2016 Events



July 3-4 Beresford Big Bird 
July 16 Dakota Flyers
Sept 14  Sodbuster Fun Fly

2016 Float Fly Schedule

July 5
July 19
August 2
August 16
August 30

September 12
September 26

Public boat launch SW side of Lake Alvin 6PM






Dakota Flyers




Dakota Flyers General Safety Rules


» Follow all AMA Safety rules. You must be AMA and Club registered.
http://www.modelaircraft.org/files/105.pdf

» First time pilots need to meet with the club trainer Milt Schavee before you solo with other members. You may buddy box with an experienced pilot at any time. Training will be provided contact Milt Schavee.

» Aircraft can only be started in the pits.

» Aircraft must be secured by a hold down or another person when starting.

» Aircraft need to be balanced, charged, and all hardware/equipment installed correctly before flight. Engine break-in area is near the shed.

» Fixed frequency transmitters must have the frequency pin before being turned on.

» Aircraft must be ranged checked before flight each day.

» East side is for morning flight only. Move to the west side after 1 PM. There is no tall fence on the east side so be extra careful in the pits.

» No taxing back into the pits. Stop the engine on the field before reentering the pits. All spectators must stay behind the tall fence.

» Inform other pilots before taking off, landing and walking onto the field.

» Respect the flight line and try to keep flight closer to the center of the field. Do not fly over pits. Ideally keep 10 feet out from short fence.

» Please follow the direction of flight established by aircraft already in flight. Take off and land into the wind.

» Fire extinguisher and a first aid kit are in the pin box for emergencies.

» Everyone is responsible for pilot and spectator safety.


» A
ircraft must be flown maintaining visual contact during the entire flight and cannot use video equipment to extend this visual contact as established by the AMA.

» Aircraft may not use the Dakota Flyers field as a destination or launch point for GPS/FPV guided flight without maintaining visual contact of the aircraft during the entire flight. Operators cannot use video equipment to solely maintain visual contact. 

» When using FPV video equipment, you must maintain the aid of a spotter during the entire flight. 

»  400 feet above ground level is the maximum height as established by the AMA.

» Any activity (on or off the flying field) which
interferes  with manned aircraft flight, will result in revocation of membership and will be reported to authorities.  
http://www.modelaircraft.org/files/540-D.pdf

» Be safe… Have fun. Be good to others, we are all here for enjoyment.

If you have any safety concerns or comments please bring it to the attention of any of these people.
 
Kurt Anderson,Brian Aker  Milt Schavee, Jim McGuire, Phil Caine, Jerry Johnson, Joe Cambell












2014 Events
March 29 SodBuster Auction
May 31 June 1 Brookings IMAA
June 7,8  Brookins IMAC Preliminary
June 15 BARF Fathers Day Fun Fly
June 21,22 Bill Beck Auction & Fun Fly
at the Dakota Flyers Field
June 28,29 Possible rain out date if
July 5,6 Beresford Big Bird Fly
July 19, 20 Brookings MakeA WIsh Fly
July 26,27 Brookings IMA
August 17 Brookings Open Fly
Sep. 6 Sodbuster Fun Fly
2013
April 14              Marshal Mall Show
April 23              Redwood Falls MN Arena Electrics
June 1&2          Brookings IMAA
June 16             Beresford Fathers Day Fly
June 16             Canby Fun Fly
June 16             Huron Open House
June 22&23      Make a Wish Brookings Club
July 6&7           Beresford Big Bird Fly
July 14                Dakota Flyers Fun Fly
Aug 3&4             Dave Bolt Fun Fly    Rushmore MN
Aug 11                Huron Fun Fly
Aug 18                Brookings Fun Fly
Aug 25               Dakota Flyers Breakfast
Aug 25                Marshall Fun Fly
Sept 7                 SodBusters Fun Fly

2012 Events      Some dates are not yet confirmed
January 21    Membership Meeting Gateway Lounge 9:30 AM

March 10      Sioux Center Mall Show

May 12         Membership Meeting at the field 10 AM

May 19&20         Dakota Flyers  IMAA Event    Dakota Flyers Field
May 20        Marshall Fun Fly     Marshall MN

June 2&3     Brookings Aeromates IMAA Event      Brookings SD Aug 4&5      Dave Bolt FunFly        Rushmore MN
June 9&10    Windom Minnesota Fun Fly
June 10       Aberdeen Open House              Aberdeen SD
June 17      Beresford Fathers Day Fly         Beresford SD
June 17       Huron Open House      Huron SD
June 23&24  Dave Bolt Fun Fly     Rushmore MN
July  7&8     Beresford Big Bird Fly IMAA     Beresford SD
July 7           Fun Fly Cottonwood MN
July 15        Dakota Flyers Fun Fly AMA Sanc.   Sioux Falls SD
July 21        Sioux Falls RCers     North of Renner SD
July 21        Tyler MN Fun Fly
July 22        Aberdeen Fun Fly       Aberdeen SD
Aug 12         Huron Fun Fly      Huron SD
Aug 19        Brookings Aeromates Fun Fly         Brookings SD
Aug 26        Dakota Flyers Breakfast Fly      Sioux Falls  SD
Sept 8       SodBusters Fun Fly        Sioux Falls SD

Sept 29          Helli Round UP                        Brookings SD

2011 Flying Events
May 22         Dakota Flyers first ever  IMAA Event    Dakota Flyers Field
May 22         Marshall Fun Fly     Marshall MN

May 28         Donovan Breakfast    Donovan Field Sioux Falls SD

June 4&5    Brookings Aeromates IMAA Event      Brookings SD

June 12       Aberdeen Open House              Aberdeen SD
June 19       Beresford Fathers Day Fly        Beresford SD
June 19       Huron Open House      Huron SD
July  2&3     Beresford Big Bird Fly IMAA     Beresford SD
July 9           Fun Fly Cottonwood MN
July 10        Dakota Flyers Fun Fly AMA Sanc.   Sioux Falls SD
July 17        Sioux Falls RCers     North of Renner SD
July 23        Tyler MN Fun Fly
Aug 6&7      Dave Bolt Fun Fly  Rushmore MN
Aug 14         Huron Fun Fly      Huron SD
Aug 21        Brookings Aeromates Fun Fly         Brookings SD
Aug 28        Dakota Flyers Breakfast Fly      Sioux Falls  SD
Sept 11       SodBusters Fun Fly        Sioux Falls SD





Dakota Flyers Saturday Winter Coffees 
2nd Saturday Nov- April
Gateway Lounge at 9:00 AM. Located west of I-29 and South of 41st, behind the Carmicke Theater. Good food,great coffee and friendly service. Plenty of room for everyon







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