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1.       It is recommended that no member fly alone. 

2.       All fliers must be AMA members in good standing.  All field and flight operations shall be strictly in accordance with the current AMA safety code.

3.       Full-scale aircraft have absolute right of way over all model aircraft.

4.       Announce your intentions to take off, touch and go, dead stick, low pass and landings. Dead Stick has right of way. 

5.       Use the four flight stations marked by a break in the fence.

6.       Fly responsiblyÖ..use spotter. 

7.       Flying is absolutely forbidden over the pits and no fly zones as established by the Executive Committee. 

8.       No more than three aircraft including helicopters shall be in the air at any given time. This includes helicopters hovering on the helicopter pad or flying in pattern on the main field.  

9.       All helicopter operations shall be by mutual consent with airplane pilots with a 15 minute time limit.

10.   No one other than pilots, spotters, students, instructors or safety officers is permitted in the Pit area or on the flying field.  All others must remain in the spectator area, which is located under the canopy. 

11.   Every pilot is responsible for the worthiness of his or her model and controls, and shall inspect his or her aircraft before each flight.  Every new or repaired aircraft is subject to safety and flight worthiness inspections at any time by any officer, safety officer or instructor.  Unsafe equipment will be grounded until correction and/or repairs are made.   

12.   All engines with a displacement greater than .051 cubic inches shall be equipped with a muffler with db no greater than 96 @ nine feet at full throttle. 

13.   Observe posted times at the field. 

14.   Transmitter Frequencies and Controls:

14.1.1. All non 2.4 GHz transmitters must display channel number on the antenna and comply with current          AMA requirements.  No transmitters shall be operated on any frequencies which are not approved by         the AMA and FCC.

14.1.2. A transmitter impound is recommended under the canopy for three or more FM radio flyers.

14.1.3. No FM radio shall be activated until the pilotsí frequency clip appears on the FENCE. 

14.1.4. All flyers not using 2.4 GHz transmitters shall place their frequency clip on the fence when ready to fly.

14.1.5. All pilots should observe a 15 minute time limitation, after which the frequency clip is removed from the fence, allowing rotation to the next flyer. 

14.1.6. When flight is over, make sure transmitter is OFF.  Remove your frequency clip from the fence and return transmitter to the impound area. 

14.1.7. Any member causing the loss of another memberís aircraft by not following the frequency control system, shall be required to repair or replace said memberís aircraft.

15.   It is recommended that all members flying gasoline powered models have a UL approved fire extinguisher close at hand. 

16.   All members are responsible for removing their trash when they leave the field.

17.   All major engine adjustments and breaking in will be performed on the hill behind flight line.

18.   Use fuel overflow containers. 

19.   No smoking. 

20.   Pilots will not consume alcoholic beverages prior to, nor during, participation in any model operations. 

21.   Meetings shall be conducted in an orderly fashion, in accordance with Robertís Rules of Order.

22.   Cell phone calls shall not be received or made within earshot of any Club meeting that has been called to order and has not been adjourned.