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2022 Event Schedule
If you wish to direct an event/ fun-fly, etc let a club officer know.


Electric Fun Fly        June 15           Mark Fuess ?

GSWAM 50th Anniversary Celebration and fun fly July 4 Randy

AMA Scale NATS     Jul 7-10    Muncie, INMax Ficken

TX Scale Champ (S) Sep 10-11    Lawrence & JD
All Scale Fun Fly    Oct 15    Barry Ponder
USSMA Natl Champs (S) Oct 19-23 Superstition Airpark, Mesa, AZ
Big Bird Fun Fly    Oct 1      Tim Lovett
Round Top Warbird Expo (S)    Nov 11-12    Thunder Field
NEED Food Drive (S)    Nov 5 ?    Randy
Toys for Tots Drive  (S)    Dec 3    Randy

 

Field Report

 May 5: Field in good shape after 1.85″ rain on May 2. Current mowing schedule is Fridays at 10 am; grass is green and growing fast.

 

 

GSWAM's 50th Anniversary

Artwork by – Mark Fuess

Main Runway View

Control Line Flying Area

Pilot has a spotter watching out

Darrel w/P-47

GSWAM Supports the Senior Pattern Assoc.

GSWAM is an AMA District-8 Club

AMA District-8 VP Lawrence Harville

Instructor with Future Pilot

Instructor/Club President – Paul Lange

“About” Greater Southwest Aero Modelers

The Greater Southwest Aero Modelers, Inc. is a nonprofit organization. Membership is nondiscriminatory and open to anyone who agrees to abide by Club By-Laws. A condition of membership, for insurance purposes, is current affiliation with the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA). Link to 2022 club membership application.

The address of the GSWAM flying facility is 6903 Randol Mill Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76120. Google Map Link: https://flygsw.org/map-to-flying-field

The Greater Southwest Aero Modeler’s of Ft. Worth, TX Club is a model aircraft club established in 1972.  We are proud to be a diverse group of area residents having seasoned flyers through beginners of all ages.  Interests include R/C sport flying, scale, combat, quadcopters, pylon, helicopters, gliders, and control line aircraft. Club membership allows use of the club flying field: 500 feet by 75 feet of golf green quality grass runway, 150 feet of covered area with tables for setting up equipment, water fountain, electricity, soft drink machine, and concession area.

Scheduled events throughout the year insure opportunities for fun, light hearted competition and community involvement.

A Monthly Newsletter is emailed to all members with updates on club activities. There is a newsletter archive link to every newsletter printed since 2002: https://flygsw.org/news.html

Field Location: 6903 Randol Mill Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76120 is 2 exits north of US highway 30, on the north side of Randol Mill Road, 0.4 mile east of loop 820 in Fort Worth, Texas . Visitors are always welcome whenever the gate is unlocked. GPS coordinates N 32°46.895’ W 97° 12.361

Club Business Meetings are held on the second Tuesdays every month at 7:30PM at the McDonalds Restaurant at 769 Airport Fwy, Hurst, TX 76053

Membership in the Academy of Model Aeronautics is a requirement for membership in the club.

2022 Membership Application Link – Click Here

2022 GSWAM Membership Renewal Link – Click Here

2022 Club Officers

Club President

Tim Lovett

Tim’s Email

817-239-6401

Vice President

Randy Mayhew

Randy’s Email

817-919-3803

Secretary

Sonny Coleman

Sonny’s Email

682-408-1830

Treasurer

Jerry Burton

Jerry’s Email

817-485-8916

Safety Officer

Eric Bowman

Eric’s Email

972-369-3966

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