The Flight Training Program will be conducted every Tuesday evening (5 PM to sunset) starting May 17 and finishing September 13. New pilots and returning pilots that need to brush up on skills are encouraged to join the program. Questions should be directed to the Flight Training Manager, Patrick Pranica 425-868-9354, email@example.com or Mike Powell 425-883-2465, firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are seeing an increased interest in FPV flight operations. This type of R/C flight is conducted using an on-board camera and flight information data linked to either a laptop and/or to special eyewear. This type of R/C flying presents some problems and concerns that we have not faced previously. As a result, AMA regulations, and therefore our Operating Rules, require that all FPV operations be conducted as follows (Ref. AMA Document #550):
October 9th (Saturday) at 9:00 AM Ryan Badley and a group of Boy Scouts will be painting our picnic tables and the benches along the fence. We appreciate their time and effort to make our field better. Please make them feel welcome and allow them to get this much needed job accomplished.
At the September MAR/C club meeting, a member asked if the website forum could be expanded to add new categories and if a chat category could be added. The answer is that the forum can be expanded to add new categories. Members should send potential new categories to email@example.com. However, a chat category will not be added as discussed below.
All information is reviewed and approved by a MAR/C web team member before it appears on the website. This prevents inappropriate content from being shown.
There is a video circulating on the web regarding a collision between a full scale aircraft and a giant scale model. I hesitate to recommend that you search out this video, because of the language may be objectionable to some. However, the incident deserves our consideration because it is the first documented incidence of such a collision (as far as I know) and is no doubt receiving the full attention of the FAA.