Author Archives: wil
Here’s the second photo I started this website with, circa 1946-1949. Again, if you have any additional information, please leave a comment or contact me! Back row: Carl Goldberg, Joe Vermoch, Pete Vacco, Leo Vartanian, Carl Haas, Bob Piper, … Continue reading
Here’s the photo I started this website with. I’ve decided to move it into the blog format for consistency. This and the later photo made the rounds around the 1990s, and many of the people were identified. If you know … Continue reading
Here’s a Chicago Park District photo of some young modelers at a Class A Glider Contest at the 124th Field Artillery Armory. The photo appears to be dated 10/19/1937, but typed caption attached at bottom identifies the contest date as … Continue reading
Chicago Aeronuts Bulleting Vol.V No.I (Feb. 23, 1940) Article by Alex Nekimken on Carl Goldberg’s idea to hang a “tail” from the rear of each helicopter blade, to “prevent the blades from twisting into negative under full power.” Ends with, … Continue reading
Chicago Aeronuts Bulletin Vol. IV No. 5 (Feb 1940) First issue with the new header artwork (“outdoor-fuse design”) that was the result of a contest spanning several issues (won by “Sinny”). Lists the results of the election held at the … Continue reading
Chicago Aeronuts Bulleting Vol. IV No. 4 (Dec 14, 1939) This is a one-page special edition featuring a description of a night on the town with Milt Huguelet along with a call for more articles.
Chicago Aeronuts Bulletin Vol. IV No. 3 (Nov. 1939) Members as of this issue: George Ahlander Charles Belsky Robert Crowly Robert DeBatty Dushan Desich Walter Fromm Vito Garofalo Sam Gibellino (?) Carl Goldberg William Hollis Milton Huguelet Alex Ligas Ed … Continue reading
Chicago Aeronuts Bulletin Vol. IV No. 1 (Sept. 1939) Contains an article on rubber motors, “MATH FOR DURATION OF MODELS”, by Raoul J. Hoffman.
Chicago Aeronuts Bulletin Vol. 1 No. 7 (Download) Editor-in-chief……Tom Cunningham Technical Editor……Edmund Swort Circulation Manager..Richard Worel Feature Editor…….Charles Belsky HISTORICAL SKETCH OF ‘NUTS It was on a very dark Saturday evening, in November 1935, when a group of eight young … Continue reading