Tue, Jun 14, 2011
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.
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
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.
After 2 Decades of Innovative NewMedia Coverage, ANN Continues to Raise the Bar The crew at the Aero-News Network is eagerly anticipating yet another chance to showcase one of the >[...]
True Blue Power Announces Series of High-Powered USB Charging Ports, Powers Current and Next-Generation Electronic Devices True Blue Power today announced the TA202 Series High Pow>[...]
Also: MU-2 AOA, AMA Responds To Senate FAA Reauthorization, ANN@AEA Live 04/27-0830ET, ANN@AEA Live 04/28-1400ET, ANN@AEA Live 04/29-1100ET A report of a drone possibly colliding w>[...]
Innovative Avionics Powerhouse Showcases Latest Developments It's been a great year for L-3 Aviation Products. In less than six months,m they've finetuned some ground-breaking prod>[...]
AEA2016 Sponsor: Always-Innovative Aspen Avionics Based in Albuquerque, New Mexico, Aspen Avionics specializes in bringing the most advanced display and sensor technology from the >[...]