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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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ALES Results 01-26-2022

As advertised, today’s contest was a stunner. A beautiful morning with real last round lift. Watch Tony G. as he makes his move through the ranks! We talked over the merits of starting our contest a half hour later….pilots meeting at … Continue reading

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ALES Results 01-12-2022

What could possibly be missing on an otherwise perfect Contest morning? Lift. But what we did find uplifting was Daryl stopping by for a visit. He made our day with stories that only a true desert rat could only tell. … Continue reading

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SLO Flyers in January 2022 AMA Magazine

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Davis WeatherLink Update

Due to some new security restrictions in WordPress (the application used to manage our website), it is no longer possible to embed another website such as WeatherLink. The only work-around to make embedding work is to upgrade our website to … Continue reading

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Davis Weather Station Update

Steve Willison has completed the upgrades to our field weather station and it is now functioning. For the time being, you will have to click on the “Current Weather at the RC Field” link on the Home page to view … Continue reading

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Michael Matus’ Tauri

From Michael: On page 46 of the 12/2021 Model Aviation magazine is a write up on aplane, Tauri, that I built. In the article I also gave a shout out tothe club.

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