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Welcome We are a scale R/C (radio control) model aircraft club dedicated to the advancement of scale R/C modeling. Whether it’s jets or warbirds, gas/nitro or electric powered, we model it scale to the full size airplane! It is our goal to grow and share this great hobby. Official AMA Chartered Club since April 7, 1977

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RCX Battle of the Builders Pictures

Hi Everyone

RCX Battle of the Builders PIcture Flood!!!

We’ve posted pictures on the Squadron Facebook Page.

https://www.facebook.com/ScaleSquadronofSouthernCalifornia/posts/936671756385056

RCX Battle of the Builders Winners

RCX and AirAge’s Battle of the Builders, organized by Scale Squadron has just wrapped up last night, and once again, it was a HUGE success!

We’ll get pictures posted soon. Today we’d like to post the winners!

Best Military Aircraft Built from Scratch or Kit

1st Brian Young-  P-47D Razorback

2nd Wayne Spani – SE-5a

3rd Joe Trama – Hell Cat

Best Civilian Aircraft Built from Scratch or Kit

1st Tim Cardin Cessna – T-50

2nd Larry Klingberg – Sikorsky S-35

3rd Sanny Odulin – Taube

Best Detailed ARF/ARC
1st Tim Cardin – P47 Bubble Top (Hangar 9)
2nd Ed Kmett – Zero (VQ ARF’s)
3rd Paul Lee – SBD Dauntless (VQ ARF’s)

Best Stick & Tissue (FF or R/C)
1st Steven Penn – SE-5a (Rubber powered converted to R/C)
2nd Larry Wolfe – Stinson (Rubber powered FF)
3rd Ed McCormick – P-40 (Rubber powered FF)

Best Staged Aircraft (Diorama)
Dave Morales – Stuka with Ground Support Equipment, Crew and Jeep

RCX Excellence In Scale
Larry Klingberg
We’d like to thank RCX, AirAge, and Model Airplane News for their continued support of R/C and Scale Modeling! We truly enjoyed the Battle of the Builders and speaking with all of the RCX Attendees!
The Battle of the Builders could not happen without the volunteerism of all of the Scale Squadron members!
Thank you to the members who brought planes or volunteered to help make the Battle successful!
List of Volunteers and participants both from the Squadron AND Other clubs too!!! (in no particular order, everyone pitched in and helped!)
Sam Wright, Tim Johnson, Ed McCormick, Jerry Thompson, Ed Woodson, Joe Trama, Steven Penn, Larry and Rose Klingberg, Tim Cardin, Gordon Truax, Tom McNichols, Frank Miggliacio, Paul lee, Sanny Odulio, Wayne Spani, Brian Young, Ed Kmett, Wayne Spani, Larry Wolfe, Mike Greenshields

RCX - UPDATED INFORMATION!

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RCX Battle of the Builders – THIS WEEKEND!

If you are bringing a plane to enter in the event, this is the information YOU NEED!

Where to Enter: EXHIBITOR GATE ENTRY
Gate 4 (same as last year)

NEW TIMES!!!!!! LATER THAN LAST YEAR!!!!!!!!!!!!!
EVENT MOVE-IN/SETUP TIMES!!!!!
Friday, May 15 1PM-6PM

UNLOADING DURING MOVE-IN
Exhibitors will be permitted to pull up alongside buildings on Friday during move-in to unload display items. On Saturday & Sunday during show hours, exhibitors will need to park in the festival asphalt lot and wheel/carry items into the buildings. It’s 10 dollars for a 2-day exhibitor parking pass for this area. Purchased at the Show Office.

EVENT MOVE-OUT
Sunday, May 17 4PM-8PM
Once the show is over and the public has left, exhibitors will be permitted to drive vehicles and trailers up alongside buildings to move-out.

EXHIBITOR CHECK-IN
Mike will check in and get wrist bands. As you come in to drop off your plane, Mike will distribute the wrist bands whe you come to the booth.

SHOW HOURS
Saturday, May 16 10AM-5PM
Sunday, May 17 10AM-4PM
*Exhibitors will be permitted entry one hour
prior to the above listed show hours.

Enter through Gate 4 on Arlington/Fairview

We’re in the Huntington Beach Building

One last thing… The cash awards are good and there are more categories this year like Stick/tissue planes. So, we really hope if you can, you come on out Friday and enter!!!!

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May Newsletter "Scale Dimensions" and May 11 Meeting

Hello Fellow R/C Scale Modeling Fanatics!

1. The May Newsletter IS READY!!!!! CLICK HERE to get the PDF! Thank you Sam for getting it done even though you’re “on the road”!

2. The May Squadron General Meeting is Tonight! For Directions and Information – CLICK HERE!

Tonight’s Topics

-RCX Battle of the Builders is THIS WEEKEND! And, it’s going to look awesome!

-June Warbirds and Classics Event at OCMA is right around the corner! Need to some volunteers.

-Pictures from Toledo Show.

We’ll see you all tonight at 7pm.

-Mike

 

 

Two Events! RCX Battle of the Builders at OC Fairgrounds & Warbirds & Classics now at OCMA

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Click on the Flyers to Pre-Register and/or get more event information!