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If you have ever spent hours earching for that plan you know you have but can't find, this is well worth it! BW back issues and other aeromodelling titles David Lloyd-Jones 28 Shelley Ave Wincham, Northwich Cheshire, CW9 6PH, United Kingdom Tel: ( )44 (0)15.40 Rare and early UK, US and other English language aeromodelling magazines and books from as far back as 1929 can be obtained by sending a wants list to David. Hints, tips and humor take up much of this monthly 10-page newsletter still only /yr. Mark's index is more complete than the one offered by MB, as theirs is only for ones they sell. Please note - he only buys and sell FLYING model magazines and books - nothing else! Not a huge number of plans in every issue, but well worth the $if you're in their area. Box 231192 San Diego, CA 92194 Packs of plans for peanut scale (mostly) models by the late, celebrated Walt Mooney. Sets 1-5 have about 13 plans each ( pp /set), while Set 6 has 36 plans reduced to 8" span for "Pistachio" size at a set, these are a fantastic value for the buck !!!! As of June 1996, he's added a line of interesting single, twin, and radial triple C02 engines made especially for indoor flying. Seattle, WA 98155 (206) 363-4522 Newsletter of the Boeing Strat-O-Bats. Blacksheep rule book containing about 50 events they fly, many of which are original 30" events, 1/2"x8 1/2" or He specializes in model aviation books and magazines, and has what is probably the foremost collection on them on the planet. Stan produces a silly putty timer and special kits, good plans and instructions great wood lousy packaging, but you get one of the best deals here. BW PO box 193 Keego Harbor, MI 48320 (248) 212-9666 Email: [email protected] CG The following is from a press release dated 02/25/15 - TS Retro RC LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of Campbell's Custom Kits and Brand X Kits, due to the retirement of their founder, Lee Campbell. Litespan 72"x22" .50 and Airspan 36"x22" .85 and other sizes. Box 1375 Nanton, Alberta T0L 1R0, Canada (403) 249-1474 Harry Volk is offering plans of scale gliders (towline), Golden Age rubber models (Light, Booton, Stahl, etc.) plus Old-time FF non-scale stuff. BW 308 Palo Alto Caldwell, ID 836051 (208) 459-7608 Vern's plans are meticulously researched and well drawn. Diesel 913 Cedar Lane Tullahoma, TN 37388 (615) 455-2256 P. (see the following) YOU SHOULD NOT BE WITHOUT THE FLYING ACES. BW 2211 155th Street Cameron, IL 61423 (309) 342-7474 Friestad publishes a "magazine" called FULL SIZE PLANS with 6 issues per year - It contains 4 to 5 full size plans in each issue and a basic subscription in the USA is per year - The main thrust of the magazine is the publication of old classic kit and magazine plans for those who want to buildmodels or just look at plans. There are several thousand plans in the collection, and they are being scanned and indexed to be made available for distribution. Vinyl lettering etc, small operation but may be what your looking for to finish that special model. Send him a Buck and a stamped envelope he will send you 4 samples. Box 1685 Andover, MA 01810 Jim Fiorello has old time plans and kits that are some of the best available. Volumes are check or MO each postpaid USA (add $for overseas) You tried the rest-now get THE BEST. Route 1 Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814-6070 Dave Haught has about 70 interesting and unique plans for rubber scale ships, most of them peanut from the Caudron C-460 or the Antoinette 1912 for a throw.
They run the biggest F/F meet in the world (as far as #. His cross-referenced bibliography weighs 4 1/2 lbs. It is not for sale, and he is not in business, but if you are looking for something in the way of a model book, or have books you might want to sell or trade I suggest you drop him a note. things change quickly in competition where he excels. Retro com (not to be confused with Cambell's Model Supply) Lee Campbell was well known for stocking many interesting HLG, FF and Old Timer kits. While all designs will be converted to fully laser-cut kits as stock of each is exhausted, we will be keeping Lees legacy alive by continuing to sell them under the Campbell's Custom Kits name. Give Jerry Simon a call he might have just what you need. The Wolf/Benjamin, Gee-Bee R-2 and the Eicher/Kimball Model 'Z' were built largely from Vern's plans! Box 55962 Indianapolis, IN 46205-0962 Cleveland kits were the standard of the industry since 1919, and their plans are still some of the best available anywhere. Troy, MI 48098 Monthly N/L printed on large sheets which allows folding while retaining peanut plans intact (8-12 pages). Worth getting- there is lots of talent in this group! The plans are available in both printed and digital formats. Pittsburgh, PA 15236 (412) 653-0178 Harry makes a neat little glue gun for small and fragile models based on a small plastic bottle with a nozzle kept free of glue by a built-in wire unplugger. Now producing wood and materials for the indoor modeller lots of good stuff, see his site at links to sales. The illustrated plan and kit catalog is (212 plans and 32 kits). BW Svermona 1371 26601 Beroun -2 Czechoslovakia Radek's plans, according to John Fredriksen, are "incredible." With 495mm to 621mm spans, his five models are for rubber and Modela CO2. He also publishes a book entitled Building with Kids with over 20 projects for clubs or youth groups.
Pietenpol, Fairchild, Corben, Great Lakes, Parrakeet, Hatz, Interstate, Rearwin, Travel Air and Culver. His large R/C kits are truly spectacular I can't wait for the smaller stuff to come. It is for those who want to UNDERSTAND electric -powered flight.
Researching model plans and particular subjects is . If you have a special interest in any of the following plane types, they have a club and newsletter for it! Palos Verdes, CA 90274 John Targos makes an excellent replica of the Elfin 2.49 diesel probably more reliable than the original also caries parts for ignition engines and other flying accessories for old timer and nostalgia modellers. Soon to come will be all of his goodies in smaller scales including 1/12 scale kits for F/F electric, laser cut no less. Marina Del Rey, CA 90292 (310) 821-6242 Bob Boucher's new book, 'Electric Motor Handbook', is not for everyone. Box 665 Destin, FL 32540 (800) 999-0141 Publishers of the fantastic Paul Matt books of scale drawings (2 vols. Also many other neat books including the famous EAA Flying and Glider Manuals, Hannan's Peanut Power, and lots of Waco stuff. BW c/o Charles Gokey 2307 Burrell Drive Louiseville, KY 40216 They have a bi-monthly newsletter with "did you know" and helpful hints as well as ads for buyers and sellers.
CG 17244 Darwin Ave., Hesperia, CA 760-948-6334 and Cheryl carry GOOD colored nitrate that COVERS even in white! Diesel and glow fuels, silk, electrics, C02's, lots of old-time rubber and gas kits, engines, books, and plans, lots of plans. They also run R/N, Cal Aero, Fresno, Champion, Old Timer Model Supply, Schleuter & too many others to list. Box 5124 Hamden, CT 06518 Mark Fineman has compiled and sells a complete index of Model Builder plans with descriptions from 1971 through 1991. If you'd like to sell any, state age, condition and price. ) from 1971 to present available on disc for IBM-type and MAC computers.
This is a PRIME SOURCE of stuff for the F/F Modeler! Mark still has a few printed versions left at .75 and indices for IBM computers on a disc at 9.95. Ask for his brochure on aviation clip art and neopaint for computers (especially good if you're a newsletter editor). Palm Bay, FL 32907 The AMOB Bulletin is edited by the legendary Dave Platt, one of the few modellers who can make a great scale R/C and also a knockout rubber scale ship as well!