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October 2010

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The first meeting of the season for the Scale Flyers of Minnesota will be held on Friday, October 29, 7:00 p.m. at the American Legion Post, 6501 Portland, Richfield. 

Subsequent meetings will be held on the last Friday of the month November thru March.

Upcoming Meeting Schedule

 October 29, 2010
November 26, 2010

December - "No Meeting"

January 28, 2011
February 25, 2011
March 25, 2011

Much thanks to SFM members who organized local scale events this summer.  All well done!

Contest Directors Event(s)
Brian Crossley

Minnesota Big Bird Fall Classic

John Baligrodzki

Minnesota Classic Scale Masters Qualifier & SodBuster’s Scale Sunday

Stan Zdon

ACRC Fun Scale Contest & Warbird Fly-In

Dick Steine & Del Berryman

Grassfield Big Bird Fly-In

Chris O’Connor

TCRC Big-Bird Fly-In,

Tim Johnson & Phil Schwartz  & their Families!

Owatonna Saturdays and the amazing    Northern Alliance Military Fly-In













2010 Summer Events & More

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Scott Russell's F-86 Maiden Flight

Real Mud on

Jeff Q's La 7

Photo by Loren (The Old Guy) BeLisle Cal Branton's B-24 Tim's Hydraulic Lift at SMMAC
Dick Steine & His Crew Start Engines of B-25 at Ch 46 Fly-in

Gruppenfuehrer Cal

Mit FW190A

John Baligrodzki's D7 at Scale Classic SodBuster's Scale Sunday

Opie Laque's

DH-1 in Flight

Joe Grice's ME163 D Andersen "Best of Show Babs" Tim Johnson's Cub, Scud-Run at Owatonna Awards, Awards, Awards! Chapter 46 Fall Classic

Congratulations! to Cal Branton, President of SFM, whose B-24 won 1st place for Best Bomber at The Warbirds Over The Rockies fly-in near Denver.  His Meister FW 190A-8 did even better.  It won Best Static Warbird...

To Our International Visitors ...

Thank you for checking into our website from time to time.  We appreciate your desire to keep Scale & Giant Scale R/C planes flying everywhere! Consider joining SFM ... the fee is low and supports our efforts to keep individuals like yourself,  who enjoy Scale Aircraft building and flying  informed and entertained!


One of the Best Quotes this Summer!

“The kit arrived by UPS at 9:00.  The first former was in place by 10:00.”       – Joe Grice

Unless a miracle happens, TriValley field will be no more at the end of October 2010.  Sob.  New flying sites are being pursued.  Stay tuned!


Cal Branton, President

(651) 459-5107

Brian Crossley, Treasurer

(612) 721-4989

D. Andersen, Secretary

(952) 890-9529

Jon Bomers, Web Editor

(651) 343-3407

Fly well, fly safely and share your skills

David P. Andersen, Secretary of The Scale Flyers of Minnesota.


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