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Kirt Blattenberger, Webmaster - Airplanes and Rockets

Kirt Blattenberger


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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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July 1954 Air Trails Hobbies for Young Men
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July 1954 Air Trails
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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.

July 1954

Vol. 42, No. 4


Douglas XF4D-1 Skyray 4-View, by Jefferies 18
What's Ahead for You in Engineering? 26
Air Progress: Lindbergh Era (1927-1929), by Douglas Rolfe 30
Ship Progress, by H. Alonzo Staab 42
We Drive the MG Magnette, by Joe Wherry 46
"Killer" Combat Kites 48
Channel Winger, by Roy L. Clough, Jr. 58
Safe Shooting for Your High School Rifle Team 66
Cameron .09 Marine Engine 68
Auto Progress: The Ford Story 76
Modelplane Sketchbook 82


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