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Modern Turf Sod Farm
   5925 Peach Orchard Rd
   Dalzell, SC 29040
   GPS: N34 03.355 W80 25.517
For many years, LARKS has had a deep community involvement, donating over $40,000 to various charities.
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LARKS Main Field (Larks West)
LARKS East (Sod Farm)
1800 Ben Franklin Rd
     Leesville, SC 29070
     GPS: N 33 49.151 W 81 24.580
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LARKS October Meeting

Meeting Date: Thursday, December 1, 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 (Oct 16, 2016)

AMA members may continue flying FPV for recreational or educational purposes while fully complying with AMA's safety guidelines and flying with a spotter.

Dave Andersen-LARKS Webmaster.
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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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Plane of the Month
Another Beautiful Visitor to the LARKS West Field. Click image for the 1024 size of James Duke's MSX-EXP from Extreme Flight.
AMA Government Relations Blog
I've always been partial to scale looking planes. Extreme Flight changed the look of the Laser 200 a bit and call this the Laser-EXP. This one's special because of the helpful building videos on the site. It's affordable ($179) and you can get the recommended power options from the same site.
Dave finally decided to build this kit. In this three part series, he goes from the build to the first flight.
Build of the CrazE Wing from Tower
York gives us the rundown on the Laser Z-200 and how it influenced a new generation of aerobatic aircraft, the monoplane.
Laser 200
Day 1-From opening the kit, to gluing on the fuselage.
Day 2 we will finish the build and get it ready for flight. Will post the results next newsletter
Day 3-First flight test TBA
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Extreme Flight RC
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October 2016
Hobby Shop of the Month
Hobbytown of Augusta, GA has been a LARKS sponsor for years. This store may have the most complete inventory of any hobby shop within 100 miles of Columbia.

Worth the trip, and besides you can stop at LARKS West on the trip back.
Walt has been a LARKS member for the past 8 years.

He has been an AMA member since 1964, currently flying a PAU Viper with a DA 120 for power.

Longing for good ole' days? Want to get out that X-Acto knife and cut some balsa?
The AMA has over 20,000 plans with new ones featured every month. Check them out for your next build.

AMA Model Aviation Plans
The Float Fly was rescheduled for October 29th due to Hurricane Matthew.
2016 AMA and Club membership Renewals are coming up!
New members are Scott and Noah Myers.
Them's some tall weeds!!!!!
Extreme Flight 48" Laser-EXP
The Frontiers of Flight Museum at the Dallas Love Field also has some great info on this plane flown by the great Leo Loudenslager and how it unseated the venerable Pitts Special in aerobatic competition. They have one on display in the museum.
York Enterprises
Noah is a world class flyer and a member of Team USA F3K! Welcome to LARKS!!!!
You might find him at LARKS West on Sundays before noon. Walt is another expert pilot and puts on quite a show!.

November 10-12, 2016
Sanction #16/1659. Fun fly with open flying. Demonstrations will be scheduled on Friday and Saturday. All RC aircrafts are welcome. There will be a separate Heli flight line available. Night flying is encouraged. Concessions will be available at the field. Great raffle!
AMA District V Airfest
Site: Prosser Field Statesboro, GA
Sponsor: Ogeechee RC Aeromasters
David Burrow CD PH: 912 656-9635
November 12, 2016
Sanction #16/2012. Landing fee New unwrapped toy for a girl or boy. Hot lunch available for $6.00 per person.Come out and have fun while you make a child have a nice Christmas. 1000 Foot Grass runway Water available, Campers welcome, no hookups. Electricity for charging.
Toys for Tots Charity Fun Fly
Site: 190 Owens Rd. Piedmont, SC
Sponsor: Blueridge RC
George Simpson CD PH: 864 228-9349
November 19, 2016
Sanction #16/285. Looks like these guys prefer their aircraft sans radios!
Events; 201-203, 208-209, 212-213, 215, 217-218, 220, 505 CAT I (JSO)
November Indoor
Site: St. Lukes Presbyterian Church. Dunwoody, GA
Sponsor: Thermal Thumbers of Metro Atlanta
Nicholas Ray CD PH: 912 865 675-5034
LARKS 20th Annual Float Fly
Site: Rawls Point On Lake Murray
The 20th Annual Float Fly was a great time! Over 20 participants flew in the best flying weather on the Lake we've seen in the last 10 years. We saw some great flying, had tasty barbeque, and had a raffle with terrific prizes. Click the link above for a photo tour of the event.
Newsletter from October 2016