AboutAirplanes & Rockets
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
Kirt BlattenbergerBSEE - KB3UONFamily
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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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