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
Aeromodeling has seen significant changes over the decades both in technology and preferences. Magazines
like American Aircraft Modeler,
American Modeler, and
Air Trails were the best venues for capturing snapshots of the
status quo of the day. All copyrights are hereby acknowledged.
Vol. 68, No. 4
On the Cover:
The ardent Tenderfoot is James Marks, son
of AAM author Fred Marks. The model is the Flying Funtique, the little crate you'll
want to build for that Tenderfoot Contest. Photograph by Bob Lautman.