Club Events

Easy Tips for Balancing Propellers

When operating RC airplanes, properly balanced propellers are very important. Having a balanced prop helps prevent excessive vibration which can cause electrical connections to loosen, fuel in your gas tank to foam up, and can even cause structural damage.  Balancing your propeller helps avoid all these problems and it is very easy to do by following this two-step... Continue Reading →

Building Plans

Comment from Dan Royer: At the weekly lunch with the club members I told several where you can find Goldberg Plans free. I have attached the listing of the plans available and where to get them to download; www.outerzone.co.uk CAD conversions are sent to OuterZone, here is the list so far. Bridi Flipper - Hand Launch... Continue Reading →

2020 Polar Bear Fly

New Years Day 2020 brought sun shine and wind, neither of which stopped the 25 or more club members, wives and visitors that showed up to support the event. On arrival at the site, the tumble weeds had gathered in protest of the day's events, but Charles and I were able to overcome them and... Continue Reading →

Pattern Event

The Pattern Event was successful for the flyers and the club!The weather was warm but a slight breeze made it bearable. and did not effect the flying.The field was in top notch shape. Thank you, Bob, for organizing the field prep, and all who assisted.Jim and Tania prepared the food, and Jim and George V... Continue Reading →

Arc Fun Day

This is the most awesome club and group of guys around!  A couple of the guys that have been doing this much longer than I said it was the most pilots, planes, club members, and wives participating to bring a wonderful day to the special needs kids in our community. We had at least two... Continue Reading →

First Regional Pattern Contest 2019

The club hosted a regional pattern event over the weekend, with about 14 pilots in participation. These pilots came from all over the northwest from Oregon to Montana.The field was in great condition and the service we provided was well received.Bill was Contest Director and Lyle the Assistant Director. They painted new poles and laid... Continue Reading →

February 2 2019

Today was, according to the local weather, to be a partly sunny day with a high of 51.  With that in mind a few of us headed to the field to do some long awaited flying. We arrived at the field at around 10:30 to find a bit of fog with and outlook of clearing... Continue Reading →

Field Maintenance

Maintenance, clean up and other work requirements.   Mower Notes The field is broken into three zones to provide a reasonable unit of work with common mowing machine settings.  The zones are: 1) the pit area, 2) the runway, and 3) the North area.  Each is unique with specific requirements and challenges. The East and West end of... Continue Reading →

Polar Bear Fly 2019

Happy New Year 2019 - Polar Bear Fly I arrived at the field around 10 am.  John was already at the site setting up.  A few members had arrived and some flying already in progress.  The weather was somewhat good, considering the time of year, with 37 degrees, low to NO winds, partly cloudy skies.... Continue Reading →

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