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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Estes Model Rocket News - 8, no. 1, August 1968

These editions of Estes Model Rocket News are nowhere to be found anymore (well, almost nowhere), so I have been attempting to purchase copies on eBay and scan them for posting here. That way, everyone can benefit from the exceptional work the Estes team did back in the 1960s and 1970s. That was the era when I was gobbling up everything I could find on airplanes and rockets. Unlike today where so much information is available on the Internet, back then you either paid for access to good information or if you were lucky, it could be borrowed from a library or friend. I used to anxiously anticipate the arrival in the mail of each new edition.

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All copyrights are hereby acknowledged, and I will pull this resource if the owners have a problem with it being posted. Hopefully they do not.

Estes Model Rocket News - vol. 8, no. 1, August 1968 - Airplanes and Rockets   Estes Model Rocket News - vol. 8, no. 1, August 1968 - Airplanes and Rockets
Estes Model Rocket News - vol. 8, no. 1, August 1968 - Airplanes and Rockets   Estes Model Rocket News - vol. 8, no. 1, August 1968 - Airplanes and Rockets



Posted September 22, 2015

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