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Club Safety Code
  • No alcoholic beverages are permitted at the field.
  • All pilots must have full AMA membership and a current AMA membership card.
  • Turn on transmitter only after obtaining the correct frequency pin.
  • All transmitters must have the correct frequency flag.
  • Keep all equipment in the designated pit area.
  • Fly only from the designated flight line.
  • Do not fly behind the flight line or over the spectator areas.
  • Do not "break-in" engines within hearing distance of the flight line.
  • Closed front-end expansion type mufflers are required on all engines of .10 cubic inches and over.
  • Aircraft on landing approach have priority over all others.
  • Take-offs and landings will be in one direction only; determined by wind and/or field conditions.
  • Aerobatics are not permitted over the runway, landing approach, and take-off areas.
  • Pattern practicing will be permitted in designated areas only.
  • All persons under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a guardian.
  • Trash policing and control is the duty of every club member.
  • The last person leaving the field has the responsibility of securing the field.
  • It is the duty of every Club member to not only obey but to enforce the field rules.
Club Field Rules
  • All pilots must be familiar with the AMA Safety Code.
  • All pilots flying First Person View (FPV) Aircraft must have a spotter and aircraft must remain within line of sight of pilot.
  • All models must have proper identification which includes the pilots name, address, phone number and AMA number.
  • Transmitters may be turned on only when the proper frequency pin is obtained.
  • The Club recommends that any aircraft in the pits is to be restrained by a mechanical means or person during engine startup or run-up.
  • Everyone is a Safety Officer and we teach others by example.
  • All pilots should know the flying site’s exact location for reporting emergencies, and know the location of the closest hospital.
  • Pilots should be able to communicate with other pilots on the flight line so everyone is aware of the current field condition.
  • Take-offs should be executed and performed near the centerline of the runway and never near the flight line.
  • All high speed and aerobatic maneuvers must be performed away from the flight line, pits and spectator areas.
  • In the event of a downed aircraft, or aircraft on the runway, pilots on the flight line should informed of the situation.
  • Never fly over a downed aircraft or retrieval party.
  • Do not wear loose fitting clothing around props/rotors.
  • Never fly alone!
  • Always think safety!

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