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Airplanes & Rockets

Kirt Blattenberger, Webmaster - Airplanes and Rockets

Kirt Blattenberger

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 ...


1996 - 2026


Kirt Blattenberger


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RF Cafe | Equine Kingdom

All trademarks, copyrights, patents, and other rights of ownership to images and text used on the Airplanes and Rockets website are hereby acknowledged.

Plastic Scale Model Kits - Airplanes and Rockets

Model Airplane, Helicopter, Boat & Rocket Videos

AAR Videos

E-flite's Taylorcraft (review) on Snow Skis and In-Flight Video - Airplanes and Rockets

E-flite Taylorcraft

on Snow Skis

Covering Compound Curves w/ MonoKote - Video

Covering Compound Curves with MonoKote

Video demonstration of what an R/C servo pulse waveform looks like

R/C Servo Timing

 Waveform Video

Videos Silkspan & Dope Covering Tutorial

Silkspan and Dope Covering Demonstration - introduction

Part 1

Silkspan and Dope Covering Demonstration - covering application

Part 4

Silkspan and Dope Covering Demonstration - masking

Part 6


FanWing™ Breakthrough Technology

Model airplane meet video from the 1930s-1960s

Model Airplane

Meet - 1930s

1935 Atom model airplane engine

Mighty Atom


Video - 1935

1928 model airplane event movie clip

Model Airplane Meet

Video - 1928

1936 Model Airplanes Championships video

Model Airplane


Video - 1936





How-To Instructional Videos

Rocket Kits + Accessories - Airplanes and Rockets
Model Aircraft Museum, AMA - Airplanes and Rockets
Modeling Resources

Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) - Airplanes and Rockets

Academy of Model

Tower Hobbies logo - Airplanes and Rockets

Tower Hobbies

Horizon Hobby logo - Airplanes and Rockets

Horizon Hobby

Sig Manufacturing - Airplanes and Rockets

Sig Manufacturing

Brodak Manufacturing - Airplanes and Rockets