Gallery: Model of the Month - 2007

Model of the Month - January, 2007

Jenna Butlerin Youth with her DinoRoc, a scratch rocket sporting custom decorations.
In Adult it was Marc Mitchell and his heavily customized Pyro Gyro Gyroc reproduction. Marc put considerable effort into building the wings, hinges, and operating components of this beaut.

Model of the Month - February, 2007

Secretary/Treasurer Rick Gaff shares the prize with Adam Elliott for Adult honors this month. That's Rick's Not-So-Giant Pyramid along with Adam's Four A Cluster altitude competition rocket. Rick's Pyramid is scratch built using foam core and a paper shroud. Adam's completely scratch rocket uses a cluster of four 13mm engine mount tubes that vent to a single 24.8mm tube for the airframe. The fairing is handmade by cutting and forming the individual engine mount tubes.
Youth had a unique team rocket for winner; sisters Allison and Jenna Butler built their first coordinated effort, the SisterRoc, with no help at all from dad. Well done, girls!

Model of the Month - March, 2007

In Adult it was Marc Mitchell with his ultra clean Estes Scissor Wing Transport.
In Junior it was Ian Timberlake with his LOC Nuke Pro Max.
In Youth we had Gabriel Lake with his customized Aerotech model.

Model of the Month - April, 2007

Tony Lentini blazed his way to victory in Adult with his scratch built, Vostok-inspired Flair.
Angel Cooper grabbed Junior honors with her nicely finished Pulsar.
In Youth, Jenna Butler with her Pink Flower.

Model of the Month - May, 2007

Chris Cantine won Adult using his scratch built Thrustwinkle.

Model of the Month - June, 2007

Marc Mitchell won Adult using his scratch built NIRA Loft 1.
Daughter Katie Mitchell won Youth on the strength of her Katie Copter.

Model of the Month - July, 2007

Adult: John Hojek with his Magnum. In pink, of course.
Junior: Angel Cooper and her Echostar. Angel keeps cranking out these fine rockets.
Youth: Jimmy Basile with his Big Daddy.

Model of the Month - August, 2007

Tony Lentini with his Ring Hawk ring-wing boost glider, built from plans he grabbed off the web.
Angel Cooper claimed Junior honors with her Baby Bertha.

Model of the Month - September, 2007

Adam Elliott showed off his Stellar Dimensions Vector.

Model of the Month - October, 2007

Bob Kaplow and Marty Schrader shared Adult honors with their tying models, Bob's duct tape finished Big Daddy and Marty's scratch biplane glider, Scrap Heap III.
Junior fell to Angel Cooper, whose unfinished Mean Machine was, nonetheless, pretty straight (no easy task).
Youth went to Jon Mitchell and his modified Cosmos Mariner.

Model of the Month - November, 2007

Tony Lentini spun the Adult competition into a tizzy with his upscale Tasmanian Devil.
Youth went to Jimmy Basile with his very nice LOC Aura, built with just a little help from Dad.

Model of the Month - December, 2007

Don Kennedy easily took Adult with his scratch built TARDIS, complete with working dome light.