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June 2013 Newsletter
Hi SAMers:

Following is the newsletter for June.  Meeting is on the 27th, so help me remember.

Enjoy, Ken in Carmichael

SAM 51 The Nifty One

June, AD 2013 Newsletter

SAM 51 Officers 2012
President – Eut Tileston
Vice President – Bill Fausset
Treasurer – Frank Whalen
Editor – Ken Holden

Meeting 
The SAM51 monthly meeting will be at Eut’s place on Thursday, June 27, AD 2013, and as usual the 7 PM time
 The May 2013 Meeting Minutes - By Bob Grice

1.  Our   SAM 51 May 2013 AD was held at Eut,s home in Carmichael, CA.

2.  Minutes of the April meeting was approved by all and $642.00 remains in Frank’s cigar box.

3.  Frank Whalen brought a new A Dallaire to show. Beautiful job Frank!

4.   There was a lengthy discussion of our fun-fly held at the Woodland/Davis Aeromodeler’s field near Davis. It was a lively remembrance of a fun day of excellent weather and good flying. Thanks,   Doug for setting up the event and the groceries!   Bill Copeland of SAM 21 drove up for the event.   
Bob English cracked up his rebuilt A Lanzo Airborne due to wing spar joiner failure. The two piece wing folded at considerable altitude resulting in considerable damage.
 A 23 min. + flight was achieved by Bob Grice with his Miss Philly VI with a 4 min. engine run. Cheers for the great lift at nearly OOS height.
John Eaton tried his new A Commando that flies nicely. He has plans and a laser cut short kit for this beauty available. John also flew one of the Eut Tileston models of Weather’s Westerner; a model that he acquired from Eut many years ago. This 25+ year old airplane is restored and floats beautifully under O. S. 60 open rocker power.
Eut used his camera plane to provide later pictures to us.

 John Pond and memories of him was a lively discussion with plenty of laughs.

Friday, June 21st  is the fun fly date at the Schmidt Ranch. Ya’ll come.

Milt Mitchell is the cookie volunteer for the June meeting.

Date and place of the July meeting TBA.

By   Bob G. (alternate sometimes recorder)



Model of the Month – Lanzo's Record Breaker is what he was flying in '38.  It is a parasol with a wing  very similar to his Bomber design.  Like all normal SAMers, I fly a Bomber, but the Record Breaker might be more interesting.  If my arthritis gets better, I'll add it to the list.  The crummy copies are from a "screen shot" and not so good.  The MAN DVD has better so if you are yet to build a Bomber, gimme a shout and we'll provide better.  Reduced plan at bottom of this page.

Gossip -  The newsletter is late yet again because I waited until after the Schmidt Ranch fun fly to report.  Despite Miriam being the prefect host, not much to report.  Only 8 flyers and Miriam were there.  Bill Copeland and 3 other of that bunch (I'm not sure of their names) were there.  They flew a beautiful 15' ws Boehle Giant.  Bob English flew his beauties a couple of times.  Jim Saare and I, Ken Holden, youse editor, flew our Cloud Tramps.  John Eaton took photos.  The delta breezzzzze was blowing so not much else flew.  The Cloud Tramps flew well all thing considered, but Jim's got caught by a tree.  Jim made his Cloud Tramps from driftwood.  Yeah!  Really!  OK, balsa driftwood, a lost life raft to be exact.  Sawed and planed it himself.

The Santa Maria SAMers lost their field and were told that there would be no more flying at Taft.  This will affect lot of folks.  If we were kids of half  a century  ago, we could just move to another ranch with a kid that flew models...

I turned up a SAM 51 member list from better days.  Spouses were also listed for some members.  I think that Jim Kingsley was newsletter editor.  The list is from a time before I joined SAM 51, but not long before, probably early to mid 90's.  Thought you might like to see the old list again.  Enjoy!

George Avery-Sherry
Douglas Barton-Christy
Forrest Barton
Henry Bohunek-Doris
Bill Brown
Jim Clements-Ann
Bill Fausset-Ruth
John Fulton-Vera
Robert Grice-Delores
Harry Jencks-Betty
James Kingsley-Odette
Jack Lobenberg-Mary
John McRae-Chrystal
Ned Mellott-Dorothy
Pat Muzzillo-Ursula
Gene Newcomb-Agnes
Edward Raubach
Tom Smith-Nina
Eut Tileston
Frank Whalen-Patricia
James Yocum

M.A.N. Model Index for – 1937-8.

JANUARY 1937 CURTISS YA18 ATTACK PLANE ON COVER BY JO KOTULA (TWIN CYCLONE ENGINES)
                Pg 8, ...Curtiss-Wright...(solid) scale model...by Robert C Morrison (Model 19B)
                Pg 9, NOTE: article on indoor flying by Carl Goldberg.
                Pg 10, ...simple "Fly About" by Raleigh T Daniel, 12" ws
                Pg 14, ...Mureaux 180-C2 pursuit by Robert V Smith, flying 24" ws

FEBRUARY 1937 CAPT FRANK HAWK'S RACER "TIME FLIES" ON COVER BY KOTULA
                Pg 6, ...(solid) scale model...Vought V-143 pursuit fighter by Donald Mertens
                Pg 7, World record hydo by Victor Fritz, 16" indoor
                Pg 10, ...streamline gas model by Leo Weiss, 9' ws
                Pg 14, ...(solid) scale model of Capt Hawk's racer HM1 by Robert C Morrison
                Pg 20, Flying Grumman figher(F2F-1) by William Winter, biplane, ~20-24" ws
                Pg 43, NOTE: ad for Ohlsson engine for $17.50, one column

MARCH 1937 SEVERSKY PURSUIT PLANE ON COVER BY JOSEPH KOTULA
                Pg 6, Curtiss Y1A-18 Attack 3 view by Donald Mertens (A18 had two R1820's)
                Pg 10, ...(solid) scale North American Observation Plane by Robert C Morrison
                Pg 12, Miniature Fairey Battle by Robert V Smith, ~22" flying model.
                Pg 27, Fuselage stability model by ME Borden Jr., 26" ws

APRIL 1937 KOOLHOVEN FK 55 PURSUIT PLANE ON COVER BY KOTULA (PROTOTYPE ONLY)
                Pg 7, Speed racer by CH Grant, M Gittleman draftsman
                Pg 10, ...(solid)scale...Douglas DF Airboat e view by Robert C Morrison
                Pg 14, Flying Consolidated Fleetster by Joseph Battaglia, ~28" parasol
                Pg 20, World record indoor glider by Tex Rickard, 18" ws all balsa
                Pg 27, Gloster Gauntlet 3 view by TJ Phelan.

MAY 1937 CURTISS 75 PURSUIT ON COVER BY KOTULA (WRIGHT R1670)(P36 had R1830 Wasp)
                Pg 6, ...(solid)scale model of the Lockeed 14 by Robert C Morrison
                Pg 8, ...winner of the Bendix Model Trophy by Donald Mertens, 36" ws
                Pg 9, Seversky BT8 by Nick Limber, small 3 view
                Pg 13, ...Stinson (trimotor) by Jesse Davidson (profile)
                Pg 20, ...Westland cooperation plane by robert6 Harrison (Lysander)~24" ws

JUNE 1937 HANRIOT FIGHTER (H220) ON COVER BY KOTULA
                Pg 6, ...(solid) scale model of Spirit of St. Louis by Jesse Davidson
                Pg 10, Tube tractor for the experimenter by Walter Farynk, 28" ws
                Pg 14, Koolhoven Pursuit(FK55) by Robert C Smith, ~20" ws
                Pg 19, Grumman XSF-2, small 3 view by McCallow
                Pg 26, ...Nimbus gas model by Benjamin Shereshaw, ~8' ws

JULY 1937 RUSSIAN MILLITARY PURSUIT PLANE (BIPLANE, RADIAL ENGINE) ON COVER BY (Joseph) KOTULA
                Pg 6, new weight rule contest model by Edward J Lidgard, gull wing, ROG, 100in^2, incomplete plan
                Pg 10, Hawk III-C in miniature by William Wylam (3 view)
                Pg 14, ...(solid) scale model A18 Attack plane by Robert C Morrison
                Pg 22, Flying Bellanca Air Cruiser by Joseph Kovel ~30-34" ws
                Pg 34, Cloud Cruiser gas model by Harry Edward Moyer, 6' ws

AUGUST 1937 BRITISH BURNELLI TRANSPORT (CUNLIFFE-OWEN OA-1, ~UB14B) ON COVER BY KOTULA
                Pg 8, Record hydro fuselage model by Alan Orthof, 30" ws
                Pg 12, ...(solid) scale Northrop A17 attack plane by Donald Mertens
                Pg 14 F-50 (Wright)Cyclone in miniature by William Wylan
                Pg 22, flying Burnelli transport by Alan D Booton and Ralph Pickard ~24" ws
                Pg 34, Midget gas model by Thracy Petrides and Malcolm Abzug, 300in^2, 49"ws
                Pg 38, Brequet-Wibault 670T and Avro Anson (3 views) by John E Roe

SEPTEMER 1937 LATEST CURTISS HAWK 75 ON COVER BY JOSEPH KOTULA
                Pg 8, Streamline experimantal flyer... by Felix Gutman (rubber)
                Pg 16, Precision contest gas job, part 1 (of 2) by Elbert J Weathers
                Pg23, Vought fighter that flies by William Winter (V-143)
                Pg 27, ...Timm trasport (solid) by Robert C Morrison
                Pg 36, Grumman F2F-1 (3 view) by William Wylam
                Pg 37, Douglas DC4 3 view by Harry S Pack Jr, triple tail version
                Pg 38, New Curtiss Hawk 75 by P(?) Mertens

OCTOBER 1937 BLACKBURN DIVE BOMBR ON COVER BY JOSEPH KOTULA
                Pg 7, All balsa sportster by Stan D Marsh & Felix Gutman
                Pg 10, (solid) model Caudron Typhon (French spelling) by Robert C Morrison
                Pg 14, Precision contest gas job by Elbert J weathers (part 1of2)
                Pg 20, US Army Douglas Observation plane (3 view) by Willis Nye, actually the O-38S, biplane with PW R1690
                Pg 20, ...flying Stinsion Trainer by Jesse Davidson and Harry Appel, ~20"ws
                Pg 30, ...high efficiency soarer by Paul Zakim and Henry Clark, 5' ws gull wing, highly tapered very narrow tip cord.
                Pg 36, two 3 views by William Wylam, Curtis XF13C-1 and -2
                Pg 37, Speed model by Blaine Stevens and Harry Clark ~ 20" ws, 3" cord and a lot of rubber.

NOVEMBER 1937 US NAVY SIKORSKY FLYING DREADNAUGHT ON COVER BY JOSEPH KOTULA
                Pg 6, Gloster Gladiator (detail 3 view)by Don Mertens
                Pg 10, experimental twin tractor by Felix Gutnamm, 36" ws
                Pg 13, ...(solid)model of the Loire-Nieuport Pursuit plane, model 250?, by Robert C Morrison
                Pg 14, Loire-Nieuport Pursuit 3 views by Robert C Morrison
                Pg 18, world record speed job by Robert Jeffery and Robert Chatelain, ~18"ws
                Pg 26, ...fly the Vought SBU-1, by Herbert Weiss
                Pg 34, ...Pee Wee gas model by Malcom Abzug and Richard Wachell, 44.5" ws

DECEMBER 1937 FOKERTS' RACER ON THE COVER BY JOSEPH KOTULA
                Pg 9, Scientific all-weather endurance plane by Felix Gutmann, 30"ws
                Pg 10, indoor flier for the novice by William Hadden, ~ 10" ws
                Pg 14, 1937 Crosley racer 3 view by Robert C Morrison
                Pg 20, ...Little Varmit (gas model) by Bob File, 6'ws, twin rudders
                Pg 26, ...flying Reynard R-31 (Belgian), by Robert Harrison
                Pg 30, Hornet Moth (de Haviland) 3 view by John E Roe

****** 1938 ************

JANUARY 1938 KAWASAKI A6 COMMUNICATIONS PLANE ON COVER BY KOTULA
                Pg 6, radio control article by Clinton B DeSoto
                Pg 8, ...catapult glider by Thracy Petrides, all balsa, 27" ws, 4" cord
                Pg 10, ...(solid) scale model...Percival Mew Gull by Robert C Morrison.
                Pg 14, low wing indoor model by William Gough Jr, microfilm
                Pg 24, ...Buckner Jungmeister by AL McRae Jr, ~ 18" ws

FEBRUARY 1938 HEINKEL PURSUIT (HE 112) ON COVER BY KOTULA
                Pg 6, stall proof stick tractor by Raleigh T Daniel, 24" ws
                Pg 10, ...(solid)scale model ... Vultee V-11-GB
                Pg 13, ...Short Sky Liner by Nick Limber, solid
                Pg 18, ... Cub by Jesse Davidson, gas 6' ws, part 1 of 2 (actually 3, see July 1938 issue for more details)
                Pg 30, ...flying Rearwin Sportster by Herbert K Weiss, ~28"ws

MARCH 1938 BELL AIRACUDA ON COVER BY KOTULA
                Pg 6, Airacuda, US Army XFM-1 (3view) by Thos. A Naylor
                Pg 8, ...Baby Arrow Pleasure Plane by DA Ritter, 12" ws
                Pg 12, ...(solid)scale model ... Mayo composite aircraft by Robert C Morrison
                Pg 19, ...Cub by Jesse Davidson, part 2 of 2
                Pg 26, ...transition model (TP6) by Robert C Hare, 26" ws
                Pg 34, ...indoor pusher by Jimmy Throckmorton, 36" ws canard

APRIL 1938 GRUMMAN MIDWING FIGHTER (F4F) ON COVER BY KOTULA
                Pg 8, ...Arrow Speedster by Louis Garami, 14" ws all balsa, 60mph on ROG
                Pg 12, ...(solid) scale model of the Consolidated Patrol Bomber XPB2Y-1 by Robert C Morrison
                Pg 16, ...Midget (Kenway)CAVU by Ken Willard 42" ws for Elf engine
                Pg 24, ...Monocoupe by Robert J Hammer ~ 24" ws
                Pg 34, World record class B indoor fuselage model by John Ginnetti drawn by Felix Gutman, 29" ws

MAY 1938 CURTISS XP37 ON COVER BY JOSEPH KOTULA
                Pg 6, Curtiss XP37 (3 view) by Robert McLaren
                Pg 10, ...Mauboussim Flying Tandem by Herbert K Weiss, ~15" ws
                Pg 15, ...(solid) scale model of the Martin 166 bomber by Robert C Morrison
                Pg 18, ...gas powered camera model by Elbert J Wathers, 8' ws better known as the Westerner, part 1 of 2
                Pg 26, Tubby by Donald Mertens, 50"ws Wakefield, parasol
                Pg 30, Low aspect indoor tractor by Charles Belsky, 26" ws.

JUNE 1938 HALL ALUMINUM TORPEDO PLANE XPTBH-2 ON COVER BY KOTULA
                Pg 6, minute model of the Nieuport 161 by Herbert K Wiess ~ 15" ws
                Pg 10, ...Tyro I by Bruno P Marchi, 14" ws all balsa glider
                Pg 12, ...(solid) scale model of the Bellanca Junior by robert C Morrison
                Pg 16, ...Tsetse Fly by Felix Gutmann, Wakefield model, 56" ws, pylon
                Pg 26, Westerner part 2
                Pg 34, weight rule model contest model by Earl Stahl, 37" ws
                Pg 36, Fokker G1 (3 view) by AL McRae Jr.

JULY 1938 BOEING STRATOCRUISER ON COVER BY KOTULA
                Pg 8, Two winners for low ceilings by William Tyler, all balsa HLGs 14"&16"ws
                Pg 13, ...Pursuit type gas model by Peter Westburg (WS-3) 65" ws
                Pg 16, Aeronca K (3 view) by Robert C Morrison
                Pg 22, ...Heinkel Pursuit (HE51) by Jesse Davidson 27" ws
                Pg 30, ...Cub (part 3) by Jesse Davidson (see Feb&Mar)
                Pg 34, ...1937 Wakefield Winner by Frank Zaic, Emmanuel Fillon & J Desnoes
                Pg 39, 1937 Moffett contest winner by Vernon Boehle

AUGUST 1938 SEVERSKY TRANS-OCEANIC SUPER CLIPPER (NOT A REAL PLANE) ON COVER BY KOTULA
                Pg 8, radio controlled soarer by Clinton B DeSoto, 18 foot ws incomplete plan, rx schematic
                Pg 12, Messerschmidt (109) minute model by Herbert K Weiss, ~12-14" ws
                Pg 16, High performance flyabout by E Lidgard, 26" all balsa parasol, Felix Gutmann draftsman
                Pg 18, Loire SE 900 by Robert C Morrison, solid model
                Pb 24, ...payload gas model by Thracy Petrides, 8'ws, poor plan

SEPTEMBER 1938 RUSSIAN ZKB 19 (I-17) ON COVER BY JOSEPH KOTULA
                Pg 6, Triangle Sportster by Henry Struck, ~15" ws
                Pg 12, ...Privateer by Thracy Petrides, 87" ws
                Pg 22, ...(solid)scale model of the Hawker Hurricane by Robert C Morrison
                Pg 26, ...Arado Trainer by Paul Plecan, ~20" ws

OCTOBER 1938 BREWSTER XF2A-1 ON COVER BY KOTULA
                Pg 10, Mid-Wing Sportster by Louis Garami, ~ 12" ws
                Pg 14, Brewster XF2A-1 (3 view) by Robert McLarrren
                Pg 16, Brewster Minute Model by Herbert K Wiess, ~12" ws
                Pg 20, Douglas YOA-5 (3 Vies) by Martin E Dickenson
                Pg 29, Two purpose record wrecker by Wilbur Tyler, 13" microfilm HLG

NOVEMBER 1938 MESSERSCHMIDT BF109 ON COVER BY KOTULA
                Pg 10, Skyscraper by Leon Schulman
                Pg 14, Spencer-Larsen amphibian by Robert C Morrison, 3 view
                Pg 18, ...1919 Nieuport by Roger F Parkhill, ~22"ws
                Pg 28, Indoor stick Canadian record holder by Wilbur Tyler, 32" ws
                Pg 36, BF 109 by Robert McLarren, 3view
 

DECEMBER 1938 AMIOT LONG RANGE BOMBER ON COVER BY KOTULA
                Pg 11, Amiot 341 by Robert McLarren, 3 view
                Pg 13, ...Cloud Chaser by Bruno P Marchi, 30" ws, twin tails
                Pg 16, ...(solid)scale model of Roscoe Turner's Thompson Trophy winner, by Robert C Morrison
                Pg 26, Indoor Baby ROG by Richard Worrel, 11"ws, plans only
                Pg 32, Waco D6 by William Wylam, 3 view
                Pg 33, Russian fighter ZBK-20 (I-18) by Robert McLarren