Start Date: Oct. 18, 2013 End Date: Oct. 20, 2013 Time: 8:00 AM
The Abilene RC Society welcomes you to the 2013 Abilene Chopper Madness October 18-20 at Seabee Park in Abilene, TX.
8:00 AM - Friday is open for practice for early helicopter pilot arrivals. Registration starts Friday around 10:00 AM, handled by CD. Entry fee of $25 and current AMA license required to register.
9:00 AM Stingray buddy box with Curtis (all day).
7:00 PM - Set up for night flying. Night flying to commence and end by 11:30 pm. (City park requirement).
Registration opens after sunrise, at about 7:30 AM. Entry fee of $25 and current AMA license required to register.
9:00 AM - Pilots meeting. Conducted by CD and Heli Event Director.
9:30 AM - Open Helis flying to start at flight stations on runway.
10:00 AM – Curtis Youngblood Demo of Stingray.
10:30 AM – Curtis Youngblood Stingray buddy box (all day).
12:00 (noon) - Will pause for lunch and first demo flights. Demo flights can be either rotary and/or fixed wing. Resume Heli flying only by 1:15 pm.
4:00 PM – Autorotation event to commence.
After Autorotation event, we will be taking a group photo of all pilots with Helis and a Club photo of all members and helpers.
5:30 PM - Resume Heli flying. Fly until 11:30 PM for those with night gear. (Evening meal at approx. 6:30 PM). If demo pilots available, demo flights during evening meal time.
7:00 PM - Award ceremony and raffles.
7:30 PM – Night flying to commence and end by 11:30 pm. (City park requirement.)
7:30 AM – Open helicopter flying until noon. Noon: Chopper Madness 2013, Heli’s Over Abilene IV, officially comes to a close.