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Kirt Blattenberger, Webmaster - Airplanes and Rockets

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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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Annual Edition 1960 Air Trails Hobbies for Young Men
Table of Contents

Annual Edition 1960 Air Trails
Annual Edition 1960 Air Trails Cover - Airplanes and RocketsTable 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.

Annual Edition 1960

Cover Drawing by S. C. Smith


Workshop Tips for Modelers 12
America's Top F.A.I. Free Flight "Saturn," by Howard Timlin 13
Super Tanks from Simple Change?, by Robert L. Angel 18
"Simplex" Airfoil Templates, by Robert H. W. Annenberg 19
Starting Free Flight 20
Lightness Is a Virtue 22
Starting Control Line Flying Scale 30
U-Control Corner 32
Model Boats - And Aweigh They Go! 34
CAR: Coupled Aileron Ruddered System for Radio Control, by Maynard L Hill 36
Starting R/C Model Boating 40 
Starting Control Line Combat 50
Fleetwon Control Line Combat Model, by Bob Peru 52
Instruments for the Scale Model, by James M. Triggs 54
Cockpit Details for the Scale Model Text, by Jim Triggs 56
That Feminine Touch 86
Ambroid Liquid Cement 89


Table of Contents for Annual Edition 1960 Air Trails - Airplanes and Rockets



Posted March 20, 2021