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Model Aviation Crossword Puzzle #6

Back around 2000, I submitted a few model aviation themed crossword puzzles to the Academy of Model Aeronautics' monthly magazine, Model Aviation. After many months, Mr. Bob Hunt responded saying that he had just assumed the position of editor for the "If It Flies" column, and that he would be interested in publishing the crosswords. So, six of the puzzles appeared in 2001 editions.

Today, while searching through some old files, I ran across the document that I originally submitted, and I figured it might be nice to make them available to visitors to the Airplane and Rockets website. Enough time has gone by now that I hope they don't mind that I have reproduced them here.

Here are links to all of the crossword puzzles:

#1 | #2 | #3 | #4 | #5 | #6

Model airplane Crossword Puzzle #6 - Airplanes and Rockets

ACROSS
2 Classic radial engine
6 Glider launching systems
12 Pledge __ Allegiance
14 Rough-edged
16 Clarance ___, model engine expert
17 Kind of cell used in radio systems
18 Small antelope
21 Yo-__ CL airplane
22 Head skyward
23 What an airplane flies through
25 State in AMA District IV
26 I __ going to fly today, but it's too windy
27 Not hers
29 Confused hand-to-hand fight
31 Elevator direction
34 Normal direction of CL flight
35 Lean to one side
36 Area between ribs
38 Boolean combination
40 Eccentric mechanisms
41 Enunciate
43 Applied a 2-part adhesive
46 Bob ____ Model Aviation's Aeromodeling Editor
47 Engine housings
49 Attempt
50 Transmit a signal to the airplane
51 Little glob of epoxy
53 State in AMA District V
54 Joyce _____, AMA Executive Director 1999-2000
56 Sailplane society
58 It's a fine ___ for flying!
59 State in AMA District XI
60 It takes ___ nerve to perform low-level aerobatics
61 Duck with soft down
63 State in AMA District II
65 Lowermost deck
66 Not
67 Owns
69 An individual without wealth
71 State in AMA District XI
72 Largest of the Canary Islands
73 English public school
DOWN
1 Rocket fuselage
3 Type of electrical current
4 Short takeoff and landing airplanes
5 ____gee, the lowest point in the Space Shuttle's orbit
6 Maker of modeling accessories
7 AMA district that includes OH and PA
8 State in AMA District IX
9 State in AMA District V
10 Positive lead color
11 Back edge of a wing
13 From
15 Rechargeable battery type
19 ___ McNeill, AMA District V VP - 2000
20 Units of distance
22 Drafting software
24 Fly a plane to do this
25 Final course
28 Wood fastener
30 End of servo travel
32 Bolt top classification
33 Federal Networking Council
37 Preferred age for being introduced to modeling
38 Transmitter component, abbr.
39 Decorative plastic marking for an airplane
40 FAA abbreviation for city of PPRC
42 _____ carriage
44 Many-layered hardwood
45 Pulse jet engines
48 Watch a flight
50 Front part of the leg
52 Premier organization for model rocket enthusiasts
55 Field box item for cleaning your plane
57 Tool for removing metal or wood
58 Storage center
62 Completed building your new model
63 Vietnam
64 Short for Model Airplane News
65 Idiot
67 Gas for floating your RC blimp
68 Geographical area of AMA District V
69 State in AMA District X
70 Takeoff














Model airplane Crossword Puzzle #6 Solution - Airplanes and Rockets

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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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