 14

Revell Advertisement

http://www.airplanesandrockets.com/images/Feb-1967-MAN-p10-revell-s.jpg "Win This Full-Size Gemini Spacecraft!" Revell ad for Gemini spacecraft contestThis particular page is from page of the February 1967 issue of Model Airplane News magazine. It is the first time I can recall seeing this contest ...