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CONTROL-LINE PUBLICATIONS

MAGAZINES

1. CONTROL LINE WORLD - 100 Park Avenue, Carmichaels, PA 15320, U.S.A.

Control Line World is a publication loaded with articles on building and flying, reviews, calendar of events, contest results, photos, and much more.  U.S. Subscription: $25.00 for 4 issues.    International Subscription:  $35.00 for 4 issues.  http://www.controllineworld.com

 

2. MODEL AVIATION - 5151 E. Memorial Drive, Muncie, IN 47302. U.S.A.

Although not a control-line magazine, Model Aviation is the official publication of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA).  Control-line articles and pictures are few.  Published monthly.  Subscription is automatic with full AMA membership.  http://www.modelaircraft.org

 

3. STUNT NEWS - 158 Flying Cloud Isle, Foster City, CA 94404, U.S.A.

Stunt News is the official newsletter of the Precision Aerobatics Model Pilots Association (PAMPA).  Good articles and lots of pictures!  Published bi-monthly.  PAMPA annual membership costs $35.00 which includes the subscription to Stunt News.  http://www.control-line.org

 

BOOKS

1. FLYING AROUND - By Jim Harris

Brilliant drawings and photos illustrating control-line flying with tips on how to avoid getting dizzy, launching, dog fighting, aerobatics and carrier operations.  66 pages. Available in soft cover at the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) shop. http://www.modelaircraft.org/shopAMA/

 

2. GOLDEN AGE OF MODEL AIRPLANES - By Frank Anderson

A major contribution to the historical record of aeromodeling. This series of books is a gold mine of recollections regarding how things were and how they developed over the years. Available in three spiral bound volumes each covering a vital period in the progress of aeromodeling in the  U.S.A.      Vol. 1  1907-1935, 192 pages;     Vol. 2   1935-1941, 218 pages;     Vol. 3   1941-1949, 220 pages.   http://www.andersonsbluebook.com/gama.htm

 

3. PIONEERS OF CONTROL LINE FLYING - By Charles Mackey

The complete story of the begining of control-line, the dispute over who was first and biographies of the pioneers in circular flight. A total of 166 pages of interesting information with photos and drawings. Available in soft cover at the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) shop. http://www.modelaircraft.org/shopAMA/

 
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