The Stanzel Brothers: 20th Century Model Aircraft Pioneers


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This is the fascinating story of two Texas farm boys, Victor and Joseph Stanzel, natives of Schulenburg, Texas. These brothers pioneered and manufactured one of the most respected and diverse lines of model aircraft products, from the True Scale Ornamental Models to the Stanzel Flying Toys.

As pioneers of control line systems, they developed, patented and manufactured the historic 1939 Tiger Shark and the “G” Line Flying system that transformed the model airplane world. Victor Stanzel was known as “Mr. Monoline”, and affectionate and coveted title. Recognizing their lifetime achievements, the Academy of Model Aeronautics inducted Joseph and Victor Stanzel into the Model Aviation Hall of Fame, the Highest possible honor in their field.

The Stanzel Brothers is a unique, compelling visual history of model airplanes and a dynamic tapestry of history sure to be enjoyed by all.

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Weight .25 lbs


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