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German Argus As-292 surveillance drones from the 1930s

German Argus As-292 surveillance drones from the 1930s

Mr.F. Lowe with his Brown Jr. powered petrol model (converted from a compressed air model)  at the first meeting of the Nottingham & District Model Aero Club at Tollerton Aerodrome in 1937.

Mr.F. Lowe with his Brown Jr. powered petrol model (converted from a compressed air model) at the first meeting of the Nottingham & District Model Aero Club at Tollerton Aerodrome in 1937.

Gas Powered Model Plane 1940s

Gas Powered Model Plane 1940s

The following photographs were taken by Richard Trevithick. He accompanied the successful British Wakefield Team to Wayne County Airport in Detroit where the 1936 American National Championships were also taking place.

The following photographs were taken by Richard Trevithick. He accompanied the successful British Wakefield Team to Wayne County Airport in Detroit where the 1936 American National Championships were also taking place.

Nick Sanford in 1937 with his original design "Sac-Tex"powered by a Brown Jr. at the Sacramento Airport for a State Fair Texaco event. The model had a 7 1/2 foot wing with a 12 in. chord and a Clark-Y top and RAF32 bottom airfoil. The full size Fairchild 22 in the background is a rare one with a Gipsy 90 H.P. engine

Nick Sanford in 1937 with his original design "Sac-Tex"powered by a Brown Jr. at the Sacramento Airport for a State Fair Texaco event. The model had a 7 1/2 foot wing with a 12 in. chord and a Clark-Y top and RAF32 bottom airfoil. The full size Fairchild 22 in the background is a rare one with a Gipsy 90 H.P. engine

"Anderson Pylon" designed by Alvin Anderson in 1937.

"Anderson Pylon" designed by Alvin Anderson in 1937.

The following photographs were taken by Richard Trevithick. He accompanied the successful British Wakefield Team to Wayne County Airport in Detroit where the 1936 American National Championships were also taking place.

The following photographs were taken by Richard Trevithick. He accompanied the successful British Wakefield Team to Wayne County Airport in Detroit where the 1936 American National Championships were also taking place.

The following photographs were taken by Richard Trevithick. He accompanied the successful British Wakefield Team to Wayne County Airport in Detroit where the 1936 American National Championships were also taking place.

The following photographs were taken by Richard Trevithick. He accompanied the successful British Wakefield Team to Wayne County Airport in Detroit where the 1936 American National Championships were also taking place.

This is Dr. Walter Good launching "The Guff" at the 1939 Nationals at the Detroit Wayne County airport

This is Dr. Walter Good launching "The Guff" at the 1939 Nationals at the Detroit Wayne County airport

Bernie Schoenfeld 60'' Span IC FF,  June 1944 Air Trails Pictorial

Bernie Schoenfeld 60'' Span IC FF, June 1944 Air Trails Pictorial

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