Scenes from the 1967 Nats

There’s just under 5 weeks until the 50th Anniversary of the 1967 National Model Airplane Championships, which were held July 24-30 at the Naval Air Station in Los Alamitos, CA.  We’re going to share some official U.S. Navy photographs pictures each week, until the last week of July when we’ll share a picture a day.

Learn more about the 1967 Nats in the July 2017 issue of Model Aviation.

A young boy in a plaid shirt contemplates his model airplane after a crash.
“The third contest flight proved disastrous for young [Ronald Freeman’s] model…Ronald….has four other models he has qualified for the contests, and although this one won’t fly again, Ronald will.” -Release No. MM96/67 (Photo Credit: Official United States Navy Photograph. Source: National Model Aviation Museum Archives, #0001 AMA Collection.)
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