Archive for August, 2009
Had a chance to fly with some of the club members this morning. At the invitation of Mr. Napo, (his idea) we went early and flew even after everyone else had left. I had my EasyStar with me and the nice digital camera, so I took a few pretty high res digital shots with it before the wind made me come down... near the swamp...btw.. but all was recovered and I thought I'd show off the field. It is the Alabaster Rc Association field in Alabaster Alabama. Great club. Great looking field. I should know, because I mow it on a big riding mower about once a week. It's fun.
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From the opposite side of the field, you can see the road leading in, the covered area with the green roof and the pilots stations with bushes to separate people from planes... LOL.. A nice pond out back is great for taking off water planes.
Left to right is the club covered area, the small slightly less green area was astroturf we used to take off small planes, but it's really ragged now and then the end of the runway is where it gets low on grass and high on dirt. There is a bird sanc
The Runway .. from left to right. As you can tell, it's a good long one.