ATTENTION CLUB MEMBERS. We have a poll on how many members may be interested in a group trip and bus rental to the Warbirds over Delaware show. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to go. To be decided at the next meeting.
Pig Roast coming up July 9th at Johnson’s Pit. Club members and family’s. Please bring something potluck to contribute as this is no charge. Food to start at about 3:00 and going till the evening. Will likely be an all day into the night event.
Night Owls Pizza Night Flight. June 4th 2022. 5pm till 10pm or later. Chef Joe will be making his famous pizza. Lighted Runway. Put lights on your plane and come out to earn a place in the Night Owls.
Congratulations to club member Joe Scarangello, is now our official club chef and cook.
New club member raffle. Dynam AirTractor (DY8967) 1500mm wingspan. In new condition donated by a club member. Comes with 4s 2200mah Lipo and radio(Not Spektum) in picture. Tickets $10 each. Will be pulled at the Pig roast May 14th.
New Events for 2022:
Public Open House at Johnson’s Pit(Temp Field) April 30th. All are welcome, free food and refreshments available. Buddy box available to try out the hobby. No Charge. We invite all public in to grow the hobby.
PIG ROAST. Members and Guests only. Johnson’s Pit(Temp Field) May 14th.
Pizza Night Flight June 4th, 5PM.
Funfly at Johnson’s Pit(Temp Field). Open to all RC fliers(AMA membership required). Electric, glow, and gas. No Turbines. $5.00 landing fee. Lunch will be extra. June 18th.
Annual Electric Water Funfly at Deerhead Lake, Forked River. Open to all RC fliers(AMA membership required). Electric only. $5.00 landing fee. Lunch and refreshments extra. July 30th. 8am to 3pm.
Warbird Funfly. Now at Johnson’s Pit(Temp Field). Warbirds preferred. Open to all RC fliers(AMA membership required). Electric, glow, and gas. No Turbines. $5.00 landing fee. Lunch extra. September 17th.
Annual Flea Market at Bayville VFW. Outdoor(sheltered space available), all RC products welcome. Pricing to TBA. October 8th.
We now accept payments for dues and club clothing using credit/debit cards via Square®. Contact email@example.com or club treasurer Ralph to make a payment.
December 2021 meeting update:
We are deeply saddened to hear of the loss suffered by club member Brandon Heeren and his family. Please direct support and donations to the Andrew Patrick Needham Memorial Fund
Congrats to club member Donnell on winning the charger raffle.
Tom Powers will be resuming the Safety Officer position and Ron Pinksaw the VP position for 2022.
Penguin Day will be an all weather flying event on January 1st, as is tradition. It will be at Johnson’s Pit Field 8am and breakfast will be served in the morning.
Get your RSVP’s in for the Christmas party. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Indoor flying will make a return this year at the Central Regional Middle School Gymnasium. Schedule will be a bit different this year. All dates will have flying times of 6pm to 9pm. Except Jan 21st start time is 6:30pm.
Days: Thursday December 9th / Friday December 17th / Thursday January 6th / Friday January 7th / Thursday January 13th / Friday January 21st / Thursday January 27th / Friday February 4th / Thursday February 10th / Friday February 18th / Friday February 25th.
Address for the school is 509 Forest Hills Pkwy, Bayville, NJ 08721. Map Below. Park at the entrance by the gym. Club members are free. Non club members subject to landing fee of $5.00.
Boy Scout Breakfast: Next date December 12th . Starting 9am at the Bayville VFW. $8.00 a person all you can eat. Santa Claus will make an appearance, so bring your kids.
The annual Christmas party will be on December 11th. Starting 6PM. at Calloway’s Restaurant in West Creek (597 Main St, West Creek, NJ 08092). Dinner will be $30 per person. Choice of: Chicken parm, Prime Rib, or Salmon. Also includes a dessert. We will take a head count by the November meeting or email email@example.com to RSVP. We will also be having gift auctions and 50/50.
Field improvements will be coming to the Johnson’s Pit Field. We will be installing semi-permeant safety gates and a covered sitting area in front of the small container.
We regret to inform everyone the Warehouse Indoor RC Track. will be forced to close.
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.
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 and certain morning flying. 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.
PBM members are welcome to come fly
VFW “The Scoop” (Fall 2021)
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. Look here for future announcements and dates.