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Old 08-03-2016, 11:07 PM
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Default Walter Senoski, RIP

Art Nestor posted to the Old Rockets email list:

Walter Senoski, founder of Kopter Rockets and located in Pittsburgh, Pa in the 1970's, passed away on Monday, August 1st. His obituary can be found here: http://www.saloom-rega.com/.


Robert Casares adds:

I was saddened to see the email with the link to the obituary for Art Senoski this morning.

I found this link to a 2013 newspaper article while searching for more info on Koptor Recovery brand rockets. Looks like there were some very interesting looking models there.

Regards!

Robert Casares
San Antonio, TX

http://triblive.com/neighborhoods/y...ki-rocket-model
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Sorry to hear this, prayers for the family.
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Old 08-04-2016, 08:42 AM
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I hope his wife considers donating his models to the big collection in Seattle.
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Old 08-04-2016, 11:27 AM
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Sad news indeed.

At one point Walt was going to bring Kopter Rockets back. Carl was the one to announce it about 4 years ago.

http://www.oldrocketforum.com/showthread.php?t=11959
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Old 08-04-2016, 01:21 PM
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Hi Scott;

Walt did bring back the company, although on a somewhat limited basis. Art covered Walter's story in this issue of our club newsletter:

http://www.psc473.org/Newsletters/Issue168.pdf
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I met him at NARAM a couple of years ago and bought a couple of his models. Very nice man.
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I bought three kits of him about 3 years ago...he was a great guy in our exchange. I always though about buying more, but his website had gone black and I figured that since he was very old he was probably done with kits...

God Bless Mr. Senoski.

BTW, the kits were/are as retro as can be, beautiful!
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I met him at NARAM a couple of years ago and bought a couple of his models. Very nice man.


I remember meeting him and his Pterosaur; unfortunately didn't get any kits...
Wonderful person...

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