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About Airplanes & Rockets

Kirt Blattenberger, Webmaster - Airplanes and Rockets

Kirt Blattenberger


My Engineering Web: RF Cafe

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

Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) - Airplanes and RocketsAcademy of Model Aeronautics

Tower Hobbies logo - Airplanes and Rockets

Tower Hobbies

Horizon Hobby logo - Airplanes and Rockets

Horizon Hobby

Sig Manufacturing - Airplanes and Rockets

Sig Mfg

Brodak Manufacturing - Airplanes and Rockets

Brodak Mfg

ClustrMaps Archive

I have been using ClustrMaps for a couple years now to track visitors on Airplanes and Rockets. The only thing I do not like is the way they count visitors. According to their statistics, no matter how many times a visitor views a page (or pages) in a 24-hour period, it only counts as one visit. Therefore, it does not accurately reflect the number of times people look at your website. If you only have two or three pages, it do not make much difference, but according to ClustrMaps, a website with hundreds or thousands of pages deserves no more credit than one with only a couple.

It used to not be that way when they first started and I was using it for tracking visitors on my very large (>13,000 pages) engineering website RF Cafe. I was happily paying for the service, which was required due to the thousands of visitors it gets each day. Now that they changed their method of counting, I quit the paid service and use just the free version for Airplanes and Rockets and a couple other smaller websites I do.

The image below is an archive of the December 2008 through December 2009 visitors. ClustrMaps resets the counter once a year (unless you specify more frequently).

ClustrMaps Archive for December 2008 - December 2009 - Airplanes and Rockets

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