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PHOTOS: HOWARD TERREL AND BILL ALLEN


This shot gives you an idea of how the front and back aluminum mounts will be shaped (above left) to hold the plastic tank on Howard Terrell and Bill Allen’s profile Stunt models. Howard and Bill assemble the adjustable tank mount by this method. Note the vertical slot holes to allow moving the tank up and down


in relation to the engine (above right). You can see from this shot how the tank brace holds the tank unit in an aft-end outboard position (below left). Howard Terrell is shown starting his ST .51 on his Top Flite Tutor II (below right) with Larry Fruits holding the model.


We surely will miss Lew McFarland, the designer of so many successful Stunt models. Shown here, from L to R, (above left) are Allen Brickhaus, Lew McFarland (standing), Charles Reeves, Jack Sheeks and Jim Pirtle at a New


FLYING MODELS


Albany Swap Meet last January, 2011. Lew passed from us this past summer in Lexington, Kentucky. Allen’s Brodak line reel (above right) is slightly modified to help the lines stay cleaner and the lines hold tighter on the storage reel.


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