HEART OF TEXAS SOARING SOCIETY
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Stiff Neck Time
Tom Meeks 30 May
Postponed until September
COVID-19 Field Courtesies
Cover mouth and nose if you cough or sneeze.
Stay two arms lengths away from other persons at the field. (No hugging, handshaking)
Bring your personal hand sanitizer. Use it.
Use sanitizing wipes on winch/retriever.
What do I get for my club dues?
A flying field with paved runway
Use of high starts
Use of Electric Winches
Instruction if needed
Glider Tugs for aero tow
Monthly contests to sharpen your flying skills
Help in building/setting up your glider
Club meetings, Christmas Party
All for 1/10 the cost of a competitive sailplane.
Pay $100 per year.
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.
Exit IH 10 at FM 775
Go thru New Berlin to Zuehl Crossing Rd.
Link Page (Links organized by category and searchable)
Source for hard to find horns and hardware
Hayden Daily's articles and reviews on rc soaring
Pro video shooter films r/c planes (I'm a fan)
NASA's Flickr stream, very entertaining
Pierre Rondel's superb soaring blog
RC Groups For Sale Page - Buy/Sell Anything!
The Radio Carbon Art Youtube Channel:
A great read about your soaring mindset
My favorite e-power calculator
SWG to Metric wire gauge chart
Pitch speed calculator
Great source for carbon rods and tubes
Full Scale soaring news blog
RC Soaring Digest Archives and other stuff
Daily Hi-rez US 8K resolution weather GOES photos