As a reminder Fritz Field is CLOSED TO ALL FLYERS DURING CHRISTMAS 12/25/2017. DO NOT FLY AT Fritz field during these dates.
field is open daily with the use of south hill for both glider and
powered flight. North Hill is NOT AVAILBLE FOR ANY POWERED FLIGHT AND
REMAINS CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE (that means no powered helicopter
no powered airplanes). The new bridge is complete and usable but the
county has stressed to us to NOT ALLOW ANY POWERED FLIGHT ON NORTH HILL
OPERATING HOURS ARE 9 am to 6 pm on Saturday and Sunday, 9 am to Dark Monday thru Friday
Fritz field will be CLOSED TO EVERYONE on Thanksgiving day and Christmas day.
FRITZ FIELD Has established new rules effective 4/25/2016.
North/South runway ALL PLANE TYPES But Planes only, East/West runway
for nitro and electric Heli's only.
There is a sound limit of 72 decibels at property line.
All Gas planes will be required to be tested before you fly ("I did not know" will not be allowed for a excuse).
Any Nitro fueled airplanes that is not equipped with factory exhaust
will need to be tested. ("i did not know" will not be allowed for a
excuse). If you think your plane should be tested, Lets get it tested.
The sound limit for the testing for any airplane will be a limit of 96 decibles at 20 feet on runway surface.
Each pilot will be responsible for his or her actions including ZERO
Tolerance that may lead up to punishment if rules are broken.
Each pilot will be required to fly within the county owned property
that is inside the tree line from all corners all directions so you
must NOT FLY OVER THE TREES.
Each pilot is required to have a spotter at all times until further notice no exceptions.
If there is a video evidence of any Radio Controlled aircraft flying over the trees as per our ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY.
First offence 2 Week Suspension to the entire club every person every flying type of plane (not to include gliders).
Second offence 4 Week Suspension to the entire club every person every flying type of plane (not to include gliders).
We are located at the north end of Jamesville Road off of Mobile Highway in the old landfill in Beulah. If the gate is open then come on in and enjoy.
Visitors are welcomed and encouraged.
AS A REMINDER THE LAST MEMBER LEAVING PLEASE CLOSE AND LOCK THE GATE.
BLUE ANGEL RECREATION (BRONSON FIELD)
With agreement with the Navy Base any and all flyers in the N.F.M.I. club who wishes to use
this field will now be required to have the new pass in your possesion
to be allowed to fly at Bronson field so this pass that is free and
available from building 777 at main gate of the Navy Base. Their times
are Mon thru Fri 0800 thru 2200,
Sat and Sun 0900 thru 1500. To get this pass you fill out their form
fill in the highlighted areas of the form and tell the individual to
look for "Modeler" as the Sponsor. You dont have this pass you will not
be allowed to fly at the Bronson field. If you are NOT a member of
N.F.M.I. you will not be allowed to fly at Bronson field (even if you
are active duty), all flyers to fly at Blue Angel Rec area must have
AMA card and membership with NFMI NO EXCEPTIONS.
Congratulations to our new Secretary Gary Lee.
also like to say thank you to our outgoing Secretary Bob Yearty for his
12 years of service as Secretary, our club will always appreciate your
hard work and dedication from your past years of service, Gary will
have his hands full filling Bob's shoes as the new Secretary.
club will always appreciate all of the other officers and club members
who volunteer their time and resources to help keep the club going and
we definately look forward to the coming year.
T-SHIRTS ARE IN!
$12 for T-Shirts
$17 for the POLO Shirts
Next Club Meeting will be January 2, 2018
December 9 Sunny high near 53 northeast winds 10 to 15 gusting to 20.
Wind chill values ranging between 25 to 35 degrees.
Sunday December 10 Sunny high near 53 North winds 5 to 100 mph .
Open House 2016 was a HUGE SUCCESS Send out a huge applause to everyone
that put on a awesome performance and a huge thankyou for everyone that
did a spectacular job on a job well done. NFMI expresses a TREMENDOUS
grattitude to everyone that helped in making OPEN HOUSE 2016 to happen
with great honor.
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