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Ron Konkus Memorial Fly-In & Family Fun Weekend

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 Baltimore St & Georgia Ave Halethorpe MD 21227  See map

 

Baltimore’s largest celebration of remote control airplanes takes off on Saturday and Sunday, September 29 and 30 at the Southwest Area Park Modelers’ Fly-In and Family Fun Weekend. Dozens of local hobbyists will maneuver, soar, dip and dive R/C airplanes, jets and helicopters—some with wingspans up to 12 feet long—hundreds of feet in the air. As part of the two day event, families and flyers can enjoy:

Flights and Demonstrations: More than 25 pilots will dazzle visitors with high-soaring stunts in over 100 freestyle flights. Flights are continuous with take-offs from both the 600 ft. grass runway and the 275 ft. paved runway.

Novice Training Sessions: First-time flyers can experience the thrill of piloting an R/C aircraft under the guidance of Southwest Area Modelers club members.

Commemorative Air Show: At 2 pm on Sunday, the most experienced flyers will perform an air show to honor longtime Southwest Area Modelers club member and former club President Ron Konkus.

Festivities and Food: The Fly-In will also include a raffle for an Edge 540 Aerobatic Plane, grilled foods and cold refreshments. Visitors are also welcome to bring their own food and refreshments.

The Fly-In and Family Fun Weekend is a free event and open to the public at the Southwest Area Park in Baltimore Highlands, Landsdowne, Maryland.

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