The Jim Walker Fireball U-Control control line model that popularized the sport of control line flying

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Fireball on floats with another model, Heidi Piland

The balsa model U-Control Fireball is the plane that pioneered the Control Line flying craze.
This was the first mass produced balsa model airplane kit to offer the immediate hands-on control of the model plane by two flying wires. The Fireball has a colorful and memorable past, and is still considered to be a model of beautiful styling and design. Also, here you can see Jim Walker performing his famous Sabre Dance with his two-speed ignition engine Fireball. Check out the "Brief History of the Fireball" by clicking on the link below.

American Junior Classics Home PageJim Walker performs the Sabre Dance with his Fireball U-Control model airplane

 

History of the Jim Walker U-Control model plane - the FireballHistory of the FIREBALL by Frank Macy

 

A story of the Fireball, Jim Walker and Bob Veazey's discovery of the joys of model aviationBob Veazey's Fireball story in the A-J Air Mail dept.

NW Fireballs Jim Walker Memorial Tune-up in Portland, OregonProfile Fireball by Frank Macy

 
 

NW Fireballs Jim Walker Memorial Tune-up in Portland, OregonFull Scale R/C Fireball by Frank Macy

NW Fireballs Jim Walker Memorial Tune-up in Portland, OregonFrank Macy's Fireball Restoration Service

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