The BMJR version of Carl Goldberg's 1/2A Viking is scaled to 84% of the original by John Anderson for the National Free Flight Society one design competition at the 2011 Nats. Model retains all the lines of the original, and the same flight character..
The Bounty Hunter was designed by Dick "Fast Richard" Mathis in 1961 as a relatively large 1/2A with a 416 sq. in. wing. The original had a low-thrust line with a shallow climb angle. But after watching Russ Hansen's T-Bird the engine was moved to ..
The 1/2A Country Boy, designed by Jim Clem in 1976, was published in the March 1977 issue of Model Aviation. It was reported to by the ideal compromise for 1/2A Free Flight, with a relatively high aspect ratio (7.5 to 1),and a good gliding (Luc..
On May 8, 1975 Bill and Bob Hunter released the Satellite 320 GLH as part of the series 75 line of winning free flight designs. 38 years later, the National Free Flight Society (NFFS) selected the 1/2A Satellite for one-design competi..
The Satellite Super D is based on the Satellite 1300, originally designed by Bob Hunter in 1959 and upgraded to the series 70 in 1970. The BMJR Super D stabilizer has been reduced from 58% to 35% of the wing area which is intended to improve the powe..
Designed in 1957 by Vic Cunnyngham the Space-Rod evolved from Sal Tabibi's Spacer and Ron St.Jean's Ramrod. The design inherited the best qualities of both models and set 10 free flight records. Although not Nostalgia legal, the Space-Rod with a TD ...
Based on Bud Romak’s 1959 1/2A Free Flight which originally had a 68 1/2” span with 275 sq. in of area. Powered by a Thermal Hopper .049 the flying weight was 8 3/4 oz. Bud sent me a copy of a plan drawn by Bill Dean which was u..
Based on Bud Romak’s 1959 1/2A Free Flight which originally had a 68 1/2” span with 275 sq. in of area. Powered by a Thermal Hopper .049 the flying weight was 8 3/4 oz. Bud sent me a copy of a plan drawn by Bill Dean which was used to sca..
The 1/2A Shocer, designed by Mel Schmidt, was selected for NFFS one-design competition in 2019 . The BMJR kit was developed from a pdf file provided by Bill Vanderbeek. Unfortunately we have not been able to find any plan with..
Reid Simpson designed the Tornado in 1970 for 1/2A with a 48” span and 280 sq. in. area. Model qualifies for 1/2A AMA and Classic and along with the Nostalgia Legal Jaysbird 250, the Tornado was selected as the 2015 and 2016 o..
~~Jim Clem designed the Witch Hawk which was published in the September 1982 Model Aviation. Copies of the original article are available form the AMA Museum Library. Model was selected for NFFS one-design in 2017 to be flown with a non-s..
Tom Hutchinson developed the ZINGO in 1970-71 for FAI competition, and set an open class AMA record in FAI. Design was published in the August 1972 Flying Models. Model has a 60” span and 440 sq. in wing area. ..