With the Model Builders at the 14th Nationals
October 1941 Flying Aces

May 1934 Flying Aces

Flying Aces May 1934 - Airplanes and Rockets3 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.


"With the Model Builders at the 14th Nationals

George Gallaris' short coupled original design.

Not thrown away - just waiting to be identified.

Left: Johnny Clemens of Dallas, Texas, placed among the winners in the flying scale model event with this Rearwin Speedster.

Right: Mr. and Mrs. S. H. Harper of Chicago share a common interest in gas model building and flying.

Left: Bob Beckler's Bantam - powered Class "A" job flew extremely well. It had one of the narrowest cross sections of any model at the meet.

Right: Many contestants literally ate, slept, and drank model planes at "tent city" during their stay.

Left: Eric Anderson with his "axe"-type outdoor cabin craft. Folding propeller and retracting wheel increases its gliding distance.

Right: Entertainment at the victory banquet. Here, trophies, medals, end cash awards were presented at the end of the competition.