Google search American Modeler Air Trails American Aircraft Modeler Young Men Hobbies Aviation Flying Aces Saturday Evening Post Boys' Life Hobby Distributors Amateur Astronomy Engines & Motors Balsa Densities Silkspan Covering Comics Electronics My Models Model Aircraft Articles Plans Model Boat Articles Plans Model Car Articles Plans Model Train Articles Plans 1941 Crosley 03CB Radio Model helicopter articles & plans Crosswords Model Rocket Articles Plans Restoration Projects Photos Peanuts Collection Model Aircraft Articles Plans Sitemap Hints Amateur Radio Airplanes and Rockets Hero Graphic
Rocket Kits + Accessories - Airplanes and Rockets
Drones - Airplanes and Rockets

About

Airplanes & Rockets

Kirt Blattenberger, Webmaster - Airplanes and Rockets

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 ...

Copyright

1996 - 2026

Webmaster:

Kirt Blattenberger

BSEE - KB3UON

Family Websites:

RF Cafe | Equine Kingdom

All trademarks, copyrights, patents, and other rights of ownership to images and text used on the Airplanes and Rockets website are hereby acknowledged.

Plastic Scale Model Kits - Airplanes and Rockets

Model Rocketeer, National Association of Rocketry

July 1968 American Aircraft Modeler

July 1968 American Aircraft Modeler

July 1968 American Aircraft Modeler 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.

Join the National Association of Rocketry - Airplanes and RocketsThe National Association of Rocketry (NAR) has been around since 1957. At one time, the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) was pretty tightly joined with them in covering model rocketry events and promoting model rocketry. In fact, for while there was space allotted in American Aircraft Modeler, AMA's monthly magazine, for model rocketry. From February 1968 through August 1969 there was a newsletter feature entitled "Model Rocketeer" in addition to a separate article, often written by G. Harry Stine. A complete list of all editions is provided below.

Sport Rocketry, Part 1, October 2006 - Airplanes and RocketsThe NAR and AMA still work together. For example, the National Aeronautic Association (NAA) delegates authority for aeromodeling and spacemodeling to the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), who has in turn delegated Spacemodeling (model rocketry) to the NAR.

Click the NAR logo to the left and go to the membership page of today's National Association of Rocketry. You can read a sample edition of the NAR's magazine, Sport Rocketry, by clicking the thumbnail image to the right (here is part 2).

 

Model Rocketeer, National Association of Rocketry, July 1968 American Aircraft Modeler - Airplanes and Rockets

(click for larger version)


Page 71 (continued from page 48):

The U. S. has been invited to compete in a World Championship Meet in Yugoslavia in 1969. Details will be announced at a later date.

Members attending the meetings were, President Beetch, and trustees Atwood, Barrowman, Butterworth, Belkewitch, Kirchner, Kukowski, Worth, Stine, Thompson and Rich.

NEW EDITOR

Larry Loos, USAF, Ent Air Force Base, will assume editorship of The Model Rocketeer beginning with the next issue. Larry served as Assistant Public Affairs Chief at NARAM-9. He is well qualified to handle the chore since he is a Public Information Specialist at the Colorado Air Force installation. Larry was responsible for the establishment of a model rocket program among USAF personnel and their dependents in Europe.

He replaces "Casey" Kukowski, NAR Public Affairs Trustee. (I'm going to start building models for a change and be nice to my wife). JK.

National Model Rocket Championship Meet NASA Wallops Station, Va. August 19-23, 1968

 

 

Posted October 16, 2020

Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) Plans Service - Airplanes and Rockets

Modeling Resources

Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) - Airplanes and Rockets

Academy of Model

Aeronautics

Tower Hobbies logo - Airplanes and Rockets

Tower Hobbies

Horizon Hobby logo - Airplanes and Rockets

Horizon Hobby

Sig Manufacturing - Airplanes and Rockets

Sig Mfg

Brodak Manufacturing - Airplanes and Rockets

Brodak Mfg