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Almost too hot for flying

by Jerry Walters   July 27, 2015

This heat in South Louisiana is killing the flying for all but our most avid pilots. We've been running between 95-100 for two weeks now with no rain or breezes to create some.....


Events

Alvin RC Model Airplane Association 40th Birthday

by Benny Behrens   July 12, 2015

On July 11, 2015 Alvin RC Model Airplane Association celebrated its 40th Anniversary at its flying field in Alvin, TX. The event was rescheduled from June 13th at the last minute .....


Scale

Dawn Patrol Guthrie Oklahoma

by Mark Johnston   July 11, 2015

On Saturday morning at 5:55am 7 aircraft flew at dawn. We had neuiport 17, 28, sopwith pup x2, 3 - D-7 all 1/3 scale. This was the first official Dawn Patrol Event in District .....


Control Line

CL fying in Arkansas

by Mark Johnston   July 9, 2015

Control Line flying alive and well in South Arkansas
We have 2 CL Stunt contest a year in El Dorado, AR.
The John Gunn Stunt Contest 1st weekend in May and
.....


Last Flight

Last Flight for John Reed L-80

by Mark Johnston   July 8, 2015

Overtaken by cancer John Reed passed away very quickly on 4/16/2015. Way too quick for most of us. John was a mentor to so many in the hobby, particularly the North Dallas RC Cub.....


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Oklahoma Sooner Squadron renames site in honor of Mike Harvey

by Mark Johnston   July 18, 2015

The Oklahoma Sooner Squadron Club lost one of their founding members, Mike Harvey three years ago. Mike served in numerous leadership roles throughout his 40 years as a member of.....


Aerobatics

Abilene Radio control imac tune up

by Tony Breyen   July 11, 2015

A great turnout at the abilene radio control club 3D and IMAC tuneup today 20+ 42% airplanes. From Texas and Oklahoma getting ready for the next major competition and a meet to be.....


Scale

ARCC Scale Fly In.

by Brian Regan   July 10, 2015

On June 27th & 28th I attended ARCC's All scale fly-in in Albuquerque New Mexico. There was 40 pilots and plenty of planes. Saturday the winds were variable and would .....


District News

Richardson R/C Club receives Award of Excellence

by Mark Johnston   July 8, 2015

As you may have seen in previous columns several clubs in the Dallas and Fort Worth Area were flooded out. The Richardson Club stepped up to offer the use of their field to other .....


District News

Welcome to our new website update

by Vic Newton   July 8, 2015

What you are seeing is the beginning of a complete website update. This first step replaced the old AVP forums with a more modern blog system. The latest 10 blogs will have a short.....


 

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