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#1 tim hooper May 10, 2004 03:36 PM

The useful links thread!
I'm not sure whether this will work out or not, but I'd hazard that we all have a couple of favourite, vintage orientated websites in our Favourites/Bookmarks files.

So then, how about posting a few? If this works, then we can sticky this thread and use it as a resource.

Anyway, here's a few of mine;

There's a wealth of bizarre freeflight models here;

Derek Buckmaster ff site (includes links to the FreeFlight web ring);

Ben Buckle kits and plans;

Modellers Supplies - UK vendor of goodies;

Ivy & Martins Web page - hundreds of links to aeromodelling sites around the globe;

Sams Models - everthing!;

Anybody else?


#2 Gerald May 10, 2004 05:52 PM

OK, I'll contribute.

Aerodyne Online - source for free flight parts and supplies, vintage kits and plans

Spirit of Yesteryear, oldtimer and vintage airplane kits

American and Canadian made model engines thru 1960 compiled by RJL Industries

Old Timer Model Airplane Engine Electronic Ignition

Gettig model airplane miniature ignition coils

Jerry E. Howell transistorized ignition kits and plans

The Vintage Model Aero Engine Page

International Homepage for Society of Antique Modelers 'SAM'

link to SAM links :D

Morejohn-Irwin Oldtimer Collection (photo gallery)

#3 rvillegachapa May 11, 2004 07:40 PM

Here are a couple of links to some Old Timer Pics!



#4 Feodosia Flyer May 12, 2004 09:59 AM

Gerald already put my link in for me, thanks


#5 arx_n_sparx May 15, 2004 09:40 PM


#6 rvillegachapa May 15, 2004 10:10 PM

I am not sure if this site has been mentioned but, I have found it helpful when researching old timers. It is basically a database of old timers and antiques!


#7 PLANE FREAK May 30, 2004 06:28 PM

This site has several oldtime designs in DXF format..


#8 Demon-Leather Jun 09, 2004 04:50 AM

Got a Vintage plan You just can't seem to Find?
Try Allen Hunt's site in W.Va..... He's a very friendly fellow, and if he doesn't have it, he'll help you find it! He will also trade with you, and all his plans are very reasonable. Whether it's rubber/gas powered free flight, control line, Gliders, 3-views, or old-time R/C chances are he has it! :D Bob

#9 matticulous Jun 15, 2004 01:48 AM

"AAL/mps is a source for competition and sport flying Free Flight and RC model airplane plans and kits. Power types are rubber, CO2, electric and gas. The plans are original efforts, and the prints are crisp and clear to make things easy for builders to follow."


#10 Steve Moskal Jul 16, 2004 12:18 AM

Kenny's Old Time Model Airplane Magazine
Kenny's Old Time Model Airplane Magazine Hat's off to Kenny. His Web site design is really cool and I envy him for what he's done. I think I'll copy my Maircraft Black Widow sold scale plans from my virgin kit. He has a section on those gems as well as flying models. Enjoy. And, thanks a million Kenny!

#11 Jay Burkart Sep 07, 2004 10:26 PM

Bob Holman Old Timer short kits
I haven't noticed anyone mentioning Bob Holman's great line of Old Timer models. His are all laser cut and many have CAD drawn plans by Jim O'Reilly. He offers plans or short kits and can scale them to any size in most of the offerings. I have built a number of the kits and find them very well done. He also makes them with quite good balsa.
Most are done as Gas or rubber models as the original but modifying to electric is not a great task.

His web site is:

Jay Burkart

#12 Blazer Sep 13, 2004 02:24 PM

Go to - http://www.klarichkits.com/ for just about any hand cut Old Timer short kit. Jim

#13 tim hooper Oct 01, 2004 02:29 PM

Although Belair carry advertise a lot of general RC items, they do have a section devoted to vintage style kits in the UK;


#14 arrow5 Jan 22, 2005 04:22 AM

..And the mixture of types and era on www.myunclewillies.com is worth a look. Mostly re-drawn to professional standard from original sources. Includes vintage , waterplanes, scale, giant etc . An entertaining site based in Florida USA. Mail order worldwide. Anybody mention the X-list plans from UK ? Withdrawn plans from Aeromodeller Magazine and others. www.xlistplans.demon.co.uk

#15 Haj 78 Feb 05, 2005 02:01 PM

A new Portuguese Site

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