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Author Topic: Does anyone recognize this young man's name and what model is he cleaning?  (Read 7574 times)

Offline Shultzie

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Does anyone know who this young modeler (all dressed in 1967 whites.... who is cleaning up a very beautiful CLPA 1967 National stunt model...behind Dick Mathis in this photo ]\

 Wynn Paul and I have been trying to find maybe a son on one of these  amazing open flyers that are listed on the black board behind our 67 Champ....
Big Bad Bart?
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Offline Chris McMillin

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Jim Mayflield was an adult and an Open flyer, he had black hair. I don't know if Greg Zajack was at Los Al, but he was mentored by Jim Kostecky.
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The airplane definitely looks like the "Formula S" from 1968. There were 2 examples built - Jim Kostecky's which was published and his buddy Greg Zajac.  Jim's featured a D-tube wing, but Greg's used a full ribbed wing like the earlier Talon design.  The paint schemes were the same except for this: Jim's FS featured a cartoon graphic of a "Ukranian Lion" Greg's had a different graphic - something like "Ulitmatus Dompolski".

I am guessing that the picture was taken in 1968-Olathe (scene of the world famous beer can races) not 1967..?

Forgot the other part - if 1968-Olathe then its likely that the young man holding that airplane is my Much Older Brother Arch, who pitted for Jim at the NATs
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The bottom picture is Bart Klpliniski but do not know who is in top photo

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Come on Leo get your reading glasses.  The kid/young man I don't believe could be an Adimisin in the back ground.  Where the guys that were there?
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Offline Randy Powell

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Dick Mathis and it may be one of the Adamisins in the background.
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Man, I really miss the "Jet Era" ships. They had such a cool vibe. Lastest effort in my shop is canopy-forward with a swept tail. Wish I had the cajones to make it a trike.
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Offline Bud Shipley

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Is that a Jetco Sabre Jet that Mr. Klapinski is holding?  Beautiful is all I can say!

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No way.  It is his own design Tempest. H^^
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Offline Bud Shipley

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Nice plane-I wonder if he published any plans or is it one of a kind
TIA
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Offline john e. holliday

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RSM Dist has the kit.  Kit #TEMP   Tempest by Bart Klapinski.
I was always taught to respect my elders, but it keeps getting harder to find one.
Today I broke my personal record for most consecutive days lived.
John E. "DOC" Holliday
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