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Kirt Blattenberger, Webmaster - Airplanes and Rockets
Kirt Blattenberger
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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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American Telasco Limited Advertisement
January 1959 Model Aviation News Bulletin

January 1959 Model Aviation
January 1959 Model Aviation Cover - Airplanes and RocketsTable 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.

In the 1959 timeframe when this edition of Model Aviation was printed, Jetex engines were very popular, likely because the era was really the dawn of the jet age. Everyone wanted to get in on the act. American Telasco Limited exploited the craze by producing a wide range of model aircraft and rockets that were designed specifically for the Jetex engines.

If you are interested, here is a page I have posted with Jetex information.

Vintage Model Aviation News Bulletin Articles:

 

American Telasco Limited Advertisement from the January 1959 Model Aviation - Airplanes and Rockets

 

 

Posted April 2, 2012

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Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) - Airplanes and Rockets
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Sig Manufacturing - Airplanes and Rockets
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