January 1941 Flying AcesTable of Contents
Some things never grow old. These pages from vintage modeling magazines like American Aircraft Modeler, American Modeler, Air Trails, Flying Aces, Flying Models, Model Airplane News, & Young Men captured the era. I will be glad to scan articles for you. All copyrights are hereby acknowledged.
I'm guessing that Mr. Peter Henderson, of Los Angeles, California, who was featured in this 1941 edition of Flying Aces magazine, was 12 or 13 years old at the time. That would make his somewhere in his mid-70s today, so there's a very good chance he is still building and flying model airplanes. As with so many of the people who appear in these old magazines, I always wonder what happened to them over the years and whether they are still engaged in the hobby. If you ever see yourself or someone you know in a photo on Airplanes and Rockets website, please send me an e-mail with an update. Visitors love reading comments submitted by others who happen upon one of these pages.
With the Model Builders
Posted August 22, 2015