April 1972 American Aircraft Modeler
These pages from vintage modeling magazines like
American Aircraft Modeler,
Model Airplane News,
R/C Modeler, captured
the era. All copyrights acknowledged.
Free flight model of Gee Bee R-1 held by Darcia Johnson. Model spans 50 in. and is 2" = 1' scale. Cowl is fiberglass but dummy engine is the Wasp from William Bros. Photo by Vern Clements.
Posted April 7, 2011
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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,
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