Sunday, December 11, 2016

Meeting Minutes and News



Happy Holidays to MRFA members and fellow modelers! Here are the December meeting minutes and a brief note about 2017 pylon racing:

December Meeting Minutes

Meeting called to order 6:07 PM
Members present: G. Bert, B. Alhoff, D. Millner, C. Merrow, D.
Wells, B.Huck and D. Kaczmarek.

There will not be a January meeting, next will be February 3.

2017 Dates:
-Military Approbation Day July 17
-Rotor Challenge June 3
-Need to finalize racing and get planes ordered.
-Treasurer report read and closed meeting 6:35 PM

Pylon Racing Update
- Get your Tower Hobbies Corsair or Hellcat soon with holiday discounts.
-  In order to expand the field of planes, we may accept other aircraft for war bird racing, IF a model meets the following criteria (similar to the Tower Hobbies specs):
 38-40" wingspan
1000 kV motor
ESC with max 30A rating
45 - 55 g/sq dm wing loading
Balsa, Foam, or Printed Plastic acceptable, as long as it within the variances specified- final approval rests with MRFA.
 
 - A second class for Parkzone war birds (Corsair, FW-190, Mustang, T-28, Wildcat) may be created if there is enough interest! Email Rob at flyurbana@gmail.com if you are interested ASAP. Please mention which stock Parkzone plane you would like to use. 

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