Palm Creek received a very welcoming message from the Casa Grande Flying Club this week. With all the new expansion plans coming here this summer, we'll be saying farewell to our own flying field. The Casa Grande club is extending a warm welcome for our avid RC fans to join them.
Here's the message from Alan Friedman:
The officers and members of The Casa Grande RC Flyers were sorry to learn of the impending closure of the Palm Creek Golf & RV Resort airfield on May 1, 2017. We want their Palm Creek club members to know that we would welcome them as members of our club, if they desire to join. Many of our members started in this wonderful hobby at Palm Creek. Information about our field, club and membership are on our web site: www.CasaGrandeRCFlyers.com
Also, they are having an Air Show. Information is below.
Casa Grande RC Flyers Air Show!
Join the Casa Grande RC Flyers at their field on , 2017 for their 2nd annual Air Show benefitting The Valley Humane Society. Although not required, the club requests that you bring any unneeded pet items to donate. The event hours are with the air show starting at . Feli's Y Sol food service will be providing the breakfast and lunch meals for this event. The Casa Grande RC Flyers Field is located at 2725 South Isom Road in Casa Grande, Arizona. The field is located across from the public shooting on completely paved roads. Directions to the club field are on the club web site at www.CasaGrandeRCFlyers.com Come and watch the flying, and enjoy a meal while making new friends. It will be an enjoyable morning.
Professional pilots from airplane suppliers and our local area will perform stunts and fly unusual aircraft. The pilots include Andrew Grant from Hitec/Multi-Plex, Tony Quist from Horizon Hobby, Kandace Rawling from the Eloy Airport, Lee Unlinger from Ulinger aircraft, and Ron Pinner and Ron St. Pierre from Palm Creek. There will also be a swap meet with both aircraft and RC car items available. Superstition Hobbies from Queen Creek will also be represented at the event with a display of aircraft and radio controlled cars. Pilots are always happy to answer questions and tell you more about their hobby. Come out and enjoy the morning at the Casa Grande RC Flyers field.
The Casa Grande RC Flyers is an Arizona non-profit corporation which raises money for area charities. This is a FREE event and everyone is welcome to attend. Please arrive early and bring a lawn chair as the parking and benches are expected to fill quickly.