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Metrolina  Control  Line Society

AMA Club # 1811     

Flying Control Line Since  1981   

Updated: Nov 23


MCLS November  Club meeting 

Next MCLS Club Meeting will be Saturday Dec 16  at Huntersville  NC , David B Waymer Field  .   club meeting will be at 2:00 pm, Fly before and after club meeting  


Don Jenkins , Will Davis , Scott Seiler  and Max Flowe with their Brodak SV 11 models


MCLS Membership  

Will Davis, Don Jenkins, Max Flowe, James Duckworth, Scott Seiler, Trevor Sayer , Gerry Glier, Graham Webster, Stan Powell, Fred Brigeman, Kermit Payne, David Green, David Nyce, Wayne Robinson ,Jo Shoemaker, Mike Londke ,Everette Shoemaker, Sonny Williams , Watt Moore  , Larry Hillier, Phil Bailey    



Carolina Gang at Golden Oldies Control Line Contest.  Roanoke Rapids ,NC  


******1/2 A Day ****


•••••   MCLS  July Club Meeting July   ••••





         Will Davis

 Club Meeting:

•    The Next club meeting will be Saturday Dec 16 Huntersville , early this month due to holiday .

Social Media :    
Facebook pages that might be of interest to control line flyers below

Metrolina Control Line Society 
• PAMPA control line 
• Control Line flying  
• Brodak Hobby

Contest Season :    
I updated the list of  control line events that members attend from  the southeast . 

 If your organization has a control line event scheduled ,  let me know and I will add it to our web site. 

PAMPA :      

 The Precision Aerobatics Model Pilots Association, Inc. (PAMPA) is recognized by the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) as a Special Interest Group (SIG) representing Control Line Precision Aerobatics (CLPA) enthusiasts on a national and international basis.

The mission of PAMPA is to promote and improve control line precision aerobatics events.

 The PAMPA web site has many digital articles available for download, pictures, District/Regional contact  information  


Club meeting:

Next meeting Sat Dec  16 

Join the Fun:

We plan to fly more during  week due to schedule changes ,if you  want to fly,  contact me , Don or Max to get together . 

Will Davis
 MCLS President 


Metrolina Control Line Society Meeting Minutes from 18 November 2023


Metrolina Control Line Society (MCLS) held their regular monthly meeting at the Waymer Flying Field in Huntersville, NC.  We had fantastic November weather with temperatures in the 70’s with decent wind most of the day.  Once again, we had a crowd of fellowcontrol line enthusiasts with lots of flying all day on two circles, and Will Davis grilled hot dogs for lunch.  The following folks were present:  Will Davis, Don Jenkins, James Duckworth, Buddy Barbee, Larry Hilliard, Phil Bailey, Everett and Jo Shoemaker, Fredand Patty Brigeman (and their stunt dog Tater) and Ivan Garcia.  

The meeting was brought to order at 1:32 PM.  

Financial Report:

The club remains financially stable and has the funds available to support control line modeling for another year. The meeting minutes from our meeting in August were read and approved by those in attendance.

President’s Report:  

1. Here is an updated list of upcoming contests and events:
Frosty Dog Fun Fly at Triple Tree, 13 January 2024.
MCLS Annual After Christmas Party at Hillbillies BBQ in Gastonia NC, 20 January 2024.
Watt Moore’s 91st Birthday party at his home in Chester, SC in mid to late March 2024.
Joe Nall at Triple Tree, 10-16 May 2024.

Old Business:

1. None discussed.

New Business:

1. MCLS will put on a one-day Contest and Fun Fly/Raffle/Vendors on Saturday, 20 April 2024.  The only competitive event will be profile on the upper circle, with the grass circle and lower paved circle available to fly anything you bring.  Hot dogs, chips, and drinks for lunch.
2. The next club meeting will be at held at Waymer Flying Field in Huntersville, NC on 16 December 2023.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:07 PM.  


Don Jenkins

Secretary and Treasurer




  Quote of the day :  





Contest and Events  

        •2024  SE  USA Contest  Season  


Jan 13  Frosty Dog


•   March ???2024     Watt  Moore Birthday Celebration   At His home in Chester SC 

•   April 20 . Huntersville Fun Fly and Profile Stunt  Contest  , Swap Meet , Vendors, Raffle , Lunch served at noon CD .Everette Shoemaker 

•Joe Nall   May 10-17 

..Conopy  of the day…..    

Can you name the plane ,, first to answer  gets  fox 35 engine at next club meeting 


In the workshop : Stunt school 

The use of half speed playback of our flights are valuable coaching tool to help us improve our pattern