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Modern Turf Sod Farm
   5925 Peach Orchard Rd
   Dalzell, SC 29040
   GPS: N34 03.355 W80 25.517
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For many years, LARKS has had a deep community involvement, donating over $40,000 to various charities.
Daylight Savings Time is here!. Next RC Pilot flight training will resume on Tuesday, March 29, 2016 at LARKS West Field. Visitors are welcome!





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1800 Ben Franklin Rd
     Leesville, SC 29070
     GPS: N 33 49.151 W 81 24.580
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Larks April Meeting

Meeting Date: Thursday April 7th, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Flight Deck Restaurant
                 109-A Old Chapin Rd
                  Lexington, SC 29072
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 Plane of the Week (March 27th, 2016)
The AMA is pleased to see the FAA more acurately characterize its recent drone data as 'sightnings' and 'reports' rather than the more inflammatory terminology used last summer, Aug 2015.

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Dave Andersen-LARKS Webmaster.
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2016 LARKS Spring Fling-April 1-2












We have been involved in introducing modeling to children of all ages, sending children to camp, doing flying demos at local schools, churches, and parks. We have also set up simulators and static displays at various locations as an educational experience to our community. We are always open to new ideas to promote our hobby to others in a safe way.
Mike Gill is the Club President for 2016
SebArt, International's Sukhoi 29S is a 100 cc, 2.6 meter wingspan beauty in yellow and black or red/white/blue trim.
LARKS Mission Statement
To promote model aircraft building and flying as a family oriented hobby, to freely and openly share what we have collectively learned and experienced, and to provide an enjoyable, friendly and safe environment for our fellow hobbyists and guests.
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Robert Blackwell providing a little flight instruction in the AMA Trailer at Irmo 3/12. They caught on quickly!
Saluda Shoals Palmetto Health Fields Flight Demos In Irmo, SC 3-12-16
AMA Government Relations Blog
Top things you don't want to hear on an airline PA System:

10. "It would be a good idea now for everyone to close their window shades and watch the in-flight movie."
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Past Newsletter Index
In case you missed one of the past newsletters, we now have an index of all the past newsletters since I took over as webmaster.....
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LARKS brought the AMA trailer with its flight simulators and goodies to the event.
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Sanction #16/11. Cassidy Rd. Knock the winters dust off your stuff by flying on our 600' x 60' grass runway with a 300' x 15' section of US230 Aeromodeling Geo textile fabric. Swap & Shop ok. Come join us for a day of great flying, great food and great fellowship! Landing fee $10 includes lunch. 9am pilots meeting.
CONGAREE FLYERS SPRING FLY-IN
Site: Club Field 697 Cassidy Rd., Gaston, SC
Walter Williams CD PH: 803-939-1476
Email: wwildroot@yahoo.com
Sponsor: CONGAREE FLYERS
April 8-9, 2016
Sanction #16/293. Fly in Swap meet 100x1000 grass runway. Camping available, no hookups. Restrooms, power for charging, concessions available. No channel 20. Landing fee/or swap fee $15 includes lunch. Gates open 7:30am.
ANY SIZE WARBIRD AND SWAP MEET
Site: Club Field, Piedmont, SC
Joseph Vaughn CD PH: 864.859.2788
Email: jovaunr@aol.com
Sponsor: FIRETOWER FLYERS
April 9, 2016
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LARKS West Photos 3-22-16
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Get all the data on this full size Russian aerobatic aircraft. Used for flight training and aerobatic competitions.
Sukhoi SU-29 Wikipedia Page
The 2016 LARKS Spring Fling was an unqualified success. This brings our total contributions to charity to over 40K!

We have over 40 prizes awarded, had a great lunch of barbequed pork, beans and cole slaw, and saw some terrific flying into a pretty rough wind. Heli guys were awesome, saw some great plane and jet flying, and even had a terrific demo of FPV quad flying. All to benefit a great cause!
Newsletter from April 4, 2016