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Kirt Blattenberger

Carpe Diem!

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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 ...

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May 1957 American Modeler

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May 1957 American Modeler Table of Contents

These pages from vintage modeling magazines like Flying Aces, Air Trails, American Modeler, American Aircraft Modeler, Young Men, Flying Models, Model Airplane News, R/C Modeler, captured the era. All copyrights acknowledged.

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Temco TT-1

Scale Presentations by Walter M. Jefferies Jr.

Temco's Model 51 is first primary jet trainer purchased by any U.S. military service; Navy's slick little plane will carry designation "TI-1". Has maximum speed of 285 knots, cruises at 235 knots. Plane is unrestricted for all conventional aerobatic maneuvers. Sustained aerobatics are given wide allowable speed range by high max dive speed of 450 knots. Rate of climb, 1,900 feet-per-min; service ceiling, 30,000'. Landing approach speed, 70-75 knots with comparatively docile stall speed, power oft, 63 knots. For stability in getting on-off deck, has hydraulic-retract tricycle landing gear. Wing flaps and speed brakes hydraulic-operated. Student and instructor seat in tandem. Essential controls are duplicated in rear cockpit for instructor. Visibility enhanced by large 1-piece plexiglass clamshell canopy. Has liquid-type oxygen system. Built ruggedly to take rough treatment normally imposed on primary trainers.

 

 

Posted January 30, 2022

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