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Old Dec 09, 2009, 12:44 PM
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Old Dec 09, 2009, 12:45 PM
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Sunday, Jan 3rd, 2010 - Milwaukee / Waukesha Show

Sunday January 3rd, 2010.
32nd Annual Auction and Swap Sponsored by Milwaukee R/C Association
Admission $5 (under 16 free)
Swap Shop: 9:00 - 3:00 (no selling or admission before 9:00)

Auction - Every 30 minutes in 15 minute segments from noon until all items are auctioned.

Table Fees: Tables $20 each plus admission. 2 admissions for the first table and 1 admission for each additional table. No exceptions. Please call Laurie Jones to reserve your tables - 414-461-6013.

Raffle: 1pm
Food - Beverages - Free Parking

Location:
Waukesha County Expo Center (South of Waukesha County Airport)
N1 W24848 Northview Rd.
(262) 548-7200 Take I-94 to CTH J.
South on J, One Mile to Northview.

Member Clubs:
ABC/RC, Astro Wings of WI; Dairyland Aero Miniature Modelers; Lakeland R/C; Milwaukee Area Radio "K"ontrol Society(Marks) Club, Milwaukee Flying Aces; Flying Electrons, Inc.; Pebble Creek Flyers, Inc; Racine R/C Club, Inc; Rainbow AeroModelers Society (RAMS) Club, Sea Turkeys Assoc. Racing Team (START) Club, SE WI Rotary Modelers; Sky Ranch Flyers

Affiliate Clubs: Bong Eagles; CircleMasters Flying Club, IPMS; Billy Mitchell Chapter, IPMS: Richard I. Bong Chapter.
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Sunday, Feb 28th 2010, Shawano R/C Flying Club Auction

The Shawano R/C Flying Club AMA Chapter Club #893 25th Annual Auction-Swap Meet & Raffle.
Sunday, February 28th, 2010
Shawano Civic Center - 225 S. Main St., Shawano WI
Doors Open 8am, Swap Shop 8:30, Auction 10:00
1/2 hour sessions & 1/2 hour breaks for swap shop.
Raffle: Noon (Great Raffle Prizes)
Tables and Chairs Available - No Charge
Food & Beverages Available On Site
Admission $5 16 & Under - Free

Directions to Civic Center:
From Hwy 29, take Hwy 22 North to Downtown Shawano, turn left at the light on Division street, then turn left on Washington street to parking lot behind Civic Center.

For Information, Please Calls:
Steve Hammond, 715-524-3203
Jim Vanderwalker, 715-823-3682
Email: Jimmyr1$frontiernet.net (Replace $ with @)
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Sunday, March 7th, 2010 - Valley Aero Modelers Show - The Wave

Valley Aero Modelers, Inc. & Galaxy Science and Hobby 26th Annual R/C Show and Auction Sunday March 7th, 2010 (9am - 1pm)

Location: The Wave Bar & Ballroom
2350 N. Casaloma Dr. Appleton, WI (Next to Timber Rattler's / Time Warner Baseball Stadium) (920) 734-2407

Bar/Grill Open - Lunch & Refreshments Available
Admission $5 (Under 16 Free)
100+ Tables Available (Free)

Auction Starts at Noon followed by Awards for Best Models and Raffle.

R/C Show Information: (Yes Bring your Models - Public Votes on Best Models)
Categories:
1) Sport
2) Scale
3) Giant and Big Bird (Mono 80" and Over, Bipe 60" and Over)
4) Sailplanes
5) Helicopters
Note: Categories Subject to Change
Free Model Registration (Registration Closes at 11:30, Models on display until Noon) Prizes awarded for 1st and 2nd place.

See Club Website for Up To Date Information:
http://sites.google.com/site/valleya...ow-and-auction

Download Flyer:
http://flyvam.com/docs/showandauctio...nFlyer2010.pdf

Contacts:
Tim Stadler (920) 757-9238
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Club members, remember to help promote the show. Thanks to the folks at Time Warner for posting us on the around town home page.
http://new.rr.com/
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February 20, 2010 Wausau R/C Sportsmen Winter Fun Fly

Wausau R/C Sportsment Winter Fun Fly February 20, 2010
9am to 2pm
Sunnyvale RC Park
Wausau WI
Chili, hot dogs, sodas, hot chocolate and coffee will be provided free of charge. The shelter will be enclosed and heated to ward off any wind and cold temperatures Mother Natures throws at us.
Note: There is no cover fee or pilot fees for this event.
Note: All Clubs Invited.

Addional Wausau Club Events
02/06/2010 - Mall Show at Wausau Center Mall
02/20/2010 - Winter fly-in at Sunnyvale RC Park
08/14/2010 - Wausau Annual Fun Fly - See website for event poster later this summer.
10/24/2010 - Swap and Auction - St. Matthew School - See website for further information.

For more information on either event, contact Bob Weller (715) 842-1755 or email Bob at bweller@wellertechnology.com
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Jan 23rd, 2010 - EAA Full Scale Skiplane Fly-In 10:30am

Here's something a little different that may be of interest to members..

Full Scale Skiplane gathering set for EAA Jan 23rd.

The annual EAA Skiplane Fly-In is set for Jan 23rd at EAA AirVenture Museum's Pioneer Airport in Oshkosh. In prior years, more than 25 skiplanes have landed to participate in the event. Majority of skiplanes are scheduled to arrive mid-morning, weather and runway conditions permitting, and will stay until mid-afternoon. If bad weather cancels aircraft arrivals, other activities will continue as planned, including complimentary chili and soup served from 10:30 am until it's gone. Skiplane fly-in is free of charge to the public. Contact EAA website or Sean Elliott at 920-426-4886 for more information.
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Here's something a little different that may be of interest to members..

Full Scale Skiplane gathering set for EAA Jan 23rd.

The annual EAA Skiplane Fly-In is set for Jan 23rd at EAA AirVenture Museum's Pioneer Airport in Oshkosh. In prior years, more than 25 skiplanes have landed to participate in the event. Majority of skiplanes are scheduled to arrive mid-morning, weather and runway conditions permitting, and will stay until mid-afternoon. If bad weather cancels aircraft arrivals, other activities will continue as planned, including complimentary chili and soup served from 10:30 am until it's gone. Skiplane fly-in is free of charge to the public. Contact EAA website or Sean Elliott at 920-426-4886 for more information.
here is a link to the pioneer airport site.
http://www.airventuremuseum.org/activities/events.asp
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Old Feb 08, 2010, 10:59 AM
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who's going to shawano on the 28th?
if we want them to come, we gotta go to them!
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Free Intro Hang Glider Lesson Sat. Feb 27th Waverly Beach.

Our club has received a formal invitation from Dell Cross, Menasha resident, to give hang gliding a try. All VAM members are entitled to one free lesson on Saturday, February 27th at Waverly Beach.

More Info:

Free Introductory “Low & Slow” Lessons
Saturday Feb 27th • 10am - 4pm
(weather permitting)
Brought to you by Waverly Beach and
Whitewater Hang Gliding Club
Dell Cross (local club member/pilot)
242 Dakota Grove
Menasha, WI 52952
920-729-9107 Home
www.whitewaterhangglidingclub.com
Student flying a Condor training hang glider being towed by a winch.
Scooter Tow Hang Gliding School
Owner: Paul Olson
www.scootertow.net
262-770-0253 Cell
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wouldn't it be something to break an arm or leg one day befor shawano?
sure would give us something to talk about.
i'd like to try it myself. who's with me?
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if i could just git rid of my fear of heights.......................................:eek :
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I tried the hang glider simulator at EAA on Saturday. After Saturday, when it comes to hang gliders, fear of heights isn't my problem; it is a fear of something more permanant than that!
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EAA events page

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SHARKS swap meet The 18th

info here
http://www.sharksrc.com/index_files/Calendar.htm
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