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Reeves wins model airplane competition

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Charles Reeves, a resident of McCracken County and member of the Paducah Aero Modelers, recently won first place in Old Time Stunt competition at the Academy of Model Aeronautics Model Airplane Contest in Muncie, Indiana. The category of competition is for control line airplanes designed, published or built before January 1952. The airplane Reeves flew was designed by Addie Mae Naccarato in 1948. Naccarato flew in national competition that year but it was not published until Reeves drew the plans and published a construction article in the April 2007 issue of Flying Models magazine. Reeves has won this competition five times since 1998 and with this airplane design in 2007, 2011 and 2014.

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