CHEROKEE R-C FLYING CLUB RULES
1. A reasonable muffler is required on all aircraft engines.
2. All flyers must be current AMA members.
3. All existing AMA rules and safety standards will be adhered to and followed.
4. No alcoholic beverages will be allowed at the flying field.
5. Any non-club member who is present to fly will be asked to show AMA credentials.
6. Any non-club member will be allowed to fly two times a year with no fee required. The exception to the rule is for a new beginning flyer who is being trained by a club member. However, AMA membership is required on the trainee.
7. No flying is allowed over the pit area, parking area, or spectator area. UNSAFE FLYING WILL NOT BE TOLERATED!
8. Do not take off from pit area. Do not taxi INTO the pit area. Planes may taxi out of the pit area. Kill the engine with the aircraft parallel to the edge of the runway in the taxi strip. Carry or pull your aircraft to the pit area.
9. Start engines with planes facing the runway if possible. Planes should never be started on the spectator side of the safety fence.
10. Spectators will be asked not cross the safety fence unless accompanied by a club member. Invited guests inside the safety fence should stay in the designated guest area unless they are helping flyers.
11. Before turning ON a transmitter or flying an aircraft, a frequency pin must be obtained.
12. Frequency control: frequency control is accomplished by a set of" numbered" clothes pins , one for each frequency. Before you turn on your transmitter, you must get the corresponding pin for your frequency. When you get the pin you must put your AMA card under the remaining frequency clip and leave it on the board until you return the pin. Do a radio check & other aircraft equipment safety check as required by AMA flying field rules.
13. Everyone is asked to use common courtesy. Don't be a frequency hog or an air hog. If another person is already flying, ask that person if he/she cares if you fly at the same time. This is especially important if the first flyer is an instructor with a student.
14. When two or more people are flying, a flight pattern should be established to prevent mid air collisions.
15. Do not fly from the edge of runway. Stand behind or beside flight stations.
16. Low high speed passes should be made no closer to the flight stations than the center of the grass runway and preferably at the far edge of the runway.