are more photos from the
report that was published last month (August 1959). A couple of famous names
appear: John Tatone, Walt Good, Russ Nichols. If you seen yourself or someone
you know in any of the pictures here on AirplanesAndRockets.com, please
send me a note and I'll add you to the caption.
Vintage Model Aviation News Bulletin Articles:
Here are the covers of all the vintage Model Aviation editions I have.
John Tatone, San Francisco, Calif., shown with his beautifully detailed
Meyers MAC 145. His Tipsy Jr. earned a third place in CLFS event.
Two unidentified contestants prepare their Dynajet-powered model
in the C/L jet event. We sure didn't envy them in that 96° California
Two industrious young R/Cers shown making repairs to their model
at the Nats. Apparently the wind was too strong for the small ship.
" ... y'mean all of you guys want to join the Navy ... ?" Seems
like the younger set has the Navy outnumbered and bewildered at
John C. Allen, Valley Stream, N. Y., prepares his seaplane for flight
in the ROW event. Ship did not place in finals.
Nats Contest Manager Keith Storey shown receiving award from AMA
President Walt Good. while Executive Director Russ Nichols (r) beams
Posted April 3, 2012