Hobby Center Local Area Events: 2018

Note:

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Monthly Club Meetings.

Start Date: 1/1/2018
End Date: 12/31/2018
Description:
• Portland Propsnappers R/C Club meet the first Wednesday of each month at Ray & Robin's Hobby Center starting at 6:30 PM. Note: No meetings during summer flying season.

• Skystreakers R/C Club meet the second Thursday of each month at New Gloucester Memorial School Library starting at 7:00 PM. Note: Reduced meetings during summer flying season.

• R/C Bushpilots meet most months at a host club members house. Call Ed Estabrook, Tel: 929-3491, to get meeting time and location.

• Greater Portland R/C Boaters meet the third Wednesday of each month at Ray & Robin's Hobby Center starting at 7:00 PM.

R/C CAR & Drone RACING ... See track page on website Link

 

Summer Flight Instruction: (Portland Area)

  • Propsnappers Model Club... LINK
  • Skystreakers Model Club... LINK

Snow Fly-In ( KVMA Field Sidney )

Start Date: Jan 20, 2018
End Date: Jan 20, 2018
Description: Starts at 10AM... Or earlier !
See club website for more information.
Sponsored by: Kennebec Valley Model Aviators Club

Snow Fly-In ( KVMA Field Sidney )

Start Date: Feb 11, 2018
End Date: Feb 11, 2018
Description: Starts at 10AM... Or earlier !
See club website for more information.
Sponsored by: Kennebec Valley Model Aviators Club

Winter Fun Fly ( Propsnappers Field )

Start Date: Feb 18, 2018
End Date: Feb 18, 2018
Weather Date: Feb 18, 2018
Description:
This is the Propsnappers "numb thumbs" fly-in held at the club field. Event starts at 9AM Til Numb...Coffee and donuts provided.
Sponsored by: Propsnappers Model Club

Snow Fly-In ( KVMA Field Sidney )

Start Date: Mar 11, 2018
End Date: Mar 11, 2018
Description: Starts at 10AM... Or earlier
See club website for more information.
Sponsored by: Kennebec Valley Model Aviators Club

Swap Meet ( Maine Medical Center Falmouth )


Start Date: April 22, 2018
End Date: April 22, 2018
Description:
This swap meet will be held in the parking lot of the Maine Medical Center in Falmouth, ME. 8AM - Till. You may bring and set up tables and use tents as required by conditions. See Flyer for more info.
Sponsored by: Propsnappers Model Club

Spring Float Fly ( Kiwanis Beach, Watchic Pond )

Start Date: April 28, 2018
End Date: April 29, 2018
Description: See Flyer
This will be the Spring event. Held both Saturday and Sunday 9:00am till dark. There will be a small landing fee. You can fly for one day or two days. See club website for more info. see map
Sponsored by: Propsnappers Model Club

Spring Float Fly ( Lower Range Pond State Park )

Start Date: May 19, 2018
End Date: May 20, 2018
Description:
See club website for more info. see map
Sponsored by:  Skystreakers Model Club

Annual Fun Fly & Swap Event ( Skystreakers Field )


Start Date: June 3, 2018
End Date: June 3, 2018
Description: One day Fun Fly & Swap Meet 9AM - 3 PM ... bring goodies to sell at Skystreakers R/C Field.
Sponsored by: Skystreakers Model Club

Fun-Fly Contest ( KVMA Field Sidney )

Start Date: June 17, 2018
End Date: June 17, 2018
Description: Starts promply at 10AM Arrive early to register for event.
See club website for more information.
Sponsored by: Kennebec Valley Model Aviators Club

Spring Open House ( Propsnappers Field )

Start Date: June 23, 2018
End Date: June 23, 2018
Rain Date: June 24, 2018
Description: One day open house public welcome... Buddy box intro flights available. Famous Propsnappers Hot Dogs will be served at 11:30.

Sponsored by: Propsnappers Model Club

Annual Maine IMAC Challenge ( Skystreakers Field )

Start Date: July 14, 2018
End Date: July 15, 2018
Description: 
A must attend event for the competition minded pilot. The Maine IMAC Challenge is flown using the International Miniature Aerobatic Club (IMAC) rules. All classes of competition from Basic to Unlimited are offered as well as the Freestyle event. Plan to come watch, or participate in the event. For more information give Ray & Robin's Hobby Center a call at (207)-797-5196. See Event Flyer
Sponsored by: Skystreakers Model Club

War Bird Fun Fly ( Propsnappers Field )

Start Date: July 21, 2018
End Date: July 21, 2018
Rain Date: July 28, 2018
Description: One day War Bird event, any type of war bird welcome... Famous Propsnappers Solar Powered Hot Dogs available for your dining pleasure.

Event Director: Tony Blanchard
Sponsored by: Propsnappers Model Club

Art Aube' Sailplane Fly-In ( KVMA Field Sidney )

Start Date: July 22, 2018
End Date: July 22, 2018
Description: Starts 10AM... Open to public, will have sailplanes you can try on buddy box.
See club website for more information.
Sponsored by: Kennebec Valley Model Aviators Club

Electric Fun Fly ( Skystreakers Field )

Start Date: Aug 12, 2018
End Date: Aug 12, 2018
Description: At the Skystreakers flying site,9AM - 3PM All electric aircraft welcome. Food will be available.
Sponsored by: Skystreakers Model Club

Maine Scale Fun Fly ( Skystreakers Field )

Start Date: Sept 8, 2018
End Date: Sept 8, 2018
Description: This is a joint event between the Propsnappers and Skystreakers model clubs this year. At the Skystreakers flying site! All scale/sport scale aircraft welcome. Food will be available for the event.
Sponsored by: Skystreakers Model Club

Fall Float Fly In ( Kiwanis Beach, Watchic Pond )

Start Date: Sept 15, 2018
End Date: Sept 16, 2018
Description:
This will be the Fall event. Held both Saturday and Sunday 9:00am till dark. There will be a landing fee. You can fly for one day or two days. Hotdogs and other tasty goodies! This event will be held at Kiwanis Beach. For details go to the Propsnappers website, or call Ray & Robin's Hobby Center at 207-797-5196. See Flyer!
Sponsored by: Propsnappers Model Club

End of Season Fly In ( KVMA Field Sidney )

Start Date: Oct 7, 2018
End Date: Oct 7, 2018
Description: Starts at 10AM
See club website for more information.
Sponsored by: Kennebec Valley Model Aviators Club

Fall Fun Fly ( Propsnappers Field )

Start Date: Oct 6, 2018
End Date: Oct 6, 2018
Rain Date: Oct 7, 2018
Bring out your nitro, electric, rubber band, and any other plane you have and let it rip. We will be serving our finest gourmet hotdogs, cooked to perfection, at 11:30 - 1st come first serve! 

Propsnappers Club Banquet (Clarion Hotel )

Start Date: Oct 10, 2018
End Date: Oct 10, 2018
Description:
Our Annual Club Banquet will be held at the Clarion Hotel. 6-10. Happy Hour 6-6:30 Dinner at 6:30 Awards at 7... See Flyer!.
Sponsored by: Propsnappers Model club

Propsnappers & Skystreakers Christmas Party (Hobby Center Basement)

Start Date: Dec 5, 2018
End Date: Dec 5, 2018
Christmas Party in the Hobby Center basement starting at 6PM... There will be great food, entertainment
and prizes. Club Members and Family from Propsnappers or Skystreakers Only.
Sponsored by: Propsnappers Model club

 

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Monday thru Friday               9:30 - 6:00

Saturday                                9:00 - 5:00

Sunday                                  CLOSED

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