Lawrence Harville

Lawrence Harville

AMA District-8 Vice President

IMAC Copan 2020

IMAC Copan 2020

1st Annual Bill Thomas Memorial IMAC Challenge This past weekend I had the privilege to fly at Copan, Ok at the first Annual  Bill Thomas Memorial IMAC. Bill Thomas started flying  in the early 50's and was very big in Pattern in the 80's. He was successful in winning...

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Wes Blair Texas Scale Championship

Wes Blair Texas Scale Championship

September 26th & 27th - Hosted by the Greater Southwest Aero Modelers Location: 6903 Randol Mill Rd, Ft Woth TX - 650 by 50 Grass Runway 1st Entry $25.00 - Additional Entries $10.00 - Lunch and Drawing Provided for Contestants. Note: Gas Turbines Not Allowed...

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Guymon Fun Fly

Sorry for the late post... Technical issues!! A wrong turn in the middle of the Oklahoma Panhandle brought some history to the Guymon Fun Fly in September. A cold front and high winds on Sunday did not keep 12 pilots from showing up ready to tear up the skies at...

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Hight Desert Jet Fly In.

Hight Desert Jet Fly In.

Jets. I attended ARCC's Hight desert Jet Fly In here in Albuquerque. They had 24 pilots and lots of fun. Weather was not so well on Thursday and Friday. Saturday was perfect. There was lots of spectators watching the jets. At noon there was a walk of planes. Phill...

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ARCC Un-swap meet

Un-swap meet? What is it? ARCC had a Un-swap meet last Saturday. Les Beason came up with this idea. The stuff you have left after a swap meet just takes up space in your work shop. An un-swap meet was designed to get rid of that stuff. Here is how it works. Fill up a...

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AMA CALL TO ARMS

Dear member – We need your assistance in an urgent matter. Late last week, the FAA unexpectedly informed us that, contrary to earlier commitments to AMA, the agency is planning to limit all recreational model aircraft operations to 400 feet in controlled airspace –...

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Mike Vawters Memorial – Charity Fundraiser

Mike Vawters Memorial – Charity Fundraiser

On November 16, 2019 Alvin RC Model Airplane Association held its annual charity fundraiser at its field in Alvin, TX. The club had planned a fun fly for the previous week which had to be canceled due to wet field conditions. Due to the many items donated for sale at...

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