Tri City Fliers Annual Warbird Fly-in

Tri City Fliers Annual Warbird Fly-in

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The Tri City Flyers have held an annual warbird flyin for several years. This year the event has been expanded through the weekend to help grow the event. The club has a lot of experience hosting events so you can expect this to be a well run and fun event!

Pilot Fee: $20.00
700’x50′ Grass Runway
Food for purchase
Informal Swap area
Onsite Camping available
Showers & Bathrooms
No Hot Water

POC: Tom DiCuirci
302-535-0431
tomdrcpilot@gmail.com
https://www.tricityflyers.com/a/r/szz/home

Tri City Fliers Annual Warbird Fly-in

Tri City Fliers Annual Warbird Fly-in

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The Tri City Flyers have held an annual warbird flyin for several years. This year the event has been expanded through the weekend to help grow the event. The club has a lot of experience hosting events so you can expect this to be a well run and fun event!

Wings MAS June Event

Wings MAS June Event

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Posted for District-8 AVP Steve Shipley. This is fun event for all fliers. No restriction on plane type, just B.Y.O.P. and have fun with a great group of pilots.

2nd Warbird and Civilian fun fly

2nd Warbird and Civilian fun fly

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Hi
Everyone in the District The rockwall sport flyer club will like to invite you to the 2nd Warbird & Civilian Fly-in  on 6 April 2024 for the Rockwall R/C Sport Flyers in Rockwall Texas, the club is located about 25 minutes east of Dallas, TX the add 1906 dowell rd rockwall texas.  There will be lunch for the pilot and also awards for the event. IF you have any question please feel free to contact me at 951-250-4648 or my email chico.romero84@gmail.com.
Thank you
Pablo”Chico” Romero
Contest Director
VP Rockwall Club
AVP District 8 AMA

 

Rockwall Fun Fly Wild wild west

Rockwall Fun Fly Wild wild west

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Rockwall Sport Flyers club hosted a great and fun event this past November even though it was set for October but weather and mother nature said we will have this event in Nov. Well it was a lot of fun since it was bring what ever you wanted to fly and the weird the better. We got to see a Pizza Flying and yes it was a Pepperoni Pizza LOL, also had a glider take off from a dolly, great display of warbirds from the Me-163 with the rocket assist, Ov-10 Bronco , and some other beautiful warbirds and you cant leave behind some beautiful Jets also. Overall and amazing event which if you didn’t come you missed a fun time. Again thank you to Mr Paul Sorell and the Rockwall Sport Flyer for putting this event together and with so much fun. Thank you and hope to see some more events like this in the future.

Veteran Day Event at Richardson Club

Veteran Day Event at Richardson Club

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This past Nov 2023 the Richardson Club celebrated Veteran Day with there fund Raiser. The event was one of great success, the members of the Richardson Club did a great Job honoring those Members that are not with us and for those that still with us that have serve this great country and sacrifice there lives to keep this nation free. Will like to say thank you to Curtis and all the volunteer for making this event such a memorable event. Again if you missed it this year plan on being there next year. After the ceremony there was some great flying and some beautiful airplanes. Again Thank you for hosting this event and looking forward to being there next year.

Aviation Day 2023 and Member Apreciation day

Aviation Day 2023 and Member Apreciation day

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On August 12, 2023 The Rockwall R/C sport flyers had there Aviation Day & Members Appreciation Day. They had a great turn out from there club members and other club members from the area of Dallas, a day full of fun event and great flying. Some of the events that they had this day where from Egg Drop, Blackjack Landing, Roll Roll Roll and Limbo which was a great success even with all the wind and heat which didn’t stop some of the members and visitor to have fun. The club use this event also for there fund raiser which the organization that they selected is “Rebuilding Warriors”an organization that helps Veterans and First responder with Service Dogs.  Every year they help Veterans and First Responders with medical disabilities and PTSD. Will like to say thank you to some of the sponsor of this event: Hobbytown USA, Horizon Hobby, Balsa USA, RC Batteries, Align, RC Plane Stands, and members of the club that donated some wonderful items towards the raffle and silent auction. Can’t wait until next year when they have this great event. Again thank you to the club, there members and volunteers and a great field, hope next year the wind and heat will not be an issue.

Bayou City Flyers War Bird Rally

Bayou City Flyers War Bird Rally

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The Bayou City Flyers of Houston held their War Bird Rally at Scobee field on July 14 and 15, 2023. The 40 pilots that signed up entered some excellent airplanes to fly. Note the photo of the T-33 Turbine Jet. It is owned by Teddy Wang who is from Taiwan and his plane has the markings of the Taiwanese Air Force.
Then, there is the photo of Randy Knopf with his B-2 Spirit Bomber which was very impressive in the sky. He was also awarded the trophy for Best Electric. As for GIANT SCALE, see the photo of Jim McWilliams with his 60 percent NE1 Hemple Cub. Quite a sight to see both on the ground and in the air. He was awarded the trophies for Best Cub and Best of Show.
Also, see the photo of the trophy winners who are listed here L to R.
1. Best Electric: V-2 Bomber, Randy Knopf
2. Best Jet: Tom Kelly
3. Best Multi-Engine and Best Bomber: B-24, Mike Laible
4. Best Axis War Bird: Zero, Iqbal Singh
5. Albert Thibodeaux
6. Best Smoke Hole: Surya Saravan
7. Best Cub and Best of Show: 60 percent NE1 Cub,Jim McWilliams
8. Best Pre-WWII: PT—19, Jim Fuller
9. Lifetime Achievement, Cub Killer: Greg Yancy
10. Fastest WWII Airframe: Kevin Peevy (not shown)
All this, together with the excellent lunch, outstanding raffle items, free shaved ice, and lots of fellowship made this a great event.
Congratulations to President Keith Ratliff and his crew for organizing and hosting this highly successful War Bird Rally.