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Club Meeting Monday, 17 October

14900 San Pedro Ave 78232 

in the Neal Building

7 PM

     Take Winding Way/Oak Shadows exit off HWY 281 north. Turn east on        Oak Shadows.  At first stop sign, turn left on Timber Oak.  Church parking lot is one block up on the left.  Neal building is on the right.

 

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Monthly Club Aero Tow

Next Aero tow  Saturday 1 October   Apache Field

What do I get for my club dues?

A flying field with paved runway

Use of high starts

Use of Electric Winches

Porta John

Instruction if needed

Glider Tugs for aero tow

Monthly contests to sharpen your flying skills

Help in building/setting up your glider

Good companionship

Club meetings, Christmas Party

All for 1/10 the cost of a competitive sailplane.

Pay $100 per year.

 

 

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Next Aero tow:

Saturday 1 October

Next Contest

Saturday, 15 October

Open Class Triathalon

Next Club Meeting

Monday, 17 October

Directions to Apache Field

167 Airpark Dr

La Vernia, TX 78121

Exit IH 10 at FM 1518

Turn East (left) on Abbott Rd

Turn South (right) at FM 2538

go @9 miles to New Berlin

Go through New Berlin South 1.6 mi turn West (right)

on Zuehl Crossing Rd

Apache Field is 1 mile on left.

OR

Exit IH 10 at FM 775

Go thru New Berlin to Zuehl Crossing Rd.

 

Link Page  (Links organized by category and searchable)

Quick Links

Source for hard to find horns and hardware
http://www.rcmetalbitz.co.uk/Pages/MetalBitzProducts.aspx
 
Hayden Daily's articles and reviews on rc soaring
http://thermalcircle.com/
 
Pro video shooter films r/c planes (I'm a fan)
http://www.youtube.com/user/Lopifly
 
NASA's Flickr stream, very entertaining
http://www.flickr.com/photos/nasacommons/with/4857947223/
 
Pierre Rondel's superb soaring blog
http://planet-soaring.blogspot.com/

RC Groups For Sale Page - Buy/Sell Anything!
http://www.rcgroups.com/aircraft-sailplanes-fs-w-100/
 
The Radio Carbon Art Youtube Channel:
http://www.youtube.com/user/pnaton
 
A great read about your soaring mindset
http://soaringcafe.com/2011/01/zen-and-the-art-of-cross-country-gliding/
 
My favorite e-power calculator
http://www.ecalc.ch/motorcalc.htm?ecalc&lang=en
 
SWG to Metric wire gauge chart
http://www.clag.org.uk/swg.html
 
Pitch speed calculator
http://www.rcpro.org/rccalc/PitchSpeed.aspx
 
Great source for carbon rods and tubes
http://goodwinds.com/
 
Full Scale soaring news blog
http://soaringcafe.com/
 
RC Soaring Digest Archives and other stuff
http://www.rcsoaring.com/

Daily Hi-rez US 8K resolution weather GOES photos
http://www.atmos.washington.edu/data/data.php?loc=satellite