National Model Aviation Day Saturday
The Victoria Radio Control Flyers will have a fundraiser in support of the Wounded Warrior Project and to celebrate National Model Aviation Day on Saturday, Aug. 16. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the Wounded Warrior Project. The public is invited to bring lawn chairs and celebrate National Model Aviation Day with the members of the Victoria Radio Control Flyers at the club field, 305 Hiller Road in Inez, from 8 a.m. to noon. Shaded picnic tables are available for a picnic lunch. The public is also encouraged to donate to the Wounded Warrior Project, says the Victoria Advocate. There will be a $15 landing fee for AMA pilots.
Trainer aircraft with flight instructors will be available for those wishing to try their hand at the controls from a buddy box for a $5 donation. The lineup includes big planes, small planes, gas powered, electric powered, scale planes, sport planes and even a few weird planes.
Victoria Radio Control Flyers consists of approximately 30 members of all ages and radio control flying experience. For more information, visit victoriaradiocontrolflyers.org.