August 1961 American Modeler
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August 1961 American Modeler

August 1961 American Modeler magazine cover Table of Contents

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August 1961

Volume 56, No. 5


Cover: Messerschmitt 109's,Drawn by S. Calhoun Smith 1
Air Notes by Howard Levy 6
Western Modeling with Dick Everett 10
Need Flying Site Help? The Manitowoc, Wisc., Story 12
Denight Special For Goodyear Profile Class by Cal Smith 13
World Aviation Year by Year: 1956 by Douglas Rolfe 14
"Argus," Most Beautiful Stunt Plane by Steve Wooley 16
Messerschmitt Ace Adolf Galland by Walter Musciano 18
Control Line Plans For Galland's Me.109,by W. A. Musciano 19
Model Progress-Reports and Commentary 20
National Team Race Winner,Flown by Bill Stinson, Jr. and Sr. 22
National Jet Speed Winner,Flown by Jim Summersett 22
National Class B Speed Winner,Flown by Shelton & Harris 22
Control Line Capers by William Netzeband 23
"Styro-Mite" OlO-Powered Radio Plane,by Aubrey Kochman 24
Scale Views by Paul Plecan 26
National Unlimited Rubber Winner flown by Dan O'Malley 27
National Rocket Free Flight Winner flown by Dan O'Malley 27
Fantastic Flyweight Multi Control by Bill Bertrand 28
No Strings Attached by William Winter 29
Hawker P.1127 Tactical V/STOL Three Views 30
National Indoor Paper Stick Winner flown by Ron Plotzke 31
National Indoor Stick Winner flown by Joe Bilgri 31
National Indoor Cabin Winner flown by Bob Bienenstein 31
McEntee on Radio Control 32
"Solar" Half-A Free Flight,by Howard Timlin & Craig Cusick 36
Eveready Battery Advertisement 41
R/C Equipment Revue: Babcock's BCT-12 and BTR-12 50
R/C Plane Revue: Technical Model Products' "Wildfire" 52
Powerplant Revue: The Fox "07" 54
Sketchbook-Hints and Kinks by our Readers 57
Showcase: Product News 58
Radio Control Equipment News 61
Shop Talk-Across The Counter 65
Model Aviation Comics of Yore


Table of Contents for August 1961 American Modeler - Airplanes and Rockets



H.S. Leumann, Technical Editor
Rose Borello, Editorial Production
Clarence Scott, Art Director



Howard McEntee, Radio Control
James M. Triggs, Scale Presentations
Douglas Rolfe, Air Progress
William Netzeband, U-Control
William A. Baughman, Model Boats
William Winter, Free Flight
Dick Everett, West Coast
H. A. Thomas, Sketchbook
Paul Plecan, Scale Views
Howard Levy, Modern Planes
Peter M. Bowers, Early Planes



Posted February 27, 2011