Mhz flyers must identify themselves to other flyers and avoid
four aircraft may be in the air at the same time.
flying over the pits, towards the pits ,behind the flight line, over
the buildings or towards spectator areas. The initial turn after
takeoff shall be away from these areas.
flying hours are 9:00AM until Dusk. Quiet electrics may fly starting
at 7:00AM, and properly illuminated, quiet electrics may fly after
Dusk until 10:00PM.
runup is only allowed in the flight box, and not for an extended time.
If you need to tune your engine for more than 5 minutes, you must
leave the box and set up a table or other aircraft restraint by the
shed end of the pits facing the end fence.
must be accompanied by a member who is responsible for guest conduct.
They must have a current AMA card, fill out a guest survey, and only
fly with a qualified host member in the flight box. A guest may fly on
only three occasions during one calendar year. If they desire to fly
more, they must apply for membership. The host member is responsible
for making sure all club rules are followed by their guest.
guest without an AMA card must be accompanied by an Introductory
Instructor on a Buddy Box when participating in an introductory
flight. An exception will be made for certain single day club
sponsored events where other club selected experienced pilots may
participate on the buddy box.
flights will be announced and will ground all other aircraft. Pilots
of these flights must exercise common courtesy and wait for a lull, so
as not to interrupt other pilots.
and drone pilots will observe all rules and must adhere to the flight
pattern unless they are the only one flying.
flight, fuel planes may be started on a portable table lined-up behind
an empty flight box or in a flight box. Electric planes must have
batteries connected on a portable table lined-up as above or in the
flight box. Transmitter throttle hold and/or safety plugs are
recommended. No engine starts or battery connections may be made on a
stationary prep table or in the pits!
fliers must have a current AMA card and current FLYRC membership card
on their person. It is required that you always have your membership
card in full view. All pilots flying solo must have their membership
card signed by a FLYRC designated instructor pilot. Student pilots
must have a FLYRC qualified instructor at their side during all
aircraft must meet FLYRC sound rules:
At nine feet 93 decibels or less for any aircraft is
satisfactory. For large two stroke motors RPM in thousands plus
decibels must equal 104 or less. For four stroke motors RPM in
thousands/2 plus decibels must equal 104 or less. Sound tests will be
done at full throttle, restrained, and in a flight box. Non- compliant
aircraft will be grounded until repaired and retested.
from designated flight boxes only. If you must go on the runway
announce “on the field.”
no flying in restricted areas. Members will enter restricted areas
only to retrieve aircraft. (See field map)
dogging” or 3D flying is permitted only with the consent of other
pilots flying at the time and only down the far side of the runway,
away from the pilot boxes. This type of flying is intimidating and
distracting to some pilots, and may be done only with due
consideration for others. There will be no “buzzing” of vehicles
on the access road or farm workers. A flier shall not willfully and
deliberately fly his model in a careless, reckless, or dangerous
flights should be limited to 15 minutes.
children are permitted at the field only if closely and continuously
supervised by a non-flying, responsible individual. They are not
allowed on the runway or in the flight boxes at any time. They are not
to be unescorted at any time!
out your landing to make other pilots aware of your intensions.
Yell “coming in” or “landing.”
flier of a dead stick aircraft shall clearly and loudly warn other
pilots. Other pilots must then yield to dead stick aircraft.
not taxi in the pits or taxi toward the pits at a fast rate of speed.
Aircraft must stop and engines must be turned off before the model
returns to the pit area.
well mannered and leashed pets are allowed at the field.
takeoffs and landings are to be executed in the direction indicated by
the consensus of pilots present.
not litter. Pick up after yourself and remove all garbage from the
flying of free flight or control line planes at the field.
fuel powered turbine engines of any kind may be operated at the FLYRC
and equipment will be removed from the flight boxes when not in use.
will not be placed on the picnic tables in the eating area.
aircraft from the assembly tables when assembly is complete as space
grill and propane are for the use of club members only. When finished
please clean the grill, remove the disposable grease receptacle, and
return the grill to the shed in good order.
last person to leave the field will lock the shed, secure the solar
charging station, and close the gate.
will be no consumption of alcoholic beverages during flying hours and
flying while impaired is always prohibited under AMA rules.