The Electric Flyers Only, Inc.
Site Started: 28 January 1996
Home of the Ampeer electric flight newsletter
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POSTPONED TO: Thursday, February 14, 2019
Ken Myers' house
Time: 7:30 P.M.
Everyone with an interest is WELCOME
Current Issue of The Ampeer
February 2019 Ampeer in HTML format
65th Toledo RC Expo
Upcoming 35th Annual Mid-America Electric Flies 2019
AMA Sanctioned Event (Proof of AMA membership require to fly)
Saturday, July 13 & Sunday, July 14, 2019
Hosted by the:
Ann Arbor Falcons and Electric Flyers Only
The 7 Mile Rd. Flying Site, Salem Twp., MI, is Provided by the:
Midwest R/C Society
Contest Directors are:
Ken Myers phone (248) 669-8124 or email Ken
Keith Shaw (734) 973-6309
Flying both days is at the Midwest R/C Society Flying Field - 7 Mile Rd., Salem Twp., MI
Registration: 9 A.M. both days
Event Flying from 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. Sat. & 10 A.M. to 3 P.M. Sunday
(Open Electric Flying after the Event Flying both days)
Pilot Entry Fee - 18 and over, $15 Sat. - $10, Sunday, (ask about the family rate), Under 18, FREE
Parking Donation Requested from Spectators
Planes Must Fly To Be Considered for Any Award
Saturday's & Sunday's Awards:
Plaques for 1st in each category
Open Flying Possible on Friday
Night Flying Possible, Weather Permitting, Friday & Saturday Nights
Refreshments available at the field both days.
Potluck picnic at the field on Saturday evening.
Come and join us for two days of fun and relaxed electric flying.
Merchandise drawing for ALL entrants
MORE INFORMATION IN UPCOMING AMPEERS AND ON THE EFO WEBSITE
RC Beginner's Corner
Start your adventure into learning to fly RC airplanes with this article;
The article by Ken Myers walks you through the steps in purchasing your equipment and first plane and recommends several planes that make good trainers.
Are you an RC Flight Instructor?
I've edited and annotated EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT ELECTRIC POWERED FLIGHT An E-Book by Ed Anderson, President, Long Island Silent Flyers. The link, using the book title, is in Adobe Acrobat format. In this beginner's guide, I've provided active links within the document for reading online to the sources and articles used to compliment the e-book. It is also formatted for printing, and it is 49 pages long.
What's in the book?
Ken Myers, President EFO
Special .pdf version formated for Smart Phones, NetPads, E-books, etc. by Partrick Surry.
Including Conversions from Glow Planes
By Ken Myers - March 2017
Article includes links to the spreadsheets for the calculations.
By Ken Myers - January 2011
HTML version of Ken Myers' Electric Power Basics. Updated: December 2015, reformatted presentation of aircraft at the beginning of the article. Includes active links to all references. Best for reading and researching online. Formatted for all online reading devices.
Acrobat .pdf version of Ken Myers' Electric Power Basics. Best for printing. All sources are listed at the end of the article with no active links.
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I am a retired Walled Lake Schools elementary Media Specialist/Computer Resource Teacher (4 years) and 5th grade teacher (27.6 years). I enjoy electrically powered, radio controlled aircraft.
I am best known in the electric community for this Web site, as well as being an AMA Hall of Fame member, president of the EFO (Electric Flyers Only, Inc.), Ampeer newsletter editor, past president of NEAC (National Electric Aircraft Council), former Event Director for the Electric Nationals in Muncie, IN., former occasional magazine article author, co-Contest Director (CD) of the Mid-America Electric Flies, and flying buddy of Keith Shaw.
I was one of five people in the USA to be awarded the AMA/Carl Goldberg Vital Person Award in 2011.
Contact Ken Myers via email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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