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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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March 1971 American Aircraft Modeler
Table of Contents

March 1971 American Aircraft Modeler

March 1971 American Aircraft Modeler magazine 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.

March 1971

Volume 72, Number 3


Cover Photo:

Larry Renger holds the high-flying, radio-controlled Skydancer he developed for Estes. It is guided by aileron and elevator controls and launched by powerful rocket motor


On the Scene: Hillman model Air Park,Robert Lopshire 10
Skydancer, Larry Renger 14
For the Tenderfoot: Pogo, by Rick Rabe 16
Saga of the OQ-2A Drone, by Jim White 18
Bilgri Patching and Covering Methods, by Tom Vallee 25
Northrop Gamma - The Plane That Had It All, by Don Berliner 28
Designing RC Helicopters, by John Burkham 42
Comics 49
Editorial - Straight and Level,William J. Winter 6
You Said It - Letters to the Editor 8


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



Posted October 24, 2011