Fly-In - Indoor FunFly in South Eastern Pennsylvania (04-24-2010)
We're pleased to announce that North Penn High School in Lansdale PA, 19446 is hosting a SPRING indoor funfly this April 24th, 2010. 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
Video from the 2009 Winter Fun-Fly
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 8:30pm (pilot registration starts at 9:30am)
PILOT COST: a $5 cash only donation (offset table rental cost) to the club lets you fly all day. Your donation also helps us buy rc equipment for the club.
SPECTATOR COST: Free
BRING: AMA highly encouraged
EVENTS: Night flying, regulated flight line, dedicated demonstration times, and more!
We have enough flight line for 8 -12 active pilots.
ROOM: Approximately 20-30 tables with chairs will be set up in a “U” shape around the flying area. Table availability is first come first serve. Chairs will be provided. Electricity is limited, but there. Bring an extension cord. Onsite charging must be in a firebox or similar.
A frequency board will be provided, but we are not impounding radios. Use of 2.4GHz is highly recommended.
Pilot registration, although it's not mandatory is found here.
We will post event information on our website after April 1st.
FOOD: You can purchase hotdogs, drinks, and similar items at the snack bar. The snack bar revenues benefit our Technology Student Association (TSA). Unfortunately, no food or drinks are permitted in the gyms. You have to eat and drink in the lobby area.
VENDORS: Vendors are welcome for the event. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org if you're interested. Or call Mike Voicheck at 215.368.9800 Ext 1325.
There's no fee!
Local hobby stores:
1. Z's RC, from Warminster PA
2. Hobby Hut, from Audubon PA
3. Penn Valley Hobby Center, from Lansdale PA
4. (your hobby shop)
If you plan on selling your old equipment, and using more than one table, please send me an email. The tables are expensive for us to rent, and last winter the place was crowded.
Student made promotional video:
Last winter's funfly drew a huge crowd and very large number of pilots! We had over 90 R/C pilots!!!!
Photos from the winter event.
Article in the local paper
CONTACT: email@example.com if Or call Mike Voicheck at 215.368.9800 Ext 1325.
I know the date is later in the indoor event season, but we hope to see you there! It was the first available date this entire spring!!! Darn those sports teams!
Strike does not affect fun-fly
The teacher strike at North Penn will NOT affect the fun fly scheduled for Saturday.
We are having the event as scheduled. Oh man, wait until you see the micro arena. Bring your little planes and helis. We're going to have fun!
Don't forget to bring money for food and vendors. Feel free to sell your stuff, just don't hog the tables.
With hours of 8:30am to 8:30pm, you're bound to have some fun. Pilots, please bring a $5 instead asking for change. I know this is a pain but it makes it so much easier for us.
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