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Jun 20, 2012, 12:20 PM
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Airplane flying in Marin County ?


I'm somewhat new to RC Airplane flying, and looking for a good spot to fly in the Marin area. I was going to right behind Home Depot, but they closed off that lot. Plus, it was right on the it was a little windy.

I have a Super Cub and T-28 Trojan. I've been to a few parks, but there doesn't seem to be enough room, and too many people as well.

Can anyone recommend a good spot to fly planes at?

Thanks in advance!

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Jun 20, 2012, 12:39 PM
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I've heard of people flying at breuner field in Richmond, but that's about all I've heard.
Oct 25, 2012, 05:43 PM
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decent spot behind trader joes

There's a pretty good spot in corte madera, right behind the trader joes. when you go past the trader joes parking lot (it should be to your right, otherwise you're going the wrong way) and take a right at the stoplight. keep going ALL the way to the end of that road, and take another right into the dirt parking lot at the end. get out, and walk down the path about ten feet or so (away from the store, not parallel with it) and there's a semi-raised grass runway about 50 feet long or so. it's not bad, especially if it's been mowed. sometimes when it's getting a bit shaggy i go over and mow it. I also mapped it under the maps section on rcg, labelled "grass runway behind the supermarket" or something along those lines
Jan 03, 2013, 04:17 PM
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theres a good spot up on ring mountain for belly landing plus a section of paved fire road.
Jan 04, 2013, 01:41 AM
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also, I found out about a place near gnoss field in novato (gnoss field is a full-scale airstrip) but I don't know the address. it is about a half mile east of gnoss, across the river. anyone on here know the address of it?
Jan 07, 2013, 11:19 PM
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Gnoss field

the only minus about flying at the field near gnoss is that it is illegal to go over 400 feet high (FAA mandated)
Jan 08, 2013, 07:12 PM
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Do you know the address of the one by gnoss?
Jan 08, 2013, 08:26 PM
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the field to the south of gnoss is john slough road.
Jan 08, 2013, 09:29 PM
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if you contacted the airport, they may even let you use the runway while there is no air traffic!!!
Jan 09, 2013, 12:39 PM
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hmm, I've done a few flying lessons at gnoss, and it seems to me like there is rarely more than 10 minutes between people landing, taking off, touch-and-goes, etc...
Jan 24, 2013, 10:58 PM
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but thats about as much time a single battery lasts

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Jan 25, 2013, 03:23 AM
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Originally Posted by meisjacko
but thats about as much time a single battery lasts

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Jan 25, 2013, 10:25 AM
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Jan 25, 2013, 10:28 AM
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Jan 25, 2013, 10:29 AM
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