The regular meeting of the Chicagoland Radio Control Modelers was called to order at 7:30 P.M on August 5, 2011 at the field.


  • Greg Ross President,
  • Brian Nowack – Vice President
  • Steven Sobolewski, Secretary
  • Bob Roggeveen, Treasurer

19 members total including officers. No guests

  1. Approval of Minutes
    The minutes of the previous meeting were read and accepted .
  2. Treasurers Report
    Treasurers Report accepted.
  3. Announcements made.
  4. Old Business
  5. New Business
    – Trainer day to be held on September 24th, 2011 a Saturday. Al Clark has a wireless trainer system available to use.
  6. Committee Reports
    1. Scale – Fred Cederholm discussed. Sanction number to be obtained. Flyers made up and distributed to Hobby Stores.
      Looking for volunteers to help. Start time at 9:00, Flying at 10:00 with lunch and over by 2:00 P.M.
    2. Golf Outing – This will be held at Golf Club of Illinois in Algonquin. Time to be last weekend in September.
    3. Fun Fly – Dave Golubski said it will be .
    4. Picnic – Date is August 20 Saturday . We will have a picnic free to all members and 1 guest. All additional will have a fee charged. Children 12 and under free. All others are $5.00 each. Starts at 9:30 A.M. Pop up tents, tables and chairs needed. Food at 12:00 and will be KFC. Water balloons by Al Brose, Blind Taxi . Signup sheet passed out.
    5. Big Bird – Sun August 28th . 18th Annual. Landing fee is $10 for flyers with raffles. Non pilot is $5 lunch fee and not part of raffles or prizes. Starts at 8:30 and ends at 2:00. Ray will cook burgers. Dana Berry to be co CD.
    6. Golf Outing Golf : Outing is Sunday September 25th. Tee off at 9:30 and has a rate of  $32 with a cart. Let Al know how many are coming.
  7. Entertainment– None
  8. Tips and Tricks
    Dana Berry uses a band saw and adjusts table to cut bevels on aileron strips. This works much better than a hobby knife.
  9. Model of The Month
    • Ed Bywalec with an Escapade, magnum 46 – 12 flights on it. Mods are Sullivan tailwheel, epoxied and bolted stabs,
      triangular stock in bulkhead. 1600 MA pack. Ed has 2 of these planes and reports the glide ratio is not very good.
      Winner Ed Bywalec
  10. Raffles
    Raffles were held
  11. Items for next meeting

Adjournment: at 8:00 P.M 

Minutes submitted by: Steven Sobolewski