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Model Aviation Crossword Puzzle #2

Back around 2000, I submitted a few model aviation themed crossword puzzles to the Academy of Model Aeronautics' monthly magazine, Model Aviation. After many months, Mr. Bob Hunt responded saying that he had just assumed the position of editor for the "If It Flies" column, and that he would be interested in publishing the crosswords. So, six of the puzzles appeared in 2001 editions.

Today, while searching through some old files, I ran across the document that I originally submitted, and I figured it might be nice to make them available to visitors to the Airplane and Rockets website. Enough time has gone by now that I hope they don't mind that I have reproduced them here.

Here are links to all of the crossword puzzles:

#1 | #2 | #3 | #4 | #5 | #6

Model Aviation Crossword Puzzle #2 - Airplanes and Rockets


1 State in AMA District V

3 State in AMA District V

4 Reach this department at AMA phone extension 270

9 Published intent to hold a contest

10 Direction your rocket goes upon launching

12 May I use ____ of your 25% nitro fuel?

13 Type of electrical current

14 Exploit

16 Square type of fuselage

18 Applied covering by Carl Goldberg Models

19 Similar to

20 AMA district that includes AK and MT

21 Airfoil shaping component

22 State in AMA District IV

24 Receiver switch position

25 Units of battery capacity

29 State in AMA District III

30 Auricular

31 Inhabitants of Vietnam

35 State in AMA District VI

36 State in AMA District V

37 Cyanoacrylate

38 Landing gear

39 Cut threads in a wing hold-down block

43 Back edge of a wing

44 State in AMA District X

46 Female child

49 Having a lot of flying time under one's belt

54 Performs

55 Soaking up fuel

61 Doctrine

64 Hardware used to hold cowl on fuselage

66 Nose ____ - the topmost part of a rocket

67 Abbreviation for the height of an airplane

69 Intellect

71 State in AMA District V

73 Units of distance

74 State in AMA District V

76 Followed the XT

77 Common unit of length for model airplane wingspan

78 Impervious to dust

80 F4U crews operating off carriers were this

82 Where wing mounts to fuselage

84 Towards

85 State in AMA District I

86 Adjusts prop for minimum drag

87 State in AMA District I

88 Describes a punctured fuel tank

90 A handy transport vehicle for giant scale airplanes

91 Sea eagle

92 Meter type found on a field box

93 Mark for sale at a club auction

94 Illegible handwriting


1 4-cycle engine vendor

2 Assert

5 Military equipment designation prefix

6 Thos who did not win the pylon race

7 Keeps sodas cool at the flying field

8 Geographical location of AMA District V states

11 Monetary unit of Afghanistan

13 Chopping tool

15 Describes a planes that flies hands-off

17 Idle

22 Not (prefix)

23 Vintage airplane by Aeronca

25 State in AMA District VI

26 Tilted

27 Robart hinges

28 State in AMA District V

31 Worth of a plane

32 Muncie's state

33 State in AMA District V

34 F-15

39 Tool for cutting inside threads

40 In first place in the pylon race

41 Excrete

42 Loud noise

45 Transmitter

47 Radio control

48 Lightweight material used for wind-powered model boats

50 __ Modeler - a major modeling magazine

51 Computer network department

52 AMA beginner plane

53 Air movement that affects an aircraft's flight path

56 Exist

57 _____ plate - heli rotor shaft component

58 Major sector of modeling

59 Fur scarf

60 State in AMA District IX

62 Former coin of France

63 P-51

64 135 degrees on the compass

65 Ambroid, Duco, Sigment, etc.

67 Boolean operator

68 ___ Academy of Model Aeronautics

70 Feed the fire

71 State in AMA District VIII

72 Type of RC glow plug

73 Models with no external control influence during flight

75 Clarence ___, model engine expert

77 Type of computer hard drive interface

79 State in AMA District III

80 Followed the XT

81 State in AMA District VIII

83 Radio control modulation type

86 Drop out of the sky

88 Permit

89 Period of history

90 Pledge

92 State in AMA District IV

Model Aviation Crossword Puzzle #2 Solution - Airplanes and Rockets

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