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Wallaker Wins Model Contests

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Parent Issue
Day
21
Month
July
Year
1947
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Erwin Wallaker and David Lake With Their Model Airplanes Before Competing In The First International Model Plane Contest, July 1947

Erwin Wallaker and David Lake With Their Model Airplanes Before Competing In The First International Model Plane Contest, July 1947 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, August 1, 1947
Caption
Erwin (Duke) Wallaker, 1629 Traver Rd., and David Lake, 1128 Michigan Ave., are shown with plane models they expect to enter in the First International Model Plane Contest, Aug. 14, 15 and 16, sponsored by Plymouth Motor Corp. Model in Lake's right hand recently did 112 miles per hour at a meet in Hastings. The youths, members of the Ann Arbor Airfoilers Club, are backed by the Plymouth Dealers of the city.

Ray Waggoner & Model Airplanes, July 1948

Ray Waggoner & Model Airplanes, July 1948 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, July 31, 1948
Caption
Two of the many planes in his collection of flyable aircraft models are shown by Raymond Waggoner of 2333 Geddes Rd., who leaves tomorrow for the International Air Fair at Idlewild Airport in New York City. The youth was one of several from Michigan invited to the fair to represent model plane builders of the state.

Robert Dailey At 12th Annual Ann Arbor Model Airplane Meet, September 1949

Robert Dailey At 12th Annual Ann Arbor Model Airplane Meet,  September 1949 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, September 12, 1949
Caption
PRIZE WINNER: Robert Dailey of Ferndale holds the scale model of a Stearman Cub which placed second in its class at the 12th annual Ann Arbor Model Airplane Meet held at the City Airport yesterday. Dailey also won first place in the stunt model competition. Scale models are judged on their faithfulness to the actual model and on their ability to fly.

Wallaker In Air Force Training At Lackland

Wallaker In Air Force Training At Lackland image
Parent Issue
Day
6
Month
September
Year
1950
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Youths to Fly Model Airplanes at Municipal Airport, September 1964

Youths to Fly Model Airplanes at Municipal Airport, September 1964 image
Published In
Ann Arbor News, September 12, 1964
Caption
To Compete In Contest: These four youths display model airplanes they will fly in an annual contest between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. tomorrow at the Municipal Airport. The contest is co-sponsored by the Ann Arbor Airfoilers Club and the local Exchange Club. Trophies will be awarded in six events: stunt, combat, navy carrier, novice navy carrier, "klunker" speed contest and junior division for "anything that flies." Displaying their models are (front, left to right) Alan Thompson and Sonnie Hufano. The other two (left to right) Bill Cafruny and Eric Smith. The airport is on S. State Rd.