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Old 04-29-2016, 12:35 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default 3rd Annual West Alabama Aero Modelers Heli Bash! October 7-8 2016!

Hello everyone!

The West Alabama Aero Modelers (WAAM) are gearing up for our second annual event this coming October. We will be hosting a heli fly-in and would like to extend an invitation and welcome anyone who would like to come fly with us. Everything from Helis, Multi-Rotors, to FPV(heli) is welcome. We have plenty of room to fly! (See the google link at the bottom of this post.)

Note: FPV will be governed by the AMA rules in effect at the time of the event

Below Is the link to our web page where you can see our beautiful flying site.


Landing Fee: $20 (Includes lunch on Saturday!)
Dates: October 7 and 8. (The 9th is open flying for our regular members, however, you are welcome to stay and fly/hangout with us.)
Where: West Alabama Aero Modelers, Tuscaloosa, AL
Google Link: Our Field
FaceBook, Plenty of pictures from past events. Heli events too!
Last Years Photos!

Feel Free to contact me via email at jtcrowder@crimson.ua.edu

-Jake

You may also contact James Randolph at jrandolphCPA@gmail.com

Sanctioned Event!

Here is a short video of our field.
E7 Tuscaloosa.mov (6 min 54 sec)


Thanks to PARA we are able to have a fantastic flying site to host events complete with electricity, water, and restrooms.

Camping:
If you would like to bring a pull along camper, or if you have a large RV you are welcome to park them in the parking lot at our field. Please keep in mind, there are no hook-ups! We will leave the restrooms open through the night.

Electric flyers:
Those of you who fly electrics are encouraged to bring items you would normally use if you were in a location that did not have electricity available. We do have electricity at our field, however, it does have limitations. If you have a powerful charging set-up please have your normal power plant with you just in case



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Old 04-29-2016, 11:02 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Nice. Posting here so maybe I can remember about it. kinda far away. date and drive ha ha, 2 hrs it says not the worse.
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Old 06-17-2016, 09:08 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Who all is making plans to attend this event this year? This is a great event at one of the best flying facility in the southeast.
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Old 06-19-2016, 07:11 AM   #4 (permalink)
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I might have to try and make it this is lil way past the Birmingham club right. i just requested this weekend off for another even that has no canceled to change dates. If you don't have a camper is it okay to sleep in your vehicle?
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Yes it is ok to sleep in your vehicle.
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Old 08-08-2016, 07:59 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Definitely going to try, my October calendar is filling up.
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Definitely going to try, my October calendar is filling up.
Sounds good bud!
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virginia a weekend before, Matts after. I guess Josh and I will have a decision to make this year. Can't do all of them,.. 12 hour drive, 9 hour, 10 hour,.. hmmmmmmmm

I do love coming to tuscaloosa though.
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Old 09-05-2016, 10:22 PM   #9 (permalink)
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virginia a weekend before, Matts after. I guess Josh and I will have a decision to make this year. Can't do all of them,.. 12 hour drive, 9 hour, 10 hour,.. hmmmmmmmm

I do love coming to tuscaloosa though.
We enjoy having you guys. Hope you can make it!
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Old 09-27-2016, 07:21 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Here is the flyer for our Heli Event.
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See y'all tomorrow.
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The field is set-up and ready to go.
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I hope everyone has a great weekend, Hope the wind and weather isnt bad from the Hurricane..I won't be able to make it.
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Some good flights today by about 5-6 people. Matt Botos, Spano, and Bill K doing some stellar autos this afternoon! Y'all come out tomorrow and join us!
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Thanks to everyone who made the drive. We look forward to seeing you next year! Here is a link to the photos.

See y'all at the swarm.
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Thanks for the pictures. Glad yall had fun. Yall have a nice looking runway.
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Sounds like it was great fun as usual!

Out of the three events we were thinking of, we went to ZERO I had to go to china for a few weeks , got the call requesting it on monday, and was told I was leaving wednesday. HATE missing tuscaloosa. Always the most "fun" event of the year with great people and a beautiful flying site!
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