Fox 40 R/C Advertisement
April 1962 American Modeler

April 1962 American Modeler

April 1962 American Modeler Cover - Airplanes and Rockets 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.

This particular page is from page 41 of the April 1962 issue of American Modeler magazine. Fox Manufacturing is still in operation. A modern Fox 40-RC will cost you $84.95 directly from Fox, so here is a an example of prices actually decreasing relative to inflation (see below).  All copyrights (if any) are hereby acknowledged.

Use the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' inflation calculator to see what items cost in today's dollars. For instance, that $24.95 Fox 40 R/C would be $191.81 in 2013 money. The $8.95 Fox 15 is $68.80 in 2013 dollars (a new one today from Fox costs $73.50).

Fox 40 R/C Engine Advertisement in April 1962 American Modeler - Airplanes and Rockets




Posted April 7, 2013