1972 the Trenton model club joined with the Ewing model group and formed the
CFFG. At that time the club was focused
on Nostalgia and AMA Free Flight.
the years the club faced the usual loss of members caused by aging and health.
the loss of interest in the larger model it was difficult to find new members.
had a huge field at Coyle however the surface and thick weeds were not kind to
FAC Scale models. The big change was
obtaining permission to fly at a Turf Farm.
With the availability of well-maintained grass fields the club is able
to fly FAC Scale models almost without worry.
Since the move to the Turf Farm we have seen a major growth in flying
and FAC Scale members. The club now
consist of 8 FAC flyers, 2 Nostalgia/AMA modelers, and 1 member who fly’s a
mixture of his own design diesel models and scale.
President-Treasurer: James Smith E-mail: Ffjim99912@gmail.com
Vice President-Secretary: Jerry Litschi E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Our field is a series of grass fields which gives us the a wide choice to set-up to suit the wind direction. The fields are flat and well maintained cut grass. The complex is very large, that can make it difficult to locate the others. 3 things are required to use the field. Club membership Card, AMA membership card, and a Permission card from the Farm. These items must be on your person on the field in case the farm management does a ID check Address: Tuckahoe Turf Farm 401 Myrtle Ave, Hammonton, NJ 08037
The annual fee is $60.00. That covers the $40.00 to obtain the Permission card from the Turf farm, and the $20.00 for the AMA Charter and Field Insurance. The dues are expected to be paid in January. Make the check out to James Smith. The Secretary will handle obtaining the permission cards.
Tuckahoe Turf Farm Rules
Do not drive on the sod. Cars, Golf carts, or Chase Bikes 2. Park on the road parallel to the
field. 3. Stay off the seedling
fields. 4. You may lower the strings
when flying, just be sure to put them back up.
5. Keep your distance from the RC flyers and any soccer games in progress. 6. No Rocketry or Jetex/Rapier models
allowed. 7. Control line permitted with
The clubs first contest was held on April 23-24,2022. Ran as an invitational style meet in order to remain with-in the field use agreement. the club purchased some extra permits as guest cards. We took to the field on Saturday, a day of beautiful flying weather. Sunday however turned windy and only the hearty post flights. As is the case with Free Flight contest the chit-chat detail is most enjoyable. while theday wore on the flights were covering quite a bit of ground. The CD was drafted into taxi-cab service so everyone got finish their flights. Next year the Contest Director promises to take a more aggressive stand on the invites. Hoping to increase the number of events with at least 3 flyers.
DON MYERS MEMORIAL
This will be the second of our FAC contests every year. As of today we are only beginning to make plans for a Fall gathering. However there is one detail that begs to be mentioned at this early date. Don was a huge supporter of the Ebenezer models.Therefore we will be offering this as an unofficial event. Hoping that most of you will join us in flying this fun-filled event. Details below.
EBENEZER UNOFFICIAL EVENT
RULES 1. Any plane or other design, as
long as it's a profile fuselage with flat sheet wings and tail surfaces.
Any wingspan. With engine to
2. Score will be the total of 3 official flights, 30 second engine run Max. Overruns will be counted as an attempt. 6 attempts for 3 official flights.