Fairfield League of Yankee Radio Controllers  

Secretary Report

 March 3, 2010 Club Meeting


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General Business:

Cliff Becker began the meeting and reviewed the previous club notes. A vote was taken and the old club notes were accepted by club members.

Treasurer Report:

Brian reviewed expenses and income since the last meeting. A vote was taken and the Treasurers Report was accepted. 


Bob Motta announced that membership for the club is full and that two people are awaiting acceptance into the club..

Field Review:

The Southbury field is in great shape as well as the Newtown field. Cliff mentioned that members should be careful of the mud on the road leading to the Southbury field. 

Also mentioned was that we must all keep our planes flying on the field and not over residential areas or we will lose the field. 

Sound & Safety:

Gino mentioned that members should make sure they shut the gate at the Southbury Field if they are the last to leave. 

Old Business:

Cliff mentioned that there will be a work party on May 8 and all are welcome to attend. Also there is one more indoor meeting and the rest will be at the flying field.

New Business:

Brian will get prices on gravel for the Southbury field. Cliff mentioned that around the gate at Southbury we will install a PVC pipe to drain water near the gate. 

Paul Ivy will work on a new frequency board for Southbury. 

Cliff also went to the Vernon, CT model show which he said was great. 

Also mentioned is that if there is a lot of mud at Southbury field and to park your car away from the mud and walk to the field. 

Club Web Site:

Compliments were again given to Bob Ranaldo on his efforts to update the club Web site. A round of applause was given to Bob. Bob has been working on uploading pictures to the Web site and has asked club members to contact him. The pictures can be photographs or video. Great job Bob!!!

Show and Tell:

Cliff brought in a Stuka he bought at the Vernon Flea market. The plane is made by Great Planes and came with an O.S. 91 model engine. 

Bob Motta reviewed an old Swietzer Glider he bought at the RAM show. The plane has a 130 inch wingspan and has 11 servos and 2 receivers. The servos move such things as joy stick, throttle, etc. There are so many servos Bob still is not sure what some of them do. 

Jerry Jarvis brought in a helicopter which cost around $200. It has a 6 channel transmitter. 



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