HEDY by Stuart Bennett. This model has a wing span of 48” and would be a good flier with most engines from .19 to .25 cu. in. displacement. Bill Vanderbeek has one and it is a great flier.

ELF and was designed by Frank Ehling. He noted that the “model showed signs of soaring” and had a “good glide”. It was originally designed for the Elf engine.


JIFFY. This 36” wingspan pylon model was designed by Sidney Struhl. The plan says that it is for all class A engines.

Allen Trainer’s OUTLAW from Flying Models for April 1948. The original was flown with a .45 and a Torp .29.

 CHEROKEE, 56” wingspan. It was designed for Midwest who intended to kit it as beginners free flight model. The kit was never produced so no one has seen the model in action.


One old but recently refurbished Peerless Panther, with 92 inch wing, made an appearance and flew again.

  Gerald Martin with his CORSAIR.


Steve Moskal designed and built this TG-2 which was published in the April 1984 issue of Model Airplane News.

Bob McClosky and his band of merry SAM'ers have been holding the fort at the WRAMS now AMA Expo East for years. This year they decided to demonstrate balsa model construction. They also came up with a clever way to get a list of potential members. They raffled a neat sander. The applicants filled out the entry form to include their email address and got about 60 names.

This photo of a nice PACIFIC ACE SPORTSMAN was furnished by John Eaton Built by Bob English.

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