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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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April 1971 American Aircraft Modeler
Table of Contents

April 1971 American Aircraft Modeler

April 1971 American Aircraft Modeler - Airplanes and Rockets 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.


April 1971

Volume 72,

Number 4

Cover Photo:

Bob Buenzly's brightly MonoKoted Nesmith Cougar control line scale model (page 25) is held by his mechanic and fiancée, Janie Bergenback. Shiny finish is typical of many homebuilt aircraft. Transparency by Charles Cortright.


20th U.S. Air Force Championships, by John Blum 12
Owl Racer, Don Berliner 22
Nesmith Cougar, by Robert Buenzly 25
The P-38 - Best of the Twins, by Don Berliner 28
For the Tenderfoot: Stringless Wonder, by Bill Hannan 44


April 1971 American Aircraft Modeler Table of Contents - Airplanes and Rockets



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