The Dragonfly was designed by Harry Grogan for the AMA A-1 Towline Glider rules in 1972. At that time the rules specified a minimum weight of 145 gms. (5.1 oz.), a maximum total projected area of 279sq.in., and a 50 meter towline. In the ..
The Gollywock was originally designed in 1940 by Wally Simmers as a Class “C” Stick model, and became a kit produced by Midwest Model Supply Company. Model also appeared in Air Trails magazine in 1941. Model had a 31 3/4” span with ..
Dave Platt designed the .40 size Contender for Top Flight Models in 1970. Since that time it has proven an exceptionally long-lived design, being still in production today. Now 48 years later Dave has designed the min-Contender at 4..
The Miss America was originally designed by Fran Zaic in 1935 as a gas powered Free Flight model with an 84” wing span and became a kit by Scientific. In 1959 Joe Wagner and John Pond were discussing a new event for SAM competition: scale..
For 2018 NFFS one-design the Early 1/2A models Smarty and Streak have been chosen. To help promote this event at the NATS, BMJR is offering this special. Both kits in 1 box for just $70.00, post paid within the US. Full de..
Ranger 21 was designed in 1957 by Carl Goldberg and produced as a kit until the late 1970’s. It was intended to help new modelers achieve success in building model airplanes that also flew well. The BMJR kit, designed by Paul Bradley, is a repl..
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..
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..
The Super Chief was flown in 1950 and 1951 by George Aldrich in the senior division. Some of the design features like the “airfoil” shaped vertical stab/rudder were later incorporated in his famous Nobler design. The design was said to be a significa..
The Waco CG-4A was the most widely used American troop/cargo glider of World War II. Designed by the Weaver Aircraft Company,(WACO) flight testing began in May 1942, and eventually more than 13,900 CG-4As we..
~~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..