the Sketchbook, Gadgetry, Powerless Pointers, and Engine Info columns were run, there were
very few pre-built models, and there simply was not as much available in the way of hardware and specialized
modeling tools. We were still a nation of designers and builders. The workforce was full of people
who worked on production lines, built houses and buildings with hand tools, and did not have distractions
like Nintendos and X-Boxes. Remember that plastics were not common material until the early 50s
and the transistor wasn't invented until late 47. Enjoy the tips. Some of you will no doubt
wax nostalgic over the methods, since you can remember the days when you did the exact same thing!
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 lotof 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
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