January 2018: New Gate Code - If you could not make the Jan 13th meeting and need to access the field, please contact an Officer or Director for the new gate code. Click here for their phone numbers.
November 18th reminder: Remember to bring a side dish and canned goods to the combined Open House - Thanskgiving Food drive flyin this next Saturday the 18th. The donated food, clothing and cash will be donated to Metropolitian Ministries.
November 2016: HobbyTown Brandon and Tampa North are offering a discount on two aircraft for new flyers. They also offer to stock the products flyers need frequently so let them know your needs.
February 2016: Wayne Smith provided the following link to a video Intel produced of 100 synchronized drones and orchestra playing the 1812 Overture. Well worth the view. Click Here to view the video.
October 2015: Club membership was increased to $100 annually by a vote of the membership at the October meeting. The $20 increase will be dedicated to the Runway Fund.
August 2015: Thanks to all the members that turned out for the workday. Click Here for pictures of the hard, hot work.
January 2014: Click Here to view a video of TRAC field taken from a quad flown by TRAC member Javier Nerys.
December 2012: Al Tejera recently provided the following link that shows how to extend lipo battery cycles by reducing the voltage. It shows that while flight time is reduced marginally, number of recharge cycles is increased dramatically. Click here for the information Al found.
July 2012: Click here to view recent photos of indoor flying at All Peoples's Life Center. Check the Events Schedule page for the current flying day and time.
July 2012: Click here to view photos at field of Randy Crouch, a past member, and his ultralight he recently landed at the field. A picture of our 27 approach that Randy took a couple of years ago is at the bottom of this page.
Do not fly over the orange grove! Our neighbors who built their homes in the orange grove support our flying, but are concerned about an aircraft hitting one of their children. Below you can see that a straight out departure to the west or approach from the west on runway 9/27 goes over the grove. The no fly zones are shown in the ariel view below.
December 2017: Unfortunately, a defense authorization bill contained the requirement that small, unmanned aircraft must be registered with the FAA. Effective immediately, TRAC members must register their aircraft over .55 lbs and display the registration number if they want to continue to fly at TRAC.