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Old 03-04-2018, 12:32 PM
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This year, the West Michigan RC Expo will be held on July 12-14 at the Baldwin Airport RC Park. I attached a flier for the event. We have several activities taking place this year. There will be an RC air show, fun-flying and buddy box training for family members. We have two turf runways, a fiber mat for smaller planes and a 3800' asphalt runway for the Main Event area. No matter which way the wind blows, we have you covered. So bring all your toys. We can handle Jets and Giants to Ultra-micros. We will even have a drone racing course set up for you to give FPV Racing a try. We may even have the new, greatly expanded car track available. Don't have any RC Cars? Bring the kids and try our cars! We also have a couple Realflight Simulators set up in the Main Event area. Free onsite camping. Food service provided by Dave's Riverside Café. Motels and full service camping located within 1/2 mile of RC Park. The Baldwin RC Park is located ~ 1 mile south of Baldwin Michigan on M-37. Typically there are several jet pilots that show. If you have not seen jets yet, the West MI RC Expo is the time to come and see it all! This is a family oriented event. Bring a cooler and a chair. But if you forget, we have bleachers and Dave can fix you and the kids up with some cool beverages. Come fly with the sun to your back all day at the West Michigan RC Expo!
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Here is a 2016 video showing the site. We have since added 100' to the paved Pit Row and startup pads:



Here is a sample of what went on during last year's maiden and test flight day (Thursday):

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You may have to plow the snow off the field.
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Couple weeks ago we were flying jets and sunbathing. Today I started up the snow machine and took a ride. Yesterday, my 97 year-old mother was looking for Al Gore's Tx# to help him out with his global warming B.S..
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It sure looks like you will have something for every RC enthusiast ! I am looking to go.
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We added the West Mi Show Team's Pyrotechnic warbird scramble and RealFlight simulators in the air conditioned trailer. The new car track is huge!
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Well the WMRCE was another excellent event put on by the LCMFA crew! Thanks to all the local members who put on the show.

Next up is the MI Jet Pilot's Boondoggle Aug 9-12. This event is a jet only event. Really laid back environment on a great flying field. Pilot's dinner Friday evening.
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