This Española weather station
provides updates every few seconds and is near the flying field.
Unfortunately, it seems to be sheltered from the wind. When I measured
7-8 mph at the field, this weather station was recording 3-4 mph. So
your mileage may vary.
Our dues are $100 per year. Plus every pilot must be a member of the AMA
for insurance purposes.
This is an aerial view, looking east, of the Larry Sanders Memorial
again we can access the Larry Sanders Memorial Airfield from the
San Juan airport gate. Thanks to Ross for his diligent work on this. An
was sent to all paid members with the combination. If you are a paid
member and haven't received this information yet, please send an email
Club Member Profiles
on a pilot's photo below to watch a short video profiling that club
My name is Tom and I'll be
sure to get back to you. Come and see what all the fun is about.
you a club member back in the early 1990's? You might be in some of
these group photos. Click below to see.
you like to promote our club at your next event? We have two large
banners you are welcome to use. Just email the webmaster at mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org
and you can dress up your next function with a classy banner like this:
The Los Alamos
Aeromodelers had a static display
of model aircraft and gave flight
demonstrations at the 2014 Los Alamos ScienceFest
We introduced many community members to the joys of modeling.
Chief Master Sgt. Caleb
member Caleb is not only an accomplished aeromodeler but he is also
very involved in the local Civil Air Patrol (CAP) cadets program.
recently spotlighted in the LA
Daily Post as he received the keys to a flight simulator that a local
physics PhD built and donated to the CAP. Could this story happen
anywhere but Los Alamos?
Your webmaster built an electric version
and it's a suprisingly smooth and stable flier.
The Los Alamos Aeromodelers is starting
auxiliary. Does your
wife or significant other need something meaningful to do
while you are at the field on Saturday mornings? Have them join our
women's auxillary. For a limited time only membership is free! And the
woman to join gets to pick the name:
1) The Los Alamos Aeromodelettes
2) The Los Alamos Wingettes
3) The Los Alamos Aeromodeler Widows
(Geotextile) survived 6 years
in the harsh New Mexico sun. In 2013 we pulled up the old fabric and replaced it with new.
Russ wrote a great how-to on the original preperation and installation
with updates on the wear
and tear. Any club attempting this type of installation should read about it here.
Here's a site that Ross found that
is sort of like a
database for all things RC. Worth looking at if you're specifying some
new equipment: www.rcreference.com
member Ed passed away on July 10, 2014. Ed's club activity can traced
back to at least 1960 when meeting announcements at Ed's house for the
Atomic Aeromodelers started to appear in the Santa Fe New Mexican. Ed's
obituary can be found here.
While control line seemed to be his favorite, Ed was also known to put a
radio controlled model in the air on occassion. Most members never saw
anything other than a smile on his face. You'll be missed Ed.