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A Gold Leader Club

Lexington, NC

2023 Club Officers
Mark Fansler
Vice President:
Rob Watson
Steve Tosi
Terry Jordon
Gary Stewart
  Fred Towler
  Richard Lowery
  Chuck Spencer
Safety Coordinator: Fred Towler
Flypaper Editor: Mark Fansler

AMA Intro Pilot Trainers

Mark Fansler

Roger Crook

Doc Green


Thought for Today


Who is Flying at R.G. Satow Field Today?

This is not a requirement to Fly at R.G. Satow Field.

 58° F
   47° F
Partly Sunny

 Wind: W @ 3 mph

Partly sunny, with a high near 58. West wind around 3 mph.
Mostly Cloudy then Areas Of Fog

 Wind: SW @ 3 mph

Areas of fog after 1am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47. Southwest wind around 3 mph.
Forecast for R.G. Satow Field
from The National Weather Service
Everyone is welcome to come and watch.

If you have a current AMA Membership you should join us for a relaxing day of sport flying..

If you don't know how to fly, let us know, we will teach you!


Triad Aeromodelers, Inc.


Saturday March 18, 2023

Tables Available Now Until Gone ?

You can Download or Print Flyer Here



May 12, 2022 - May 20, 2023


Fred Towler was showing Rob Watson how to set the Motor Brake on the ESC of his hand launch model. Rob thought all those new to electric R/C's might want to know about this great way to help control the number of broker prop's during belly landings. Fred said not all ESC are set the same way but most have this option somewhere in the setup manual. Fred was nice enough to find this video about setting Motor Brakes on ESC's for us.

You can find the Video Here

Another great tip Thanks Fred!

Stephen also sent us this email and a link to a very interresting interview with Tom Riley.

I visited Florida this past Thanksgiving. We were there a few days in Titusville, home of the Kennedy Space Center. Chrisie, my fiancé told me about the War bird Museum based in Titusville. We visited and while there, I saw a man I thought I recognized and shortly after I saw the P-82(Twin Mustang). I knew right away the man I recognized was Tom Riley, known for restoring WW2 bombers. The p-82 is a restoration Tom and his team completed and is the only one still flying today.  It was amazing to see the plane completely restored, like stepping back in time. Tom is an interesting guy to talk to and is always willing and ready to talk about restoring the P-82. I learned a lot while there. Tom does take the plane to various air shows throughout the year as well.  I thought you might want to post this on our site in case any members find themselves in Titusville Florida and would like to see a unique piece of history. 

It's a great interview you can find it here  


Here is the "Mowing Schedule" for the next six weeks. We need some volunteers so go to the Member's Only Section and sign up. It's really easy just find a date and click anywhere on that line and the system will put your name in for that week. If you put it in the wrong week just click your name and the system will take it out. You can then go to the week you really wanted and click it. Piece of cake.

   Jan 23rd thru Jan 29th  Chuck Spencer

   Jan 30th thru Feb 5th  Larry Nieman

   Feb 6th thru Feb 12th  Need Volunteer

   Feb 13th thru Feb 19th  Rob Watson

   Feb 20th thru Feb 26th  Need Volunteer

   Feb 27th thru Mar 5th  Need Volunteer

   Mar 6th thru Mar 12th  Mario Russo

Coming Up

Arcadia Family Restaurant,
125 Millers Creek Dr,
Winston-Salem, NC 27127
On Hwy 150 across from Family
Arrive at 6:00pm to Eat,
Meeting Starts at 7:00pm

2/7/23 – TAI Club Meeting
Arcadia Family Restaurant,
6:00p to eat, Meet Start 7:00p

3/14/23 – TAI Club Meeting
Arcadia Family Restaurant,
6:00p to eat, Meet Start 7:00p


1929 Velie Monocoupe

Larry is getting close to finishing his

1929 Velie Monocoupe.

This is a picture of his finial fitting and initial balancing. Click the picture to get a closer look.

Larry also has a 3 planes for sale on the Classified Page

More Stuff

The Information for the Trust Exam is here.

Check out Ron Sexton's "Engine Test Stand" on our "New Stuff" page.

Angle of Bank, Load factor, and Stalls by our Doc Green

Getting Started with EDF - EDF Tips by Rob Watson

New Reading!

How Do I Learn About FPV?

Lipo Battery Basics

See All the AMA Safety Videos on Youtube

Read Select Articles from 'Model Aviation' back to 2012

Thought for Today

Government's view of the economy could be summed up in a few short phrases: If it moves, tax it. If it keeps moving, regulate it. And if it stops moving, subsidize it. "

~ ~ Ronald Reagan


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