Drag racing at Johnson’s Pit Field. See Sunday Series page and our calendar.
Join us for a Sunday dinner with comedy and music on August 15th from 2:00PM to 6:00PM. We will be having a comedy show with renowned comedians Chris Monty and Susan Golden. This will be opened to all members, friends, and family. It will be at the Forked River Tuna Club in Lacey Township(address: 18 Bay Ave, Forked River, NJ 08731). Price will be $40.00 per person and will include dinner(Italian/pasta)/non-alcoholic beverage plus a glass of wine. Feel free to BYOB. Please RSVP by email at firstname.lastname@example.org with the number of people attending. Club treasurer Ralph will be taking money at the door that day. Big thanks to club member Joe Scarangello for arranging this for us and taking care of the food.
Dates for 2021 events have been set. Check the calendar.
Temp Field Cleanup Saturday March 27th 8:00am – Completed
Open House at Temp Field Saturday May 15th. Free and open to Public.
Fun Fly at Temp Field Saturday June 19th. Open to anyone with AMA. Landing fee TBD.
PBM Warbird Day at Coyle Field July 18th. Non-Sanctioned event, PBM Members and Guests only. 9am – 2pm.
Think of it as a summer penguin day for warbirds only. (may be canceled if military is using the field)
Annual Float fly at Deer Head Lake, Forked River. Saturday August 7th. Open to anyone with AMA. Landing fee TBD.
Comedy show and dinner. At Forked River Tuna Club. August 15th. 2pm – 6pm.
Club Picnic at the Bayville VFW on a date in September.
Club Flea Market at the Bayville VFW on October 2nd.
We regret to inform everyone the Warehouse will be forced to close. Click Here
January 2021 Meeting Update
Events for 2021 will be: A water Fun fly, a normal Fun fly, Open-house at the Temp Field, club picnic, and Flea Market. Date’s and Times will be announced at future meetings.
December Meeting Update.
New officers for 2021 have been decided:
Club President – Richard Bombardier
Vice President – Morris Enyeart
Secretary – Micki Brown
Treasurer – Ralph Ferrara
Safety Officer – Tom Powers
Euro Truck Race at the Warehouse December 19th. Doors opens 8:00am.
Penguin Day this year will be at Johnson’s Pit(Temp Field) Jan 1st 2021.
Locker Street Cleanup.
The club will be doing a cleanup of Locker ST in Berkley Township on Saturday November 28th at 9:00am. This will benefit the town and the community that is our home.
The cleanup was a great success, we had a great turnout of helpers. See club gallery for more pictures.
Solar Charging at the Temp Field
Solar power charging station is now built and ready for both 12v DC and 120v AC chargers. Field camera coming soon…
Thank You! To club member James King for donating batteries for us to use, and to club member Dennis Spatcher for building it. Also, shout out to everyone that helped.
PBM Welcomes our Neighbors OCM
The Ocean County Modelers Club has been temporary restricted to weekend flying only. The club has requested to be allowed to fly at our fields during the weekdays until the ban is lifted. The Pine Barrens Modelers Club Officers have approved with open arms to allow our fellow hobbyists access to our fields. The OCM has invited us to join them at their field during the weekend. Please join me in welcoming our neighbors. Fly Safe
A Message from the of OCM President, Dave Sopronyi:
I MUST MENTON, WITH GREAT APPRECIATION, THE WILLINGNESS OF THE OCEAN COUNTY PINE BARRENS FLYING AND MODEL CLUBS BOARD AND MEMBERS FOR EXTENDING TO OUR MEMBERS, FLYING AS GUESTS AT THEIR FACILITIES. OCM HAS ALWAYS SHARED WINTER GYM FLYING EXPENSES WITH PB AND HAVE MAINTAINED SUPPORT OF THIER CLUBS ACTIVITIES, I AND THE BOARD HAVE EXTENDED THE INVITATION FOR PB MEMBERS TO FLY WITH US AT OCM AND THEIR BOARD WILL RELAY UPDATES TO OUR SCHEDULE, IT WOULD BE NICE TO THANK THEM PERSONALLY FOR THEIR KIND GESTURE TO OCM WHEN INVITED OR VISITING ONE OF THIER FACILITIES OR POSSIBLY A EMAIL.
Flying is available weekends this month.
PBM members are welcome to come fly
Flying Fields: Be Safe
While Flying Just some basic safeguards we must follow while we all get through this virus. While flying at our fields we need to adhere to these simple rules.
– Keep a distance of 6 feet apart at all times
– Masks must be worn if not 6 feet apart.
These simple rules are there to protect you and others. Please follow them as though your life depends on it…it does.
Be safe my friends.
Coyle Field News
Please review the following message from John Wimberg:
With the Governor opening up the State Parks this coming Saturday, Coyle Field will be open for your use again. The Social distance requirements and restrictions to large groups stay in place.
NJ Forest Fire Service
VFW “The Scoop” (April-June 2020)
Click Here to See What’s Happening at the VFW Center
Berkeley Field Renamed!
Our new flying field located in Berkeley Township across from the Berkeley Courthouse on Pinewald Keswick Road has a new name.
The Pine Barren Modelers RC Club in conjunction with the Veterans Of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 9503 and Berkeley Township has named the new RC airfield, “Berkeley Veterans Flying Field” in honor of all the brave men and women who have served our country, past , present and future. An official ribbon cutting ceremony is being planned. Look here for future announcements and dates.