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 space
Try Using SEARCH to Find What You Need. >1,400 Pages Indexed
on Airplanes & Rockets!
V-2 model rocket kit was modeled after the original Estes V-2. The V-2 is one of the Estes models that I always planned
on building as a kid, but for some reason - most likely budgetary - I never got around to it. If I ever have time,
the V-2 will be built and flown.
documentary film produced by the NOVA staff has previously unseen footage of Germany's rocket program, focusing primarily
on the V-2 rocket development. Interestingly for people like us, it shows how model rocketry was a major sport in
Germany during the period between World War I and World War II. There is some great footage of laymen's
attempts at launching model rockets.