As a reminder Fritz Field is CLOSED TO ALL FLYERS DURING Thanksgiving 11/22/2018 and Christmas 12/25/2018 Easter Sunday April 21, 2019. DO NOT FLY AT Fritz field during these dates.
field is open daily with the use of North Hill is now open to use and
to fly powered flight on both runways but the E/W runway you must face
south and you must stay in the tree line. The new changes to the facility is coming along nicely.
Come out and take a look at new layout.
South Hill is also available for Glider use as usual.
OPERATING HOURS ARE 7:30 a.m. to Dark 7 days a week for any and ALL Electrics airplane, helicopter, sailplanes and quadcopter.
OPERATING HOURS ARE 8:15 a.m. to Dark 7 days a week for any and all
internal combustion engines that means Airplane, Helicopter will NOT
START until 8:15 am and can fly till Dark 7 days a week.
Fritz field will be CLOSED TO EVERYONE on Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving day, and Christmas day.
FRITZ FIELD has established new rules effective 7/25/2018 Both
runways are in use but the pilot must face south if using E/W runway
and the flying pattern must stay in on property inside tree line at all
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. There will be a sound limit of
75 db at Property Line.
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.
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 both a DOD card and a 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. As a reminder this pass is only good for 6 months. 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 December 4, 2018
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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