Free Flight

Free Flight, the oldest form of the hobby, is represented in this area of the museum. Hanging from the ceiling are popular model airplanes representing several decades of design. In sharp contrast to these models are those made for indoor flying, including the extremely delicate and fragile microfilm models.


This exhibit displays a variety of Indoor Free Flight models.



While larger Free Flight models are displayed overhead, several smaller aircraft are on display in cases like this one.

One of the early Free Flight aircraft on display is this Rise Off Water A-frame pusher.

One category of Free Flight models on display is microfilm Indoor aircraft. 


The PAA-Load Event was started in 1948 as a way for the full-scale aircraft industry to encourage model airplane enthusiasts.

 

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