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Kirt Blattenberger
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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

Kirt Blattenberger
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July/August 1963 American Modeler
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July / August 1963 American Modeler

July/August 1963 American 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.

July/August 1963

Vol. 60, No. 4


Cover - Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress by Robert Martin


Speaking of Models - Early Wankel Engines 5
Rocket Trails: Boost/Gliders on Upswing, by Harry Stine 6
Modelin' Folk Singers, by Dick Schwarzchild 14
Retracting Gear B-17G Control Liner,
Keith Laumer & John Simmance
Armstrong-Whitworth F.K. 10 Quadruplane,
Jim Morrow and Peter Bowers
Carl Goldberg: "Mr. Modeling" 24
Whistler, by Dr. Ralph Brooke 25
Control Line Capers, by Wild Bill Netzeband 29
Model Boating - Aquativities, by Bill Baughman 32
"Handy-Mac" 50-mc R/C Transmitter, by Howard G. McEntee 36
Goldberg Falcon Sires a Junior 64
Sketchbook - Construction, Adjustment, and Workshop Ideas 68


Table of Contents for July/August 1963 American Modeler - Airplanes and Rockets



H.S. Leumann, Technical Editor
Rose Borello, Editorial Production
Clarence Scott, Art Director



Howard McEntee, Radio Control
James M. Triggs, Scale Presentations
Douglas Rolfe, Air Progress
William Netzeband, U-Control
William A. Baughman, Model Boats
William Winter, Free Flight
Dick Everett, West Coast
H. A. Thomas, Sketchbook
Paul Plecan, Scale Views
Howard Levy, Modern Planes
Peter M. Bowers, Early Planes



Posted July 28, 2012

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