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AMA District VI News May 2021

It has been a rough winter, but on the positive side, I got lots of building completed during the cold months. I am glad to add new aircraft to my hangar, but let those May flowers bloom. I am ready to fly something. Around my area, flying season is getting into full swing now! I...
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AMA District VI News April 2021

I was going to make some sort of smart-alack remark then proclaim April Fools’ Day. I chose not to because I hate it when people do that to me! At the time I wrote this, I had not received my COVID-19 shot. I was on the list but had not yet been called to report...
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AMA District VI News March 2021

It’s March already! Unfortunately COVID-19 restrictions are still a factor, and many St. Patrick’s Day events were canceled at the beginning of the new year. We are lucky to have a hobby that we can enjoy despite the pandemic. Most of our flying fields are outside and we can easily maintain social distancing to keep...
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AMA District VI News February 2021

Here we are, in the month of love already! Be sure to do something really nice for your spouse or significant other. If you are good, maybe you’ll be allowed to buy that new aircraft you have been dreaming about! I hope that COVID-19 will soon be a thing of the past! I am so...
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AMA District VI News January 2021

Happy New Year! It is the start of building season once again. I cannot believe we are already into the new year. I hope that 2021 will be a much better year than the last! It’s time now to sit around the fire and enjoy the following stories from when it was still warm outside!...
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AMA District VI News December 2020

Merry Christmas, and please remember the real reason for the season! This year has been a tough year for all of us with social distancing, wearing a mask wherever you go, canceled events, and on and on. I pray that 2021 will be better for all of us and our families! Merry Christmas and Happy...
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AMA District VI News November 2020

Thank goodness, the political commercials will soon be over! Happy Thanksgiving, and I hope you have big plans to overeat with your family and friends. The first report this month is from Rege Hall, Blacksheep RC Modelers president: “We raised $3,620 in support of the Hoosier Veterans Assistance Foundation on our 2020 National Model Aviation...
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AMA District VI News October 2020

The first report this month is from Kim Stricker. The pressure to fly finally built to the point that the Breezy Hill Flyers just had to sling some castor and turn some circles. That was all fine and good, but this heat can make things a little dicey. Our solution was to arrive at 7...
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AMA District VI News September 2020

This month’s first report is from Frank Noyes. On June 6, 2020, the Lake Ozark Radio Control Society in Missouri had its annual Relay for Life Cancer Fun Fly. We had 31 pilots and raised more than $4,445 for the American Cancer Society. The Relay Ladies put on a great lunch for all the attendees....
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AMA District VI News August 2020

This month’s article shows the trials and tribulations of buying your own flying field. It was written by Larry Kupferschmid. Larry’s article shows that the process was tough but doable, but in the space allowed, I couldn’t cover the hurdles he and the club had to clear. Some roadblocks included overpriced land; negotiating a extension...
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