DUES AND RULES
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DUES  ---------------- -----$ 50.00 PER YEAR
JUNIOR UNDER 19 -----$12.00
BEGINNER------------------$24.00
MUST HAVE A CURRENT AMA CARD
THE CLUB MEETS ON THE SECOND THURSDAY OF THE
MONTH AT THE DECATUR AQUADOME AT 6:30PM

I SAFETY REQUIREMENTS

1. AMA (Academy of Model Aeronautics) Safety Rules shall be followed in
all instances.
2. Taxiing in the pit area between the concrete wall and the taxiway is
forbidden.
3. Flying over the pit area, spectators, and parking area is strictly
prohibited. The parking and spectator areas are behind the concrete
wall.
4. Maneuvers and low-level flights over the runway are prohibited, except
when club functions or activities call for this type of runway use.
5. Flying directly toward the pit area is prohibited.
6. A pilot must inform other fliers before doing a 'touch and go'.
7. When crosswind conditions exist, pilots must agree to a common take
off and landing direction.
8. All fliers must consider the safety of spectators before starting an
engine in the pit area. When starting the engine, the nose of the plane
shall be directed toward the runway. Starting and adjusting the engine
is to be done only in the pit area or on the taxiways.
9. Spectators, for their own safety, are not allowed in the pit area or on the
runway.
10. Small children and pets shall be kept away from aircraft and the pit area.
An adult shall always accompany children. Spectators shall be made
aware of this rule if children are present.

II MEMBER RESPONSIBILITIES

1. To insure that all individuals using the flying site observe the Field
Rules and Regulations.
2. To tactfully control the activities of spectators and children.
3. To insure that only DMAC members or AMA member guests fly at the
site. Guests must be AMA members and must be accompanied by a
current DMAC member. Visiting fliers are allowed three (3) visits as
non-members.
4. Any flier who violates the Field rules and Regulations will be warned for
the first offense. A second violation will be grounds for immediate
temporary suspension of flying privileges by Safety Officers.
5. Each flier is responsible for any damage he/she causes at or
surrounding the flying site.
6. A beginner (Yellow card) who has not mastered radio control flight must
have Instructor(s) help until an understanding of safe operations and
overall flying competency has been demonstrated and is subsequently
formally approved by their Instructor(s) for transition to a White card.
7. Instructors are not responsible for aircraft damage during training
sessions. Members are responsible for cleaning up their trash at the
conclusion of a flying session.
8. Keys for the field shall not be loaned out or duplicated.
9. The last DMAC member leaving the field is responsible for insuring that
the frequency control box and gate are locked.

III FREQUENCY CONTROL

"All fliers shall observe the following Frequency Control Rules"

1. No transmitter may be operated for any reason without the frequency
being identified. The operator shall place his/her DMAC/AMA card on
the appropriate vacant channel number on the frequency control board
before any transmitter operation.
2. The use of wide band transmitter or receivers shall not be allowed.
3. There shall never to be more than four (4) fliers in the air at any one
time.

IV OTHER IMPORTANT ISSUES

1. No engine shall be run for any purpose prior to 9:00 AM weekdays and
Saturdays or 11:00 AM on Sundays. The club can approve exceptions
for special sanctioned events.
2. Effective mufflers or silencers are required on two-cycle engines with
greater than 0.09 cubic inches displacement.
3. The retrieval of downed aircraft from neighboring property is allowed
only with the property owner's permission.
4. Aircraft using gasoline shall not be fueled on the taxiways or runway.
5. All fliers shall stand behind the white line that is 15 feet from the edge of
the runway while flying his/her airplane.
AMA SAFETY CODES
AMA APPLICATION
DMAC CLUB HAS TRAINING INSTRUCTORS FOR NEW MEMBERS WHO DO NOT KNOW
HOW TO FLY AND A GLO TRAINER PLANE.  MEMBER MUST HAVE A CURRENT AMA CARD