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Old 12-16-2005, 09:14 PM
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As president of the newly formed Canadian Aeromodeling Club I feel it is time I present the facts surrounding the formation of CAC.

Our Mission Statement:

The Canadian Aeromodeling Club will promote and develop all levels of model airplane completion in Canada at approximately the same time and location each year.


This club has been an idea for over three years. When it became apparent that a 2006 Nats was not going to happen, the idea was again brought forward. It was decided that it was time to implement the new club to provide a venue for like minded people who wanted to see if we could establish an all encompassing model airplane contest that would occur at the same time and location every year. Our ideas were based on the very successful "Top Gun" contest that is run every year in Florida. Unlike Top Gun we want to include a venue where all interests were invited to compete. That's a quick summery of the history.

We applied to MAAC HQ through our zone director for what I believe is called a Club Affiliate Member. We paid the appropriate fees, and were granted a charter signed by President Carl Layden and contest sanction. Our first contest to be held at the Chatham Municipal Airport Aug 12 to Aug 20, 2006. It will host all venues that has sufficient numbers to hold a competition.


We are a group of dedicated MAAC modellers who are also Leader members and CD’s in good standing with MAAC. We just want to have fun and promote aviation, it's that simple! We are proud MAAC members and proud Canadians. We trust that anyone who joins us will also be likewise.

We have no hidden agenda or ulterior motives for or against MAAC or its Executive Committee, Board of Directors, or HQ Staff.

I will not enter into a debate or discussion with anyone in regards to the formation, operation, or activities of CAC on this or any other forum. If you wish any further information you may call me at my home at 519 352 6108, and if I am not at home leave a message and I will get back to you. I also am asking the rest of the Board of CAC and our members to refrain from doing the same. If you wish to join our organization a call to me will get you started or watch for our web site, which should be up and running by mid January.

Cliff Russell MAAC 3971L
President Canadian Aeromodeling Club


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Sounds like a sound concept to me.
Old 12-17-2005, 12:13 AM
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I don't think anybody cares about any group who wishes to develop any such event. Most would say go for it, have fun.

Unfortunately, they themselves, have cast the shadow that they are apparently trying to shake.......... and not doing a very good job at it.

"We applied to MAAC HQ through our zone director for what I believe is called a Club Affiliate Member. We paid the appropriate fees, and were granted a charter signed by President Carl Layden and contest sanction.
......what is the purpose of putting this in a mission statement, if not to convince some of legitimacy or set the stage for another battle with the MAAC board over their charter and sanction?

We are proud MAAC members and proud Canadians
Paul Martin's people write this part? "Disregard everything that has happened as we are proud Canadians..bla, bla...."


We have no hidden agenda or ulterior motives for or against MAAC or its Executive Committee, Board of Directors, or HQ Staff."
...."for or against"

..........what does that mean? What's the point of putting it in a mission statement?

Lastly, if issues regarding supposed profits from 2005 NATS have still not been settled, a big cloud still remains over any such event.

.........all this rediculous posturing and drama for a frikkin toy airplane event. Give me a break. Why can't they just go have the thing, have fun and play by the rules like everyone else in this country? Why is that so flippin difficult? hundreds and hundreds of other events manage to go off every year without all this goofiness? [sm=bananahead.gif]










Old 12-17-2005, 10:21 AM
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.........all this rediculous posturing and drama for a frikkin toy airplane event. Give me a break. Why can't they just go have the thing, have fun and play by the rules like everyone else in this country? Why is that so flippin difficult? hundreds and hundreds of other events manage to go off every year without all this goofiness?
What do we call it, entitlement or arrogance or the arrogance of entitlement.

Is it the expectation that the general membership support a cause becasue it is in the maac constitution, bylaws, or what ever. It's been going on for years in MAAC.
Old 12-17-2005, 11:26 AM
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What do we call it, entitlement or arrogance or the arrogance of entitlement.
I can't disagree with that, I first seen it at the the 1994 Brandon Nats, where the membership had to pay travel and accomodation expenses for some to particpate in some capacity.

What is surprising is that today the board is trying to do what is right, whether the pressure of the minority group will cause the board to turtle remains to be see. Turtling has been a hallmark of maac boards to date, same as the board turtled on Scale2002.

PS: who is this CAC club executive and who is on their board.
Old 12-17-2005, 11:27 AM
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Uhhh Mark ...

I'd bet the mission statement is only the first line after the title "Our Mission Statement"

The rest being discussion.

Heading south to ski, expect hundreds of posts to catch up on when I return.

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Old 12-17-2005, 11:44 AM
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in theory maybe, Jeff, but discussion would usually indicate a 2-way exchange.

I will not enter into a debate or discussion with anyone in regards to the formation, operation, or activities of CAC on this or any other forum.
If not a "mission statement", then certainly................a statement?
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Hi all
I saw a bumper sticker once on a rusty old beater F150. ” The more I know women, the more I like my pick up. New version. “The more I know MAAC the more I like my simulator”.

The often heard lament about simulators is there not quite the real thing. Well if there are any software developers reading this maybe its time to include fighting and scraping and egos etc. to make the sim experience a little more real ....... bert
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maybe the developers should come out with "real politics" that way we could just argue on the sim about toy airplanes, and go out to the field to fly toy airplanes.
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maybe the developers should come out with "real politics" that way we could just argue on the sim about toy airplanes, and go out to the field to fly toy airplanes.
Reeal Flight has just annouced that their upcoming GX9 release will come in two versions.

The "Fun" version is the traditional version that the majority will buy and will be very similiar to the G3 version .

The other version
will be know and the MAC/FAI/ACC/Nats version
This version will include all the politics off the can with specai; whining and bitc_ing effects. The background music includes such hits, "Its about me", "I wanna talk about me" "I'm so important" and "Jason shut this thread down".
Also included in the manual are accurate copies of the MAC constitution, a copy of the Corporations Canada act, a MAC club sanction, a MAC event sanction form.

Also in the MAC/FAI/ACC/Nat version is several role playing sceanarios such as - how to reverse a board majority decision, how to conduct a coup outside the board (and get reimbursed for it), how to overthrow the maac president, how to dump you contest director before the big event, let's change the contest rules to suit me, I know everything about maac just read all my posts, and many other tried and true role playing events.

To order in advance contact your local ZD becasue we don't like to make this type of information public or put it on our web site at
www.i_fly_toy_airplanes.ca
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Cool!!!!!!!!!
Are they also going to have the 'make insulting comments about MAAC behind the back of your ZD, but loud enough that he can hear, at a fun fly' sound effect?
Old 12-17-2005, 05:45 PM
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ORIGINAL: berta

The often heard lament about simulators is there not quite the real thing. Well if there are any software developers reading this maybe its time to include fighting and scraping and egos etc. to make the sim experience a little more real ....... bert
lol...... that's good.
Old 12-17-2005, 06:02 PM
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.....is anyone getting any building done?.....this topic (over at least 6 threads on two forums) MUST almost have run it's course.....??

even flu season doesn't drag on this long.....Ron
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Watching this soap opera has seriously dented my building time. There will be unfinished projects for sure![]
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........ filling time till there's a conclusion to this saga.

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