The late Jim Walker was one of the most famous pioneers in model aviation history. He was a Portland native and his company American Junior Aircraft introduced the joy of flight to millions of children all across America, and eventually the world. American Junior airplanes were "'Ready To Fly". The slogan, "Out of the box and into the Air" proved very popular with the young fans . They didn't have to build it, just quickly assemble it and FLY it.
This is the "Success Story" broadcast from 1961. The broadcast is a live show
from the American Junior Aircraft Company in Portland, Oregon. This is a short sample,
the original half hour
broadcast is available on DVD in the
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as it may take some time to download with a slow internet connection.
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