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Kirt Blattenberger, Webmaster - Airplanes and Rockets

Kirt Blattenberger

Carpe Diem!

(Seize the Day!)

Even during the busiest times of my life I have endeavored to maintain some form of model building activity. This site has been created to help me chronicle my journey through a lifelong involvement in model aviation, which all began in Mayo, MD ...

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1996 - 2026

Webmaster:

Kirt Blattenberger

BSEE - KB3UON

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Vintage Issues of R/C Modeler Magazine

R/C Modeler Magazine Emblem - Airplanes and Rockets

Aircraft modeling has undergone significant changes over the decades - both in technology and preferences. Magazines like American Aircraft Modeler, American Modeler, Air Trails, Flying Aces, Flying Models, Model Airplane News, Aero Modeller, R/C Modeler, and Young Men • Hobbies • Aviation • Careers 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 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 are hereby acknowledged.

If you want to wax nostalgic over some of the old advertisements, check out these that I have selected.

Month Cover Year
February

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R/C Modeler February 1966 Cover - Airplanes and Rockets (and Cars, Helicopters, Trains, and Boats) 1966
March

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R/C Modeler March 1970 Cover - Airplanes and Rockets (and Cars, Helicopters, Trains, and Boats) 1970
March

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R/C Modeler March 1972 Cover - Airplanes and Rockets (and Cars, Helicopters, Trains, and Boats) 1972
December

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R/C Modeler December 1975 Cover - Airplanes and Rockets (and Cars, Helicopters, Trains, and Boats) 1975
July

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R/C Modeler July 1978 Cover - Airplanes and Rockets (and Cars, Helicopters, Trains, and Boats) 1978

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