About Airplanes & Rockets

Kirt Blattenberger, Webmaster - Airplanes and Rockets
Kirt Blattenberger
Carpe Diem!
(Seize the Day!)

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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BSEE - KB3UON
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Modeling Resources

Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) - Airplanes and Rockets
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 Ikarus ECO 8 hovering in Colorado Springs - Kirt Blattenberger - Airplanes and Rockets

Ikarus Eco 8 - 1st flight
Colorado Springs, CO  (circa 1998)

Kirt with Carl Goldberg Mirage 550, Fairfield, OH 2000 - Airplanes and Rockets

Kirt with Carl Goldberg Mirage 550
Fairfield, OH  (circa 1999)

Supermodel Melanie Blattenberger with her Thunder Tiger Victoria RC sailboat in Loveland, Colorado - Airplanes and Rockets

Melanie with her Thunder Tiger Victoria RC sailboat
Colorado Springs, CO  (circa 2000)
Visit her Kiwi Cove web site

Supermodel Melanie holding the Guillows P-51 Mustang - Airplanes and Rockets

Melanie with my Guillows P-51
Erie, PA  (circa 2010)

Airplanes and Rockets - SBD-3 Dauntless Dive Bomber plastic model by Philip & Kirt Blattenberger - Airplanes and Rockets

SBD-3 Dauntless Dive Bomber plastic model
Colorado Springs, CO  (circa 1998)

Sally Blattenberger (now Sally Cochran) holding her Comet J-5 Cub Cruiser - Airplanes and Rockets

Sally with her Comet J-5 Cub Cruiser
Loveland, CO  (circa 2001)

Sally Blattenberger launching her Estes Gemini rocket in Loveland, CO - Airplanes and Rockets

Sally launching her Estes Gemini rocket
Loveland, CO  (circa 2003)

Carl Goldberg Spectra being held by Supermodel Melanie - Airplanes and Rockets

Great Planes Electra
Kernersville, NC  (circa 2002)

The Blattenberger "Model Airplane Museum Wall"

Home Museum Wall
Kernersville, NC (circa 2003)

 Kirt & Philip Blattenberger with Sig Akromaster in Colorado Springs, CO (circa 2000) - Airplanes and Rockets

Philip & Kirt with Sig Akromaster C/L model
Colorado Springs, CO  (circa 2000)
Visit his Divide & Conquer web site

Sally Blattenberger with her Estes Viking rocket in Loveland, CO - Airplanes and Rockets

Sally with her Estes Viking rocket
Loveland, CO  (circa 2000)
Visit her Equine Kingdom web site

Revell plastic B-17 Flying Fortress model nose by Philp & Kirt Blattenberger - Airplanes and Rockets

B-17 Flying Fortress plastic model
Colorado Springs, CO  (circa 1998)

Harrier plastic model by Philip & Kirt Blattenberger - Airplanes and Rockets

Harrier Jump Jet plastic model
Palm Bay, FL  (circa 1996)

Revell DC-3 plastic model by Kirt Blattenberger - Airplanes and Rockets

Douglas DC-3 plastic model
Loveland, CO  (circa 2001)

GWS J-3 RC airplane

GWS J-3 Cub
Kernersville, NC (circa 2003)

Kirt & Philip Blattenberger with Carl Goldberg 1/2A Skylane - Airplanes and Rockets

Carl Goldberg 1/2A Skylane w/Norvell 0.061
Kernersville, NC  (circa 2003)

Philip & Sally in USS North Carolina - Airplanes and Rockets

Philip & Sally in USS North Carolina  (circa 2004)

Philip & Sally Blattenberger with F-15 Eagle - Airplanes and Rockets

Philip & Sally with F-15 Eagle

Philip & Sally Blattenberger with T-38 Trainer - Airplanes and Rockets

Philip & Sally Blattenberger with T-38

Here are a few links to pages I have regarding my days of yore:

- My Southern Senior High School Yearbook (Harwood, Maryland)

     • Senior Class 'Official' Photos

     • Senior Class Childhood Photos 

- My neighborhood, Holly Hill Harbor

- My model airplanes

- My photos of earlier times

- Parole Plaza in Annapolis, Maryland

- My Red Ryder BB Gun

- Vintage postcards from the World War II Era

- My woodworking projects