5/5/11

Foxy Ladies #18: The Gals of Radio Control Modeling Mags

Radio Control Model Magazine (6)

We all know about the lovely ladies who graced the covers of such manly car and bike magazines as Easy Rider, Hot Rod, and Lowrider.... but there was another type of magazine that gave those macho muscle car magazines a run for their money - The radio control airplane magazine.

Yes, nothing says "girl magnet" like a remote control helicopter.

So, let's take a look at some RC mags through the years.  It's actually kind of interesting (and humorous) to see these ladies of the sixties and seventies and their planes - the styles, the fashions, the photography... I can't think of a better way to spend the next few minutes.



Radio Control Model Magazine (1)

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Condoleezza, is that you?

Radio Control Model Magazine (14)

Radio Control Model Magazine (15)

That statue disturbs me.

Radio Control Model Magazine (16)


Radio Control Model Magazine (17)

Blow dryer sold separately

Radio Control Model Magazine (18)

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8 comments:

  1. well, this certainly puts this subject on a whole new plane for me...

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  2. Oh yeah, guys who flew RC Models, they got those honeybabies! The first cover was shot at Vasquez Rocks. I was just there in March with my Gorn action figure – the ladies they love that too.

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  3. Heh, I forgot about RCM. They were a source of near-constant enjoyment when I was young, planning and dreaming, but never getting around to buying anything.

    I see Model Airplane News gave cross-dressing men a shot at their cover back in September '73.

    The chick on Model Aviation September '72 (Mr. Spook III); that's the makeup and hair of a slut who'll do anything to get you to buy her a 64oz Bud, which she'll polish off in 20 minutes and proceed to puke all over your parents' Aspen wagon.

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  4. I must say, I like the looks of the 90s ladies here. Of course, they kinda look 80s to me.

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  5. This is the first I've heard or seen of these types of magazines. Great covers (almost) all of them, since I agree with Armpit Studios that the chick in Model Airplane News of September 1973 looks like a dude.

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  6. AnonymousMay 07, 2011

    Sept. '73 looks like Travolta in Hairspray.

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  7. There was a railroad-enthusiast magazine in the early 1970s called simply "Railroad" that did cheesecake like this on a regular basis. One contributing photographer, a fellow named William Morgan, was particularly prolific in posing attractive young women in his train photos. Often he would have them stand trackside with one of his extra cameras and identify them in captions as "railfanettes," but everyone knew it was an inside joke. Alas, chicks dig trains about as much as they do model airplanes.

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  8. I think a couple of these models look suspiciously masculine.

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