|Jan 06, 2002, 07:48 PM|
Need contacts in Kansas City area
The near year is bringing lots of changes to my life, including moving from New Orleans to Kansas City (Overland Park). I have had a great time with electric rc toys here, and I have met many great guys. I'm very active in the hobby, I fly electric sport & competition planes ( A&B electric sailplane -- actually won B at Nats in 2000) as well as very large scale sailplanes & TD, and a few large gassers as well.
I'd appreciate any contacts in the KC area for these pursuits.
I've put a few rough web pages up that show what we have been up to over the past 18 months.
Moving on the 15th of Jan.
New Orleans / Overland Park
|Jan 07, 2002, 06:04 AM|
Joined Nov 2001
Hello Lee, There are a couple clubs and lots of guys Flying in the Kansas City Area. The Shawnee Mission Radio Control Club flys from a field at Shawnee Mission Park around 87th st and I-435. There is a web page but I Don't have the address handy. we also have a good group of guys flying electric indoor and light electric, there are a few doing sailplanes and larger electric. We have several Hobby supplies in OPK , the two closest to you would be on METCALF, Hobby Town 95th st and Hobby Haven 103rd st. There are about 8 or so flying facilities and clubs in the Metro area. Our indoor group meets every other weekend on Saturday Nights 6-9pm our next is Jan. 12th., This is our second season i believe and its been alot of fun, We meet in Desoto Ks. about 20 min west of OPK/Lenexa on 87th street. The outdoor stuff depends on weather this time of year, Its COLD now. I Live in Leavenworth KS. about 40min North but active in the Shawnee Club. Welcome To the K.C. area , Give me a line when you are in town, We have a group that meets for Breakfast on Tuesday Mornings, Love to have you join us and meet some of the guys. Talk to you Later, Dave Bowles
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