Updated Sept 22
Official Web Site of
Metrolina Control Line Society
AMA Chartered Club # 1811
Club meeting :
MCLS next club meeting will be 2:00 pm Saturday Sept 26 at Huntersville flying site. We will send out the invasion thru Zoom for anyone unable to attend .
Members News :
Watt Moore is recovering from Surgery last month . He is scheduled to be released (paroled ) this Friday sept 25 ,
Howard , Rusty and Watt enjoying a day hanging out in Watt’s Shop in Chester SC
Give Watt a call if you can , (803) 517-1153. The covid-19 has stopped all visitation.
Metrolina Control Line Society Meeting Minutes from August 22 2020
Metrolina Control Line Society (MCLS) held their regular monthly meeting via ZOOM so as to abide by the current CDC guidance for Social Distancing during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
The following were present: Will Davis, Don Jenkins, Max Flowe, Howard Shenton, Everett Shoemaker, Fred Bridgeman and Ed Ruane.
The meeting was brought to order at 2:14 PM.
The club remains financially stable and has the funds available to support the 2020 and 2021 contest seasons. The meeting minutes from July were read and a motion was made to approvethem.
7. The RDRC Oct 3 fun fly in Raleigh NC is cancelled
The meeting was adjourned at 2:42 PM.
Secretary and Treasurer MCLS
Oct 3 is The Ringmaster fly a Thon
Huntersville flying field 10:00 am start lunch at noon , no fee , just a fun day flying
Club News :
MCLS celebrates the club anniversary during our October contest every 5 years. The 40 th anniversary event will be October 2021. Make plans to attend this special event .
MCLS information is available on the Club History Link on home page .
David B Waymer field is open to all park pass holders . The gate is to remain locked at all times to help enforce capacity limits on social gathering . Please close the gate and install lock after entering the park .
“Keep on Keeping on”
Wesley and Connor cooling off after a dpay of flying at the Davis Farm .
===================================== “In the Workshop”
Steve fitton’s new Staris with PA 75
Don Jenkins new PA 75 powered stunter
Don’s electric Vector is trimmed and ready for Competion in N-30
Mike Waldron and his grandson Bryce Waldron pose with Mike’s Yatsenko Shark , Mike has been burning the electrons lately and really likes the model .
Card stock Zero from James Duckworth
Will is repairing Dave Hemstrought’s Model from the 80’s This is the Last Pt 19 built by Dave. Touch up and blend paint repairs Not a total repaint job.
BT 13 card stock by Duck
Me 109 by Duck
Fred Brigeman and Will Davis at Winston Salem Hobby Park . The Pathfinder is a electric conversion scratch built model by Fred
Brodak arrowind 2826-06 850 kv motor. kr timer. 3200 4 cell battery 12/6 apc prop
Conversion done Ready to test fly , then we will put some trim on to make the school bus look go away
Tom Weedman’s Merco 61 powered Thunderbird
Bill Landstra built this Brodak ME 109 with Brodak 40 for power
Dick Carville built this original 0-2-M ( one too many ) for PA , well finished front row model
Don Ogren and his Electric Genesis
MCLS member Scott Seiler’s Christen Eagle
Duck built this card stock Spirit of St Louis
Max Flow and his Electric Brodak Vector ..cobra 2826/12 motor , hubin timer , castle esc ice lite 50 , 4 cell battery 3200
Rusty after a rough landing with the Mike Garmon Magnum OSMax ax 55
Rusty Knowlton’s “Refried Bean” A retro combat modified Carl Goldberg Lil Jumping Bean
Wayne Robinson’s Schweizer SGS 1-26D .The picture was taken May 7 right after 4 hour cross country flight Wayne recently restored this vintage sail plane
Wayne enjoying silent flight
Flight Over Wagoner South Carolina
Watt a Moore’s new OS 35 s powered me 109
A few of the recent build flite streaks from the shop of Watt Moore . Some will be donated as prizes at AMA Nats Beginner awards
Brodak Galaxy and Fancy Pants by Watt Moore
Will Davis Max Bee for 2020 NATS Igor Burger design for electric F2B
Mike Lonke is building a Brodak Galaxy for profile and N-30 in
Sonny Williams took a break from building Models to install the custom made Cut Glass incert into a existing door, Only a true modeler and Expert woodworker could pull this off. Nice work Sonny.
Mike Londke Free flight ROG Model
Duck is building a fleet of cardstock model airplanes, Latest addition is a Scale sail plane . Wayne Robinson owned the same full scale version some years ago .
The 54 was added after the pic was taken
Everett Shoemaker is building a Twin Engine German bomber for Scale competition.
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