New Addition: Cassella’s Trophies

In 2015, Tom Cassella donated his grandfather Norman Cassella’s Pulsar RC model to the museum. Flying the Pulsar, Norm won the first IMAC event at the 1977 Nats (among many other wins). Some of the Pulsar’s other wins (and one of Cassella’s Steen Skybolt) – as well as the development of IMAC competition – is documented now in the trophies and ribbons Tom recently donated to the museum in honor of his grandfather. The awards donated include the:

An engraved clock is flanked by two pen holders. A metal "75" stands in front of the clock. Everything is set on a wood base.
Trophy Desk Set, 1975 Tri County R.C. Contest, 1st Place, Multi-Wing.
A faded reddish-purple ribbon with gilt text.
1974 National Multiwing Championships Ribbon

 

A tall trophy of several levels of wood bases and metal columns, all topped by a large silver victor figure.
Trophy, 1979 IMAC-AMA Nationals, 1st Place in Unlimited event.
A loving cup trophy on a wood base, topped by a medallion engraved with the competition name.
Trophy, 1976 Tri-County R.C. Contest, 1st Place in the Multi-wing event.

Thank you, Tom, for helping to grow the museum’s collection!

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