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Kirt Blattenberger

Carpe Diem!

(Seize the Day!)

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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September/October 1963 American Aircraft Modeler
Table of Contents

Sep/Oct 1963 American Modeler
 - 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.


September / October 1963

Volume 60, Number 5


Cover: Pilatus Turbo-Porter by S. Calhoun Smith


"Yeti" Radio Controlled Pilatus Porter, Dolly Wischer's 14
Mad Modelers' Slot Racer 18
Netzeband Reports on the Aero 35 Horizontal Piston Engine 18
Ritz on Airfoils, by Gerald "Jerry" Ritz 20
"Impala" AMA Stunter, by Harold L. Price, Edward G. Elasick, Jr. 24
Wild Bill Netzeband's Control Line Capers 26
Southwest Champion's Winning Towliner "Honker", M. R. Lipsey 30
Sketchbook - Construction, Adjustment & Workshop Ideas 68


September/October 1963 American Modeler Table of Contents - Airplanes and Rockets



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