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ANNUAL CLUB FAMILY AND FRIENDS GET TOGETHER ... SATURDAY, AUGUST 17, 2024

To everyone interested in Remote Control Aircraft of any kind.

The Kishwaukee RC Flyers invite you to join them on Saturday, August 17, 2024 for their Annual Club Family and Friends picnic. If the weather is bad the event will be pushed back to Sunday, August 18, 2024.

The event starts at 9:00 am and will run through 2:00 pm, or whenever !

All persons wishing to fly are REQUIRED to have a valid OPEN AMA MEMBERSHIP....NO EXCEPTIONS. Fliers should also have their TRUST certificate to show proof of having passed the test.

JUNE FUN FLY.....SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2024 AT NELSON FIELD....GREAT TIME WAS HAD BY ALL

To all Kishwaukee RC Flyers...

Well while the 90+ heat abated for our June Fun Fly today, the winds sure did try to put a damper on things....blowing at 10 to 15 mph with gusts in the upper 20's, it was a challenge for those of us who put aircraft up in the air.

But no matter what we always get planes in the air!

Educating students about aviation and RC aircraft....we're doing our part

On Wednesday, April 24, 2024, 60 students from the Hinckley-Big Rock 429 CUSD school system came out to the Hinckley airport where five members of our Club, Ted Stone, Dick Secrest, Denny Stiles, Al Kleinstiver and yours truly, along with the sponsors of the event the Windy City Soaring Association, who provided a show and tell about their full scale aircraft, helped with educating them about RC aircraft and aerodynamics as part of their STEM program,

NELSON FIELD IS NOW FAA FRIA APPROVED

We have received notification from the FAA that Nelson Field, our home field, is now FAA FRIA APPROVED!!!!!

What does this mean....?

If/when you are flying at Nelson Field, you will not require individual RFID devices in your aircraft for identifying them while in the air to the FAA

This is a huge win for us, as otherwise there would have been no small amount of cost to comply with the FAA RFID rule shown below:

AUGUST MEETING, TUESDAY, AUGUST 20 CLUB MEETING....NELSON FIELD

To all Kishwaukee RC Flyers..and anyone wishing to know more about the Kishwaukee RC Flyers.

Our next Club meeting of 2024 will be held Tuesday, August 20, 2024....the meeting is set for NELSON FIELD, dependent on weather conditions.

Meeting time will be at 7:00 pm sharp

OH, CLUB HATS WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR SALE AT THE MEETING.....$11 for your first hat (Club is kicking in $5 toward that purchase) and $16 for a hat after your first.

Hope to see you all there

Bill

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