ALEXANDRIA R/C FLYERS (ARCF)
FIELD USE PRIVILEGES
- Members of the Alexandria R/C Flyers (ARCF) who are current AMA members, and who are current on field use dues (paid in full by January 1 of each year).
- Guests – ARCF members who are field cardholders may sponsor guest flyers on the following basis: guest must be an AMA member, Must be accompanied by sponsor, Must observe all AMA and ARCF Club field rules, and may fly twice annually as a guest.
- Guests must use their AMA membership card to reserve a frequency slot on the frequency control board if using 72 Mhz equipment.
- Contest and Fun Flys – Visitors may fly at ARCF sponsored contests and fun flys. All visiting flyers must be AMA members.
- Membership expires December 31 each year and dues are due on January 1 and must be paid before flying the new year. (New members dues paid after Sept 1 will not be required to renew their membership for the following year.)
- Flyers must have a current AMA membership card in their possession.
- AMA safety rules will be observed by all flyers.
- Normal field operation hours are from 8:00 am to 9:00 pm. Night flying operations are allowed from 9:00 pm until 11:00 pm and are limited to electric powered aircraft and glow powered aircraft with well muffled engines of .25 cubic inch displacement or smaller.
- All flights will be conducted within the boundaries of the 40 acre site without flying over any roads or highways.
- Effective mufflers are required on all engines of 0.06 cubic inch displacement or larger.
- Spectators will be permitted in the pit area only when accompanied by and at the invitation of a person possessing a current club membership card.
- No use of alcohol or other drugs will be tolerated within the confines of the 40-acre flying site.
FREQUENCY CONTROL RULES
A NUMBERED FREQUENCY CONTROL BOARD FOR ALL 72 Mhz CHANNELS IS PROVIDED.
- Flyers must have a current field use card or current AMA card in the in use frequency slot before turning on a 72 Mhz Transmitter.
- Flyers turning on a 72 Mhz transmitter on a frequency already in use by another pilot will be responsible for any damage to persons or property resulting from their actions.
- Transmitters not in use must be impounded. This includes 2.4 Ghz equipment.
- On busy days flyers must take turns in using a 72 Mhz frequency. If someone is waiting to use your frequency please limit your use to 20 minutes.