50th Anniversary of the 1967 Nats

Today’s the last day of 50th Anniversary of the 1967 Nats at the Naval Air Station in Los Alamitos, CA!  Everyone is packing up and going home – except for these guys.

The museum’s here full time, but we’ll see the Nats next summer – 1968 or 2018. ;o)

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

A ma leans over and works on the engine of a CL Racing airplane.
“Ray Downs…and his mechanic, Bob Dunham… prepare Downs’ aircraft for take-off…Downs, who is flying a Goodyear “Little Mike” racer, owns Colonel Bob’s Hobby shop in Los Angeles. Dunham is the president of Orbit Electronics, Garden Grove, Calif.”-Release No. MM162/67.
(Photo Credit: Official United States Navy Photograph. Source: National Model Aviation Museum Archives, #0001 AMA Collection.)

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