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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 ...


1996 - 2026


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August 1958 American Modeler
Table of Contents

August 1958 American Modeler

August 1958 American Modeler Table 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.


August 1958

Vol. 50, No. 5


In This Issue
Cover: Grumman Tiger & U.S.S. Forrestal, by Cal Smith 1
Comment & Query-The Readers Write 7
Sketchbook-Hints & Kinks For & By Model Builders 10
Forrestal Radio Controlled Boat by Lashek & Smith 12
Expert Advice for Amateur Rocketry, by Col. K. K. Hoyt 16
No Dearth of Design Talent-Model Views 18
Dope Can by "The Dopester" 24
Model Car News 25
Bomarc IM-99, by Peter M. Bowers 26
Western Scene with Dick Everett 28
You Can Build Better Plastics by Joe W. Rocke 29
Mac's Minnie R/C Quarter·A Plane, by Howard McEntee 30
Pink Ladies by Bill Wisniewski 32
Everything Under (Radio) Control? 36
Model Boating Aquativities 40
R/C Equipment: Citizen-Ship 8·Channel 52
Model Engine Review: McCoy 60 Returns 54
Across the Counter 56
Showcase 58
Saga of the R/C Flyer by Morgan Baldridge 60
Kit Review: Live Wire Biplane 63
Kit Review: "Popcorn" Outboard 64
"Hobby'" by Hunter Smith 65


Table of Contents for August 1958 American Modeler - Airplanes and Rockets



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