INCOMING... 2017 FAC NON-NATS DATES NOTE! DATE CHANGE! The 2017 Non-Nats will be held July 19-22 in Geneseo, NY, at the National Warplane Museum Field. Registration and Scale Judging-Wednesday, July 19 Competition and Fun Flying July 20-22. NEW! Draft schedule of events is up! Check out the "Nats / Non Nats" page. PINKHAM FIELD HANDBOOK ADOPTED At the last FAC Council meeting, it was agreed that in light of its historical significance as one of the founding documents of the FAC, the Pinkham Field Handbook would be adopted as an official (but separate) rules guide for FAC contests, with all events in The Handbook eligible for official FAC kanones. Check out the newly revamped Rules page for more information! SQUADRON UPDATES A new Squadron list has just been posted. Check it out on the "About the FAC" page. Handy Guides to Scale Documentation Josh Finn and Vance Gilbert give you their respective takes on how to up your scale docs. Check out the "Reference" page for more... 2016-2017 FAC RULEBOOK IS NOW ONLINE! The 2016-2017 FAC Rulebook has been posted, and is available for viewing and download on the "Rules" page. The title page should say "RULEBOOK 2016-2017 V.1" and the FAC logo should be red letters on a yellow background. THIS IS THE OFFICIAL FAC RULEBOOK FOR 2016-17!! Please destroy all others! Stew Meyers Takes Over as FACNL Editor Stew Meyers is your new FACNL Editor, taking over for Rich Weber. Thanks Stew, and Thanks Rich! Send your submissions--plans, articles, and photos--to: newsletter@flyingacesclub.com MORE FACNL archives are online! Jim Zolbe sent me a mess of archived Newsletters a while back, and I FINALLY got 'em up on the website. Check them out on the "About the FAC" page under "Newsletter Archives"... THANKS JIM! Kanone List update The Kanone List has been updated as of April 2016. Next revision: April 2017. FAC NEWSLETTER INDEX UPDATE Lincoln Ross continues to plug away at the epic task of compiling a complete index to the FAC Newsletters. Check it out on the "About the FAC" page! Hey--YOU can help him. If you have a copy of any of the missing issues, drop Lincoln a line. His contact information is listed on the first page of the index, in the first paragraph. Thanks Lincoln! IMPORTANT! All FAC membership dues must be sent to : Blake Mayo 3447 Adelaide Dr. Erie, PA 16510 If you pay your dues via PayPal, carry on as before. THANK YOU!
NEWS ON THE WING: Messages from the CinC Note my new e-mail address: skyami@att.net --Ross Ross P. Mayo, FAC, CinC. FAC MERCHANDISE STORE Looking for the perfect gift for the FACer in your life? You can now purchase quality FAC merchandise from the online company "Cafe Press". Shirts, hats, mugs....whatever your heart desires, it's probably there. Click on the link below and revamp your wardrobe. All profits go to support FAC activities. FAC store at Cafe Press: click here NEW! 2017 FAC calendars are now available! A perfect gift for the modeler in your life. Oh wait, that's you, innit? Okay, so get one for your wife. You gotta start somewhere. Designed by Tom Hallman, who knowsa thing or two about graphics, it's handsome as all get-out. NOTE: Make sure that you set the "start month" to January 2017 when ordering. Click here to view NEW SQUADRONS The FAC has added two new chapters recently: FAC Karlovic of Croatia, Squadron #64 Jersey Devil Squadron #74 Welcome! Check out the Squadron List on the "About the FAC" page for contact information for these and other FAC squadrons! US FAC SUBSCRIBERS CAN NOW USE PAY PAL When it's time to re-up, take advantage of the convenience of PayPay! Visit the "Newsletter/Membership" page for the skinny.