Tag: Robson Ranch RC Club

Robson Ranch RC Club October membership drive

Butch Spiller The Robson Ranch Remote Control (RC) Club expects to attract several new members as residents return from their summer homes. The club maintains the Robson Ranch RC Park at the north side of the community. The park has two runways for RC flying and two well maintained tracks for RC car racing. There…

Robson Ranch RC Club hosts flying demonstration

Butch Spiller On March 30, the Robson Ranch RC Club hosted a flying demonstration presented by a major manufacturer of RC planes, Flex Innovations. Two representatives of Flex Innovations, Jack Wilson and Bryce Hatfield, impressed the crowd of over 100 Robson residents with aerobatic flying including a real jet plane, biplanes and helicopter skills. Residents…

RC Club presents awards to car racing champs

The Robson Ranch RC Club held its semi-annual awards dinner for the winter racing season in the Hermosa Room of the Ranch House on April 3. Sixty guests attended the dinner. Bill Engler, the club vice president and racing coordinator, presented the awards. Winners were the following: Novice Division 1st, Tom Meade; 2nd, Gene Oster;…

Robson Ranch RC Club visits Dwarf Car Museum

RC Club members participate in several outings, some related to cars and others related to flying in addition to social events held every month at the RC Park. In March, about 20 club members visited the Dwarf Car Museum in Maricopa. The museum displays scaled down replicas of classic cars in a museum type atmosphere.…

Robson Ranch RC Park celebrates 2nd anniversary

On January 5, 2017, the Robson Ranch RC Park held a grand opening ribbon cutting ceremony. The RC Club, formally known as the RC Flyers, a group of 12 RC pilots were moved several times from one location to another in the Robson community. Finally, in 2016, new construction near their location at the end…

RC Club prepares for new season

Members of the Robson Ranch RC Club have been preparing the Robson Ranch RC Park for club members who have been out of town for the summer. The RC Park, which is located north of the community, is accessible by car or golf cart for all members of the club, is now two years old…

RC Club awards dinner

The Robson Ranch RC Club held its summer season awards dinner in the Fireside Room on October 4. The following RC Car drivers received awards for the summer season racing. Novice Class: 1st, Dave Handlen; 2nd, Darrin Ziegler; 3rd, Richard King Intermediate Class: 1st, Gary Beack; 2nd, Ron Schroer; 3rd, Mark McCullum Advanced Class: 1st,…

Where not to fly a drone

Butch Spiller Drones have become quite popular over the past few years. They range in price from under $100 to over $10,000. You may have received one as a gift and have yet to attempt at flying it. One place you do not want to fly a drone is in your backyard or anywhere near…

PC Club Pilots Wanted!

Butch Spiller Did you ever dream of getting behind the controls of a Piper Cub or a vintage WWII Mustang warbird? After a smooth takeoff, you soar up several hundred feet and do some barrel rolls and maybe a couple of loops. Then you line up with the runway and make a perfect landing as…