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Carl Goldberg Freedom 20

Supermodel Melanie holding my Carl Goldberg Freedom 20 in Smithsburg, Maryland (1990ish)I was bale to fly my Carl Goldberg Freedom 20 from the back yard of my house in Smithsburg, Maryland. It was a great setup and one that allowed me to fly a lot of radio control, control line, and free flight airplanes, and also allowed me to launch quite a few model rockets. Then, houses started being built in the corn fields and that put an end to the convenience. Consequently, the number of flights went way down.



Goldberg Freedom 20




My Goldberg Freedom 20, Smithsburg, MD (circa 1992)


Freedom 20
Wingspan: 55"
Wing Area: 430 Sq."
Flying Weight: 3.75 lbs.
Fuse Length: 45"
Radio: 4-Channel
Power: .15-25 2-Cycle
.20-.25 4-Cycle
(In Degrees)
Wing: 0
Tail: .5
Engine: Right 2.5
Down 6
Aileron: 3/16"
Elevator: 1/4"
Rudder: 1/2"
 Center of Gravity
Balance Point on fuse,
measured back from
wing leading edge
2-1/8" to 2-3/4"

About Airplanes & Rockets

Kirt Blattenberger, Webmaster - Airplanes and Rockets
Kirt Blattenberger
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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. There is a lot of good information and there are lot of pictures throughout the website that you will probably find useful, and might even bring back some old memories from your own days of yore. The website began life around 1996 as an EarthLink screen name of ModelAirplanes, and quickly grew to where more server space ...

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