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Jim Walker "Firebaby" Gallery

Here you will find interesting photos and items dedicated to Jim Walker's Firebaby.

American Junior Firebaby Ad from Flying Models Magazine
American Junior Firebaby Biplane Ad from Flying Models Magaazine
Mid to late 1950's advertisement from Flying Models Magazine
Here is the Firebaby Biplane, notice the same freckle faced kid.

Jim Walker Firebaby box, American Junior
Here is how most of us would have purchased our Firebaby. This "Ready-To-Fly" kit required some assembly, including installing the wing, landing gear, and controls. A "Suitcase" version was also available, which included a fully assembled airplane.

Packing the Firebaby at the American Junior Factory
Employees at the American Junior factory packing the ready to fly "Suitcase" version of the Firebaby.

The first speciality item we have is an extremely rare recording of a radio spot for the Firebaby. This radio spot was produced in Portland, Oregon probably around 1958, as there is a dedication to the new flying field, located in Delta Park in the honor of Jim Walker. You can almost picture the two kids flying their Firebabys as you listen to the recording. We hope you enjoy this A-J Classics exclusive. The original recording was a 78 rpm record and is made available to us by Jim Walker's daughter, Valerie. We wish to thank her and both of her sisters, Marilyn and Joan for the use of this family archive.

Play the clip below and visit the 1950's

A-J Classics Exclusive: Listen to a Firebaby Radio Ad, circa 1958.

Here is the Firebaby Biplane that came with a Royal Spitfire engine.

American Junior Firebaby Biplane
Jum Walker Firebaby Biplane
Firebaby Biplane

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