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Date: Saturday, December 2 (if possible) - see note
Please keep in mind that winter and early spring monthly EFO meeting dates are to be determined (TBD), as well as the place.
The meetings could be on Zoom or possibly at the Legacy Center in Brighton, MI. It all depends on the weather.
Members will be notified via email as to the time and place.
Everyone is welcome, with indoor type planes and proof of AMA membership, and a $10 fee, to fly at the Legacy Center.
Spectators are free.
The next EFO monthly meeting is scheduled for Sat., December 2 at 11 a.m. at the Midwest RC Society 7 Mile Rd. flying field, weather permitting.
If the weather is not good for Saturday flying at Midwest, the meeting will be held at the Legacy Center, in Brighton, MI, starting at 12:30 on Wednesday December 6.
EFO Electric Flight Newsletter
December 2023 Ampeer in HTML format
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
Updated: April 2021
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.
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