Valley City Radio Control Club
AMA Chartered Club #930
New members are welcome to visit the VCRC field or attend our club meetings, see FIELD INFORMATION
The first indoor meeting is scheduled for 07 October 2016. As they say some things never change. The meetings will be the first and third Fridays of the month. The meetings will be held at St Paul Lutheran Church on Lester Road in Valley City. They will start at 8:00 P.M. and last until we get tired talking about airplanes or eating donuts (which ever lasts longer). So come and join us for fun, talk and donuts. Also if you have show-n-tell you are always welcome to bring it. Show-n-tell can be a new kit under construction/recently finished, a new/cool tool or something just totally different. Don’t think people won’t be interested in what you have to show, just think about the people in our club … (10-7-16)
The 2016 Banquet will be 29 October 2016 at the Coppertop. The doors will open at 4:00 and the food will be served at 5:00. The cost is $27 per person and we need to know if you are coming by 15 October. Soft drinks and coffee are included in the price. “Adult” drinks, well you’re on your own. The fun fly champion will be crowned at this event. (10-7-16)
The 2016 Picnic has held on 21 August 2016. It was a perfect day for a picnic – blue skies and temperatures in the 80’s. The club provided hamburgers and hot dogs while the members brought every side dish and dessert imaginable under the sky. A lot of people pitched in and helped
The winners of the “cup and spoon” game were Norma W. (adult) and Vivian R. (child). Ed and Marti S. donated the prizes for this game. Thanks to Mike C. for doing the candy drop in his Pietenpol aircraft and for performing a mini airshow with smoke! Most people “throw in the kitchen sink” well Mike threw out the bucket at the end of the candy drop – kinda becoming a tradition – I think some people wait more for the bucket to drop instead of the
candy. The attempt at a corn hole tournament failed with lack of people – well maybe next year. (10-7-16)
Steve K. contacted the Buckeye Primary School and the gym is available for indoor flying the second and fourth Friday of the winter months. Due to other school events it will not be available until 9:00 P.M. which is the same as the last few years. Last year we started flying the second week of December. We will discuss this at the first meeting whether to reserve the gym or not.
Know Before You Fly
RC and potential drone operators may want to check out "Know Before You Fly" at: http://knowbeforeyoufly.org/ The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), in partnership with the Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International, Academy of Model Aeronautics and the Small UAV Coalition, launched the website to educate the public about how to safely fly unmanned aircraft systems (UAS).
See the Valley City RC Club YouTube Channel for a quad copter video of our club field and club members flying. Thanks to Curtis.