Modern Turf Sod Farm
   5925 Peach Orchard Rd
   Dalzell, SC 29040
   GPS: N34 03.355 W80 25.517
For many years, LARKS has had a deep community involvement, donating over $40,000 to various charities.
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LARKS East (Sod Farm)
1800 Ben Franklin Rd
     Leesville, SC 29070
     GPS: N 33 49.151 W 81 24.580
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Meeting Date: Thursday November 3, 2016
Time: 7:00 PM
Location: Flight Deck Restaurant
                 109-A Old Chapin Rd
                  Lexington, SC 29072
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AMA members may continue flying FPV for recreational or educational purposes while fully complying with AMA's safety guidelines and flying with a spotter.

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We have been involved in introducing modeling to children of all ages, sending children to camp, doing flying demos at local schools, churches, and parks. We have also set up simulators and static displays at various locations as an educational experience to our community. We are always open to new ideas to promote our hobby to others in a safe way.
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To promote model aircraft building and flying as a family oriented hobby, to freely and openly share what we have collectively learned and experienced, and to provide an enjoyable, friendly and safe environment for our fellow hobbyists and guests.
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In case you missed one of the past newsletters, we now have an index of all the past newsletters since I took over as webmaster.....
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Plane of the Month
Another Beautiful Visitor to the LARKS West Field. Click image for the 1024 size of James Duke's MSX-EXP from Extreme Flight.
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I've always been partial to scale looking planes. Extreme Flight changed the look of the Laser 200 a bit and call this the Laser-EXP. This one's special because of the helpful building videos on the site. It's affordable ($179) and you can get the recommended power options from the same site.
Dave finally decided to build this kit. In this three part series, he goes from the build to the first flight.
Build of the CrazE Wing from Tower
York gives us the rundown on the Laser Z-200 and how it influenced a new generation of aerobatic aircraft, the monoplane.
Laser 200
LARKS Events for 2016
October 29, 2016
Sanction #16/1259. Fly with us at beautiful lake Murray! Registration on site at 8:30am. $20 landing fee includes lunch. Help LARKS support Harvest Hope Food Bank. This event was rescheduled due to Matthew.
LARKS 20th Annual Float Fly
Site: Rawls Point On Lake Murray
Sponsor: LARKS
Paul Bergstrand CD PH: 803.582.8298
Day 1-From opening the kit, to gluing on the fuselage.
Day 2 we will finish the build and get it ready for flight. Will post the results next newsletter
Day 3-First flight test TBA
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Extreme Flight RC
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October 2016
Hobby Shop of the Month
Hobbytown of Augusta, GA has been a LARKS sponsor for years. This store may have the most complete inventory of any hobby shop within 100 miles of Columbia.

Worth the trip, and besides you can stop at LARKS West on the trip back.
Walt has been a LARKS member for the past 8 years.

He has been an AMA member since 1964, currently flying a PAU Viper with a DA 120 for power.

Longing for good ole' days? Want to get out that X-Acto knife and cut some balsa?
The AMA has over 20,000 plans with new ones featured every month. Check them out for your next build.

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The Float Fly was rescheduled for October 29th due to Hurricane Matthew.
2016 AMA and Club membership Renewals are coming up!
New members are Scott and Noah Myers.
October 29, 2016
Sanction #16/1335.Join us on our 2000ft grass runway and fly what you bring. Landing fee is $10, lunch is a donation. Start flying at 9am end at 5pm.
Foothill Flyers RC Fall Flyin
Site: Sloan Airport, Greer, SC
Sponsor: Foothill Flyers
Paul Finn CD PH: 864 895-1156
November 3-5, 2016
Sanction #16/1658. WMWA and Meister-Scale, Aero Accessories sponsored. Warbirds of any size welcomed. WMWA rules apply. World class venue, 900ft beautiful paved and grass runways! Steak dinner for registered pilots, lots of giveaways too!
Dino DeGirogio Warbird Rally
Site: 8250 Old Federal Rd, Ball Ground GA
Sponsor: Georgia Model Aviators
James Bryant CD PH: 678 327-3530
November 4-6, 2016
Sanction #16/2003. NASA is an AMA chartered club for RC soaring enthusiasts, with their flying field just north of Atlanta.
2016 Atlanta Punkin Chunk DLG
Site: Pecan Patch Airfield, Duluth, DA
Sponsor: North Atlanta Soaring Association, INC (NASA)
Burt Watkins CD PH: 678 364-1488
Them's some tall weeds!!!!!
Extreme Flight 58" Laser-EXP
The Frontiers of Flight Museum at the Dallas Love Field also has some great info on this plane flown by the great Leo Loudenslager and how it unseated the venerable Pitts Special in aerobatic competition. They have one on display in the museum.
York Enterprises
Noah is a world class flyer and a member of Team USA F3K! Welcome to LARKS!!!!
You might find him at LARKS West on Sundays before noon. Walt is another expert pilot and puts on quite a show!.