1/5 Scale P-40 Warhawk R/C Model Airplane

1/5 Scale P-40 Warhawk R/C Model Airplane

Craftsman: Lowell Wexler

Catalog #: 2012.21.1

Donor: Lowell Wexler

This 1/5 scale R/C model P-40 Warhawk was built from molded fiberglass components and then completely detailed.

Bree-Zee Prototype R/C Biplane

Bree-Zee Prototype R/C Biplane

Craftsman: Joe Bridi

Catalog #: 2015.26.2

Donor: Joe Bridi

This prototype R/C biplane was built by Joe Bridi and named, “Bree-Zee.”

Circus Circus R/C Airplane

Circus Circus R/C Airplane

Craftsman: Joe Bridi

Catalog #: 2015.41.1

Donor: Joe Bridi

Joe Bridi created this R/C aircraft that features an airbrushed painting of the Circus Circus Hotel/Casino on the wing. For years, it hung in the lobby of the Circus Circus in Las Vegas.

Dirty Birdy 2+2 R/C Aircraft

Dirty Birdy 2+2 R/C Aircraft

Craftsman: Joe Bridi

Catalog #: 2015.34.1

Donor: Joe Bridi

This unassembled R/C airplane named, “Dirty Birdy 2+2″ was built by Joe Bridi.

Dirty Birdy R/C Aircraft

Dirty Birdy R/C Aircraft

Craftsman: Joe Bridi

Catalog #: 2015.34.2

Donor: Joe Bridi

This unassembled R/C airplane named, “Dirty Birdy” was built by Joe Bridi.

Excel .30 R/C Helicopter

Excel .30 R/C Helicopter

Craftsman: Dwayne Yates

Catalog #: 2013.39.3

Contributor: David James

This early model radio-controlled helicopter was built by Dwayne Yates from a kit by a company called Miniature Aircraft.

Four Seasons R/C Trainer Airplane

Four Seasons R/C Trainer Airplane

Craftsman: Joe Bridi

Catalog #: 2015.26.3

Donor: Joe Bridi

This R/C trainer amphibian aircraft model was built by Joe Bridi and named, “Four Seasons.”

Mama Mia XL FA1 R/C Aircraft

Mama Mia XL FA1 R/C Aircraft

Craftsman: Joe Bridi

Catalog #: 2015.32.2

Donor: Joe Bridi

Joe Bridi built this sizable “Mama Mia” XL FA1 2m/2m R/C aircraft.

Mean Streak

Mean Streak

Craftsman: Phil Bernhardt

Catalog #: 2020.3.1

Donor: Phil Bernhardt

The Mean Streak is fitted with a hot Cox .09 engine and runs on a pressurized fuel system.

Mercury IV R/C Aircraft Model

Mercury IV R/C Aircraft Model

Craftsman: Robert Maine

Catalog #: 2012.17.1

Donor: Robert Maine

This Mercury IV R/C aircraft model was built by Robert Maine using plans from 1953 by R.H. Smith.

Pietenpol Air Camper R/C Model Airplane 

Pietenpol Air Camper R/C Model Airplane 

Craftsman: Ellsworth Orr 

Catalog #: 2019.8.1 

Donor: Ellsworth Orr 

This radio-controlled Pietenpol Air Camper was built from scratch with the exception of the landing gear wheels which were bought at a store. 

R/C F1 Pylon Racer Aircraft Model

R/C F1 Pylon Racer Aircraft Model

Craftsman: Joe Martin

Catalog #: 2012.37.2

Donor: Joe Martin

This is a blue Formula 1 pylon racer model aircraft #77C, N26M with engine and propeller.

R/C Model “Ferret” Aircraft 

R/C Model “Ferret” Aircraft 

Craftsman: Allan Flowers 

Catalog #: 2016.19.1 

Donor: Allan Flowers 

Allan Flowers designed, built, and donated this R/C model of the LA-11 “Ferret” ground support aircraft. The model was featured on the cover of Radio Control Modeler magazine.

R/C SBD Dive Bomber 

R/C SBD Dive Bomber 

Craftsman: Mike Rapp

Catalog #: 2019.19.1 

Donor: Mike Rapp 

This radio-controlled SBD dive bomber airplane was built and donated by Mike Rapp. The dive bomber took about two years to build. 

Racing Class Model Airplane

Racing Class Model Airplane

Craftsman: Joe Bridi

Catalog #: 2015.34.3

Donor: Joe Bridi

This racing class model airplane was built and used by Joe Bridi from 1974-75.

RC Formula 1 Pylon Racer

RC Formula 1 Pylon Racer

Craftsman: Lyle Larson

Catalog #: 2011.6.1

Donor: Joe Martin

This RC Formula 1 pylon racer is brand new, having never actually been flown.

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Presented by The Joe Martin Foundation for Exceptional Craftsmanship