The event will also feature a trainer aircraft with a “buddy box system”, allowing spotters and spectators to do introductory flights themselves, he added.
The event is scheduled to take place from Friday, September 16 through Sunday, September 18, and the club has planned tons of fun for those who fly and those who watch, Klise said.
“We will have very nice flight demonstrations on Friday and Saturday; we are expecting 40 registered pilots from across the state of Georgia, some from Tennessee, maybe even a few from Alabama,” Klise said. “We plan to open the doors Thursday afternoon at 4:30 p.m. for early arrivals or people traveling a certain distance and we will have camping on site, then we will start flying all day Friday, flying at night Friday evening and fly all day Saturday and Sunday.
For pilots interested in flying during the event, the landing fee is $25. Those who pre-register by September 5 will only need to pay $20, and pre-registered drivers will also receive ten free raffle tickets.
For those more interested in watching than flying, entry to the event is free. A catered lunch and dinner will be available, and dry camping is also available on site.
The event will also feature a raffle, which will be a bit different this year as spectators will also be able to purchase tickets.
“This year the raffle is available to spectators and spectators as well as pilots and event attendees, so you can hop on and get a raffle ticket and walk away with a cool flight prize that you can then come back to. fly on the ground. “, Klise said.
The event is sponsored by Extreme Flight RC and Horizon Hobby, who both contributed to the raffle. Raffle tickets are only $1 each.
According to Klise, the event is guaranteed to be fun for riders of all skill levels and for spectators too.
“Spectators are welcome, guests are welcome, if there are people who have always wanted to see what radio control aviation was like, now would be a good time to do so,” Klise said. “We are happy to help introduce the flying club and what we are; we are always looking for new members and now is the perfect time to do so. Everyone is welcome; come see us for a relaxing day of fun, flight and excitement.”
The NGMA field is located at 553 Geirrein Road in Dawsonville. For more information or to register as a pilot for the event, visit the NGMA website at www.ngmarc.org. For any additional questions, please visit the NGMA Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/NGMARC/ or contact Klise via email at [email protected]