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          AMA Charter  Club # 1811  

Updated Jan 11

MCLS After Christmas Party  Saturday

Jan 22  2:00 pm    Hillbilly’s BBQ and Steaks 

305 S Main St, Lowell, NC 28098. 


The next MCLS club meeting will be at the After Christmas party Jan 22 2:00 pm

MCLS Members 

Will Davis, Max Flowe,Don Jenkins, Roger Altizer, James Duckworth, Phil Bailey, Kermit Payne, Evertte and Jo Shoemaker, Graham Webster, Fred Brigeman, Howard Shenton, Scott Seiler, Stan Powell ,Watt MooreSonny Williams ,David Nyce



MCLS Members 

Will Davis, Max Flowe,Don Jenkins, Roger Altizer, James Duckworth, Phil Bailey, Kermit Payne, Evertte and Jo Shoemaker, Graham Webster, Fred Brigeman, Howard Shenton, Scott Seiler, Stan Powell ,Watt MooreSonny Williams ,David Nyce 

Club Meeting:  

Metrolina Control Line Society

Minutes from 20November 2021

Metrolina Control Line Society (MCLS) held their regular monthly meeting in Huntersville, NC at the Waymer Flying Field.

 The following were in attendance: Will Davis, DonJenkins, Ivan Garcia, David, Sarah, Wesley and Conner Smith, and Scott Seiler.  The weather was perfect for attempting to crash planes into a trash can! Yes, that’s right, MCLS held their Fall Slam Dunk contest with 5 contestants and Will Davis supplied all the planes, which were pretty much past their final good flights.

The meeting was brought to order at 2:13 PM.  

Financial Report:

The club remains financially stable and has the funds available to support the 2022 contest season.  The meeting minutes fromOctober were read and approved by those present.

President’s Report:  

1. If you fly at Waymer Field, purchase a Park Pass to support our only flying site!

Old Business:

1. Tree removal around the grass circle is now complete.

New Business:

1. The Fall Slam Dunk Contest was greatly enjoyed by all, including the RC guys that came over to watch our crazy antics crashing planes on purpose.  The object was to do a wingover into a trash can, which no one got that close to accomplishing the goal, but Wesley Smith did crash closest to the can and took the trophy and cash!
2. Club Members and their family’s wellness continues to be a top priority.  Keep the following in your thoughts and prayers for improved health: Watt Moore, James Duckworth and Howard Shenton.
3. Dave Wenzel passed recently, and in his will, he donated fuel, kits, and planes.  Will Davis has the lead to disposition the items to support the club, its members, and our hobby in general.
4. The trees around the asphalt circles needed to be cut back and will be accomplished before the next contest.
5. The next club meeting will be held during the Annual After Christmas Party, the place and time to be determined.

The meeting was adjourned at 2:31 PM.


Don Jenkins









The flying weather has been good the past  Christmas week  ,in the 70 ‘s is not common  weather  even for the area. I hope you can join us at the field soon . Contact Don Jenkins Max Flow or Will Davis if you want to have someone to fly with at Huntersville flying field 


The gate to Waymer field is to remain locked at all times . After you enter , please lock the gate behind you .  Please make sure the last person that leaves the field secures the lock on charging station and lower the awning .

Access to the field is available to anyone with AMA Membership and Park Pass 

Park Pass and Metrolina Control Line Society membership  

Flying site improvements and  Maintenance are on going 

Both circles  require maintaince to keep circles on flying shape. The dip in the lower circle is stabilized after the last repair, all cracks need to be filled and repaired on a never ending schedule . 

Wayne Robinson ,Jenny Wenzel and Max Flowe .We brought back some models and modeling supplies from Dave Wenzel’s estate , 

A few of Dave Wenzel’s models , now  ready for flight again by Wayne Robinson  , Models were   Cleaned up and prepped for flight 


Flying :

If you want to meet at the field one weekend, Max Flow , Don Jenkins and Will Davis are meeting there on a regular basis. 


“Keep on Keeping on”

Will Davis
MCLS President        


2022 Schedule 

Triple Tree Aerodrome   frosty Dog  Jan 8


       ••••••••  Quote of the Day   ••••••





“In the Workshop” 



Joe Gilbert’s Hanger   

Duster   Built by George Aldrich in 1966 for USA Team Trials  take apart construction , foam wing  , Mc Coy 40 

From Duckworth Aerodrome 



Don Jenkins PA to Electric  conversion 


Don Jenkin’s latest model.  .  Dumanis  .

Dumanis  (Ancient Greek: δύναμις) is a Greek philosophical concept meaning “power”, “potential” or “ability”, and is central to the Aristotelian idea of potentiality and actuality.


 The original  Genesis was made a loooong time ago (1972). Here’s a photo of that one.

The Genesis Extreme did not come along until 2001. I like all of them (well, duh!).

I’m throwing in a couple of shots of my version of the Genesis Extreme.

From Bob Hunt ..   


Card Stock models from James Duckworth 

From Duckworth card stock factory 

A broken  hollow carbon fibre props for electric after prop strike . 

Duck’s card stock model 

              Gerry Glier’s man cave 

Gerry Glier has a new  Evolution , PA75 powered plane  under construction for next years NATS  





         Scott Seiler’s new Dreadnaught

Fred Brigeman and his new SV11  same set up as Max has   Bad Ass 3515  hubin timer  castle esc •••

      Colin McRae And his cosmic wind  

Will Davis New SV 11 electric for practice plane.  Uses the same power package as the Max Bee , Igor burger  active timer , Igor Jeti  spin 66 esc , 6s 2800 battery  12/5 Igor prop 

Herein you will see my first CL scale ship, the Sterling Nieuport 28.  I built two little card models of it as well. Also included photos of my Firecat, Brodak Shoestring, and my little ½ a scratch corsair.

Ducks latest Sir Ambulance Cub   

      Duck’s latest card stock   Panther 

Mike  and Sam Londke’s fleet of rc , free flight and control line models  



Max Flowe’s new Brodak Electric SV11 with Bad Ass 3515 -710 kv motor.  Castle ice lite 50 esc. Hubin fm9 timer, thunderpower 6s 2800 battery 

Bruce Jennings new John Simpson designed Cavalier .Cobra electric take apart model   


      Don Jenkins new Electric Dreadnought 



James Duckworth card stock Air Force  


          X1 from James Duckworth 

Connor  and Wesley with rubber powered models 

Gerry Glier at 2020 Nats 

Steve Fitton’s new Staris ,PA 75 powered 

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 ‘s repair work on 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. , Conversion to electric is complete .  

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. 

                  “The Mo You Know “

If you don’t keep up with space stuff the following is some info of interest.
The US, corporate and military, has over 1000 satellites in space, The military alone has over 200 military defense satellites. US is in a panic race with Russia and China in the space race. Of interest, China recently destroyed one of it’ s outdated satellites via laser fired from one of it’s orbiting satellites. Russia recently released three smaller satellites from one orbiting satellite and then controlled and maneuvered the three little ones close to one of our military satellites.  US Space Force registered a complaint to Russia and the three littler ones were repositioned  away from our defense satellite. Practically everything we do today is either controlled or monitored from orbiting satellites.
As man and humanity has advanced over thousands of years conflict has always followed  It’s only a matter of time in the space race. Many people including officials in government laughed and snickered when Trump announced the Space Force, but in reality the Space Force is vital ally important to our way of life and our defense.
Sonny Willians 
 “The mo you know “

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