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January 26th, 2013. Indoor fun-fly in Southeastern Pennsylvania (PICTURES ADDED)

We're pleased to announce that North Penn High School in Lansdale PA, 19446 is hosting another indoor funfly this January 26th, 2013. The event will take place in two of the high school’s gyms, with the divider removed between them. It is a large flying space. The ceiling is approximately 30ft high. The gyms share the long edge of the basketball court.

GYM DIMENSIONS (both opened): 175ft Wide x 105ft Deep

LOCATION: 1340 S.Valley Forge Road, Lansdale PA, 19446
Google Map of School
Approximate time/distance from locations:
2.1 miles from the Lansdale exit on the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
45 minutes northwest of Philadelphia
30 minutes south of Quakertown
100 minutes east of Harrisburg

TIME: 8:30am until 4:30pm (pilot registration starts at 8:20am)
PILOT COST: a $10 cash only donation (offset table rental cost) to the club lets you fly all day. Grade school pilots 18 and under fly for free.
SPECTATOR COST: Free
BRING: AMA highly encouraged; limited A/C power
EVENTS: TBA, We're planning on something... not sure what yet.
REQUIRED: 2.4GHz. If it's a problem contact me, voichemg@npenn.org

We have enough flight line for 10-12 active pilots.
15 minute rotations of: micro only, open (no 3D), 3D, micro helis & micro quads.

ROOM: Approximately 30 tables with chairs will be set up in a “U” shape around the flying area. Table availability is first come first serve. Maximum of one table per person. However, we encourage sharing! Chairs will be provided. Electricity is limited, but there. Bring an extension cord. Onsite charging must be in a firebox or similar. Pilots can inhabit the bleachers as well.

Pilot registration is available on our website: http://www.northpennmac.org/funfly.htm

FOOD: You can purchase hotdogs, drinks, and similar items at the snack bar (open 10:30am-2pm ish...). The snack bar revenues benefit our high school baseball team. Unfortunately, no food or drinks are permitted in the gyms. You'll have to eat and drink in the lobby area.

VENDORS: Vendors are welcome for the event. Contact voichemg@npenn.org if you're interested. (We'd love donations to raffle instead of a vendor entrance fee).

2013 VENDORS:
3DX Hobbies, Green Brook NJ
D&K Hobbies, Cherry Hill NJ
Park Scale Models
Waiting for confirmation; Hobby Hut, Audubon PA

SPONSORS:
Balsa Products
Castle Creations
Hobby Hut
ThunderPower RC
Tower Hobbies

Spread the word! We hope to see you there!!!
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