This 4-view drawing of the Fairchild Model KR21 was scanned from page 29 of my purchased edition of the October 1967 American Modeler. It is another example of Björn Karlström's fine scale drawings. Airplanes and Rockets website visitor Jonathan D.
October 1967 American Modeler
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Aircraft modeling has undergone significant
changes over the decades - both in technology and preferences. Magazines like American Aircraft Modeler, and American
Modeler before that, were the best venues for capturing snapshots of the status quo of the day. Still, many things never
change, so much of the old content is relevant to today's modeler.
Whether you are here to wax nostalgic, or are
just interested in learning history, hopefully you will find what you are seeking. As time permits, I will be glad to
scan articles for you. All copyrights (if any) are hereby acknowledged.
A fairly extensive Google search on the Fairchild KR21 turned up nothing other than a handful of photos and an NTSB accident report from 1962. Not even Wikipedia has an entry for it.
Fairchild Model KR21
See some examples of restored Fairchild Model KR21 biplanes (and here). Here is an advertisement for the KR21 in the December 1930 Aero Digest magazine.
Scale Presentations by Björn Karlström
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