Knox County Radio Control Helicopter Fun Fly - Saturday August 27, 2011
Knox County Radio Control is proud to announce our second annual Helicopter Fun Fly on Saturday August 27, 2011.
The Fun Fly is open to all R/C Helicopters.
Beginners and spectators are always welcome and are encouraged to attend. A separate training/hovering area will be available for those just learning to fly R/C helicopters.
• $15 Landing Fee, Pilots lunch is included!!!
• Vendor spots available for $25
• Pilots Meeting at 8:30am
• Open Flying from 9:00am—6:00pm
• On-site concessions available
• Swap Meet
• Raffle tickets for door prizes
• AMA Sanctioned Event
• On-Site camping is available
• Current AMA Membership Required to fly
• For more info, visit http://www.kcrctn.com or
Directions to KCRC - 3298 Williams Bend Rd, Knoxville, TN 37932
GPS Coordinates—N35 56.808 W84 13.985
From Pellissippi Parkway (Hwy. 162)
Take the Hardin Valley Road exit off of Pellissippi Parkway/Highway 162 and drive west on Hardin Valley Road. After approx.
2.5 miles, turn right on Steele Road (just past Hardin Valley Elementary School). Drive approx. 1 mile and turn left
on Sam Lee Road.
Sam Lee Road turns into Couch Mill Road, and about 1 mile after you turn onto Sam Lee, Couch Mill Road turns sharply to
the left. Go straight at the turn. You're now on Williams Bend Road, and after about 2 miles, you'll see the entrance to
KCRC on your right (directly across from the water treatment plant on the left).
Getting to Pellissippi Parkway
From Oak Ridge, take Highway 62 through Solway and merge onto Pellissippi Parkway. From Knoxville, take I-40 West/I-
75 South and exit north onto Pellissippi Parkway towards Oak Ridge at exit 376.
Comfort Suites (865) 675‐7585
Country Inn & Suites (865) 675‐9800
Holiday Inn Express (865) 966‐2500
Baymont Inn & Suites (865) 671‐1010
We hope to see you there!!!!
The time is quickly approaching. I hope you guys are able to make it again this year. It's shaping up to be even larger than last year's event. We have received our AMA Sanction. Sanction # 11-1630.
We will open the field on Friday afternoon so that the guys that want to camp can set up and enjoy the evening flying.
Please let me know if you have any questions or comments.
How far is your field from gatlingburg, pigeon forge area
Gatlinburg is about 45 minutes from the field and Pigeon Forge is about 30 minutes from the field. There is lots to do and lots of places to stay in this area.
We will be having a raffle again this year with many great items donated by the local hobby shops.
Our pit is covered and has A/C electric charging stands for the electric flyers. We have individual flight stands for setting up your heli's. We also have a pavilion for getting in out of the sun for a bit.
Bring all of the items that you would like to clear out of the hanger for our swap meet.
We will be grilling hamburgers and hot dogs with chili and baked beans for lunch so come hungry. :)
There are several of us that will be flying Friday evening and then just hanging out and catching up. We hope that everyone can join us.
1 month to go!!! I'm looking forward to seeing everyone again!!!!
Two weeks to go!!!!!
We will be raffling off a NIB Blade MCPX BNF Heli, several gallons of heli fuel and lots of smaller items. Raffle tickets are $1 each or 12 for $10.
We'll have the grills fired up with burgers and dogs for lunch. Lunch will be provided for the pilots. Spectators can have a great lunch for $5 including drinks. Water and soft drinks will be available for $1 each.
Don't forget to bring your R/C related items for our swap meet. Plank items are welcome cause we fly them too!!!. There will be lots of pilots and spectators that are looking for deals so bring out whatever you have.
This is shaping up to be another great event. We hope to see you there!!!!
One week to go!! Looking forward to seeing everyone again!!!
The weather is looking great for Saturday. High of 88 and a 10% chance of rain. The hurricane will have little, if any, impact on the fun!
Hope to see you there!!!
The heli fun fly is tomorrow at KCRC. The weather is looking great!!
We have a great raffle this year with a BNF Blade MCPX Heli, Thunder Tiger High Wing ARF, Several gallons of Heli fuel and lots of smaller items. The tickets are $1 each or 12 for $10.
The swap meet will be going on all day and we'll have the grills fired up for lunch.
Come on out and watch some great heli flyers in action!
Follow the signs to the field!!!
I want to send out a HUGE Thank You to everyone that made it out to our 2nd annual event. We had well over 100 people show up to support us. I also want to thank all of our sponsors and the people behind the scenes that made this event possible.
Tom Aldridge - TNT Hobbies
Terry Moore - Team Airtronics
Hobbytown USA - Knoxville
We are already working on next years event and are planning several lunch time contests with lots of great prizes.
There are lots of great videos and pictures posted up on the WestKnoxRC web site. Check them out!
Thanks again guys!!! You are the greatest!!!!
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