On Wednesday, April 26, we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the founding of BRCM. We were honoured to have present at the celebrations two of the founding members – Harold Jones and Charlie Chomas. They were presented with engraved glass plaques recognizing the occasion. A show and tell included a magnificent Stinson Reliant recently completed by master builder, Paul Gentile, a vintage Sikorsky helicopter by Don Irvine, a Twin Otter by Ian Brown and an old Midwest Aerostar by Geoff Norman
BRCM Club Meeting – Celebrating 50 Years!
Please bring in your models, t-shirts, hats, photos, etc.
Club Meeting – Membership Renewals – Oct 27
The next general club meeting will be held on Thursday , Oct. 27 from 7:30 to 9:00 at St. Matthew Church, 126 Plains Road
Steve Waterfall will be on hand to process 2023 renewals and give out 2023 stickers. Remember to bring proof of MAAC renewal to process your BRCM renewal.
After a brief business meeting, Dwayne Baldwin will guide us through approved procedures related to Failsafe and Flyaways.
Paul Gentile will delight and mystify us with his beautifully crafted scale model musical instruments.
Winners of the Corn Roast photo contest were: Ian Brown, David Darling, John Ham, Garfield Houston. They get to fight over who gets the baseball cap and who gets the theatre tickets
BRCM Members – Fall and Winter Activities
Date: 4th Thursday in the month, Sept 2022 – April 2023
Time: 7:30 — 9:00 PM
2022 Sept – Dec
Sept 22 Charlie Chomas Flying in the Good(?) Old Days
Films from the early days of BRCM
Raffle of one airplane
***** Don’t forget Sept 24 Fly. In, Corn roast and Drone photo contest. *******
Oct 27 Paul Gentile Building Scales planes and pianos
Nov 24 Rubber band plane contest
Dec 15 Xmas Party
Jan 26 Annual General Meeting
Program highlights (tentative, no particular order)
Nicholas Jacob – Specifications of an Electric Power System
Nicholas Jacob – Positioning the Centre of Gravity
Rich Muller – building giant jets
Spruce Goose: Competition for scale airplanes that have flown < 2 times
Show and tell of projects are welcome at every meeting
Ian Brown and Geoff Norman
General Meeting – May 24
Don’t forget the monthly general meeting next Tuesday, May 24, ad St. Matthew Church on Plains Road opposite Skycraft. Meeting gets underway at 7:30 and ends at 9 or so.
We have a special program. Colin Tyrell, who presented his Harvard restoration project at the last meeting before Covid struck (Feb, 2020) has an update. The plane is nearly finished and hopefully will have a maiden this summer. He will be talking about the continuing project
COVID-19 public health measures and advice
Please read this document. These guidelines should be followed at Bayview and meetings.
Updated May 21, 2022