Safety Rules for Our Fly-Ins

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I hope we all have a great time at our FunFly this Sunday. Here are some thoughts on safety for our FunFly: I would like to remind everybody that if your plane is on a table and you accidentally hit the throttle, bad things can happen. If you  set up a switch for throttle cut [...]

Bud Swan Memorial Fly-In at Murphy Field Changed to June 19, 2016

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Due to forecasted winds for Saturday, the Pahrump Valley Model Aviators’ Bud Swan Memorial fly-in, has been moved to Sunday,  June 19th, starting at 8:00 AM, at Ron Murphy Field. No contests, no pressure! Bring out your favorite planes and fly. Bring your friends! Free hotdogs/Italian sausages, chips, cookies, and water for all members and [...]

Election Results for 2016 Officers

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The results are in and by a unanimous vote  (20-0) the following have been voted your Club Officers for 2016. Larry Chapman – President Richard Beatty – Vice President Don Beatty -Treasurer Tim Nelson – Secretary Doug Wittenberg – Safety Director Thank you for your participation. A big thank you to Bill Newyear for his [...]

A Major First Step Accomplished

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Great news from Doug Wittenberg concerning the new airfield at the Fairgrounds locations: “The Memorandum of understanding was passed by the NYE County Board of Commissioners unanimously for  the landing field NYE County Fairgrounds. There is still some ways to go but this is a big step.” DougW

Beware of Snakes In and Around the Airfield

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Just a friendly warning to beware of snakes in and around the airfield. On September 8, an 18-24 inch sidewinder rattlesnake was found lurking under one of the tables in the staging area at Ron Murphy Field. Please be aware that they are around and exercise extreme caution. They can certainly ruin your day…and days to [...]

Hold the Presses! PVMA Article in PV Times

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We’re getting more publicity for the club. We had a feature article in the Pahrump Valley Chamber of Commerce’s annual magazine this year and now an article in the Pahrump Valley Times. The Chamber article is not online, but you can view the Times article here:   http://pvtimes.com/community/pv-model-aviators-born-shared-passion.html   Thanks to Christine Butler for the [...]

April 4, 2015 Fly-In

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The Pahrump Valley Model Aviators will hold a “No Contest” Funfly on Saturday, April 4, 2015 starting at 9 AM. Free hotdogs for all Club members and their guests. Arlen West will demonstrate the “Basic Known” IMAC maneuvers for the crowd. We will also have an R/C airplane to raffle. You must be present to [...]

PVMA Christmas Party

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The PVMA Club knows how to have fun! On December 18, 2014, we celebrated the Holidays with a potluck supper and lots of fun. Here are some pictures to tell the story from acting out a Partridge in a Pear Tree to a new version of Passing the Package. It was a great time and everyone [...]