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APRIL JUNE 2010

OFFICIAL NEWSLETTER OF THE MODEL AERONAUTICAL ASSOCIATION OF QUEENSLAND INC.

John Payne from Yepoon- with his “Tempest” electric powered pattern. Taken at Maryborough pattern competition 2010.

IN THIS ISSUE: MAAQ INTER-CLUB CHALLENGE RULES AND ENTRY FORM, DELTA DART PROJECT, MAAQ FLYING SEMINAR AT LARCS, TRIBUTE TO GORDON BURFORD, 64TH NATIONALS EVENT CALENDAR

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Presidents Report May 2010 The last few months have really been busy for all members of the MAAQ committee. We have gone through the process of appointing a new Treasurer to the committee and I am happy to advise you all that Mr. Noel Stewart, a member of the Tingalpa club was appointed in Mid April. Noel held the position of Registrar with Tingalpa and has a wealth of business experience that he brings to the committee. He will hold the position as an appointment until the AGM to be held in September when all positions on the MAAQ come up for re-election. I would like to take the opportunity to thank all those people that enquired about the position. Without members that are prepared to make themselves available to put back into the organisation this state body would not exist. As a result of the enquiries for the Treasurers position we were also able to make an appointment to the position of Public Relations Officer to the committee. Phil Argent from Rosewood has been appointed and will take up the role immediately. Phil has experience in the public relations field and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the committee. I have been around the clubs over the last couple of months including Newtown Club to attend a Vintagents meeting, Maryborough for the Q.P.F.A .competition and also to the Tin Can Bay Warbirds Fly In over the May Day long weekend. As usual the support for these special interest groups and the events they run are as good as any being held anywhere in Australia. If you are thinking of getting involved come along and have a go. There will always be someone there to give you a hand. The MAAA National Conference was held in Adelaide last weekend 22nd & 23rd May. The conference covers many issues that have an effect on every club member in Australia. Queensland proposed to the National body that a professional companies services be retained to look into the promotion of aero modelling on a national scale. As a result of this motion a special sub committee has been appointed to look at the total issue of Public Relations on a National basis and this sub committee will report back to the next conference with a plan to move forward. Our State Flying instructor Michael Snabaitis, who is the MAAA chairman for the Flight Instruction program, was successful in having a special flight Training schedule designed specifically for Helicopter Training accepted by conference, so expect to see this released for general training shortly. MAAQ also presented an update on the 64th Nationals which was accepted and also presented an application on behalf of the World Pylon Championships committee for a grant to help with the running of the 2011 event in Bundaberg. This also was accepted. The other point of interest effecting Queensland was my appointment to the position of chairman of the MAAA land sub committee. All in all a very good conference with lots of business handled and plenty of networking with members of the executive and representatives from the other states. The conference also considered the 2010 / 2011 budget and while the overall membership has remained basically the same, any increase in costs has been offset in other areas by cost reductions. So when it came to Fees for the next year the conference was able to keep them the same.

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The MAAQ fees have also remained the same for the next financial year so no change is the overall outcome. The MAAQ Treasurer has sent all clubs the latest fee structure and affiliation notices so this now becomes the busy time of the year for all club Secretaries, Treasurers and Registrars. The MAAQ would ask that special notice is taken with all renewals this year to ensure all information provided is correct. There has been a special request to ensure Date of Birth is provided and is correct and that the Wings proficiency information is up to date and correct. The committee has had some major issues with our website, and so after a full review of our actual costs of maintaining the previous web page through Big Pond Premium Hosting, and obtaining quotes from web providers, we have decided to have our Web page upgraded and hosted by a professional company in Brisbane. We are nearly at the point of launching our new website and will be using the same address www.maaq.org , once up and running fully, you should see some significant changes. The MAAQ interclub Challenge is definitely on at L.A.R.C.S. on the 28th August 2010 commencing at 9.00 am. The Events, Rules and entry form are in this Airflow so get your team together and start practicing. Also please get you entries in to me as soon as possible so we can start planning. I know the state of Queensland covers such a large area, so the MAAQ would be happy to sponsor and run an interclub challenge in the North Queensland area. If your club is from Rockhampton or further north and you would like to host this event on behalf of the MAAQ please contact me. You will also see later in this edition an advertisement for the MAAQ Flying Seminar being held at the L.A.R.C.S. Club on Sunday 25th July at 11.00 am. This Seminar has been put together to help pilots learn the finer detail required to trim and fly their models from basic trainers through to large IMAC models. Chris Brislin who has recently returned from competing at the Tucson Shoot Out in the USA will be there to pass on his expertise so come along and get involved and have a great day. Lastly I would like to thank all committee for going the extra mile over the last few months. The effort that has been put in by all the committee over this very busy and stressful time has made my job so much easier. Look forward to seeing you all around the fields. Warren Hathaway President

Gary deChastel with Rockhampton�s entries in the Phantom control line contest at Canowindra Easter 2010

t 50 & Je Moki 4 . 2010 , o c a 40% W ay Warbirds with his r te Can B n e Chris V owered at Tin 0p Cat 16

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Vale Gordon Burford 1919 – 2010 It was with sorrow that the Australian and International model aviation community received the sad news that Gordon Burford had found his last flying field, hopefully with blue skies and where there is no wind or rain. Gordon and Jose (you can’t really talk about one and not the other in an MAAA context) were very much leaders and visionaries in the early MAAA days and devoted a significant number of years to the Association. In the ‘History of MAAA’ written by John Marquette, Gordon states: “I started aeromodelling in 1929, when I was ten years old. My first model was a tractor model from a plan in Boy’s Own magazine, made from hardwood (courtesy of a paling fence) and oiled silk. I later discovered that balsa was a better medium for model building. I flew free flight rubber models in contests at Victoria Park Race Course (South Australia) together with Jack Black and Boyd Felstead and others and have continued my interest in free flight over the years, my main love being A2 gliders. Gordon described how in 1937 he bought his first engine, a Mighty Midget supplied in pieces which had to be assembled. It cost three pounds nineteen and sixpence. From then on his interest in model engines never ceased. He went on to recall, “I always wanted to make my own model engines. I felt that reasonably priced, Australian made engines should be available. For a number of years I worked as a licensed Instrument Technician, making a few engines in my spare time. In 1949 I decided that my hobby of making engines should become a full time job. With Jose’s blessing and opinion that ‘we will never be rich but we will never starve, go ahead and give it a try’ work commenced. The first production engine was a fixed head Diesel, based on the ‘Drone’ which we called a ‘Gee Bee’. Later came the Sabre 2.5cc followed by the Glo Chief engines. Brian Horrocks won the English Gold Trophy using a Glo Chief 49. Until this time I had been working in a back yard factory at my house in Grange South Australia, subcontracting work to Frank Bargwanna and Ken Garrett. Jose and I decided to buy a block at Belfast Street Grange where we built our factory and eventually employed up to 20 people including my son Peter who joined the firm in 1958. The factory production reached a maximum output of 1,000 units per month. Late in 1956 we decided to use the name ‘Taipan’ for future engines until production ceased in 1976. I have lost track of how many different versions of each size were made as well as a range of Taipan Glo Plugs and propellers. I ‘retired’ from manufacturing in 1974 and set up a business importing OS Engines and Pilot Kits (if you can’t beat them join them)” When the late Ron Neville decided to retire as MAAA Secretary, Gordon offered to take on the position as a joint effort with Jose. At the 27th Nationals Conference in December 1973, Gordon and Jose were introduced as the incoming joint Federal Secretary and Treasurer. This position was held from 1973 to 1984. Gordon goes on to recount his attendance at CIAM from 1974-85 then held in Paris. “Having previously met the Chairman of CIAM, Sandy Piminoff, he helped me to be accepted into the groups at the meetings, and I was soon in the lobbying sessions and talks which go on after hours. After a while Australian submissions were listened to with interest and then accepted. I was elected Chairman of the CIAM Pylon Subcommittee and gained the support of members from other countries which enabled us to get Australia’s proposals for a new set of rules to be accepted. I met and made friends with people from many countries, and through these friendships a valuable contribution was made to Australia’s standing in the Aeromodelling World”. During Gordon’s time in office a National Insurance Policy was arranged, specific rapage 4


dio frequencies for R/C model use were obtained along with Government Grants for a number of World Championship and other events. In July 1985 Gordon was awarded the Paul Tissandier Diploma by FAI in recognition for his services to aeromodelling. This was the first time such an award had been made to an Australian aeromodeller. Gordon and Jose were awarded MAAA Life Membership for ‘Services to Aeromodelling in Australia’ in 1982/3. At the MAAA Council Conference in 1988 Gordon was inducted into the MAAA Hall of Fame as a ‘Competitor at the first Nationals 1938’ and again in 2000 for ‘Services to Aeromodelling’ Those Australian modellers who knew Gordon have ongoing fond memories of their association with him and this will remain over time. Through the MAAA Museum and the Gordon Burford Event at the Nationals, those who did not know him will appreciate that Aeromodelling in Australia will be the poorer without his life. Rest in Peace Gordon and Jose

The Vintagents are proud to present the Queensland Old Timer State Championships Dalby Qld June 12, 13, & 14th 2010 Where? At the Dalby Model Aircraft Club’s new field, some 4km further along the Cecil Plains road than the old field, formally number 734 and is accessed by the recently resurfaced gravel road running about 1 km to the left. It may sound confusing but the facility is adjacent to the first clump of trees on the left after you pass the Daybreak farm entry. What’s on? Saturday June 12 0900 - Gordon Burford Memorial, a one hour break for a round of Climb and glide, followed by Duration. Saturday night: Barbeque at the field Sunday June13 0830 - Texaco, a one hour break for a round of Climb and glide, followed by 1/2A Texaco Sunday night: Presentation dinner at the Dalby RSL Monday June 14 0830 Antique, a one hour break for the last round of Climb and glide, followed by Nostalgia. What rules? As current MAAA rule book. However, we will be supplying our preferred blend of Texaco fuel, 20% oil 10% nitro, in addition to the 15/5% mix as per the rule book. Additionally we see no problem if competitors wish to blend the supplied castor based fuel with the supplied Cool power based fuel. Pilot briefing Saturday 12th on the field at 0830.

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Round the Ridges with the SFI The MAAA conference has come and gone with a myriad of changes , additions and important discussion on various subjects taking place. Subjects such as FPV and UAV ,amongst many, were discussed at length and are summarized elsewhere in ‘Airflow’ as are other important items such as membership fee’s. With matters “Flight Training” I am very pleased to advise that after a much ‘Arduous’ year concerning the Instructor Manual rewrite, the MAAA has accepted a draft Helicopter Instructor Manual as well as a Fixed Wing Manual (with conditions) and associated resource documents (usable between both Helicopter and Fixed Wing). At this point I would like to explain to members that the above is not a simple task and is quite complex. The following provides some ‘Idea’ of what has to taken into account: The Fixed Wing Instructor Manual is termed "The Works" which is copyrighted by MAS NSW (formally RCAS) and is licensed to MAAA for 50 years commencing on 1 April 2002 and ends in 2052. The Works consist of: Trainee Pilot log Book(Fixed Wing), Flight Training Manual (Fixed Wing) Bronze Wings for Soaring, Gold Wings for Soaring Bronze Wings for fixed wing aircraft, Gold Wings for fixed wing aircraft It would of made the task much easier if the MAAA advised of this situation at the beginning of the task and not at the end….. Other matters tasked to Flight Training this year include what requirements are to be in an Instructors course. It is here, where I ask for member input on the matter and will appreciate comment on the subject. Another outcome from the MAAA Conference, of which ‘Stems’ from regular enquiries to me , is the “Minimum Instructor age” subject. Following legal advice it was stated by the MAAA Executive that there is NO age limit and therefore it is up to the individual club to determine who they nominate (as it has always been) bearing in mind the many considerations and now the above ruling can be taken into account.

I will point out that this is not the case in NSW where currently there is an age limit of 18 years. Furthermore, I need to advise members that various ‘Wings System’ forms were changed. Helicopter Wings forms (with diagrams!) in particular were changed and this will be shown on the MAAA website in due course. It is important to note that these forms are “Live Documents” and are subject to change as are any of the MOP’s and it is very important that only current forms (and current MOP’s) are used for Wings tests. As always please ensure that all details are filled out clearly and legible. May I suggest that any Superseded forms that maybe ‘Laying around’ the club field or flight box be used as paper planes as that’s basically all the superseded forms are good for. I would like to congratulate all the recent Wings recipients, thank all the participating MAAA Instructors and club members supporting the Wings System and thank you to the MAAQ committee for their valuable support. Kind Regards, MS.

CLOSING DATES FOR AIRFLOW July -September edition will be on the 10th of September 2010 Space is available in the newsletter free to members for use to sell or wanting to buy. Email the editor for further information. airflow@maaq.org

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REGISTRAR TREASURERS REPORT

MONEY MATTERS:

Well, it’s been a good couple of months now since I took up this role and the powers to be are telling me it’s time I made my self a little more conspicuous.

Financial report from the last General Meeting May 8th. Bank Statements March / April

I always thought that accountants were the silent ones behind the scenes with not a lot to say unless you want to purchase something. I guess I can’t get away with that.

Opening Balance

First of all I would like to thank the many well wishers that have extended me a warm welcome. It’s great to start getting to know some of the names behind the emails and MR1’s. Over the last couple of years I have been acquainting myself with the MAAA data base at club level as registrar of Tingalpa Model Aero Club. With between 230 – 250 members annually it’s a gentle learning curve. It’s amazing how life brings you back into perspective when you start dealing with a membership of 10,175 and the systems to control it. So that brings me to the second item, it’s rapidly coming up to membership renewal time. By the time this hits your letter box all clubs should have received a mail out with information regarding membership fees for the 2010-2011 year. I’m happy to report that MAAA & MAAQ fees have remained the same as last year. Club Secretaries & Registrars would have by now noted my comments in correspondence, the importance (on your membership renewals) of date of birth and wings rating. Please remember when filling in your renewal forms to include these two items. The current MAAA data base has served us well for many years but like all good things it has a use by date. A new system when found, will be heavily reliant on correct D.O.B. to identify members correctly. Entering this information properly now will hopefully expedite a smooth transfer of data to the new data base.

MAIN A/C

WORKING A/C

26/2/10 $164639.62

$6494.00

Debits $35,000.00 Credits $2223.58

$27909.00 $28552.00

Closing Balance 30/4/10 $ 161863.20

$5171.19

It is unfortunate that due to an ongoing identification problem with a number of direct bank transfers I have (from an accounting perspective) made the decision to temporarily suspend this process for the time being. It appears the old fashion method of cheques and money orders is more reliable in most cases. Secretaries and Registrars please note the change of address for forwarding all remittance as: MAAQ Treasurer:- 113 Wemvern St., Upper Mt Gravatt. Qld 4122 . And finally, it’s good to see the accounts in such good shape monetarily. Since I’ve been in this role I have witnessed the passing and personally signed several cheques for services in advertising club events and small loans. It’s great to see these funds filtering back to the members and their clubs where it all began. So until next edition I leave you with this thought. “You need to be registered to be insured”

Whilst on the topic of renewals! The Secretary MAAA has asked me to pass on that, club registrations renewals need to be received by the MAAA by no later than June 30th for continued member cover. You might have noticed that there is no Web Master title accompanying the heading of Treasurer / Registrar as before. As a cost saving measure this role has been out sourced. We can all look forward to a revamped and updated website in the near future. For all web related inquiries please contact the public relations officer Phil Argent..

Regards Noel Stewart MAAQ Registrar / Treasurer

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MAAQ SECRETARY REPORT AUSTRALIAN SPORTS COMMISSION. MAAQ have been informed by MAAA that the application to the Federal Government’s - Australian Sports Commission - to be recognised as a sport has been rejected. It appears that the people who use the u-tube and forums on websites have been recognised as part of our fraternity and as such placed us into the hobby criteria. The ability to purchase R.C aircraft in a toy shop and go to a park and fly has also been used as a reason for refusing aero modelling as a sport. Most MAAA members understand the great variation we have in flying radio controlled aircraft and it is important that our members take every advantage of what is available. However, I would like to mention that in some cases, you might like to think before you perform that “fantastic ?’ flight to show off to the World on u tube or a forum, just what the consequences could be. MAAA will be preparing another presentation to confirm our dedication to being a sport and will show the variation of our sport is not dissimilar to other sports where items can be bought commercially and used outside the sporting criteria. INCIDENT REPORTS. MAAQ have received several incident reports since the last Airflow where we have been asked by local councils and CASA to investigate complaints of dangerous flying by model aircraft. Complaints range from flying too high in controlled airspace, (CASA) overflying property without permission and noise nuisance (Council). MAAQ are the recognised governing body, responsible for controlling aero modelling in Queensland. It is not a nice situation when I have to go and chase up pilots and clubs to inform them of their responsibility to abide with the local councils by-laws and CASA regulations. The latest request, CASA has asked the MAAQ to investigate a report from a local council in Southern Queensland near Greenbank, of model aircraft flying on a turf farm and overflying adjoining properties. It appears that this activity is breaching local council by-laws and with the council reporting the activity to CASA, has now made the issue to be investigated. It seems that the group is not a MAAQ club, but maybe MAAQ members. Unless this group of pilots cease upsetting the neighbours, the result will undoubtedly force the local council to place pressure on the group to stop flying, or worse, receive a penalty notice. If you know someone flying at this site, let them know the situation. Members are reminded that aero modelling rules are not just a list of do not’s that are there to annoy you. CASA rules are federal law and operators of model aircraft can be heavily penalised to the extent of 50 units. A unit is $110.00. So please members, be responsible with your flying and let’s not have QLD be the first State to have a CASA reprimand. MAAA INSURANCE. The MAAA arranged a representative from our insurance provider to attend the MAAA conference

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to inform all the State delegates of the cover we have. Some interesting points were raised........ 1/ What legal issue does the MOP’s hold over members for insurance cover? Answer: If a member deliberately defies a MOP then the insurance cover may be in jeopardy. The situation is that if it is proven that the action of the member was deliberate, then the insurer has the ability to contest the claim. So make sure you have those heavy models inspected, radio gear authorised, and you place your key in the board, etc etc etc. 2/ Does a club have to be incorporated to be insured? Answer. No. So long as they are registered (paid the appropriate fee) to the State Body they are insured. 3/ Are non flying members (not a member of MAAQ but a member of a club), insured? Answer. As an individual NO. But they are covered by the visitors policy and are to follow visitors procedures. CONTROL LINE REPRESENTATIVE. The MAAQ have a vacancy on the committee for a control line representative. If you are a keen C/L member and you would like to assist in C/L matters, why not become part of the MAAQ committee and help put some activity into C/L groups/members? This position is vacant until September when all committee positions become vacant and are up for elections. If you are interested, please contact me on secretary@maaq.org MAAQ SUPPORT TO STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS Members are informed that the MAAQ now offer, free of charge, 1st, 2nd. and 3rd placing medallions for completion events at State Championships. Any SIG or Club who is hosting/running a State Championship, should contact our R/C administrator, Michael Snabaitis, cfi@maaq.org Entry fees for these events are retained by the SIG or club. MOP CHANGES. Members are reminded that Mop’s are regularly changed to keep up with the advancing technology we are involved with. Instructors, Inspectors, club committee members, display directors, and members, should keep up with the latest MOP’s MOP058. Extra 2.4Gig radios have been approved. MOP032. This is a new MOP for those requiring building plans to be certified. MOP030. Gas Turbine inspections have had some changes. MOP033. New additions to the travel insurance for models. PARK FLYERS. At the May General Meeting, members asked what is MAAQ doing for park flyer. As MAAQ have no jurisdiction on park flyers, we raised the issue at the end of the MAAA conference as a discussion item. It appears that park flyers is a very large issue to progress on and requires a lot of thought before we are in a position to accept this style of aeromodelling. America have tried to have these people incorporated within AMA and it has failed badly. Park flyers do not want to be involved with any association. They just want to fly. Darryl Gunst. SECRETARY.


This is the program as presented at the MAAA National Conference. Full details of the 64th Nationals at Dalby commencing on the 29th of December 2010 will soon be displayed on the New MAAQ web site and also on the MAAA web site. John Taylor Chairman 64 nationals committee

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FLYOFF DAY SCRAMBLE F1J

F2A SPEED

GOODYEAR T/R MINI G/YEAR T/R

F2B AERO ADV & EXP Burford Vin A T/R VINTAGE A T/R

BENDIX T/R CLASSIC B T/R 1/2 A COMBAT VINTAGE STUNT

VINTAGE COMBAT

RESERVE DAY

Hangar Rat 3.307.30pm Hangar Rat Scramble 8/8.30

6PM - 10PM R/C INDOOR NIGHT

CLOSED

WED 5

THUR 6

FRI 7

RESERVE DAY

F4B SCALE, SOS SCALE RESERVE DAY

RESERVE DAY

NO EVENTS SPARE DAY

FLYOFF VIN POWER VIN RUBBER VIN GLIDER

Bulletin number 2 Program of Events

RESERVE DAY

GIANT SCALE

ROCKETRY

F3A (2.4GHZ) EXPERT, ADVANCED, SPORTSMAN

F5B ELEC GLIDER, L.E.G ELEC GLIDER F5B ELECTRIC GLIDER

F3A (2.4GHZ) EXPERT, ADVANCED, SPORTSMAN

F3A (2.4 GHZ) EXPERT, ADVANCED, SPORTSMAN

QUICKIE 500 & 1/4 MIDGET

F3D & F400

F3D

REGISTRATION PROCESSING AT SHOWGROUNDS PYLON SETUP PRACTICE

DALBY R/C FIELD

OPEN ELEC GLIDER, L.E.G ELEC GLIDER

F3B GLIDER

FLY OFF OPEN RUBBER OPEN POWER SCALE

FLYOFFS F1B

F3B GLIDER

F3K R/C HLG, OPEN THERMAL

F3K R/C HLG, OPEN THERMAL

REGISTRATION PROCESSING AT SHOWGROUNDS

JIMBOUR HOUSE

PRE-ENTERED COMPETITORS CAN REGISTER THE DAY BEFORE THE EVENT.

OPEN COMBAT, CLASSIC STUNT

Practice 4-5 pm F1L 5-9 pm

F4F Peanut Stat 34pm Outdoor Scale Static 4-5pm F4F 59pm

TUE 4

MON 3

NO EVENTS SPARE DAY

FLYOFF F1H HLG & CLG SCALE STATIC JUDGE

2.5cc RAT T/R OPEN RAT T/R

F2B AERO ADV & EXP

SUN 2

SAT 1 JAN.'11

Practice 2-3pm

COMBINED & JET SPEED

JNR RAT T/R JUNIOR COMBAT F2D COMBAT

FLYOFFS F1G OZ DIESEL

FLYOFFS F1A

F2C T/R Semi& Final CLASS 2 T/R 1/2A T/R

F2B AERO ADV & EXP

FRI 31

F1C P30

F2C T/R Rds 1 2 3 F2F T/R

F2B AERO ADV & EXP

5PM - 10PM INDOOR HLG (F1N)

REGISTRATION PROCESSING AT SHOWGROUNDS

THUR 30

REGISTRATION PROCESSINGAT SHOWGROUNDS

F/F FIELD FRITH"S FIELD

REGISTRATION PROCESSING AT SHORGROUNDS

C/LINE HARD SURFACE FIELD 07001800 Hrs

R/C INDOOR 610PM

CL GRASS FIELD 08001800hrs

WED 29 DEC.'10

DATE

QLD COTTON GIN

RESERVE DAY

38 antique 2cc ELECTRIC OLD TIMER,

TEXACO NOSTALGIA

DURATION GORDON BURFORD,

1/2A TEXACO, STANDARD DURATION

REGISTRATION PROCESSING AT SHOWGROUNDS

DALBY OLD R/C FIELD

RESERVE DAY

NO EVENTS SPARE DAY

F4C SCALE SOS ARF SCALE LARGE SCALE

F4C SCALE SOS ARF SCALE LARGE SCALE

F4C SCALE SOS ARF SCALE LARGE SCALE

HELICOPTER F3N HELI SCALE

NOVICE

Intermediate

HELICOPTER F3C F3N

NOVICE

Intermediate

F3C F3N

HELICOPTER

REGISTRATION PROCESSING AT SHOWGROUNDS

DALBY AERODROME

RESERVE DAY

SCALE AEROBATICS

SCALE AEROBATICS

SCALE AEROBATICS

REGISTRATION PROCESSINGAT SHOWGROUNDS

THOMPSONS AERODROME

FRI 7

NIL

WED 5

TUE 4

MON 3

SUN 2

SAT 1 JAN.'11

FRI 31

THUR 30

WED 29 DEC.'10

DATE

THUR 6

C/L STATIC JUDG

R/C STATIC JUDG

CD BRIEFING 7.30 pm

DALBY SHOW GROU ND

NIL

NIL

NIL

EXPO

GET TOGETHE R DINNER

SWAP MEET DALBY R/C FIELD Night Scramble

NEW YEAR"S EVE BBQ R/C FIELD

NIL

NIL

SOCIAL EVENTS

MAY 2010


The MAAQ have organized a great event where all clubs can participate in a get together of members dedicated to have fun. The MAAQ Interclub Challenge is a set of six easy to complete “competitions” where clubs nominate one of their members to enter an event and compete with each other. There will be a total of 5 events such as unusual model, musical landing, fun fly, ARF scale, helicopter event, glider, and so on. The club can drop one event, with the remaining score added together to give a winning club. The actual events will be announced around end of March. Every event will be designed to be simple without specialized models, or having to be a experienced competition flyer. You will be able to practice at your own field. Entry is free to everyone. Clubs are encouraged to wear their club tee shirt, fly the club banner, bring a team supporting group to cheer them on and of course help with running the event. This, the first event, will be hosted by LARCS. It is expected that the winning club will have the offer to host the event for the following year. That will not be compulsory.

LARCS will have the canteen open for food and drinks through out the day.

In conjunction with the MAAQ Interclub Challenge, LARCS invite you to participate in their Sell - Buy and Swap meet on August 28th 2010. The idea is to bring along your unwanted goodies and have fun bartering with fellow modelers trying to get the best bargain possible. Entry to sell will be by gold coin donation. Bring your table, chair and umbrella and set yourself up with placards, signs, but no load haulers. Shop keepers interested in a stall should contact Mike Ross 07 3341 6363 for more details. Starting time is 9am, (8am to set up) and stay till your sold out!! You can sell anything, not just modeling gear. Keep your eye on the LARCS website

Also, LARCS will have a Swap and Sell on the same day. So while not flying, you can barter and buy yourself a bargain, or sell your lovable model no longer needed.

www.larcs.com.au

for up to date information.

Secretaries will receive all the news and ‘rules’ in March so be prepared. KEEP AUGUST 28th FEE – PUT THE DATE ON YOUR CALENDAR.

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Dave Carkeek with “Beryl” at Maryborough 2010


DATE: 28th August 2010

The aim of this event is to encourage as many as possible of Queensland’s clubs to have a go as as a part of a Team effort in a one-day event that has the emphasis on fair play and maximum fun! Fully-financial pilots of Clubs with 50 or more fully-financial members may fly in any one of the event’s only, but can still participate in any other events by assisting other pilots. Fully-financial pilots of Clubs with fewer than 50 fully-financial members may fly in two events. Clubs will be asked to provide people to act as judges or time-keepers for some events. A team will consist of one pilot per event and a Team Manager except as above when the club has less than 50 full members. The time available to run the Trophy makes it necessary to have no frequency clashes for some of the events where aircraft are flying at the same time, or where there are multiple heats within rounds. These events are identified below. Frequencies will be ‘locked-in’ on a first-to-enter basis. An early entry is advisable THE EVENTS AND RULES ARE AS FOLLOWS Helicopter. This is not a speed event! Models will be timed while flying around a triangular course (left or right hand, Pilot’s choice), including landing and taking off at each of the Landing Circles. Each of the three Landing Circles will be positioned 25 metres apart, and be two metres in diameter. The object of this event is to achieve a target flight time that is closest to 180 seconds (three minutes). One second equals one point. One point will be deducted for each second under or over the target time. The pilot’s own mental capability shall be the sole means of timing, meaning no external assistance of any kind. We will be checking… ! Timing starts when the model first takes off from within the Start & Finish Landing Circle in front of the pilot, and stops when the model first touches down within the Start & Finish Landing Circle after completing the required course. Thirty points will be deducted for any landing gear not entirely within each of the three landing circles at touchdown. At each of the two distant Landing Circles, models must land and remain stationary for between a minimum of five seconds and a maximum of ten seconds. Thirty points will be deducted at each of the two distant circles where the model is not stationary for the required time. Fun Scale. Only the flying is judged, and the best one of two flights to count. While there is no static judging at all, aircraft should be of reasonably scale appearance (so ARF’s are quite OK, but no profile models, or sticks with Maltese crosses please!). Models must be under 7 kg in weight .Flight schedule is: takeoff, flypast, then any four manoeuvres of your choice from the F4C Rules list of manoeuvres that best replicate the scale model you fly. Finally, landing. •

Realism in Flight’ is the main aim, and will thus carry a higher weighting for scoring.

Fun Fly. Rounds will alternate between Task A and Task B. The same model is to be used for all flights. For each team, the best two out of three rounds to count (or 3 of 4 if time permits). •

Task A flights: ROG, climb to a ‘working’ altitude of the pilot’s choice, and then beginning from level flight do a roll then a loop then a roll... three times, then land on the runway, in the shortest possible time. page 11


• Task for flights of round B is to ROG, climb to a ‘working’ altitude of the pilot’s choice, and then beginning from level flight do a roll then a Cuban Eight with half-rolls then a roll... three times and then land on the runway, in the shortest possible time. From “Permission To Start” the engine, up to two minutes will be allowed for the model to ROG and attain ‘working’ altitude. Timing commences when the PILOT clearly announces “NOW!” to the event’s CD, (or at the end of the two minutes, whichever comes first). Timing stops when the aircraft stops moving after landing, or four minutes after “Permission To Start”, whichever is first. Ten seconds will be added to the flight time for each of: not commencing from level flight; any loop or roll not completed; touchdown and/or coming to rest with any wheel not on the mown runway. To discourage crashing, if a model is considered suspect after a flight (propeller excepted), up to five minutes will be allowed for the team to work on the model and then demonstrate that it still flies safely (after the last flier in the round has finished) or two-minutes will be added to that round’s flight time. Most Unusual Radio Controlled Model. Flight duration should be more than 60 seconds. The judges’ criteria will be weighted to reduce the score for flights of less than this. A maximum of ten minutes total time will be allowed per team, with up to five minutes of flying time. Judging criteria will be: 1. Originality of design, 2. Degree of difficulty of build, 3. Presentation of the team’s effort, 4. Flight abilities, and 5. Overall entertainment value. Musical Landings. A ‘no frequency clashes’ event. MAAQ Trophy Rules apply. Safety, and fairness to all competitors, will be high priorities in this event. This is an ‘elimination’ event. Upon a clear signal, the music starts. The models Rise Off Ground (ROG) and fly in the required circuit at the required altitude until the music stops playing. The models are then landed in the required area, and from the required direction, in the shortest time possible. The circuit and landing direction will be made known before each heat. Pilots attempting to circuit or land in the other direction (‘against the flow’) will earn for their team an equal-last place for that round. In each heat, one warning only will be given for models being flown too low in the circuit or hugging the favoured end etc. before being banished to equal-last place for that heat, and therefore that round. If more than 6 flyers are competing in a heat, models may be landed anywhere within a total designated landing zone. If six or less are competing in a heat, the models must land on and be stopped with all wheels upon the mown runway. Pilots landing outside the required area will score equal-last and not fly again in that round. •

In each heat, last model to stop moving is eliminated, and does not fly again in that round. The rest go on to the next heat, and so on until there is a winner for the round.

NOTE: If a team is last-down in a heat, but then the second-last team cannot ROG in the next heat, then the ‘last-down’ team is deemed ‘not out’ (saved!) and may ROG at the end of the five minutes.

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In each heat, models shall not be touched after landing until a clear signal is given to do so. From that signal, up to five minutes of carefully monitored ‘working time’ will be allowed for refuelling, making running repairs, and ROG to the circuit as soon as desired for the next round.

In order to save some time during the event, if all the eligible models are already back in the air, the signal to start the music may be given before the five minutes is up.

A clear signal will be given when the five minutes is up, and the music is started again. If a model has not ROG when the signal is given, it shall remain on the ground and be given equal last place. For this event, a reliable motor and model will rate highly on the desirability scale!

To discourage crashing (especially in the final heats!) a team will score equal last for the round if their model can not safely ROG within the 5 minutes allowed, or for the winner of the last heat, cannot be flown within five minutes after that heat to demonstrate ‘airworthiness’.

Any model that is deemed unsafe to fly (by the CD’s officials) by the end of the five minutes’ ‘repair time’ will not be permitted to ROG and the team will suffer their fate of scoring equal-last place. Teams may use one spare model with a non-clashing frequency in a subsequent round. But within a round, a back-up model on the same frequency may only be used (but it must be ROG within the five minutes) where a team’s model has been damaged by another and cannot be repaired within the allowed five minutes. The model that did the hitting does not fly again and the team will score equal-last for that round. Two rounds to be flown over the day, and both will count in the results. In each round, 1st place gets 10 points, 2nd place 9 points, etc. So 10th place onwards all get 1 point. The results of the two rounds will be added to give a final result. Highest points wins. There will be a fly-off to break any tie. Simplified Musical Landings Rules… To do well, models must ROG on time, not get damaged too much, land in the right place, and be no worse than second-last down every time! MAAQ Trophy Scoring: MAAQ POINTS are awarded for placing in each event in the following way:

1st = 6 points

2nd = 5 points

3rd = 4 points

4th = 3 points

5th = 2 points

6th = 1 point

7th Plus = 1 point JUNIORS will receive an extra one and a half points (per entered event) to their scores! SMALLER CLUBS, PLEASE REMEMBER… TO PARTICIPATE, YOU DON’T HAVE TO ENTER A FULL TEAM FOR ALL EVENTS! ONLY THE FOUR HIGHEST SCORED EVENTS WILL BE COUNTED FOR EACH CLUB.

IT’S QUITE OK TO JUST ENTER AS MANY EVENTS AS YOU HAVE PILOTS FOR, EVEN IF IT’S JUST ONE OR TWO EVENTS!

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Frequencies: Team Managers will forward their club’s entries, but it’s up to the individual competitors to satisfy themselves that the MAAQ CONTEST DIRECTOR has received their correct frequencies. PLEASE QUOTE THE FULL FREQUENCY NUMBER FOR EXAMPLE 36.330 NOT ITS’ COMMON ABBREVIATION 633

(OR 330 OR 363 !!!)

Frequency Clashes: Some events must be run with all the competing models in an event being flown at the same time, or in rapidly-following heats so it is important not to have any frequency clashes on the day. Otherwise there simply wouldn’t be enough time to run all the events. Teams will benefit by entering as early as possible, because in the event of a frequency clash, the lastreceived entry will be required to change to a CD-advised unused frequency. Late-received entries have a much higher likelihood of having to change frequencies, along with possible re-certifying to the new frequency. If, after the team’s entry has been placed, a team member subsequently wants to change a frequency in a no-frequency-clash event, it can only be to an unused frequency, to be advised by the CD. It is in your own interests to get your entry in as early as possible as any frequency clashes must be resolved by a first-in best-dressed basis. ENTRIES CLOSE: 31st July 2010 The venue will be the LARCS field Logan, And will commence at 9.00 am

Pilot’s briefing 8.30 am Great catering will be available on the day

If you want further information: Please contact the MAAQ PRESIDENT:Warren Hathaway Phone: 07 54956001Mobile: 0411 709 708 Email pres@maaq.org

Queensland Texaco models in pits prior to the start of Texaco at Canowindra Easter 2010.

John Paynes handiwork -two Tempests & a Cyclone at Maryborough Pattern Comp April 2010

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N0. OF MEMBERS IN CLUB: ____________

CLUB NAME:- _____________________________ TEAM CAPTAIN: __________________________________________

PHONE N0.: ________________________

ADDRESS: ______________________________________________________________________________ EMAIL: _______________________________________________________________

EVENT

PILOTS NAME

MUSICAL LANDINGS

FUN FLY

AUS NUMBER

FULL FREQ eg: 36.050

FIRST MODEL BACK UP FIRST MODEL BACK UP

MOTOR

MODEL

SIZE, TYPE ELEC:I.C:ELEC:I.C:ELEC:-

MOST UNUSUAL MODEL

I.C:ELEC:-

FUN SCALE

I.C:ELEC:-

HELICOPTER

I.C

DECLARATION:- I…………………..........................……..as the Team Captain, have read the rules of the event and agree to abide by the rules of the competition, and will compete in the spirit of the event. All the information above is true to the best of my knowledge. Signed: _______________________________

MODELS MAY BE CHECKED BY Contest Director TO MAKE SURE THEY CONFORM TO THE RULES. NON CONFORMANCE WILL DISQUALIFY MODEL

Date: ___________________

RETURN ENTRIES TO: CONTEST DIRECTOR. Warren Hathaway 49 Swann Road BELLMERE 4510

PHONE 07 5495 6001 MOBILE: 0411 709708 president@maaq.org

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TechSupplies

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TechSupplies

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The MAAQ have arranged to have some of Qld’s noticeable pilots come and assist members on how to trim your aircraft and also tips on performing those exciting and gravity defying manoeuvres.

The ‘seminar’ is ½ day from 11am through to 2.30pm and is hosted by the LARCS club at Loganholme. For directions, see (www.larcs.com ) The aim is to assist modellers with · · · . ·

Setting up a fixed wing model aircraft Safety at the flying field Safety and the model aircraft Question time A Scale Aerobatic Flying Display

At hand on the day will be Chris Brislin, Steve Richardson, Ian Howard, and possibly others to be named. Also as part of the day, you will have the opportunity to participate in buying that bargain, or selling your unwanted items at the boot sale.

Bring along all those items you no longer need and make some money.

Vacancies on Committees There is currently a position vacant on the MAAQ committee for a control line administrator. Can someone please step up to the plate? Also a vacancy for the position of the Queensland delegate on the MAAA Control line Sub Committee. Further details of these positions can be obtained from the MAAQ Secretary.

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2010 Trans Tasman Free Flight competition at Omarama, New Zealand (10 – 17 May 2010)

by Malcolm Campbell

Queensland father and son team, William and Darren Jones, both did extremely well in the rubber events held over a week of competition at the massive Omarama field, about two hours east of Queenstown. A strong contingent of Queensland flyers crossed the ditch to enjoy the hospitality and enthusiasm of the Kiwi flyers. These included William and Dale Jones, Seonaid Clark-Jones, Ted and Sonya Burfein, Albert Fathers and Malcolm Campbell. Flyers from New South Wales, Victoria and Western Australia also attended. The Trans Tasman event was flown in conjunction with two World Cup events that followed on from the two World Cup events flown at Narrandera in late March. These events attracted a strong team from China, as well as Malta, the UK, Israel and the USA, although not all nations competed in all 4 cup events. It was good to see that our flyers were up to the international standard and in many cases leading it. PHOTO :William Jones launches his winning F1B. Terry Bond (NSW) and Col Crowley (WA) look on” F1B flyer William Jones showed early form when he won the Kotuku Cup after a close flyoff with American Roger Morrell and Kiwi David Ackery. His form almost continued in the premier Omarama Cup where he placed third in a tense flyoff between three Australians, Paul Rossiter (WA) first, Terry Bond (NSW) second and Vin Morgan (VIC) third. The Jones boys continued their form into the smaller rubber class, F1G, where son Darren beat Dad in the Kotuku Cup flyoff by a convincing 40 seconds. They also used these models in the Percentage Open event and this time, William beat Darren by 16 seconds, once again in a flyoff, this time between 4 flyers that included Phil Mitchell (NSW F1H glider) and Brian Van Nest (USA F1H glider). PHOTO: William Jones and Darren Jones share the spoils in the two F1G events”

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Results for the Trans Tasman event could not have been much closer with the Australian team narrowly beating the New Zealanders by 55 seconds

New Zealand Craig King Rob Wallace Antony Koerbin Paul Lagan David Ackery Paul Squires

F1A F1A F1A F1B F1B F1B

1275 1257 1184 1232 1220 1230 7398

Australia

Phil Mitchell Tahn Stowe Bill Jones Paul Rossiter Terry Bond Colin Crowley

F1A F1A F1B F1B F1B F1C

1290 1203 1290 1290 1290 1090 7453

“Trans Tasman winners share the champagne offered by team manager Vin Morgan. From left, William Jones, Col Crowley, Paul Rossiter, Terry Bond, Tahn Stowe and Phil Mitchell” Public relations officer (Mini) report I should write a small note in the way of introduction, as space is limited in this issue. I have been flying RC for about 20 that odd years now on and off. I currently fly in old Timer competitions, some sport flying IC and electric, and crashing Helis with style. My working background is the computer industry for more than 25 years specializing in marketing and media. There are many exciting things happening over the next few months including some you will see outlined elsewhere in this issue. I am looking forward to assisting and working with all of you. I do love my Hobby/Sport and want to share this with others, and encourage trying and seeing for themselves, how much fun it can be for all the family. Would love to hear your ideas. Please email me – pixel2canvs@gmail.com Phil Argent ‘The engine is the heart of an airplane, but the pilot is its soul. ~Walter Raleigh’

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Toowoomba Aeromodelers Association Toowoomba Hospital Children’s Appeal Charity Air Show 2010 After many months of planning the 2010 air show was another great success. The partnership with the hospital foundation has helped raise the profile of the event and aeromodelling in Queensland. The money for advertising granted by the M.A.A.Q was a great help and hopefully encourage more people to become involved in the hobby. The quality and variety of pilots and models was the best we have assembled yet and the crowd were entertained with some of the best flying you will see in the country.

Three world class competitors showed their skills as well as the other pilots from southeast Queensland with outstanding per-formances by everyone involved. We were fortunate enough to be joined this year by multiple word champs Chris Brislin, Troy Brodrick and Chris Dawson. The variety of scale, turbines, aerobatics, helicopters. electrics, pylon racing and civilian aircraft was even better than we have had in the past. The aerobatics displays and turbines were the most talked about by the crowd and the feedback was all positive about the show and the cause we raise the funds for. The EDF jets and electric section was well received and was a great addition to the show. Also the rocket launch was interesting adding more variety to what we offer. TAA utilised a portable grandstand which was full all day. We estimate the crowd to have page 22

been 1500 – 2000 people over the day. The club raised a total of $4024.15 for the Children’s appeal for the hospital foundation which is very appreciative of the work T.A.A has done for them. So far we have raised over $16000 for the children’s appeal over the years. The publicity has pushed the field security problem and will hopefully help with securing us grounds for the future of TAA. Hopefully TAA will have grounds to fly on next year to continue the Charity Airshow for 2011 and beyond.


2009/2010 M.A.A.Q. Inc.(Control Line) Championships These were held over the long weekend 1st to 3rd May in perfect weather with the following results: JUNIOR RAT RACE: 1st Rory Dillon, 2nd Callum Dillon, 3rd Tom Linwood {Callum(9) and Rory(11) are 4th generation aeromodellers whilst Tom is a Combat team representative at (both the last and) the forthcoming World Championships} JUNIOR COMBAT: 1st Callum Dillon, 2nd Rory Dillon, equal 3rd Tom Linwood and Blake Mills FAI AEROBATICS: 1ST Joe Parisi, 2nd N.Corney, 3rd R.Chernich {Joe P. is a multiple Australian representative} FAI COMBAT: 1st T. Linwood, 2nd M. Comiskey, 3rd P.Mills {Three of the four Australian Combat Team members participated in this event} 35 SLO COMBAT: 1ST M. Dillon, 2nd M. Comiskey, 3rd T. Linwood {More than 30 years old, this Qld event is in my opinion, still the best combat event to fly} CLASS II TEAM RACE: 1st B. Hauser/ P. Dillon, 2nd M.& T. McDermott, 3rd J. Taylor / B. Felschow { It’s a shame that with Brian H.having come over from N.Z,. his opponents had such rotten luck} CLASSIC ‘B’ TEAM RACE: 1st M. & T. McDermott, 2nd M. & P. Dillon, 3rd R. Stokes/ P. Laing VINTAGE ‘A’ TEAM RACE: 1st T. & M. McDermott, 2nd R. Stokes/ P. Dillon, 3rd T. & A. Linwood MOUSE RACE: 1st C. Turner/ R. Edgerton, 2nd B. Felschow/ W. Jackson, 3rd J. Taylor/ T. McDermott GOODYEAR TEAM RACE: W. Jackson/ R. Tomkin, 2nd R.Stokes/ P. Laing, 3rd R. Edgerton/ B. Felschow, “Z” CLASS TEAM RACE: 1st K. Ewart/ B. Dechastel, 2nd T. & M. McDermott, 3rd P. Krenske/ S. Seipel, OPEN COMBAT: 1st M. Comiskey, 2nd T. Linwood, 3rd M. Dillon 2.5cc SLOW COMBAT: 1st M. Dillon, 2nd P. Krenske, 3rd P. Dillon As Registrar/ Contest Director I would like to thank everyone who made it all possible and especially M.A.A.Q. Inc. for providing the trophies. . Rory Dillon (9 years ) and Callum (7 years) (Brian Burke) AUS 2738

with their junior combat models (by Pop). These two young fellas competed at the recent control line state champs .

Just as a point of interest Joe Parisi on the right of of the stunt pictures with Noel Corney(2nd) was the recipient of the first medallion handed out under the new system. These medallions provided and paid for by the MAAQ as part of a new scheme to promote modelling and assist clubs in Qld . As a representative of the MAAQ Committee, I had the honour of presenting this first medallion to Joe .The other shots are of Brian Howser from NZ who came over to compete and won the Class 2 event.His pilot was Paul Dillon from ALC club and his battery boy is Brian’s grandson who lives in Ipswich. The weekend was organised by Registrar Brian Bourke who really worked his butt of all weekend. Unfortunately the Speed Competition was not run as by the time other events were run on Monday it became too windy to fly. The Speed Champs will be conducted later in the year at a date yet to be decided. Must confess I was a bit disapointed as I wanted to get some more runs in before going to the American Nationals in July. JOHN TAYLOR

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DELTA DARTS On 27 March 2010, Cadets from 220 Squadron, Australian Air Force Cadets which is based at Aviation High at Clayfield undertook a Delta Dart Building Course and Competition of the longest flight out of 2 attempts were awarded prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd. The three place getters were from the left CDT Rozsa 2nd, CCPL Kessell 1st and LCDT Almeida 3rd. CCPL Kessell being awarded first prize a Futaba 6EX – PCM Radio set by FLTLT(AAFC) Peter Nock who conducted the course. The winning time was 20 seconds which was obtained after carefully trimming the model with paper trim tabs and second place achieved a time of 14 seconds closely followed by third at 13 seconds.

Cadets building the Delta Darts at Aviation High being assisted by staff member LAC(AAFC) Brett Young.

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LTLT(AAFC) Peter Nock demonstrating to a Cadet the use of super glue when bonding wing to fuselage. It is planned to conduct further Delta Dart Courses in the future as it gives Cadets a good introduction to Aeromodelling where they have to build the model accurately and then test fly it using trim tabs and weight to get it properly balanced. At the conclusion of the Course, Cadets were advised that if they wished to continue with Aeromodelling then to join a MAAQ Radio Controlled Model Club nearest to where they live so that they would have the benefit of proper instruction from a fully qualified flying instructor and not attempt to try and fly by themselves in a local park. 220 Squadron would like to thank MAAQ and in particular CFI, Michael Snabaitis for supplying the delta darts kits.

MAAQ Wings Scheme The MAAA have a policy that all proficiency wings are distributed free to applicants who pass the appropriate test.   MAAQ have followed on with this directive. However, the directive does not cover replacement of wings or certificates. Please pass onto all club members, and particularly MAAA Instructors, that there is a charge of $10.00 for REPLACEMENT of Wings Badges and Certificates of all levels. The first badge will remain as it is now, free of charge. Thank you for your co-operation with this matter.

WANTED Hitec Challenger series transmitter for parts. Must have a good pair of gimbals (Control sticks)

WANTED Your photos of events and aircraft for the next edition of Airflow. Some guidelines to follow: photos must be clear and correctly framed. Pick a good background preferably where there is no cluttered background for instance peoples legs and shadows. Get down on the ground for maximum effect if you have to . If taking people -use flash to brighten faces if hats are worn, no sunglasses and get up close for better effect. Hope to see your efforts in the next airflow. Contact the editor for further information.

Contact Trevor Wendt on (07) 32018364 (Brisbane area) or email at trwendt@optusnet. com.au.

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S&B MODEL AIRCRAFT

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Wanted

Taipan 2.5cc deisel , in good running order. Contact Warren Hathaway email: president@maaq.org

MAAQ GENERAL AND AGM MEETING DATES FOR 2010

SEPT 18TH AGM MEETING AT CHERMSIDE LIBRARY

For Sale

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JULY 3RD GENERAL MEETING AT CHERMSIDE LIBRARY

NOVEMBER 6TH GENERAL MEETING AT CHERMSIDE LIBRARY. LIGHT MEAL PROVIDED AFTER GENERAL MEETINGS . FURTHER DETAILS WILL BE ADVERTISED ON THE MAAQ WEB SITE. WWW.MAAQ.ORG


Porter Field Stanton Road West, Tingalpa QLD 4173

Incorporating: The Peter Cutler Memorial Scale Day

Queensland Scale Fest 19-20th June 2010

Camping Facilities Available

BBQ Both Days Categories: Up to 70" 70"-90" Over 90" Pilots Choice Judges Choice

Trophies awarded for: Convenor: Noel Stewart M: 0412 525 127 E: Registrar@tmac.asn.au

1st, 2nd, 3rd all classes Flying commences 9:00am Each Day

All entries must be a reasonable replica of a real aircraft.

Saturday evening function for all competitors and their families.

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2010 EVENTS CALENDAR

17 & 18 Pattern . bundaberg Aeromodellers – Trev Nielsen george holland

JUNE

41960318, 41593084

6 12 – 13

VINTAGENTS @ TBA www.vintagents.org

25 tingalpa unusual mode day 9am – midday

WARBIRDS COFFS HARBOUR scarf.warbird.com.au

31

MRSSA AEROTOW

VENUE TO BE ADVISED

12 – 14

LSF JERILDERIE TOURAMENT www.lsfaustralia.org

august

12 - 14

VINTAGENTS @ DALBY www.vintagents.org

1

VINTAGENTS @ TBA

12-14

COHUNA PYLON

www.vintagents.org

13 20 19 – 20

saambr introduction to imac

7

rocketry tarmac

VINTAGENTS FUNFLY @ TBA www.vintagents.org

1:30 pm p. briggs 46355557

15

VINTAGENTS @ TBA

www.vintagents.org

saambr aerobatics (q.p.f.a.)

19-20 -5PM

TINGALPA QUEENSLAND SCALE FEST 9AM

26 Camping

saambr member bbq (Starts 1700 . facilities available.)

july

1

Jets over Maryborough

mbleck@optusnet.com.au 3

MAAQ STATE MEETING (CHERMSIDE)

4

VINTAGENTS @ TBA

www.vintagents.org

10 – 11

WARBIRDS GRATTON

scarf.warbird.com.au

11 saambr don barbers flying school fun fly in. 18

VINTAGENTS @ TBA

www.vintagents.org

18

SAAMBR jets fly in

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MRSSA AEROTOW CONTINUED VENUE TO BE ADVISED

14 - 15 saambr scale aerobatics imac 21 – 22 WARBIRDS COOLUM

scarf.warbird.com.au

21- 22 29

2-3-4

bundaberg (state champs) Pylon

VINTAGENTS @ TBA www.vintagents.org

28 – 29 LISMORE GLIDE –A- FAIR September 10 – 12 taa imac spring shoot out Luke Cullen. 12

VINTAGENTS @ TBA

www.vintagents.org

11 – 12 CENTRAL QLD SOARING CHAMPS BESS ( NOW WIDE BAY) 18

MAAQ AGM/STATE MEETING (CHERMSIDE)

19 saambr life members fun day. (ben staines/ dill rowlands trophy)


19

tingalpa helicopter day 9am – 5pm

25 – 26 WARBIRDS BUNDABERG

18 tingalpa bi planes and warbirds day (including swap and sell) 9am – 2pm

scarf.warbird.com

DECEMBER

Trev Nielsen 41960318,

5

VINTAGENTS @ TBA

George Holland 41593084

www.vintagents.org

24-26 HELI STATE CHAMPS QRCHA

11 saambr annual celebration.

New Canungra field www.qrcha.com

19

26

VINTAGENTS @ TBA

29TH 64TH

www.vintagents.org

MRSSA CHRISTMAS PARTY. QLD NATIONALS

DALBY

17 – 26 MANILLA SLOPE FEST October 9 – 10 saambr maaa & e-net north fly in 9

VINTAGENTS @ CALVERT

www.vintagents.org

17 saambr heli fun fly 16 – 17 TARMAC-MRSSA AEROTOW 16- 17

dalby Pylon

23 rocketry tarmac

1:30 pm p. briggs 46355557

24

VINTAGENTS @ TBA

www.vintagents.org

24

WARBIRDS RAAID

scarf.warbird.com.au

Team work in action at Canowindra . Pilot Jeff Black, Timer -Peter Cutler and “Hat Man” Gary deChastel all of Rockhampton.

NOVEMBER 6

MAAQ STATE MEETING (CHERMSIDE)

7

VINTAGENTS @ TBA

www.vintagents.org

14

WARBIRDS saambr

scarf.warbird.com.au

21

VINTAGENTS @ TBA

www.vintagents.org

Our MAAQ State Secretary Darryl Gunst preparing his Nieuport for the next sortie at the Tin Can Bay Warbirds event. page 31


M.A.A.Q. Executive and Office Bearers President: Warren Hathaway.

0411 709 708

president@maaq.org

Vice Pres: Lindsay Moore.

0409 344 229

vicepresident@maaq.org

07 5546 6227

secretary@maaq.org

Noel Stewart

07 334 35198

treasurer@maaq.org

P.R.O. Officer: Phil Argent

0450 241 983

pixel2canvas@gmail.com

R/C Admin/SFI: Michael Snabaitis.

07 4634 9652

cfi@maaq.org

Airflow Editor: Doug Moody.

07 4634 4078

airflow@maaq.org

07 3392 7679

freeflight@maaq.org

Secretary: Daryl Gunst. Treasurer:

F/F Admin: John Taylor.

C/L Admin:

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Airflow Magazine - June, 2010  

June, 2010 issue of Airflow Magazine

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