This Month's Newsletter!
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New Members!
We are always looking for new members!

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Monthly Thursday Meeting Schedule
Aug 5th, Sept 2nd, Oct  7th, Nov 4th, Dec 2nd
 @ 7:00pm, Golden Corral restaurant, 4387 W Houston Harte Expy, San Angelo.
Easy Club Membership Sign-up!
Visit our Membership page to sign up for membership. The prorated price for July is $25 for adults and $5 for Youths. Visitors can also sign up for a temporary membership for $5 a month. All members need to have an AMA membership. Fill out the application and pay on our Membership page.
Insect Repellent at the Airfield!
With all the rain we have had this summer, mosquitos and gnats are becoming a nuisance during the morning and evening hours. To help combat the pests we have added insect repellent to the wash station! Just a reminder, our wash station has regular hand soap, heavy duty hand soap with pumice and hand sanitizer. Also, additional paper towel rolls are located in the storage area.
Welcome to the Angelo RC Airfield Video!
Check out the video below to see a brief tour of our field's facilities and features!
Visit our Youtube page below to see more videos from our club!
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Website Updates!
8/5/21- Added the August Newsletter to the Home and Newsletter pages.
8/1/21-Updated the website menu layout. Added Outdoor Fly-In announcement to the Home page. Created new pages for the 2021 Outdoor Fly-In and Club Trainer instruction page.
7/24/21-Added repellent and lawnmower repair info to the home page. Created link to West Texas Game Feeder on the home page. Added to items to our Free For Members page.
7/16/21-Added new pictures to the Home page. Added Secretary/ Treasurer's picture to the Officers Page.
2021 June/July Pictures
June/July Pics from the Field!
Here are some current pics from our outdoor field. Thanks to Jimmy Gaona and Gary Jones for these pictures!
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New FAA Requirement for all Flyers: TRUST Test!
(The Recreational UAS Safety Test)
TRUST (The Recreational UAS Safety Test) is a collaboration between the FAA and industry to provide TRUST and educational safety material to Recreational Flyers who fly unmanned aircraft. Currently there is no deadline to complete this test, however, the test is free to take and easy to pass! The test takes about 30 minutes to complete and can be done anytime. Click on the link below to go to the test, via the AMA website. After completing the test, a certificate will be issued that you can printout and keep with you whenever you fly.

https://trust.modelaircraft.org/

Wildlife at the Flying Field!
This year has seen an abundance of wildlife at the field. First the ground squirrels showed up, followed by the snakes, so be aware of them. Our longhorn neighbors have a few new calves in their herd and a baby deer was spotted near the southeast side of the runway.
Additional Lawnmower Repairs!
Last month the riding mower had a catastrophic failure. The mower gearbox, belt pulley and drivebelt were damaged due to excessive vibration in the drive shaft! Leland Turnbow repaired the gearbox and refurbished the pulley. Gabriel Perez also looked at the lawnmower and found missing bolts on the PTO shaft rear bearing quill and a missing shearing pin on the U joint. Bubba Brotherton and Gary Jones assisted in removing and reinstalling the parts into the mower. Also, thanks to our lawnmowers, Gary Jones, Tom Ungard and Jimmy Gaona who keep the outdoor field looking great.
Leland Turnbow has helped with past repairs on the lawnmower that has saved us from spending hundreds of dollars on new parts. Please support his business, West Texas Game Feeders, at 3312 N. Chadbourne St in San Angelo or visit their website (www.westtexasgamefeeders.com).
Outdoor Fly-In Dates Set!
This year's Outdoor Fly-In dates are set for the weekend of October 9th & 10th, the second Saturday of the month! Details of the event will be posted on the Outdoor Fly-In page as soon as they become available.
Club Trainer Available!
A Hobbico Nexstar Trainer aircraft was donated to the club. With a little TLC from Gary and Bubba, the aircraft is now in great flying condition. Club members can now use the plane for training purposes. For details on how to checkout the plane, assembly and operational instructions visit the Club Trainer page (click the last button on the navigation menu).