Modelist-Konstruktor

Modelist-Konstruktor

 

(Model-maker-Designer), a monthly popular science and technical magazine of the Central Committee of the Komsomol. It first appeared in 1962 as an almanac entitled lunyi Modelist-Konstruktor (Young Model-maker-Designer) and has been published monthly in Moscow under its present title since 1966. The magazine treats questions of scientific and technical creative work by Soviet young people, production engineering, the design of new amateur equipment, and the activity of public design bureaus, clubs, and young engineers’ groups. It deals with the history of Russian, Soviet, and foreign technology and relates the combat deeds of Soviet pilots, tank crew members, and seamen. Drawings, descriptions, and other materials for model-makers and amateur designers are published. The magazine has a section devoted to military-technical sports. Circulation, 400,000 (1974).

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Modelist-konstruktor (Modeler-Designer), which I use in this article more often than other magazines due to its focus on modeling, had an impressive circulation that grew from 140,000 copies in 1966, its launch year, to 1,800,000 copies in 1989, the peak year.
Not only people are part of history; machines and vehicles are, too," Modelist-konstruktor wrote in 1969 in one of numerous articles that called on Soviet teenagers to immerse themselves in the hobby of model making.
The most complete information can be found in specialized [modeling and aviation] journals, such as Modelist-konstruktor or Kryl'ia rodiny [Wings of the Motherland].
The author of the book quoted above referred his readers, in particular, to Modelist-konstruktor, which provided accurate blueprints for models but always supplemented them with patriotic or at least didactic episodes from their operational histories.
A 1989 interview conducted by Modelist-konstruktor with the supervisor of a schoolchildren's technical center in Kotel'nich, a small town in central Russia, praised the center's collection of models and explicated its logic:
10) "V nogu so vremenem," Modelist-konstruktor, no.
Bezrodnyi, "Imia emu--pedagog," Modelist-konstruktor, no.
Tarasenko, "Relikviia trudovogo podviga," Modelist-konstruktor, no.
29) Sergei Malik, "Bol'shoi smotr aviamodelizma," Modelist-konstruktor, no.
28; "Zapishite moi adres," Modelist-konstruktor, no.
1-2005, Modelist-Konstruktor Magazine, Moscow, 2005, translated by Stephen L.

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