Nostalgia â€“ Nostalgia Free Flight is intended to be a casual affair sanctioned by the National Free Flight Society (NFFS) for the enjoyment of all those who wish to build and fly models designed between 1943 and 1956.
A high performance low pylon model capable of handling the hottest engines, with an almost straight-up climb. Based on a 1954 design by Mahieu the BMJR kit has a 35" wingspan and 200 sq. in area. 83 laser cut parts.
Geef 513 was designed in 1955 by Dan Sobala and published in the May 1955 issue of Flying Models. Model has a 59.5" span with 513 sq. in area for .15 -.23 power. Geef may be flown in Nostalgia or Vintage FAI Free Flight and was selected for NFF..
A successor to the famous Amazon designed in 1948, the Amazoom is the 14th in a series of design by Stan Hill begun in 1942, and represents the culmination of development in high thrust line models finally published in 1955. Theory was that with the ..
Designed by Frank Ehling and produced as a kit by JASCO in 1949. Model has a 35" wingspan with an area of 124sq. in., and has proven to be a very stable, easy to trim Free Flight model. 61 laser cut parts: We powered ours with an OK Cub .049 for Earl..
A low aspect ratio wing with an undercambered airfoil produces a model with a fast climb and a floating glide. Design by Dan Sabola was state-of-the-art in 1956 and selected by the National Free Flight Society for one-design competition at the 1998 U..
This Honey - B comes in 2 sizes: A 60" wing span "600" for Class A with a .15-.21 engine and a "275" for 1/2 A Competition. It was selected by the NFF for One-Design Competition at the 1999 Nationals. 105 laser cut parts.
The J-Hawk was designed by Ray Combs in the 1950's and was approved for Nostalgia competition by the NFFS Nostalgia committee in 2007. Model is relatively small with a 35" span and only 232 sq. in. of wing area originally intended for a Wasp .04..
The Jaysbird was designed by Vic Jays of England for FAI competition in 1956, published in the 1957-58 Zaic Yearbook, was approved for nostalgia competition in 1992, and voted NFFS power model of the year in 1996. The 1/2A version presented here is b..
The thin flat-bottom airfoil of Goldberg's Comet Interceptor was the influence accredited to Lew Mahieu Kiwi design. As an employee of K&B in 1954 when the Torpedo Green Head 15 was introduced, Lew designed the 48" span 375 in.sq. Kiwi to meet th..
The Slim Zeek designed by Dan Sobala is an approved Nostalgia design that also qualifies for the new Vintage FAI event. In 1955 Dan flew his Slim Zeek in the international team trials missing a slot due to timer trouble in the 4th round.&..
32" span with 170 sq. in. area and a flying weight of undeer 5 oz, makes this an excellent model for Early Nostalgia competition. The Design won the Early Nostalgia event at the 2010 NATS, and has been selected for 2017 NFFS one-design competition.&n..
Russ Hanson designed the T-Bird in 1956 at 324 sq. in. for 1/2A. In the 1980's Ron Sharpton began scaling the design for Nostalgia Competition all the way up to a 1200 with a McCoy 60. His 408 came out on top at the Nats 4 times. Several years ago, ..
The T-Bird 600 was inspired by Gene Wicks flying his 600 at Palm Bay. After developing the files for laser cutting the stab ribs, and under cambered wing ribs, we felt it only fair to offer these as a short kit to other modelers. Your kit contains &n..
Designed by Toshi Matsuda, in the 1950â€™s, it was reported as the latest thing in model airplane design;Â streamlined as the atomic age, and capable of utilizing all the power available from the "super" half A engines, with a thermal riding gl..
The original 74” Civy Boy was designed by Paul Gilliam and 1st published in the October, 1949 issue of Model Airplane News; becoming one of the most dominate Free Flight designs of the 1950’s. Paul’s original intention was for a model to compet..
The 1/2A Fortastrop was published in the April 1957 issue of Flying Models and became a very popular Midwest kit. Model was designed to be an easy to build and easy to fly free flight. For 2014 the NFFS has selected the Fortastrop for one..
The Nostalgia approved, 1956 design by Bob Larsh, was selected as one of two models to be flown in National Free Flight Society one-design competition in 2020.
Span is 56" with a 450 sq. in area, bare bones weight is less than 6 oz. Our all ..
NFFS 2018 one-design for early 1/2A along with STREAK, B-130
History of the SMARTY has been scarce. We know from the original plan, the model was designed by Harold Bunting and was produced as a kit by Southland Models, in Greensboro, NC. in..