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.
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