My name is Jerry Litschi. My interest is Old Time rubber powered model airplane. Mostly from the Wakefield Class.
If you wish to contact me my E-mail is email@example.com
This web-site is for the promotion of "Free Flight Model" flying in general. The Great Grape Gathering in particular.
An additional desire is to create a picture album of my personal interest, Vintage Wakefield models.
Tuckahoe Free Flighters FAC Squadron 36
A small group of active flyers who are flying on large grass fields near Hammonton, New Jersey. Club membership is required to fly with us on our field. For more information and contact addresses click on the Tuckahoe Free Flighters. tab on the left
National Warplane Museum Free Flight Series
A Season Opener, an Flying Aces Club challenge, and 2 sanctioned contests on a huge grass field in Geneseo NY. That's 4 chances to get out and fly!
For full information click the NWM FF series tab on left.
Mike Burns with his Gollywock at the GGG in Geneseo, NY
Jim Smith of the "Tuckahoe Free Flighters FAC Squadron 36" With one of his diesel powered Scale Models. Picture taken at the National Warplane Museum
Pictures of Vintage and Classic Wakefields' such as the one below can be seen by clicking the Wakefield Photos tab above left.
1948 Aristocrat, designed by Edwin Stoffel. this version was built by Al Pardue. This model won Best Rubber Model and Best of Show at the 2012 Society of Antique Modelers Concours at the SAM Championships
The following are Personal photos collections from modelers of contests and flying sessions from the past.
Also some videos I have taken at flying sessions and various videos of Wakefield models.
I hope you enjoy them.
This collection belonged to Col Williamson. An
excellent modeller and well known in vintage circles in England where
lived for a long time. The pictures are of his younger years around
1948 thru 1951. Please click on link below and enjoy.