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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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July/August 1963 American Modeler
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July / August 1963 American Modeler

July/August 1963 American Modeler magazine cover Table 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.

 

July/August 1963

Vol. 60, No. 4

 

Cover - Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress by Robert Martin

 

Speaking of Models - Early Wankel Engines 5
Rocket Trails: Boost/Gliders on Upswing, by Harry Stine 6
Modelin' Folk Singers, by Dick Schwarzchild 14
Retracting Gear B-17G Control Liner,
Keith Laumer & John Simmance
16
Armstrong-Whitworth F.K. 10 Quadruplane,
Jim Morrow and Peter Bowers
22
Carl Goldberg: "Mr. Modeling" 24
Control Line Capers, by Wild Bill Netzeband 29
Model Boating - Aquativities, by Bill Baughman 32
"Handy-Mac" 50-mc R/C Transmitter, by Howard G. McEntee 36
Goldberg Falcon Sires a Junior 64
Sketchbook - Construction, Adjustment, and Workshop Ideas 68

 

Table of Contents for July/August 1963 American Modeler - Airplanes and Rockets

 

ALBERT L. LEWIS, EDITOR

H.S. Leumann, Technical Editor
Rose Borello, Editorial Production
Clarence Scott, Art Director

 

CONTRIBUTING EDITORS

Howard McEntee, Radio Control
James M. Triggs, Scale Presentations
Douglas Rolfe, Air Progress
William Netzeband, U-Control
William A. Baughman, Model Boats
William Winter, Free Flight
Dick Everett, West Coast
H. A. Thomas, Sketchbook
Paul Plecan, Scale Views
Howard Levy, Modern Planes
Peter M. Bowers, Early Planes

 

 

Posted July 28, 2012