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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 ...


1996 - 2026


Kirt Blattenberger


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March 1957 American Modeler
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March 1957 American Modeler

March 1957 American Modeler magazine cover - 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.

March 1957

Vol. 47, No. 6


Cover by S. Calhoun Smith. Artist's Impression of B-58.


Sketchbook - Hints & Kinks 10
Queen of the R/C Fleet: U.S.S. California Battlewagon, by Robert Clyde 14
Me Build a Kite? Quit Ya Kiddin!, by William H. Paxton 16
Model Aviation Comics of Yore 22, 26, 46
Rathgeber's "Minimum," by George Rathgeber 23
Perpy, by Paul Del Gatto 28
Free Flight Symposium, Part II 32
Flettner-Type Rotor Wing, by Roy L. Clough 36
Air Adventurers Models, Jetex-Powered "VTO" 58


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