American Airlines
Gas Model Club

Model Airplane Club Founded in 1938

Field Rules

***** RULES OF THE AAGMC FLYING FIELD *****

2018

THE MAIN OBJECTIVE OF THESE RULES ARE TO PROVIDE FOR SAFE AND ENJOYABLE FLYING AND TO BE ABLE TO KEEP THE FIELD

THE ADDRESS OF THE PROPERTY IS AT 3050 AVON LAKE RD. (RTE 83). LITCHFIELD, OHIO HICKORY HILLS STABLES. IN THE EVENT OF A SERIOUS EMERGENCY THE NEAREST HOSPITAL IS MEDINA COMMUNITY AT 1000 E. WASHINGTON ST. PHONE NUMBER 330-225-8555. EXIT THE PROPRRTY AND TURN RIGHT ON ROUTE 83 (AVON LAKE WOOSTER ROAD) SOUTH. DRIVE TO ROUTE 18  (MEDINA NORWALK RD) AND TURN LEFT (EAST). DRIVE APPROXIMATLEY 11 MILES ON ROUTE 18 THROUGH MEDINA TO THE HOSPITAL. 911 MAY BE AN OTHER OPTION. CHECK WITH MEMBERS AT THE FIELD FOR FIRST AID KITS *************************************************************************************

1) DUE TO NOISE ABATEMENT FOR THE OWNER AND NEIGHBORS, THERE WILL NO RUNNING OF GAS MODEL ENGINES BEFORE NOON AND AFTER 9:00PM ON ANY DAY. FLYING PAST THE EAST TREE LINE IS TO BE  AVOIDED. THERE WILL BE NO FLYING OVER THE PIT AREA OR PAST THE SOUTH TREE LINE.

2) SILENT AIRCRAFT (SAILPLANES-ELECTRIC) MAY BE FLOWN AT ANY TIME OF THE DAY.

3) ALL AIRCRAFT MUST MEET THE 95 DB LEVEL OR LOWER AT 9 FEET. SPECIAL EVENTS EXCEPTED PER CLUB PRESIDENT.

4) ALL FLYERS MUST BE AN AAGMC MEMBER OR GUEST WITH A CURRENT AMA CARD.

5) GUESTS MUST HAVE.A CURRENT AMA CARD AND MAY FLY TWICE AT THE FIELD UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF A CLUB MEMBER

6) THERE IS A LIMIT OF FOUR AIRCRAFT IN THE AIR AT ONE TIME. EVERYONE IS REQUIRED TO DO AIRCRAFT AVOIDANCE. DON’T BE A BULLY

7) ALL TRANSMITTERS WILL USE FREQUENCY PINS ACCORDING TO THE AMA GUIDELINES.
PINS WITH THE FREQUENCY NUMBER WILL BE PLACED ON THE DESIGNATED POST BEFORE A FLIGHT. IF YOU CAUSE A CRASH BY TURNING ON YOUR TRANSIMITER WHILE SOMEONE ELSE IS IN THE AIR, YOU MUST PAY FOR THE DAMAGES. 2.4 Khz
no pin is needed.

8) COURTESY, GOOD SPORTSMANSHIP AND SAFETY CANNOT BE STRESSED TOO MUCH. IF AT ALL POSSIBLE, CRASH YOUR PLANE BEFORE IT CAUSES INJURY OR PROPERTY DAMAGE.

9) ALL CLUB AND AMA SAFETY RULES SHALL BE OBSERVED. YOU ARE FINANCIALLY RESPONSIBLE FOR DAMAGES CAUSED BY NEGLIGENCE.


10) FLYING AND DRINKING OF ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES IS NOT PERMITTED.

11) THERE IS A SPEED LIMIT OF 5 MPH ON THE ROAD TO AND FROM THE FIELD. HOLD IT DOWN.

12) HAUL YOUR OWN RUBBISH OFF THE FIELD AT THE END OF THE DAY


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Speed Limit

5 mph max!

Don't forget we don't own the field and we need to be on good terms with our neighborhs!