Fayetteville R/C Club
Flying Site Safety Rules
Abide by the AMA Official Aircraft
Safety Codes posted at the club shelter.
Each transmitter must posses and
display the club frequency pins before being switched on.
First time flights for new or repaired
model aircraft shall not be done during peak spectator attendance periods.
Children are not permitted in the
pit or flight stations unless, they are an AMA member or training in the club intro pilot program
The frequency control plan is in
force at all times.
Flight operations will stop during
rain or electrical storms.
Models will yield the right of way
to full-size aircraft and fly only in designated areas. The designated area is
bounded by a line parallel with the runway on the west, tree line on the east and south, and by the access road on the north.
No flying or diving in the direction
of the pit and spectator area.
All models shall be shutdown upon
entering taxi area and carried or pushed to the pit area.
10. Helicopters must be carried between the flight line and pit
area. No hovering in the pits. Helicopters
are to be flown from the flight line in the aircraft pattern. Setup or adjustment
should be done at the south end of the pit area.
11. Members are expected
to leave the site clean and free of trash. Cigarette butts should be disposed
of in an appropriate container.
12. Behavior at the site is to be safe, friendly and courteous. Foul language, belligerent behavior, offensive remarks or dress, violence, threats,
actions that require excessive space or transmitter function, violations of AMA rules or Fayetteville R/C Club rules shall
be stopped at request of a member. A formal grievance, in accordance with bylaws,
may be filed to enforce these rules.
Fayetteville R/C Club
Flying Site Operational Rules
Flying or engine testing is from
9:00 am to Dusk.
Only pilots and assistants are allowed
on the flight line
Testing or run in of engines should
be performed near the end of the pit area.
Shelter should not be used as a pit
Pilot must have proof of AMA membership
Pilot shall announce loudly the intent
to land, takeoff or emergency situations. All pilots to yield to emergency situations
such as a dead stick.
Aircraft restraints are mandatory
as are effective mufflers.
It is not recommended to fly alone
Compliance and enforcement of these
safety rules is responsibility of each member