Category Archives: Announcements & Blogs

ALES Results 05-11-2022

It actually turned out to be very light breeze/ light breeze/ full breeze…altogether quite nice and interesting.  No carnage! The sky was kind as was the ground….Steve

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Tri-Valley RC Swap Meet & EDF Jet Rally Saturday, May 21st

The Tri-Valley RC club of Santa Maria is hosting a swap meet and EDF Jet Rally on Saturday, May 21st. More information here.

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NOTICE: EFR Open on Friday!

Cal Poly Aero students completed their flight tasks on Thursday, so will not need the EFR on Friday, May 6th.

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NOTICE: EFR Closed May 5th & 6th

The EFR will be closed Thursday, May 5th and Friday, May 6th for the exclusive use by Cal Poly Aero students.

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ALES Results 04-27-2022

When do you know you are having too much fun? Three crashed planes?  Three landings out? Yes, It was windy and only the brave/______ dared attempt it. Who said Radians can’t fly 20 mph winds. Way to go everybody…Steve

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ALES Results 04-13-2022

A truly amazing show of force…way to go team SLOFLYERS! It couldn’t have been easy…cold…windy…challenging. Morgan made his point…just do it!

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RC Airplanes & Accessories available

Long-time member and past club officer, Mike Rittenhouse, has decided to retire from RC. All of his RC airplanes, RC equipment and accessories are currently on display in the field club house for your perusal. Select anything that might be … Continue reading

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ALES Results 03-23-2022

WOW…there was some real flying!  What a beautiful morning. Certain new and up and coming pilots did exceptionally well.  The answers are in the numbers.  That was fun!…Steve

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Important UAS & TRUST Update

The FAA requires all recreational RC flyers to have UAS registration on any drone or aircraft weighing more than .55 lbs. (8.8 ounces). The registration number is to be displayed on the exterior of the airplane. Additionally, effective June 2021 all recreational flyers … Continue reading

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ALES Results 03-09-2022

Truly a lovely morning for a glider contest. Russ once again shows us how it is done with brilliant flying….Steve

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ALES Results 02-23-2022

Yes it was cold and yes it was windy and yes we had a great time! While there were actually 5 of us flying, issues came up. We flew man on man and self timed…easier than you would think. We all … Continue reading

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ALES Results 02-09-2022

Some folks were able to steer clear of the Galactic Sink Holes, but if you were unlucky enough to get sucked in, you were down and out…maybe next round…right? And then another GSH. But to those who were able to fly above it … Continue reading

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