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AMA Chapter # 368
An AMA Charter Club Since 1953
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RCCD 2017 Schedule

Club Meetings are held at 7:30 pm, on the 1st and 3rd Thursday of the Month, at the Tucker Senior Center.
Ground School is held on the 4th Thursday of the month at the EAA Chapter 13 Hangar, or RCCD field, as noted.
Event details will be communicated on the event flyers and links.
Dates and activities are subject to change.  Check often for any changes.

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Jan '17 Sun 1 Informal New Year flying & lock combination change  
  Thu 5 Club Meeting
  Thu 19 Club Meeting
  Thu 26 Ground School - Installing equipment in a model
  Sun 29 Swap Shop
Paul Newby
Feb Thu 2 Club Meeting
  Thu 16 Club Meeting
  Thu 23 Ground School -
Mar Thu 2 Club Meeting
  Sat/Sun 11/12 RC Aircraft Show at Gibraltar
Jim Lundberg
  Thu 16 Club Meeting
  Thu 23 Ground School -
Apr Thu 6 Club Meeting -
  Fri/Sat/Sun 8/9/10 TOLEDO SHOW    
  Thu 20 Club Meeting - Mini Toledo John McCormick
  Sat 22 Field Spring Clean-up (Rain date 4/23)  
  Thu 27 Ground School -
May Thu 4 Club Meeting
  Thu 18 Club Meeting
  Sat/Sun 20/21 Watts Over Wetzel (W.O.W.) Electric Event McCormich/P. Laperriere
  Thu 25 Ground School -
Jun Thu 1 Club Meeting
  Thu 15 Club Meeting
  Sat 17 Great Lakes Scale & Warbirds
J. McCormick
  Tue 6 1st Kids' night (Rain date 6/08)
Bruce Thoms
  Thu 22 Ground School
Jul Thu 6 Club Meeting
  Sat 8 Big Bird Lou Tisch
  Sat 15 Work Party ALL
  Thu 20 Club Meeting
  Sat 22 Club Project homecoming, fly-in & Steakout
Phil Laperriere
  Thu 27 Ground School
Aug Thu 3 Club Meeting
  Sat 5 4-Stroke Rally
Mike Schafka
  Tue 8 Kids' night (Rain date: 8/10 )
Bruce Thoms
  Sat 12 National Model Aviation Day. (Open House at RCCD)
  Thu 17 Club Meeting
  Sat/Sun 19-20 Selfridge Event   Tim Toutant
  Thu 24 Ground School
Sep Thu 7 Club Meeting
  Sat 2 Club Fly-in, Fun Fly & Picnic
Jim Lundberg
  Fri/Sat/ Sun 8/9/10 Tom Brett Memorial Pattern Contest Peter Van Heusden
  Thu 21 Club Meeting
  Thu 28 Ground School
Oct Thu 5 Club Meeting
  Sat 14 Field Winter prep (Rain Date: 10/15)
  Thu 19 Club Meeting
  Thu 26 Ground School
Nov Thu 2 Club Meeting
  Thu 16 Club Meeting
  Thu 23 NO Ground School
Dec Thu 7 Club Meeting - Election of club officers
  Tue 12 Christmas Party
  Thu 21 NO Club Meeting
  Thu 28 NO Ground School
Jan '2018 Mon 1 Informal New Year flying & lock combination change
  Sun 28 RCCD Swap Meet
Paul Newby

2017 - Aviation Events of Interest (non-RCCD)
Dates may change - Please access the websites of the organizers for the latest details

(Other events at R/C clubs can be accessed from respective club sites - see Links page)

Events on red background are 2015 dates, shown for reference. Red background will be removed as 2017 dates are provided.

April 7-9, 2017 The Weak Signals - R/C Expo (The Toledo Show )
June 2 - 4 CARDS Warbirds & Classics Over Michigan
June 11 PMAC Warbird Festival
June 25 Skymasters Electric Fly-in
July 7 - 9 Air Supremacy over Elkhart
July 14 - 17 Cahtham Warbirds & Classics
July 16 CARDS Giant Scale
July 25 - 31 Air Venture Oshkosh 2012
August 7 Skymasters Warbirds & Scale Fly-in
July/August 30-1 Michigan Jets 2016 TBD
August 18 - 20 Warbirds & Classics over the Midwest
Aug 20 - 21 Thunder Over Michigan
August 27 PMAC's Flying Circus
September 1 - 3 Indiana Warbird Campaign (AMA HQ site)
October 1 - 2 WWI Dawn Patrol Rendezvous
at the National Museum of the United States Air Force - Dayton, OH
September 19 - 20 Flying Pilgrims - 30th Fall Phase Out for Fun, Giant Scale event
September 18 PMAC Scale Fly-in

Events at other clubs on RC FlightDeck, withing driving distance of RCCD