You have reached the Official Home Page for Greenfield Flyers,
an AMA chartered model aircraft club in Bakersfield, California.
All AMA members are welcome to fly with us at
Wekerle Field whenever you are in the area.
Our 600 feet by 70 feet hard packed DG runway
easily accommodates larger aircraft.
Open airspace gives plenty of maneuvering room.
We have lots of shade, prep tables and safety run-up stands.
Instructors are available and pilot trainees are welcome.
For additional information about the club, please contact:
Mike Valdez, President (661) 809-0700,
Harry Worley, Vice President,
Larry Stephens, Secretary,
Warren Newbury, Treasurer,
M. Valdez, Safety Coordinator,
W. Newbury, Webmaster, email email@example.com
Next meeting date Sunday, September 1, 12 noon. Change the numbers after you open the lock. Don't leave the combination on the lock.
Minutes August 4 Meeting
Vice President sent a letter to Donald Collins, Progressive Farming, telling him about the Club's change of status.
No reply yet. Patrick suggested sending another one Certified mail.
$50 donation made to Lamont Sheriff's office. S.A.L.
Thanks Again to Tony G for cleaning up the field Again. He is Stronger Than Weeds!
We are in un-controlled airspace, category 5. No letter is needed although the AMA may contact us.
3 Tips for Safe Flying: 1. Don't fly toward people. 2. Fly north of the runway. 3. Check your radio control system after any "incident"
Work Day coming up to re-attach the metal roof and other small chores.
WELCOME to all the new members and potential members!
AMA membership comes first because of insurance, but they include a nice magazine.
Minutes July 7 meeting
The meeting was called to order at 12:00 p.m. by President, Mike Valdez.
President's Report: Discussion of Rick Trani’s collection of airplanes and engines; when they will be ready to put on the web site for sale.
Vice-President's Report: Letter sent to owner of property and inquiry of lease payment
Treasurer's Report: Balance in checking account as of 7/7/19 is $755.40
New Business: Discussed donation to youth organization as per W. Newbury. Received donations from members and discussed whether to donate anonymously,
Meeting was closed at 12:21 p.m.
Rick's planes and RC Stuff are available.
Contact Mike Valdez.
A company wants to do drone training
BUT we need to check with AMA
about liability and insurance.
We need to find out about
lease payment recipient.
Don't fly toward the pits.
Don't fly toward people.
Please fly north of the runway.
Goal is No Accidents.
Chopping weeds for ten or fifteen
minutes when you fly
is really appreciated.
Thanks Mike V and Tony!
Fly Safe! and Have Fun.