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August 1971 American Aircraft Modeler
Table of Contents

August 1971 American Aircraft Modeler

August 1971 American Aircraft Modeler magazine cover 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 1971
Volume 73, Number 2

Cover Photo

The rare P·63F Kingcobra. This Air Force fighter has been in civilian use for many years. Imagine having one of your own. Alvin T. George, Atlanta, loves it. Photo by Jim Sullivan was taken at Gastonia, N.C., antique fly-in.

NOTE: The caption error is in the original magazine TOC. (hat tip to Doug S.)


Hobby Lobby Advertisement11
The Douglas Mailplane, Gabriel A. Bedish, Jr.
Hot Canary, Bob Seigelkoff
Pogo, Bob Morse
Coupled Flaps and Elevators, by Fred Marks
Revolution in Aerobatics - the Acrostar, by Don Berliner
Flying Fortress, by Robert Buenzly30
The Ryan ST's 'Ugly' Cousin, by Don Berliner32
Cirrus, by Dr. Walter A. Good36
For the Tenderfoot: Tenderfoot Trimotor, by Bill Hanna48
On the Scene: Washington, D.C., Series 71, RC Car Race12
Junior Open Workbench, by Joe Klause25
The Zero Displacement Engine, John G. Burdick29
Where the Action Is38
EK'S Little Red Brick Three Channel Flies Don Brown's Cardinal, by Fred Marks53
Getting Started in RC, by Howard McEntee54
RC World Championship Details59
President's Memo, Officer Biographies61
AMA News Bits63
AMA News Extra65
Contest Calendar66
Editorial - Straight and Level, by William J. Winter6
Modeler Mail - Letters to the Editor8
New Products Checklist46
Classified Advertising98
Quality Hobby Shops98


August 1971 American Aircraft Modeler Table of Contents - Airplanes and Rockets


Kathryn Conover, Editorial Assistant Eleanor Swavely, Editorial Assistant



Posted February 20, 2011

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