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.
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1347 Cedar Creek Road,
Pelion, SC. 29123
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LARKS November Meeting





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Meeting Date: Thursday, Nov 1, 2018
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Flight Deck Restaurant
                 109-A Old Chapin Rd
                  Lexington, SC 29072
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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.
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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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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Government Relations (October 3, 2018)
This 80 mm twin 12 blade EDF is an engineering marvel, and though it still hasn't taken off the runway, it is an impressive piece of work.

We got to view the "guts" and wiring. Wow, this is possibly the most complicated model ever to grace our fields. It has a rigid aluminum wing box assembly with pre-installed servoless actuators to work the swept wing. Motion RC says the plane will fly at 38 mph with the wings extended to over 100 mph with the wings swept back.
2019 East Field Waiver
2019 LARKS East Membership
2019 LARKS Main Membership Application
AMA Membership Renewal
The Senate passed the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, and we expect President Trump to sign it into law soon. This bill includes significant modifications to our hobby.













LARKS Views
Featuring the latest photos and video from the field. Chicken BBQ in June and the aftermath of some bad weather
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Neoteck Anemometer
Bought one from Amazon this week (click caption above for link).

This is the second anemometer (say that fast three times...).This version is a much improved device. It uses a 3 V button cell for power and will tell you wind velocity and temperature on a small LCD screen. It has plenty of uses other than checking the wind at the field.

Its easy to use and comes in a protective case and lanyard.

Price $16.95 with battery included.
LARKS West -Summer 2018
 



























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October-December-2018
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October Float Fly at Lake Murray
October 13, 2018
22nd Annual LARKS Float Fly
Gilbert, SC
Email: paulb.616862@yahoo.com
Sponsor: Lexington Aircraft Radio Kontrol Society (LARKS)
Sanction #18/444. Location; end of Campground Rd. Have fun on beautiful Lake Murray! Pilots meeting at 8:30am. Landing Fee of $20, includes lunch. Bring
your water shoes.
Another Fun Fly at LARKS East
Scheduled for Saturday, November 3rd at the Sod Farm. Come join Herb and the LARKS East Regulars for some fun on the grass!
Lexington Area Radio Kontrol Society
AMA Charter # 3616
Links of the Month
The Short Life, Death, and Reincarnation of Dave's Laser-EXP V2


Place was a ghost town after the evacuation in advance of Florence.
Flight from Nall in the Fall
(Click for the Photo Page for this year's event.
Dronegenuity's Drone Tutorials & Training video series
Information and advice on Aerial Photography, Drone Video, and 3D Mapping, as well as tips and tricks from industry professionals.!
Drone Footage of Myrtle Beach ahead of Florence (*YouTube)
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Rusty flying his new Flex Jet
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Time to renew your memberships!
Below are links to various sites selling 3-6 cell LiPo batteries
RCJetwerx
High discharge RoaringTop batteries with Deans and EC3 or EC5 connectors. Recommended by James
HeadsUp Hobby
My favorite place to find a battery. Fast delivery and long battery life are a plus! Anywhere from a 1 cell to 6 cell with a variety of connectors.
HobbyKing
Mostly XT-60 and 90 connectors, but the cost is within my budget and performance has been more than acceptable. Great search function!
Motion RC
Admiral batteries with a variety of connectors. Walt recommends them for his smaller electric RC Extreme Flight plane and Avanti EDF Jet.
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Walt's got a new toy!!!
Can't wait for his first flight! Beautiful, ain't it?
Maiden flight will be at the Trenton field, 24 Girlscout Road, Trenton, SC in the near future.
South Carolina Events
October to December-2018
The AMA Site has changed the event calendar format. Below are links to the searched events
ESPRIT tech
ESPRIT tech has a great site and is a great place for new high end Jeti Radio system!

Walt's moved to this engineering masterpiece. It has all the bells and whistles!
Time to Renew!
It's getting that time of year again. AMA and LARKS Renewals due by the end of the year. Get a headstart and beat the rush!
Walt at the Trenton RC Field
Beautiful field at Trenton. Walt's a member and invited me to the field.
Trenton Field
Cancelled
Due to Hurricane Michael forecast of heavy rains and strong winds.