Originally Posted by jcstalls
You can fly ALES at Eldo most any day, just set to 100 meters. In fact you can also organize and have weekly, monthly contest. As it is a public park and does not belong under ownership of any oppressive private club.
Yes, if you can get the use of a public park you have it made. We went thro' our local Recreation Commission who control the parks in OK Falls and got permission to fly electrics only, in Keogan Park and have the park recognised by MAAC as an official field. We book the park for our Monthly ALES contests, and pay the Rec Comm. $75 for the day, and the park is ours for that day.The rest of the week for general flying-no charge.Pretty nice if you can get it.We have houses on two sides of the park, but with electrics only we have good relations with the neighbours.When we have contests I notify our nearest airport at Penticton and they send out a Notice to Airman, warning that there will be model gliders up to 1000 ft over the village.No problem.