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    On December 12th, President Trump signed the National Defense Authorization Act which reinstated the FAA's sUAS registration requirement. As a result, ALL 'drones', which under the law are defined as any small Unmanned Aircraft System, or in plain English- ANY RC aircraft weighing more than 0.55LBS and less than 55LBS.   We strongly encourage all LLFC members to comply with the law until such time as the AMA can either secure a waiver allowing AMA members to use their AMA number instead or until further legal challenges and changes are made. 

    From the FAA Website: " You will be subject to civil and criminal penalties if you meet the criteria to register an unmanned aircraft and do not register. "

    Again, the Law defines Model Aircraft  as follows (originally from the FAA website FAQ)

    Is a UAS the same as a model aircraft?
    Congress defined a "model aircraft" as a UAS that meets all of the following: Is capable of sustained flight in the atmosphere Is flown within visual line-of-sight of the person operating it Is flown for hobby or recreational purposes
    We prefer to take a better safe than sorry approach to this issue. We'll be updating our member application to include your FAA registration number again as well as your AMA number.

    The law doesn't require you to register every plane/heli/drone you own. Only that you register yourself and affix the FAA number somewhere on your aircraft. It can be hidden inside the battery compartment as long as the number can be easily accessed with simple tools - like a screwdriver.
    If you haven't already registered, you can do so here: https://registermyuas.faa.gov/register
    The AMA has created a small FAQ to answer questions about this matter, and you can find it here: http://www.modelaircraft.org/aboutama/faa-uas-faq.aspx

     

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    2017 Winter Meeting

    By admin, in News,

    It's time once again for our annual Winter Meeting. 

    As always the meeting will be held at the State School Auditorium in Wrentham.
    Saturday, November 25, 2017
    Wrentham Development Center Auditorium
     Littlefield Road
    Wrentham, MA,  02093
    The meeting starts promptly at 11:45 AM and will end no later than 1:15 PM 

    We look forward to seeing you there!
     
    Please Note: ONLY The front door will be open. The side door will not be unlocked.

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    UPDATE!
    We've been monitoring the weather for our event on Saturday and it appears mother nature is planning on providing rain and thunderstorms throughout the day. Not a great way to celebrate model aviation.
      Because of this we'll be postponing the event until Sunday (this Sunday the 13th).
      Weather shows Sunday will be bright, sunny, and a little bit cooler.  We hope everyone can make it to the field on Sunday. Same time, same location.

    Everyone is welcome to come and spend the day with us! Whether you're an RC Pilot already or have always wondered about RC flying, you're invited to come out and spend a day of fun with us at our field in Wrentham, MA on Saturday August 13, 2017 from 11:00AM until 4:00PM. 
     
    Bring a folding chair or a blanket and enjoy the day watching the action, or ask one of our instructors for an intro flight.
     


    We will have:
    Free introductory flights with an Instructor. Food, drinks, and snacks available for a small donation to the DAV (Supporting Disabled Veterans). Raffle for an RC plane. Club members on hand to answer your RC or Club related questions. Free balsa glider for kids 12 and under. Our field is located at 206 North Street in Wrentham, MA

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    Join us on Sunday April 23 at 10:00AM for a great day of field prep and flying.
    Spring is here and it's time to get into the swing of the 2017 Flying season by making sure all the little maintenance tasks are handled.
    Bring your favorite food to share as lunch will be pot luck style! The club will be providing drinks.
    Hope to see everyone there!

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    For nearly three decades the Lazy Loopers Flying Club winter auction has brought RC pilots and enthusiasts together to buy and sell their RC aircraft and other items. We're thrilled to say the tradition continues on Sunday February 19th starting to 10:30AM at the Wrentham Developmental Center-Auditorium. The auction is open to everyone who wishes to attend. Bring as much, or as little as you wish to sell or bring a van and load up on your great deals and auction finds.  Even if you're not in the market to buy or sell, you're welcome to come and spend the day with us and enjoy the experience of an RC Auction first hand!
     
     
    Where:
    Wrentham Developmental Center-Auditorium.
    Greeley Street
    Wrentham, Massachusetts 02093

    When:
    Sunday, February 19, 2017
    Doors open for set up at 10:30AM. Auction begins at 11:00AM.
    OPEN TO ALL. GENERAL PUBLIC WELCOME!
    $3.00 General Admission. 10% Seller’s Fee.
    Planes, Kits, Batteries, Accessories & other items! Snacks & Beverages Available. RC Items Raffle. Buy, Sell, or just browse. We hope to see you there!
     
    Please feel free to share links to this page or download and share our flyer.
    2017LLFCauction.pdf

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    Our winter auction will be held on Sunday February 19, 2017. Due to some potential conflicts with other groups that utilize the same venue we have not yet locked in an exact start or end time for the auction. We expect to have this information available within the next week.
    We know you're all excited for this event and we wanted to get you the information we have confirmed while we wait for the final details to roll in. Please mark your calendars and check back in the next few days for the full details. Members will of course be notified by email as soon as we have everything confirmed.

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    Join us at the LLFC field this Sunday, January 1st at 11am for a frozen finger day! We'll have coffee and donuts to keep you warm and fuel you up! Come out and ring in the New Year with your fellow loopers and have a great day of flying.
    The weather reports say we should expect the mid 40s and sunshine, so it might not be all that frozen after all!

    Hope to see you all there!

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