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Classic Pattern & Swap Meet Saturday October 7


Classic Pattern Group 2016The PVMAC will be holding a Classic Pttern event taking place on saturday, October 7th.  There will be an optional date of Sunday October 8th if it rains Saturday. This event is only $20 to enter and is a great way to get into the sport.  We will plan on a 4 round contest 

A pancake breakfast and hamburger/hotdog lunch will be served.  

A classic Pattern contest brings back competition of the 1970's and 1980's. Many of the participants will even fly with airplanes, radios and engines of the era - although this does not help with the scores.
Almost any 40 - 60 size airplane glow or electric is allowed to fly in the Pre-Novice and Novice classes. Advanced and Expert classes, we like to see an airplane more of the era. There are a couple ARF's that you can buy today, the most popular is probably the Tower Kaos 60 and 40. We are looking for a style of flying, one maneuver at a time as indicated on the "call card". Can you fly a straight line? Can you roll? How about a loop - or 3 loops. Classic Pattern Association (www.classicpatternassociation.com) is a site you might want to look at.  There is a membership fee of $15.00 a year but membership is not required to join our event. The site will also have the "call cards" as well as a written description of the maneuvers.
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Give Classic Pattern a try!
You probably already have an airplane you can enter.

Note: The 400 foot altitude restriction is in place. Fire Extinguisher required in your pit area.

You will be asked to spot for the next pilot after your round - a lookout for full-scale aircraft.

Field closed to open flying. AMA sanction received.