Field Rules

GENERAL COMMENTS


THIS FACILITY IS JOINTLY MAINTAINED BY THE CITY OF DAYTON PARKS AND RECREATION DEPARTMENT AND THE DAYTON WINGMASTERS MODEL AIRPLANE CLUB, AMA CHARTER 499.

CURRENT AMA MEMBERSHIP AND FAA (UAS REGISTRATION) IS REQUIRED TO FLY ANY RC AIRCRAFT, NO EXCEPTIONS.

EXCEPT ELECTRIC POWERED AIRCRAFT AND SAILPLANES, GAS POWERED FLYING IS PROHIBITED BEFORE 10:00 AM WEEKDAYS AND 12:00 PM ON SUNDAYS.

MUFFLERS ARE REQUIRED FOR ENGINES LARGER THAN .051 CID.

APPROPRIATE FREQUENCY "FLAGS" MUST BE ATTACHED TO THE TRANSMITTER.

ALL TRANSMITTERS MUST BE PLACED IN THE IMPOUND AREA UNLESS PROPER FREQUENCY PIN IS AFFIXED TO TRANSMITTER ANTENNA.

UPON ENTERING AND LEAVING THE FIELD COMPLEX THE GATE MUST BE LOCKED!

ABSOLUTELY NO PARKING OF VEHICLES EXCEPT IN THE PARKING LOT SUBSEQUENT TO LOADING OR UNLOADING OF EQUIPMENT.

PARKING OF AIRCRAFT NORTH OF THE TAXIWAY IS PROHIBITED.

PILOTS ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE PROPER CONDUCT AND BEHAVIOR OF THEIR GUESTS, FAMILY MEMBERS, AND PETS.


SAFETY REQUIREMENTS


THE AMA SAFETY CODE MUST BE OBSERVED AT ALL TIMES.

FLYING OVER THE PIT AREA, THE PARKING LOT, OR SPECTATORS IS PROHIBITED.

ALL AIRCRAFT MUST MEET MINIMUM AMA SAFETY STANDARDS FOR AIRWORTHYNESS (SAFETY OFFICER AUTHORIZED TO VERIFY)

PILOTS EXHIBITING DISRUPTIVE, DISORDERLY, ABUSIVE OR ANY OTHER IRRESPONSIBLE BEHAVIOR WILL HAVE THEIR FIELD PRIVILEGES SUSPENDED.

ALCOHOLIC BEVERAGES ARE PROHIBITED FROM ANY PART OF THE FLYING FIELD COMPLEX.


PROCEDURES


A PREFLIGHT CHECK OF ALL FLIGHT CONTROL FUNCTIONS PRIOR TO TAKEOFF IS RECOMMENDED.

A VERBAL CALL WILL BE MADE PRIOR TO TAKING THE RUNWAY FOR TAKEOFF AND WHEN ON FINAL APPROACH (LANDING TRAFFIC HAS PRECEDENCE).

IF IN TROUBLE AND ABLE - DIRECT AIRCRAFT AWAY FROM THE POPULATED AREA AND AIM FOR THE OPEN FIELD (AWAY FROM THE CONTROL LINE CIRCLES AND THE APARTMENT BUILDINGS)


IT SHOULD BE NOTED THAT COMMON SENSE AND COURTESY ARE THE PRIMARY INGREDIENTS OF SAFETY.

WILLFUL NON-COMPLIANCE WITH THESE RULES WILL SUBJECT THE OFFENDER TO DENIAL OF FIELD PRIVILEGES.

THE DAYTON WINGMASTERS INVITE YOU TO ENJOY THIS FINE FACILITY AND HELP TO INSURE THAT IT REMAINS A SAFE AND CONVENIENT PLACE TO FLY BY OBSERVING THE ABOVE STIPULATIONS.

THANK YOU

THE DAYTON WINGMASTERS