G10 Carl Goldberg Models Hi Thrust Viking - 48 inch Wingspan .049-.051 Gas Free Flight Airplane
Wood Model Kit, Box Condition: Good
NOTE: builder or parts kit only, please read carefully. Large parasol design for sport or competition free flight. NOTE: not complete; missing parts. Here is what you get: fuselage parts, wing parts, 'excellent' condition full-size plans, decals, covering tissue and misc. paperwork. All parts are professionally punched out of the sheets. Obviously this kit is missing the horizontal and vertical stabilizers. Carl Goldberg was a gifted designer of model aircraft, and his career spanned the evolution of flying models. His designs and number of titles won in competition at the Nationals is legendary. His first competition was the 1928 Nationals, where he received honorable mention. By 1934 he won the indoor Nats and in 1935 he opened a Hobby Shop, among the first in the nation (the first one was probably opened by Cleveland Models Ed Packard). Awards came quickly. He wrote articles for Model Airplane News, and was Comet's top designer from 1939 till 1945. After Comet, he worked with Mike Schlesinger and Sid Axelrod on what eventually became Top-Flite Models. In 1955 he founded Carl Goldberg Models and released a still-popular line of scale, rubber, gas, glider and RC models. Needless to say, Goldberg's models are of the highest quality.
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