Reginald Denney Day Fun Fly and Museum Grand Opening

Reginald Denney Day Fun Fly and Museum Grand Opening


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.

Event manager
Curtis Simmons

Faust R. Parker, Jr. AMA HALL OF FAME 2020

Faust R. Parker, Jr. AMA HALL OF FAME 2020

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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
Houston, TX.
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
the U.S.
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)
5. Designs:
“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.
10. Committees:
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–TRUST Club Drawing

$100–TRUST Club Drawing



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 –

Pete Darter Fly In & Swap Meet

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 903-815-9125
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