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AL GOMES PHOTO AND BIO PAGE
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DMAC CLUB MEMBER BIO

NAME--------AL GOMES


TYPE OF OCCUPATION--------I AM
RETIRED AFTER WORKING 5 YEARS
AT CHEMSTRAND IN THE CHEM LAB
AND THEN 39 YEARS AT MUTUAL
SAVINGS LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY
AS A PROGRAMMER AND COMPUTER
TECH.

HOW LONG BEEN IN THE HOBBY--------
I HAVE BEEN IN THE HOBBY SINCE I
WAS 6 YEARS OLD  AND MY MOTHER
WOULD HELP ME BUILD THE COMET
MODELS MY DAD BOUGHT AT THE
DIME STORE.

HOW YOU GOT STARTED IN R/C--------I
GOT STARTED BY GOING OUT WITH
GORDON MUMMERT, JIM WHITLEY
AND GUY SPIVEY. GORDON WOULD
FLY MY MODELS AT THE
BURNINGTREE GOLF COURSE AND
GUY WOULD FLY THEM AT
HARTSELLE AIRPORT. THEN IN 1986
GEORGE HILL HELPED ME TO FLY AT
THE FAIRGROUNDS AND
COURTLAND AND AFTER MANY
CRASHES AND CUT FINGERS I
COULD SOLO----


PLANES  YOU ENJOY  ARF - BUILD UP
– SCRATCH OR  ELECTRIC---------I
ENJOY FLYING AND FOOLING WITH
ALL TYPES OF AIRPLANES AND HAVE
SOME OF ALL.


YOUR FAVORITE PLANE TO FLY---------I
GUESS MY SENORITA KADET IS MY
FAVORITE SINCE I FLY IT THE MOST


WHAT CAN YOU DO TO HELP OTHERS
WITH IN THE R/C HOBBY----------I AM
WILLING TO HELP OTHERS WITH
ANYTHING THAT I HAVE THE
KNOWLEDGE TO DO
AL GOMES AND DON NORDWALL IN MID AIR
CRASH 10/7/2011 AT FARM FIELD