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Aviation Adventures and Model Building (1946) comic books

  • Issue #16
    Aviation Adventures and Model Building (1946) 16

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    Stories and art by Ed Yulke, Louis Maresca, Doris Yulke, Dan Young, Joe Granai, Hal Goodwin, Edd Ashe and Bruce Lester. Tales of aerial adventure and tips on creating model airplanes. Numbering continues from True Aviation Picture Stories (Parents' Magazine Press, 1943 series) #15. Model builder Kip Clark struggles to master his control-line (wired remote) model plane before a big fan meet; Navy pilot John Rodgers attempts the first non-stop flight to Hawaii in 1925; The instructional comic Flying Is Easy covers emergency landings. Speaking of Models; The Hi-Rider; Planes in the News; Engine Trouble; Aero-Club Roundup; Everything Under Control; Fundamentals of Model Building; N.A. Navion; ROG Sheet Balsa Baby; Hawaii Bound; How to Build the Stinson 150 Flying Scale Rubber Model; Flying Is Easy Lesson IV; Black Fury; They Called Him Mad; Tri-Motor Connie. 48 pages, Full Color.

  • Issue #17
    Aviation Adventures and Model Building (1946) 17

    Stories and art by Ed Yulke, Louis Maresca, Doris Yulke, Joseph H. Wherry, Louis Bucalo, Hal Goodwin, Ed Smalle, Roy Thomason, P. E. Norman, Robert M. Hyatt and Bruce Lester. Tales of aerial adventure and tips on creating model airplanes. The Cloud Kings club holds a model meet to try to change negative town attitudes about the safety of model planes; Marine Lieutenant Colonel Elmer Glidden survives more than 100 combat dives without being wounded; Commander Norman Miller, bomber pilot during World War II, is decorated 11 times. Also featuring an ad for Pepsi-Cola starring "Pepsi the Pepsi-Cola Cop." Speaking of Models; Swing It!; Planes in the News; Engine Trouble; Aero-Club Roundup; Club of the Month; Club Troubles; The Workbench; Reader's Ideas; Bonanza; Bullet Proof; Chamberlain In the Shadow of the Eagle; Flightmaster; "Hot Rock" Miller; Flying Is Easy Lesson V; How to Build the Aeronca Champion; The Natsneez; Crop Hoppers; Photo Contest Winners. 48 pages, Full Color.