“There’s a social aspect here to it,” said Sanqunetti. “A lot of flying happens under the tarps.”
“We piddle around with planes, we sit and visit,” said Garrett. “It’s a nice place to come and enjoy the outdoors, share stories, ideas. That’s the main thing —it’s very enjoyable.”
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If you go What: Anderson Aero Modelers radio-controlled flying club Where: Just southwest of the Madison Park Church of God, 6607 Providence Drive, Anderson. To get to the flying field, enter the church parking lot and go to the southernmost tip of the lot. From there, follow the gravel drive to the site. When: Members fly weeknights and weekends when the weather's good. Club meetings take place on the fourth Thursday of the month at 7 p.m. More info: Check the club website at www.anderson-aero-modelers.com. or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Also, the State of Indiana has proclaimed Aug. 17 as Model Aviation Day. On that day, the Academy of Model Aeronautics will celebrate at its national headquarters in Muncie. The celebration at the national headquarters will feature two air shows, free admission to the National Model Aviation Museum, and hands-on activities. Spectators will have access to two on-site events hosted by the Hoosier Dawn Patrol and the Mid-Indiana Society of Thermalers club, a local RC sailplane club.