it’s on in Round Top, Texas folks, you want to come have some fun in the air with some of the best Warbird pilots in TEXAS ??? Well folks here is your chance, Round Top, Texas is gonna be bursting at the seams with fighters and bombers from WWI to Present, we are really getting a huge response from pilots around the US wanting to come see and enjoy the scenic “Thunder Field” that is the site of what is looking to be the largest Giant Scale Warbird event in TEXAS !!!!!! Let the countdown begin pilots and get yourselves and your Giant Warbirds ready for 3 days of the fastest, lowest, lead-slingingest, bomb-dropping hot rods of the skies fun , it’s an event you will not want to miss !!!!!!………Give us a shout out of what type of Warbird/Bomber you hope to see at the event because chances are it will probably be there !!!!!!!
To all Rc fliers in the DFW area, if you recall the July issue of Model Aviaton magazine, the cover photo and featured article was about Reginald Denney, known as the “Prince of Drones”.
What wasn’t in the article, was that a museum in Caddo Mills has his stuff on display.
Richardson Radio Control Club is partnering with the Aviation Unmanned Vehicle Museum in hosting the 1st Reginald Denney Day Fun Fly and Museum Grand Opening.
So come on out on November 20th. Bring your planes to fly, and tour the museum to learn about some cool aviation history.
AMA Hall of Fame Faust R. Parker, Jr.
Faust with wife Julie and his friends at a Texas Cloud Climbers Annual Event
Active since the late 1950’s
Faust is a Competitive Free Flighter, Designer, Club Leader and Contest Director.
1. He received his Bachelor and Master’s Degrees from the University of Texas at Arlington.
Completed his PhD from the University of Texas at Austin (Specializing in Marine Science) while
doing his research at The U.T. Marine Science Institute (was out of modeling during PhD. Work). His
career included seven years as a contract Chemist at the School of Aerospace Medicine, Brooks AFB
in San Antonio, TX and 25 years as the Director of an Environmental Toxicology Laboratory in
2. His undergraduate education was funded by scholarship (football), Master by teaching
Assistantship and PhD work by a Welder Wildlife Foundation Fellowship. He had a three-year
professional football experience in the Texas, Continental, and NFL leagues as a place kicker.
3. Significant Free Flight competition successes include:
Club Championship Team 1964 NATS
Two-time Nostalgia National Champ (1993, 1994)
Americas Cup Competition (F1C Champ 6 times; F1J Champ 15 times)
National 1/2A Champion 5 times
National F1J Champion 8 Times
National F1C Champion 3 times
Plus, multiple placings in Nostalgia Gas, AMA Gas and FAI events through the years all over
4. International F1C Teams:
Israel 1999 (5th place individual)
Argentina 2011 (5th place individual; 2nd place Team)
Hungary 2017 (23rd place individual)
Lost Hills 2019 (8th place individual; 3rd place Team)
“Frosty” HLG (Several Senior and Open NATS wins + Tulsa Glue Dobbers perpetual)
“Alvin” 1/2A ROW (3 times NATS Champion and record holder as a Senior)
“JTEX” F1J (NATS winner, NFFS co-model of the year 2000)
“CNC MATRIX” 1/2A (NATS winner, co-designer with Henry Spence, model of the year
6. Faust is a lifetime member of NFFS and was inducted into the NFFS Hall of Fame in 2010.
7. AMA Model Club participation:
Fort Worth JAC’s (Junior Aero Club) 1960’s thru early 1970’s
Tri-City Fliers, San Antonio, TX. 1980 thru 2010
Texas Cloud Climbers, DFW. 2011 to present. Currently serves as Club Safety Officer.
8. Contest Director since 1980:
Has directed two – three Free Flight Contests a year since then
Free Flight NATS CD in 2018
Free Flight NATS Event Director and Volunteer every year as needed
9. Consistent U.S. W.C. Junior Team supporter since 1980 (both financially and equipment). Built and
donated F1P’s to Junior team members for the 2014 Romania Junior World Champs. Those models
have been passed on for the next Junior Team members.
FAI Team Selection Committee
NFFS Nostalgia Committee
NFFS Hall of Fame Selection Committee Chair 2020
11. NFFS Symposium 2020 Article: “The Road to the World Champs
$100 per month drawing for —AMA DISTRICT 8 CLUBS-— TEXAS, ARKANSAS, OKLAHOMA, LOUISIANA, NEW MEXICO.
District 8 clubs having 100% Membership that has taken the “TRUST” Test—-Your club will qualify for a $100 drawing PER MONTH from August 30 to December 30
Club Presidents send your club name to be entered in the Drawing on the 30th of each month-in August-September-October-November and December. Once Entered you are in for all 5 months drawing–a winning club can only win once.-
PRESIDENT send your club entry to –
Fly In & Swap Meet
Saturday July 17, 9:00 am ~ 3:00 pm
Pete Darter Field
734 Logston Road
Contact CD John Flanders for info
All R/C Aircraft are welcome – AMA membership required to fly
Fly SAFE and have FUN
Come fly with us and celebrate our 51st year!
Established in 1970, Pete Darter provided the land that established Texoma R/C
and we have been an active club ever since! AMA Club #276
Flying field is located at 734 Logston Road, Sherman, TX
BVRC Annual-Electric Fly in
Everybody invited FUN FLY and Swap Meet
First TEXAS SCALE CONTEST OF THE YEAR
Come WATCH some of the BEST SCALE planes in TEXAS