Mid County Radio Control Club
1. NO ALCOHOL or FIREARMS allowed at the flying field.
(Violations will result in loss of membership)
Rules 2 thru 5 apply to 72 MHZ radio systems only and do not apply to newer 2.4 spread spectrum radio systems.
2. Do not turn transmitter on without the frequency pin in your possession. Place
your club card in the appropriate frequency slot. (Only one pin per pilot at a time)
3. Violations of frequency pin rule will result in the cost of any damage incurred.
4. Each transmitter must be narrow band (72MHZ). The six meter band is exempt
from this rule.
5. Use of the frequency pin is limited to 20 minutes, including troubleshooting.
6. All aircraft shall take off from the runway, with the exception of hand launch &
helicopters, which will be launched or flown in their designated areas. (Any
aircraft that cannot taxi to the runway will require a spotter to assist the pilot in
7. All pilots will fly designated take-off and landing patterns. Initial take-off should
be away from spectators. No aerobatics over the runway. No flying over the pit
or spectator area.
8. When on the flight line, intentions will be announced loudly.
(Example: “taking Off”, “Landing”, “Dead Stick”, “Going on the field”, etc.)
9. No more than (3) persons allowed on a flight block at a given time unless
specified by a member of the safety, field committee, or officer of the club.
10. Emergency landings have priority. All landings will be done ON THE
RUNWAY whenever possible.
11. After landing, aircraft will be permitted to taxi back to the flight block ONLY.
(AT NO TIME WILL TAXING BE ALLOWED IN THE PIT OR SPECTATOR
12. All children, 12 years and younger, will have supervision while in the pit area.
13. All AMA codes will be adhered to at all times. NO DEVIATION of these codes
will be allowed.
14. No motor vehicles allowed on the runway including the large tractor except in the
event of an emergency. (Aircraft and maintenance vehicles are exempt)
15. Safety officer, officer, or group of 3 members can ground an unsafe pilot or
aircraft if immediate situation is deemed necessary.
16. Aircraft will only be started on the starting line. (DO NOT START ENGINES IN
THE PIT OR SPECTATOR AREA) 17. A guest must be accompanied by a member who is responsible for their actions.