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Tokay Radio Control Modelers

Welcome! Our club is dedicated to the hobby of radio controlled model aviation. We are based in Lodi, California which is 40 miles south of Sacramento. We are an AMA Chartered club, #1251, founded in 1970.

Our members fly a wide range of RC aircraft ranging from small park flyers and electric powered, to giant scale aerobatic and scale planes. We have RC instructors willing to teach you how to fly your RC aircraft, and members who can answer all your RC questions. We put on many events throughout the year including Fun Flys, Giant Scale Meets, Pylon Racing, IMAC Contests and social gatherings. We provide a monthly newsletter the HEADWIND available from our Newsletter page. We are a friendly club who believes that RC flying should be enjoyable!

TRCM Flying Field
Photo by Mike Wilson; Pilot Mark Huntley, Aircraft Challenger II

Read more: Welcome to Tokay Radio Control Modelers!

 

TRCM Officer Elections

At the December 3rd meeting TRCM club officers will be elected. Nominations are open up to the actual election of officers. If you have ever considered holding a position in TRCM, now is the time to step forward and nominate yourself or another member. As a member of TRCM it is up to you to get involved and help make this club a continued success.

Suggestions for Duties of Club Officers as defined by the AMA:
Section 1. President
The president shall be the executive officer of the club and shall preside at all meetings. He or she shall be the spokesperson for the club. He or she shall appoint standings and special committees as he deems necessary. He or she will cast the deciding vote in any case where a tie vote is encountered.

Section 2. Vice President
The vice president shall assist the president in all matters and shall assume the duties of the president if for any reason the president is not able to perform his or her duties. He or she shall be responsible for the club meeting schedules and other club scheduled events which may be necessary or requested by the club officers or members.

Section 3. Secretary/Treasurer
The secretary/treasurer shall keep accurate minutes of all regular scheduled and called club meetings and record meeting attendance. He or she shall maintain an up-to-date membership record of all members including their name, mailing addresses, AMA membership numbers, and telephone numbers. He or she shall have charge of all club funds. He or she shall collect dues when they are due and is authorized to pay any and all club obligations from these funds. He or she shall keep appropriate records of all club monetary transactions and shall provide a treasurer’s report at each scheduled club meeting. If the vice president, for any reason, is unable to perform his or her duties, the secretary/treasurer shall assist or take over the duties of the vice president as needed.

Section 4. Safety Coordinator
To promote increased safety awareness on the part of all members, improve the public perception of modeling as a safe and desirable sport, and provide a means by which important safety information can be shared between clubs, AMA chartered clubs are required to establish the position of safety coordinator. This person will act as a communications liaison between the club and AMA Headquarters to ensure timely distribution of safety related material. The club safety coordinator must have E-mail access.
Recommended Duties:
1) Provide a communications link between AMA and clubs in matters related to safety.
2) Act as a safety advisor and resource manager for the club and its members.
3) Assist AMA in the establishment of a national safety program to reduce accidents/incidents.
4) Develop, promote, and encourage a climate of safety awareness within AMA clubs.
TRCM Required Duties:
1) Provide a monthly article regarding safety to the Headwind Newsletter Editor in a timely manner.
2) Hold Quarterly meetings of the TRCM Safety Committee to review and discuss any potential issues
or suggestions for safety improvement.
3) Occasionally provide a discussion at club meetings about safety awareness and review club safety
field rules.

 
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TRCM News!

Check out the FOR SALE section! Planes, engines, Unicorns, RC car!

TRCM video of our flying field on YouTube.

October 2014 HEADWIND Newsletter online

Read the 2014 AMA Safety Code!

ALERT: NO FULL-SCALE AIRCRAFT LANDING ALLOWED AT TRCM FLYING FIELD

TRCM Field Weather

Current Forecast
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 1:58 am PDT
Fair
52°F
High: 76°F
Low: 51°F
Wind: 6 mph
Humidity: 99 %
Visibility: 10 mi
Barometer: 29.97 in
FALLING
 

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