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October 1950 Air Trails Hobbies for Young Men

October 1950 Air Trails
October 1950 Air Trails Cover - Airplanes and Rockets Table of Contents

These pages from vintage modeling magazines like Flying Aces, Air Trails, American Modeler, American Aircraft Modeler, Young Men, Flying Models, Model Airplane News, R/C Modeler, captured the era. All copyrights acknowledged.

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Have you developed something new in construction, control, or flying that might interest other modelers? Send a rough sketch - we'll redraw it and pay $2 for each one accepted

Plexiglas is best skid material for speed jobs claims H. G Oliver, Corpus Christi, Texas

Don Nelson, Portland, Ore.

Booster battery cells wired from tool kit with receptacle and appliance cord & plug.

Fumes from thinner in tall bottle keeps brush soft & ready for use ... Idea of Ray Biernacki, Webster, Mass.

Booster footswitch for bench runs - Richard Larson, Little Falls, Minn.

Safety precaution for fuse-type dethermalizers by Ted Jones, Oxford, Pa.

Simplified dethermalizer by Charles Francis, Hamburg, N.Y.

Nifty flying wing design for speed & sport ... Willard Hafler, Coopersburg, Pa.

Recessed back of crankcase serves as tank for 10-20 sec. runs ... Submitted by Leon Shulman, Newark, N.J.

 

 

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