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May 1973 American Aircraft Modeler

Table of Contents

May 1973 American Aircraft Modeler

May 1973 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.

May 1973

Vol. 76, No. 5

 

Cover Photo

George Wilson's modified Quick Fli rotates for takeoff. Plane is fitted with "Quick Floats" which are especially designed for low-wing stunt models - page 62.

 

Friend Ship I, by Don Gutridge 20
Frantique I, by J.Harmon 26
For the Tenderfoot - Unicopter, by Bill Hannan 54
Quick Floats, by George Wilson 62

 

Table of Contents for May 1973 American Aircraft Modeler

 

 

MODEL WORLD

121ST SPACE MODELS WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS by G. Harry Stine

14ON THE SCENE: INDOOR TOWLINE MEET IN THE COW PALACE by Bob Meuser

STUNT

18Don Lowe on RC/AI Rabe on CL

20 FRIEND SHIP I by Don Gutridge

26FRANTIQUE I byJ.Harmon

DURATION

30Carl Maroney on RC/Bob Meuser on FF Sport

32 THE RELIANT by Arik Donde

SPECIAL INTEREST

40John Burkam on Helicopters/Bob Stalick on FF Gliders,

Power, Rubber, Indoor/John Blum on CL Carrier

42SCORPION by Tom Niebuhr

RACING

44John Smith on CL/Bob Stockwell on RC

PRODUCTS

48 NEW PRODUCTS CHECK LIST by Frank Pierce

52 AAM TESTS by Duane Lundahl/Grady Howard/Don JehlickfJim McNerney

MODEL TECHNIOUES

60 Bob Hatschek on FF/Fred Marks on RC 62 QUICK FLOAT by George Wilson

SCALE

70Claude McCullough on RC/Bill Boss on CLlWalt Mooney on FF 72 IRON ANNIE by Don Berliner

76NORD N.C. 853S by Jack Headley

FOR THE TENDERFOOT

54UNICOPTER by Bill Hannan

GETTING STARTED IN RC

68TEST EQUIPMENT by Jim McNerney

ACADEMY OF MODEL AERONAUTICS

102RELIEF FOR RC AMATEURS

104RC/WCFILM

105PRESIDENT'S MEMO

106WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS TEAM PROGRAMS 108 CONTEST CALENDAR

109AMA NEWS EXTRA

110 AMA OFFICER DI RECTORY

DEPARTMENTS

6EDITORIAL

8MODELER MAIL

84AAM PLANS SERVICE

113INDEX TO ADVERTISERS

114CLASSIFIED ADS / QUALITY HOBBY SHOPS

 

 

Posted October 22, 2011


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