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6/25/2014 4:10:00 AM
Radio-controlled aircraft club asks public to fly-in


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What does it take to make a radio-controlled model airplane take off, fly it’s jawdropping stunts and land safely?

Find out at the Illinois Valley Radio Control clubs annual Fun-Fly air show 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, June 28 at Flaherty Field airport, about three miles north of Insterstate 80 along Route 251 north of Peru.

Thirty or more models will be on display on the ground and in the air. Their wing spans range from 18 inches to 10 feet, said Mike Fiorentini, Peru resident and club president. The planes include scale replicas of World War II aircraft such as a P-51 Mustang, twin engine bombers and models of smaller aircraft, such as a Piper Cub. If weather permits, a highlight will be the appearance of a fully restored and full-sized World War II TBM Avenger torpedo bomber.

In addition to flying demonstrations the club will have a raffle for an Acer laptop computer.

There will be grilled bratwurst, hot dogs and pork chop sandwiches available on the grounds. Soda and water will be available.

The event is a nannual club fundraiser. For more information, call Don Hartshorn at (815) 495-4101










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