Events

FCRCFC Events

We will host an open house and fun fly in celebration of National Model Aviation Day  on Saturday, August 11 from 9 AM to 3 PM.   Free to everyone. Come enjoy all kinds of model aviation activity and demonstrations, take the sticks on the club trainer, and learn how YOU can become involved in the wonderful hobby of model aviation. The club will provide lunch, donations requested. The club field is five miles west of Fork Union on Virginia route 6, Google Maps address 11176 West River Road, Palmyra, VA 22963. Come on out!

Other Regional Events

July

VA

7/27/2018 – 7/28/2018 — Harrisonburg, VA (C) 33RD RAY GORDON MEMORIAL FLY IN. Site: Club Field. Timothy Blankenship CD PH: 540-828-6142 Email: rcflyertim@yahoo.com. Visit: vrcfc.org. Sanction #18/1230. 34th Annual Ray Gordon Memorial Jumbo Fly-in. LF $20, field open 7:30am. Pilots meeting 10am. Hotel on site and 7 add’l accommodation with in 1/2 mile. Blue Ridge food bank will be collecting non-perishable food donations for the hungry. AMA/IMAA regulation Sponsor: VALLEY RC FLYING CLUB

AUGUST

VA

8/11/2018 — Palmyra, VA (C) NATIONAL MODEL AVIATION DAY CELEBRATION. Site: Club Field. David Eames CD PH: 434-227-5562 Email: eameswork325@gmail.com. Visit: fcrcfc.rg. Sanction #18/1522. Come help us introduce new pilots to our great hobby! All pilots welcome, no landing fee, lunch provided by the club. Open to the public, trainer flight opportunities available. Sponsor: FLUVANNA COUNTY RC FLYING CLUB

8/11/2018 — Smithfield, VA (C) NATIONAL MODEL AVIATION DAY FLOAT FLY. Site: Bay Sands Pond. Joseph Lupton CD PH: 757-357-5896 Email: joedash7@gmail.com. Sanction #18/1786. 1st Model Aviation Day Float Fly. Open to all AMA members who fly from water. $10 splash fee. 9am until….? No food at lake but many restaurants nearby. Beautiful clear water lake. A float plane ARF will be raffled. Sponsor: SMITHFIELD RC FLOAT FLYERS

8/17/2018 – 8/19/2018 — Spotsylvania, VA (C) LOCTITE FOR LIFE. Site: Club Field. Rick Stowers CD PH: 580-380-8522 Email: rickthewebguy@gmail.com. Visit: fredericksburgrc.com. Sanction #18/1422. RC Heli fun fly and Wedding with planes welcome also. Non-stop flying ALL weekend with light towers. $40 landing fee. Pilot dinner and raffle on Saturday. Steampunk style wedding on Saturday at the field. On-site giveaways and demos provided by Loctite. Sponsor: FREDERICKSBURG AREA RC CLUB

8/24/2018 – 8/26/2018 — Thornburg, VA (C) END OF SUMMER BASH. Site: Club Field. Salvatore Vezzi CD PH: 804-519-2380 Email: salvezzi@aol.com. Visit: fredericksburgrc.com. Sanction #18/1421. All model and sizes welcome. 2 Grass runways. Shelter and power. Unlimited camping and RV parking available. Turbines welcome. Pilots prizes and raffle. Landing fee $35 includes Chic Dinner Saturday. Sponsor: FREDERICKSBURG AREA RC CLUB

8/25/2018 – 8/26/2018 — Culpepper, VA (AA) CULPEPPER VA FALL PATTERN CLASSIC. Site: Lenn Model Aprk. Nicholas Burhans CD PH: 540-349-2733 Email: nic@ama-d4.org. Visit: cmbclubrc.com. Sanction #18/1551. Events; 401-404, 406 (JSO). 90×600 Grass runway open for flying Friday. Camping available, no hook ups. Pilot meeting 8:30am, first flight 9am. Sponsor: CULPEPER MODEL BARNSTORMERS

SEPTEMBER

VA

9/7/2018 – 9/9/2018 — Bealeton, VA (C) BEALETON BIG BIRD FLY IN. Site: Flying Circus Aerodrome. Andrew Kane CD PH: 301-785-3022 Email: andykane01@gmail.com. Visit: dc-rc.org. Sanction #18/253. Flying Circus Aerodrome, Bealeton VA off Route 17 just 22 miles north of Fredericksburg, VA. Saturday Night Cookout and Sunday Full-scale BArnstormes Airshow. Open cockpit biplane rides available. Sponsor: DCRC CLUB

9/22/2018 — Bealeton, VA (C) FARM 2018 FALL FLOAT FLY. Site: Lake Ritchie. Nicholas Burhans CD PH: 540-349-2733 Email: nic@ama-d4.org. Visit: farmclubrc.com. Sanction #18/505. Open to all AMA members. Dust off your float planes, boats, or sailboat and bring the family to a beautiful lake for the day. $20 for pilots, $6 for lunches. Under a shaded pavilion with indoor bathrooms. Sponsor: FAUQUIER AERO RECREATION MODELERS

9/22/2018 — Lorton, VA (C) NVCL STUNT FEST. Site: 10207 Old Colchester Rd. Frank Dobrydney CD PH: 703-451-0143 Email: fjdmjd@verizon.net. Sanction #18/983. PAMPA – Beginner, Int, Adv, Expert. Trophies 1st, 2nd, 3rd OLD TIME STUNT – Int, Adv, Expert Combined. Sponsor: NORTHERN VA CONTROL LINE ASSN

9/22/2018 — Newport News, VA (C) FALL FLYING CIRCUS. Site: Club Field. Francis Kennedy CD PH: 757-812-2812 Email: rustyk716@gmail.com. Visit: newportnewsrc.org. Sanction #18/1632. No landing fee. Sponsor: NEWPORT NEWS PARK R.C

9/22/2018 — Williamsburg, VA (C) 26TH ANNUAL CUB FLY IN. Site: Club Field. Jon Persons CD PH: Email: mrpersons@hotmail.com. Visit: cvarc.homestead.com. Sanction #18/1725. Open to any size Cub or high wing “cousin”, gas, glow, or electric. Landing fee (lunch incl) is a 10″ Teddy Bear on sale for $10ea or bring your own. All bears to be donated to the VA State Police to be given to kids involved in stressful situations. Sponsor: COLONIAL VIRGINIA AEROMODELERS

9/28/2018 – 9/30/2018 — Spotsylvania, VA (C) FALL HELI MOWDOWN. Site: Club Field. Reynildo Reyes CD PH: Email: gammagraphix@aol.com. Visit: fredericksburgrc.com. Sanction #18/370. 2 Runways, power on both flight lines, shelters. Unlimited primitive camping. RV welcome, Early arrivals welcome. Heli kit and other prizes for raffle. Event landing fee $35 web, $40 on site. Pilots dinner Sunday for registered. Sponsor: FREDERICKSBURG AREA RC CLUB