Remembering the early days of building model airplanes and building a balsa model plane from scratchA-J Hornet was one of the popular ready to fly balsa wood model airplanes built by Jim Walker and his American Junior Aircraft Company

Air Mail - American Junior Memories

Letters from Young Americans who discovered the wonders of flight through Jim Walker and his American Junior Aircraft Company. Personal stories of seeing Jim Walker in action with his American Junior Fireball, Model 74 balsa glider or maybe showing off his Radio Control Lawnmower. American Junior introduced a generation of young boys to the new hobby of model airplanes. Here they share their stories. If you have a story about Jim Walker, American Junior, or just a fun story about model aviation, please write us here at A-J Classics.

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Fireball and Jim walker memories by Bob VeazyBob Veazey - The 1940's and his Fireballs

American Junior Test PilotAn A-J Test pilot - An interview with Willie Willingham

Bill Weaver remembers Jim Walker Hobby Shop Owner Remembers American Jr.

Hornet Interceptor and Firebaby memories by Barry KeifaberBarry Kiefaber - The 1950's, The Hornet & Firebaby

Hornet Interceptor and Firebaby memories by Barry KeifaberColonel James Duckworth & Rediscovering A-J

Hornet Interceptor and Firebaby memories by Barry KeifaberThe A-J Miss Unlimited Model Boat - Jeff Miller

Bill Spark remembers American Junior Models Bill Speck Grew Up Flying A-J Model Planes

Bill Spark remembers American Junior Models Jr. Modeler Jack Powell Makes a Hornet - March 2011

 

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