HEADLINING: The next club meeting will be held on Thurs, July 30th at 8 PM in the Monroe First Aid Squad Building, 47 Monmouth Rd, Monroe Township, NJ. Directions
Tri-County R/C Club of NJ
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Saturday - June 27, 2015
Monroe First Aid Squad Hall
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3rd Annual Air Benders Clunker Fly
Don’t miss this one! Sunday November 1st 2015 at 10:00am is the day you need to bring a video camera to the field. The Clunker Fun Fly is where you dig out and dust off that nasty old airplane(s) that may or may not fly, patch it up with duct tape and glue, bring it out to the field and see what happens. Last year was a blast even though it was cold. I think the most fun will be the Frankenstein category. The idea here is to cob together parts/remains from different airplanes with little care as to its appearance (a wing from this one, a tail from this one and so on) (and try not to test fly it in advance) bring it out for our beauty/ugly contest and then see if it can fly and if so how long.
If you don’t have a true “clunker” bring you oldest, crappiest flying machine anyway or just bring your camera and cheer on the others.
We will have the following honorable mention prizes for the Clunker Fun Fly...
Longest flight, shortest flight, scariest flight, ugliest airplane, largest debris field, smallest debris field, most number of parts to fall off while still flying, most number of crappy airplanes to fly by one pilot, most number of crappy airplanes attempted to fly by one pilot, largest amount of repairs using tape, largest number of different types of tape for repairs, least likely to take of and land but does, worst paint or covering, best emergency landing, worst emergency landing, largest fire, smallest fire, the farthest distance for a lost airplane recovery, most frightening yet flyable, most number of parts on one airplane that are from another airplane, most amount of unintentional loops, highest tree limb strike, lowest tree limb strike, fastest tree limb strike and finally... the most unrecognizable remains.
By now most of you understand my sense of humor and realize I'm kidding about SOME of this. Having said that, lets see how many of these awards will be claimed!! I will have trash bags, duct tape, CA glue, wood screws and most any other "patch" equipment you could need at the ready. However the most importation piece of equipment at this fun fly will be video cameras and trash bags.
Remember, the crapper the better!
Are we having fun yet?
Air Benders Sunday, July 5th Fun Fly
Four Divisions: Electric, Glow/Gas, Quad/Helicopter & FPV
Fly one, two, three or all divisions
Practice before we start from 10:00 to 11:00
First Practice flight is 10:00am, 50/50 at noon
Guys have been showing up one and sometimes two hours late for the fun fly events.
We will be starting at 10:00 sharp. If your not here ready to fly at 10:00 we will be starting without you.
If you realy cant make it on time please at least leave me a message.
Every second and Fourth Saturday night at the North Brunswick Aerodrome night flying from 7:30 to 9:00 Restricted to electric airplanes and small helicopters. Since noise after dark is a concern Wild Hogs are not welcome unless they have been modified to fly quietly. It is optional but strongly recommended to install lighting on aircraft and we have floodlights for the pit area and runway lights.
Not interested in night flying? Come out anyway. We order pizza and hang out with freainds and watch the light show
WOW,,, Are we having fun !!!
Check out these amazing night photos by Jim Plastine