Eastern Airlines DC­3

Eastern Airlines DC­3

October Centerfold Eastern Airlines DC­3 Lenny Johnson This aircraft was one of the best planes attending the 2005 CRCM Scale Fly­ In. Lenny built the air-frame from plans. Details included the replication of all of the rivets, panel lines, markings and paint colors...
Pat Darby’s P-51 Mustang

Pat Darby’s P-51 Mustang

Pat Darby’s P-51 Mustang (Daddy’s Girl II) 2005 CRCM Scale Fly-In Champion   Sometimes a pilot just need a little encouragement to turn out a really good product. Pat, consider yourself encouraged. (This plane was even more vibrant in person.) Photos by...
Grumman Wildcat

Grumman Wildcat

February Centerfold Grumman Wildcat Landing Gear, Dave Engel, Chicago IL The centerfold for February is really only part of a plane – specifically the landing gear of Dave Engel’s Wildcat. Dave built the landing gear from plans by Bob Carlson offered through Model...
The Winnie Mae

The Winnie Mae

The Winnie Mae, by Al Sortwell, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007 Al scratch built the Winnie Mae, a special Lockheed Model 5C Vega, flown by famed aviator Wiley Post, from Model Aviation plans purchased in 1970, out of Sig Manufacturing “contest grade” balsa purchased way...