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Kirt Blattenberger, Webmaster - Airplanes and Rockets

Kirt Blattenberger


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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 ...

Airplanes And Rockets Copyright 1996 - 2026

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My Main Modeling Websites

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Tower Hobbies

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Horizon Hobby

Sig Manufacturing - Airplanes and Rockets

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Airborne Model Aircraft on Google Earth

If you look around the Internet, you will find many collections of images captured by Google's cameras - from the air, land, and space. I decided to check a few of the more well-known model aircraft flying location to see if were are any airplanes in the air when the cameras snapped the shots. Here are few of what I found. If have any to add to the collection, please send me an e-mail.

R/C Glider at Torrey Pines (Google Earth) - Airplanes and RocketsTorrey Pines, CA, is world renown as a primo slope soaring location. R/C glider pilots share the space with full-sized hang gliders and sea birds. This has to be a model glider, because if you pan north you will see some full-sized paragliders and hang gliders to judge the scale.



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