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The AMA goes to 12 Expiration Dates Each Year? Seriously?

Submitted to Dave Mathewson, AMA Executive Director. Concerning new membership rules which will have memberships expiring every month and not just once each year. 06/23/2015 Dave, Our club like many has an agreement with the field owners to make certain … Continue reading

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Spirit of Sam Power System Decoded

I’ve had a number of inquiries for an alternate Spirit of Sam power system. I worked out a system for Phil Pearce. He’s had a chance to do some run time and amp draw tests. Here are his comments thus … Continue reading

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Micro Stick Fleet Tryout

Gil Weiss from southeast PA sends a beautiful photo of his Micro Stick. Just test flown. Looks Great Gil! Hi Dave, Several years ago I built a Micro Stick. The kit went together very nicely. The little plane sat on … Continue reading

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Tragic Death of Roman Pirozek JR From RC Helicopter

Apparently a You Tube video producer Roman Pirozek has been involved in an accident where he partially decapitated himself with a T-Rex 700. I have no details and do not mean to infer how the accident happened. I have never … Continue reading

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FPV and Flight Stabilization AMA Revised Policy

It’s important not to fall into the swirling well of panic and paranoia. We so often hear those kinds of reactions from the those less informed whenever the AMA speaks out on a subject. I certainly favor the future development … Continue reading

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Photographic Record of 2012 SAM Champs

New post up on Thomas Ryan’s site:The Building Board Post includes over 500 photo’s detailing the 2012 SAM Champs.

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Not Surprising – The sUAS NPRM Release Date has been Pushed Back Again

According to the May update on DOT’s Rulemaking Webpage the projected publication date for the small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS) Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) has been pushed back to October 2012. Sources close to the project speculate that we … Continue reading

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RAMS Club

Location: RAMS is located behind the US Airforce Museum on the Grounds of Wright Patterson Airforce Base in Area B.    Website: http://www.fly-rams.com/ Contact Email: Check Website Access to the field: Combination lock GPS Geeks:  +39° 46′ 22.34″, -84° 5′ 49.64″  … Continue reading

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Why Hold A Club Swap Meet?

There are many reasons. Most clubs having expenses to maintain and improve their model airport have need of revenue. A model swap meet can make a terrific fund raiser for this or any other purpose. It can also serve as … Continue reading

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ModelRama 2012 In The Books

Dave, We had a great time at the Modelrama. It was our highest grossing Swap Meet so far. I’m glad you let us sell shirts during the auction because we had another $200.00 in sales after the auction started. The … Continue reading

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