About MAR/C

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The Marymoor Radio Control Club (MAR/C) promotes the hobby/sport of radio controlled model airplane flying.  MAR/C manages and maintains the model airfield in Marymoor Park in accordance with a Use Agreement with King County Parks Division.  Flight training and special events are held at the model airfield during the summer.  Monthly Club meetings are held to socialize and share information about the hobby.  Membership in MAR/C is approximately 300 members.

  

Weather

Redmond, WA

Clear sky
  • Clear sky
  • Temperature: 87.8 °F
  • Wind: NW (320°), 10.4 mph
  • Pressure: 30.06 inHg
  • Rel. Humidity: 24 %
  • Visibility: 16.1 km
  • Sunrise: 4:41am -0800
  • Sunset: 7:50pm -0800
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Mon, 07/28/2014 - 4:53pm

MARC Weather Station

Location:Redmond, WA
Updated:29 Jun 13:02 MDT
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News

President's Letter July 2014

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" I have made this letter longer than usual, only because I have not had the time to make it shorter."—Blaise Pascal

Lots of stuff happening, so in the spirit of the above quote, forgive me if this is a relatively long missive.

MAR/C Safety Recommendations

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Now that we are into another flying season, there are some considerations that we should address. As you all know, the terrain surrounding the field is considerably hostile, blackberry bushes, nettles, and what is left is tall and easy to either get lost in or fall down and have a heck of a time getting back up. There are a number of trees out there that are always inviting our aircraft for a visit and occasionally we error and our plane ends up out there in the wild.

Many of us are advancing in age and should take a few precautions when seeking our plane

Long time member Walt Morgan has passed away

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Walt Morgan, who was a long time active member of MAR/C, died on April 7th, at the age of 93.  No services were held.

Walt was born in Spokane, and had a 28 year career at Boeing until retirement in 1983.  In his spare time, he loved playing drums in many dance bands around this area. 

MAR/C Sport Scale Contest (and BBQ), July 19th, 9am-4pm

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   MARC SPORT SCALE CONTEST

  1. This event will be open to all scale model aircraft wether ARF or Home Built. 
  2. Power can be electric, glow, or gas.
  3. Models will be static judged from 20 ft.
  4. All models will fly a series of maneuvers and will be judged according to how the full scale aircraft would have performed said maneuvers.
  5. All aircraft must pass scale judging with at least 1 point in order to compete.

STATIC JUDGING PROCEDURE

ADA parking improvements - park wide

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Starting January 21, NW Asphalt and Parks will be making ADA parking improvements in multiple parking lots around Marymoor park.  Parking Lots include:  R/C lot, Lot B, Community Garden and both off-leash area parking lots (Lot D and G).  The crews will make every effort to keep the lots open in some way, to allow use of the adjacent spaces; however, there may be intermittent closures to allow safe and efficient use of large equipment.  The project will take 5-7 da

Upcoming Events

Field Announcements

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  • Field is closed on Tuesday's from 5pm till dusk due to Flight Training program
  • The field is mowed Mondays and Thursdays at 10am. On Mondays the pits are mowed as well. Usually takes one hour. Club members present at these times are expected to help on an as needed basis

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