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Nelson Field Effectively closed for 2018

Good morning all...

Well winter continues to march on, despite our hopes that we'd get some 'Indian Summer' at some point

The snow that started last night and continued through this morning has effectively shut down Nelson Field for 2018.....as it's no longer safe for members to try to get 'up the road' nor is it healthy for the field when folks try.

INDOOR E-FLY IN's - Saturday evenings in 2018 and 2019

We will be hosting our weekly Indoor E-Fly In's again this Fall 2018 and in the Winter and Spring of 2019

The place to be.....HINCKLEY-BIG ROCK HIGH SCHOOL GYMS - 700 E. LINCOLN HIGHWAY......come around the back side of the high school, northwest corner parking lot

The time to be there.....flying starts at 6 pm and ends at 9 pm

What can you fly....any electric aircraft suitable for an indoor gym. NO LARGE FPV DRONES PLEASE

Who can fly....any flier who has a valid OPEN AMA MEMBERSHIP.....be prepared to present it when you register

Breakfast Schedule for 2018 - Next Breakfast Wednesday, November 21, 2018 at The Kirkland Family Restaurant

Below you will find the Breakfast Schedule for 2018, as put together by Master Breakfast Scheduler Elwin B himself.......try and get these dates on your calendar so that you can attend as many as possible:

2018 Breakfast Schedule

The breakfast attendees voted to schedule monthly and bi-monthly breakfasts the first and third Wednesday of each month, breakfast orders will be taken at 9 AM.
Grubsteakers: 815-562-3430. It was voted to attend Grubsteakers the first Wednesday of each month. Located at the junctions of route 251 and 64 north of Rochelle, IL.

Build Your Own First Aid Kit

I recently read a great article on Flying Giants by Jim Graham regarding putting together a first aid kit to have on hand at the field......below are the details on what's in it as well as a link to the original article....a big thanks to Jim:

Annual Club Picnic.....great friends, great food and great flying equals A GREAT PICNIC

To all Kishwaukee RC Flyers and our neighbors and friends....

Well the day started off overcast but in the low 70's so not so bad temperature wise....

Fliers got out early and soon found they had to stay 'a bit' closer in if they didn't wish to lose their aircraft in the fog/clouds....

Soon we had guests arriving, and by the time lunch was served at noon we had 44 individuals chomping at the bit for 1/2 pound pub burgers and delicious jumbo dogs.

There were lots of dishes to pass brought by everyone and the soda and water flew out of the iced coolers.

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