Alabama RC Flyers Sent To The Dump | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 05.18.15

Airborne 05.26.15

Airborne 05.20.15

Airborne 05.21.15

Airborne 05.22.15

Airborne Hi-Def On YouTube

Airborne 05.18.15

Airborne 05.26.15

Airborne 05.20.15

Airborne 05.21.15

Airborne 05.22.15

 

Tue, Jun 14, 2011

Alabama RC Flyers Sent To The Dump

And They Say They're Happy To Be There

The Baldwin County (AL) Commission agreed last October to a long-term $1-per-year lease for five acres at the Magnolia landfill near Summerdale to the Bay Area Radio Control Society. The commission and the RC pilots say they hope to eventually conduct nationwide contests at the site.


File Photo

The website baldwincountynow.com reports that society spokesperson Jack Phillips told the legislative body that the area is ideal for both flight training and competition flying. He said he hopes to be able to draw participants from across the nation.

And the county's solid waste department plans to jump on the bandwagon as well with the purchase of a few model aircraft to be placed on display. Director Jim Ransom said in that way they may be able to generate some interest among "landfill visitors."

Of course, as anyone who's seen how seagulls and other shorebirds congregate around landfills can guess, some of these pilots may learn firsthand about bird strikes.

FMI; http://bayarearcsociety.com/

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 05.26.15: S-97 1st Flt, SpaceShipTwo Progress, CO NIMBYs Lose In Court

Also: Sprite UAV, Aero-Calendar, USAF Theater, Aussie F-35, ISS Hacked?, DuPage Airport, ND UAVs Innovation in vertical lift flight took place as Sikorsky Aircraft announced the su>[...]

Aero-Help Wanted: ANN Needs A Good Honest Marketing Manager

ANN/Aero-TV Marketing Department Needs Part or Full Time Personnel E-I-C Note: After months of hints, we've unveiled the beginnings of the 'Airborne Unlimited' project and we're ex>[...]

AeroSports Update: Jimmy Stewart’s Twin Cessna To Be Restored

Pennsylvania EAA Chapter To Restore The Actor's Cessna 310 Hollywood motion pictures can make heroes out of the most unlikely people, and we have certainly seen that in many poorly>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Linx (05.27.15)

Cockpit Footage TBM Avenger Emergency Landing Arsenal Of Democracy VE Day Flyover This is the Emergency Landing at DCA, Reagan National, of the Military Aviation Museum TBM Avenger>[...]

ANN's Daily Aero-Term (05.27.15): Negative

Contradicts a previous statement by the other speaker.>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2015 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC