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Photograph was edited for publication purposes. Photograph caption dated April 15, 1958 reads "Ken Willard of Van Nuys controls his model plane which broke Russian-held aviation record today at Sepulveda Dam Basin in Van Nuys. Red and yellow monoplane has six foot wing span." Willard is a member of the Academy of Model Aeronautics. See image 00147436 for additional photo in this series.
Academy of Model Aeronautics Sepulveda Dam (Los Angeles, Calif.) Men--California--Los Angeles Associations, institutions, etc.--California--Los Angeles Airplanes--Models--California--Los Angeles World records Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)