GMA Family Day 2016 - Saturday August 13
Everyone is invited to visit the GMA Airfield to enjoy a great day of flight, friendships, and fun with lunch thrown in!
All GMA members should plan to fly, have lunch with friends, watch and participate in our air show, and enjoy our great GMA Airfield. GMA club members may bring family and friends for a free hamburger and hotdog lunch. This is our biggest day of the year! We want everyone to have a chance to fly or just sit and enjoy. See the agenda below to see where your style of flight might fit in, or just plan to bring the family, lawn chairs, sun screen & glasses.
Everyone is asked to help in a few of ways. First, please pre-register so we have a good headcount for lunch. Second, bring a few extra dollars to donate to the Disable American Veterans through our 50/50 raffle.
Also, please pitch in by volunteering to help make the event happen with cooking and prep or on our event safety team.
|Our GMA Family Day and National Model Aviation Day agenda|
|8:00||Dawn Patrol - The early birds get the sky|
|9:00||Pilots Meeting - All pilots should check in|
|9:15||Sailplanes, foamies, small electrics sponsored by the Wrong Brothers Flyers|
|9:30||Dead stick/spot landing competition - go up, cross a line, shut down, land on the spot|
|10:00||Jets, ducted fans or speed liners|
|10:30||Limbo Contest - how low can you go?|
|11:00||Open Flying for 30 minutes|
|11:30||One Trick Pony Contest - want bragging rights? Then win this contest|
Lunch is served! Hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and drink
|12:30||Mass T-28 Launch...small, medium or large, how many can we launch at once, who can stay up the longest?
** Don't have a T-28? Please see special pricing below
|1:00||Candy Drop by Pedro & friends|
|1:45||Paintballs meet airplanes - bring your clunker aircraft and sacrifice it as fun for the kids! Planes needed!|
|2:00||Civilian Class Aircraft|
T-28 Mass Launch Special Pricing from Atlanta Hobby
Georgia Model Aviators are offered a short term discount on all T-28s in stock from the folks at Atlanta Hobby. If someone aleady bought the inventory, then get your order in and allow 3 days for your new favorite airplane to arrive. You must mention the GMA Family Day 2016 at Atlanta Hobby to get this special pricing. The links provided here are for informational purposes, special pricing available at the store.
Carbon-Z T-28 BNF Basic usually $569.99, event pricing from Cliff and company is $512.99, saving you $57! Click here
Carbon-Z T-28 Plug N Play with a retail price of $519.99 is $467.99, a $52 savings! Click here
The E-flite® Carbon-Z® T-28 airplane is a big 6+ foot model that’s remarkably lightweight and rigid to give you a flight experience that’s beyond compare. Operational flaps and electric tricycle retracts make this warbird even more impressive.
T-28 BNF Basic with a retail price of $279.99 is $251.99, a $28 discount. Click here
1.2m model comes equipped with operational flaps and retracts, plus realistic detail like a radial engine up front and vivid military markings
The Classic T-28 Trojan Bind and Fly Basic with a retail price of $199.99 is $179.99, that is $20 off. Click here
The Georgia Model Aviators are making lunch for you and our guests at the GMA Family Day 2016.
The Georgia Model Aviators Annual Family Day 2016 supports the AMA National Model Aviation Day
with all proceeds going to the Disable American Veterans.
DAV is a nonprofit charity that provides a lifetime of support for veterans of all generations and their families, helping more than 1 million veterans in positive, life-changing ways each year. The organization provides more than 700,000 rides for veterans attending medical appointments and assists veterans with more than 300,000 benefit claims annually. In 2015, DAV helped attain more than $4 billion in new and retroactive benefits to care for themselves and for veterans, their families and survivors.
DAV is also a leader in connecting veterans with meaningful employment, hosting job fairs and providing resources to ensure they have the opportunity to participate in the American Dream their sacrifices have made possible.
DAV empowers our nation’s heroes and their families by helping to provide the resources they need and ensuring our nation keep the promises made to them.