Oba St. Clair


Oba L. St. Clair

Publications


  • "Model Airplane Control Devised." The Telephone Register. 17 Jul. 1937: page 8.
  • "Gas Lines." Model Airplane News. Nov. 1937.
  • "Advertisement." Model Airplane News. Jan. 1938: page 64.
  • "Control Line." Model Airplane News. Jul. 1938: page 41.
  • "Model Plane Flies by Remote Control." Popular Science Monthly. (1939): page 107.
  • "Control Line." Model Builder. Jul. 1973: page 41.
  • "Berliner Joyce." Model Builder. Feb. 1977: page 23.
  • "Control Line." Model Builder. Sep. 1981: page 81.
  • "Control Line." Model Builder. Feb. 1981: page 68.
  • "Tribute to Oba St. Clair - Part 1." Model Builder. Nov. 1981: pages 31-33, 93-95.
  • "Tribute to Oba St. Clair - Part 2." Model Builder. Dec. 1981: pages 22-23, 103-106.
  • Flying Lines Newsletter. Nov. 1981: page 6.
  • "Model Enthusiast." The Register Guard. 21 Aug. 1986: page 8B.
  • "Classic Flyers." Flying Models. Aug. 1992: pages 72-73.
  • Mackey, Charles. Pioneers of Control Line Flying. Anniston, AL: Precision Aerobatic
         Model Pilots' Association, 1995. Chapter 2. Print
  • "Clubs:  Prop Spinner selected to AMA Hall of Fame."  Stunt News.  November/December 2001.  p. 66.
  • "Model Aviation Hall of Fame Recipients:  2001  Oba St. Clair."  Model Aviation.  February 2002.  p. 162.

In addition to these published records of Oba St. Clair's contributions to model aircraft history, there are motion pictures of the original aircraft in flight. The movies were taken in 1937 by Universal Reel Service at Swan IslandAirport in Portland, Oregon.

Of additional interest is the captioned picture of Oba St. Clair with his flight simulator which appears at the top of page 51 in the December 1981 issue of Model Aviation.