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Nov

Wolverine Skyhawks National Model Aviation Day Report

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On August 17, 2013. The Wolverine Skyhawks were honored to host a West Michigan regional event as a fundraiser for the Wounded Warrior Project. This was the 1st major event we have held at our new Cedar Springs field, and overall everything went really well! The weather was picture perfect! […]

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Nov

Model Aviation November 2013 Column

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I’m writing this column having recently returned from vacation in South Africa. My wife and I went over to support the USA F3A Team that participated in the Radio Control Aerobatics World Championship that was recently held in South Africa’s Guetang Province. It was with great pride that I watched […]

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Oct
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S.T.E.M. Aviation Workshop for Teachers

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(Science Technology Engineering and Math) has become an important part of K-12 curriculums as educators work to improve the performance of students. What better way to introduce the concepts of S.T.E.M. than Aviation? On Saturday October 26, 2013 the Michigan Department of Transportation, in conjunction with the Michigan Aeronautics Commission […]

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Oct
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Midwest Jets 2013 Report

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The 9th Minnesota Jet Rally occurred August 25-28, 2013, but it had to be moved across the border to the northern Iowa city of New Hampton. The event was renamed to Midwest Jets to reflect the new location for the event.  We were very fortunate to have tremendous support from […]

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Oct

Model Aviation October 2013 Column

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Flying sites and neighbors—that can certainly be a touchy subject for all parties concerned. How clubs and members approach it can have a huge impact on the type of relationship that develops. Our flying fields were originally located away from populated areas and often out in the middle of nowhere. […]

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Sep

30th annual 2013 Fall Phase Out for Fun Giant Scale Fly Video

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30TH Annual Giant Scale FLYING PILGRIMS. Mid air collision at the end and much more.

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Sep

Model Aviation September 2013 Column

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Hello everyone. I hope the summer flying season is being kind and that you’re seeing your share of fair skies. In my corner of the world we’ve been stuck in a wet weather pattern for the past two weeks and haven’t seen this much rain since some guy named Noah […]

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Aug
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S.E. Michigan National Model Aviation Day Wounded Warrior Fundraiser Report

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The first National Model Aviation Day on Saturday August 17, 2013 was an overwhelming success with $2,185 raised to benefit the Wounded Warriors Project. This event was a unique combination of both Free Flight and Radio Controlled fixed wing, 3-D, helicopters and quadcopters all in the beautiful facilities at Ultimate […]

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Aug

Muscatine Miniature Aircraft Association static display at local boat show

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The Muscatine Miniature Aircraft Association, AMA Chartered Club #739, displayed members aircraft and provided handouts supplied by AMA headquarters along with local club information to visitors at the: “That was Then This is Now”, boat show located on the riverfront in Muscatine Iowa on August 17th.  The aircraft generated considerably […]

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Aug

The Greater Detroit Soaring & Hiking Society National Model Aviation Day Report

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The Greater Detroit Soaring & Hiking Society held a RC flying demonstration for Nation Model Aviation Day.  Addison Oaks of Oakland County parks allowed us to hold this event on the ball park at the entrance to the park.  This enabled us to have more visibility to the patrons of […]

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