BUSTER K&B Powered Model Airplane

BUSTER K&B Powered Model Airplane

Craftsman: K&B Manufacturing; Premium Manufacturing

Knapp Collection #: 616-2

Catalog #: 2019.33.14

Contributor: Paul Knapp

A special version of the Torpedo Jr. was created for a promotional model airplane produced for the LA Times Newspaper, circa 1951.

Custom-built “Peanut Scale” Biplane

Custom-built “Peanut Scale” Biplane

Craftsman: David Gee 

Catalog #: 2010.4.1

Donor: David Gee 

This contest-winning rubber powered plane is patterned after the 1913 Grahame-White “Lizzie” and is built from balsa sticks with doped tissue for wing and fuselage surfaces.

FIA Rubber Powered Free-Flight Aircraft Model

FIA Rubber Powered Free-Flight Aircraft Model

Craftsman: Andrey Burdov

Catalog #: 2014.7.7

Contributor: Edward Swenton Jr.

This plane features a carbon fiber fuselage with brass tube rear section, carbon fiber leading edge on the inner wing sections, and custom formed carbon fiber tube as a spar in the outer sections of the double dihedral wings.

Ohlsson Pacemaker 40 R/C Free Flight Aircraft

Ohlsson Pacemaker 40 R/C Free Flight Aircraft

Craftsman: Joe Bridi

Catalog #: 2014.40.1

Donor: Joe Bridi

This Ohlsson .23 powered replica “Pacemaker” was built by Joe Bridi to commemorate the original airplane, which was designed and flown by Irv Ohlsson.

Spook 48 Free Flight Model Aircraft

Spook 48 Free Flight Model Aircraft

Craftsman: Joe Bridi

Catalog #: 2014.19.7

Donor: Joe Bridi

This free flight model aircraft was built by Joe Bridi and given the name, “Spook 48.”

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Presented by The Joe Martin Foundation for Exceptional Craftsmanship