Here are a few more photos from the 1959 AMA Nationals, in continuation of coverage in the July and August issues of Model Aviation. Some are behind-the-scenes shots rather than just flight line action. A lot of the airplanes you see in these pictures are selling for a mint today on eBay.
Vintage Model Aviation News Bulletin Articles:
Here are the covers of all the vintage Model Aviation editions I have.
There must be somethin' wrong with the plans, this piece just won't fit!"
"There I was, upside down, and out of gas ..."The sleepy-eyed audience seems determined to hear the end of this thrilling episode. despite the late hour.
"Well, it worked O.K. out on the field today. Must be gremlins in the transmitter!"
G. A. Sanderson, Anaheim, Calif., prepares his large model for entry in the Senior Class B Free Flight Gas event at this year's. ats.
Posted April 3, 2012