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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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May 1973 American Aircraft Modeler
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May 1973 American Aircraft Modeler

May 1973 American Aircraft Modeler - Airplanes and Rockets 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.


May 1973
Vol. 76, No. 5


Cover Photo
George Wilson's modified Quick Fli rotates for takeoff. Plane is fitted with "Quick Floats" which are especially designed for low-wing stunt models - page 62.

Friend Ship I, by Don Gutridge 20
Frantique I, by J.Harmon 26
For the Tenderfoot - Unicopter, by Bill Hannan 54
Quick Float, by George Wilson 62

Table of Contents for May 1973 American Aircraft Modeler

 

 

MODEL WORLD
121ST SPACE MODELS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS by G. Harry Stine
14ON THE SCENE: INDOOR TOWLINE MEET IN THE COW PALACE by Bob Meuser

STUNT
18Don Lowe on RC/AI Rabe on CL
20 FRIEND SHIP I by Don Gutridge
26FRANTIQUE I byJ.Harmon

DURATION
30Carl Maroney on RC/Bob Meuser on FF Sport
32 THE RELIANT by Arik Donde


SPECIAL INTEREST
40John Burkam on Helicopters/Bob Stalick on FF Gliders,
Power, Rubber, Indoor/John Blum on CL Carrier
42SCORPION by Tom Niebuhr

RACING
44John Smith on CL/Bob Stockwell on RC


PRODUCTS
48 NEW PRODUCTS CHECK LIST by Frank Pierce
52 AAM TESTS by Duane Lundahl/Grady Howard/Don JehlickfJim McNerney


MODEL TECHNIOUES
60 Bob Hatschek on FF/Fred Marks on RC 62 QUICK FLOAT by George Wilson


SCALE
70Claude McCullough on RC/Bill Boss on CLlWalt Mooney on FF 72 IRON ANNIE by Don Berliner
76NORD N.C. 853S by Jack Headley


FOR THE TENDERFOOT

54UNICOPTER by Bill Hannan


GETTING STARTED IN RC

68TEST EQUIPMENT by Jim McNerney


ACADEMY OF MODEL AERONAUTICS

102RELIEF FOR RC AMATEURS
104RC/WCFILM
105PRESIDENT'S MEMO
106WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM PROGRAMS 108 CONTEST CALENDAR
109AMA NEWS EXTRA
110 AMA OFFICER DI RECTORY


DEPARTMENTS
6EDITORIAL
8MODELER MAIL
84AAM PLANS SERVICE
113INDEX TO ADVERTISERS
114CLASSIFIED ADS / QUALITY HOBBY SHOPS

 

 

PostedOctober 22, 2011