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Club Racing

We have two classes of RC airplanes that are use for pylon races: G-Snipe and E-Snipe. The G- snipe (G for Glow or Gutter) is a nitro powered model with the fuselage made from plastic downspouts. The E-Snipe (E for Elecric) is battery powered. General guidlines for each class are in the links below. Races are generally held on the second Saturday of each month, February through November, but check Upcoming Events on the Home page for any change of date to safely accommodate other groups' nearby activies.

  1. Guttersnipe Rules
  2. E-Snipe Rules

The Snipe airplanes are designed, developed, and produced by John Castleman of Castle Craft Hobbies in Poulsbo, WA (360 779-4828). The E-Snipe (electric) and G-Snipe (glow fuel) planes are available through his shop.

Picture not foundAcademy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) Website. The Academy of Model Aeronautics is a world-class association of modelers organized for the purpose of promotion, development, education, advancement, and safeguarding of modeling activities. Our club is chartered with AMA, and insured by the group policy maintained by AMA. AMA Membership Enrollment Center is the link to become an AMA member or renew your membership. 2014 Official AMA National Model Aircraft Safety Code is binding on our flying activities. The AMA maintains a treasure house of model plans, history of the sport, documents on flying, public relations, competition, and safety.

Picture not foundPort Gamble Trails. This is one of the clubs that shares the Uplands Trails Recreational Site, where our flying field is located.

January 2018