114th RC Aero Squadron
Grapevine, Texas
AMA Charter 1318
Quiet Time - Wedding Paradise Cove - Sat Oct 21, 2017 - 5:45pm
Aero Hobbies Heli Fun Fly - 27-28 October 2017

Field Information

Our primary flying field is located at Meadowmere Park in Grapevine, Texas, which we lease from the US Army Corps of Engineers.  Please read this entire page for field rules and emergency information.  Note the no-fly zones and noise sensitive (only quiet electric flight) zones.  The Corps requires us to enforce these zones, so please observe them.  If you fly gas please make sure you have a quiet canister muffler.

Please note the Field Rules posted in the middle of the shed

GPS Coordinates N 32 58.960 W 97 07.352

Map to Meadowmere Park Field:

 

Emergency Information:

In case of an emergency dial 911 from your cell phone

This is the primary number for all emergencies, medical, police, fire and hospital.

Park Rangers can be reached at the Park Ranger Office during regular business hours at: (817) 481-4541

Closest Medical Facility:

Baylor Medical Center
1650 West College Street
Grapevine, TX 76051
817-481-1588

Key Requirements:

All persons who intend to fly remote control aircraft at the 114th RC Aero Squadron flying field are required to be a current member of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA). A current AMA membership card must either be with the person flying remote control aircraft or on file with the 114 RC Aero Squadron. This is a requirement of the Army Corp of Engineers, the Owners of the property from which 114th RC Aero Squadron leases the land for the flying field. (Excerpts from the lease are included on the back of this sheet.)

Pilots must adhere to other club rules including the 300’ ceiling mandated by the FAA.  Rules are posted at the field.

An intro-pilot program is available to all chartered clubs. Qualified pilots from chartered clubs (limited to three per club) may participate. Instructors can train non-AMA members to fly airplanes during a time period of 30 consecutive days, and students are covered by the liability provisions of the AMA insurance policy. Full details are available from the Membership Department at AMA Headquarters.

While many of our members have converted to 2.4GHz radio systems, we still require AMA cards to be placed in the frequency control board at the field at all times so we know "who" is at the field and if they have current AMA membership status.

***One of our neighbors is Paradise Cove, a wedding chapel just down the road.  When they have weddings we observer a courtesy no-fly timeout.  See the calendar on the HOME page for details.

US ARMY CORP OF ENGINEERS LEASE CONDITIONS
(reference DACW63-1-00-0783)

a. The model airplane flying field will be open to the general public without charge provided they are a member of a national recognized model airplane organization which provides its members with insurance in accordance with Condition No. 11.
b. Any sign posted on the leased premises must not restrict other members of a national model airplane club or organization from use of the area. The flying field will be open to them only during the times that is not being utilized by the lessee. Any sign posted must be approved by the Grapevine Lake Project Manage prior to installation.

INSURANCE
a. At the commencement of this lease, the Lessee shall obtain, from a reputable insurance company, or companies, liability insurance. The insurance shall provide an amount not less than that which is prudent, reasonable and consistent with sound business practices or a minimum combined single limit of $1,000,000, whichever is greater, for any number of persons or claims arising from any one incident with respect to bodily injuries or death resulting there from, property damage, or both, suffered or alleged to have been suffered by any person or persons resulting from the operations of the Lessee under the terms of this lease. The Lessee shall require its insurance company to furnish to the District Engineer a copy of the policy or policies, or if acceptable to the District Engineer, certificates of insurance evidencing the purchase of such insurance. The minimum amount of liability insurance coverage is subject to revision by the District Engineer every three years or upon renewal or modification of this lease.


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