The MARKS club was founded in 1957 to promote
the building and flying of radio controlled model aircraft. The club currently
has approximately seventy members and maintains an AMA quality flying field on
St. Lukes Road just Southeast of Fruitland, MD. In 2013, MARKS has been
designated by the AMA, as a Gold Leader Club. This is the fourteenth
straight year that the club has received a Leader Club or higher status.
Club membership is open to anyone who has
an interest in model aircraft building or flying. Anyone interested is welcome to attend our monthly
meetings or drop by the field
to talk with some experienced flyers. Each month we post a club
newsletter, The Marksmen, so that you can read about the activities of
the club on an ongoing basis. Click the NEWSLETTER selection on the left to
MEETING SCHEDULE AND EVENTS
NEXT MEETING SUNDAY APRIL 30th 2PM at WAYBRIGHT FIELD
Whereas, the Mid Atlantic Radio Kontrol Society was organized in 1957 by a group of individuals interested in and dedicated to the furtherance of the hobby of building and flying of radio controlled aircraft, AND
Whereas, over the many years of its existence, the individual who formed and later became a part of the Mid Atlantic Radio Kontrol Society identified, acquired, constructed, and maintained facilities for use in the flying of ll types of Radio Controlled aircraft in accord with the regulations promulgated by the Academy of Model Aeronautics and the Federal Aviation Administration, AND
Whereas, The Mid Atlantic Radio Kontrol Society ( Now Incorporated under the laws of the state of Maryland as the Mid Atlantic Radio Kontrol Society Inc. ) is currently maintaining a flying field and support facilities that were established in 2004, Located at 1918 St Lukes Road, Worcester County, Maryland, AND
Whereas, One Member of the Mid Atlantic Radio Kontrol Society, Inc has demonstrated notable leadership in locating, acquiring, developing, and now maintaining the facilities presently being used by the organization for model aircraft operations, AND
THEREFORE BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED by a majority of members of the board of directors of the Mid Atlantic Radio Kontrol Society, Inc., At a meeting following the Regular monthly membership meeting held on October 30th 2016, that the Facilities presently under lease and used by the organization be Hereafter named and known as "WAYBRIGHT FIELD" in recognition of the past and ongoing contributions to the organization by James Waybright, And that the officers of the Mid Atlantic radio Kontrol Society Inc. be directed to place appropriate signage at the location.
Signed by Board Members Harry Semenko, Jason Taylor, Dana Morgan, Dale Martin, James Chandler, And Fred White.
Please view video below for some tips about Drone flights from Jeff Dunham in regards to AMA Regulations..
Visitor flying privileges at MARKS Field
of the MARKS Clubs close proximity to Ocean City, many people visiting the
area ask about guest fly privileges at our field. Due to the large number of
requests and in order to maintain safety standards at the field, the Club’s
longstanding policy has been that a current club member, in good standing, needs to accompany all
guests while at the field and that the guest must be a current AMA member.
This privilege is limited to three visits. For individuals that wish to fly
more than three time, the club has a special vacation package available.
The official contact for the club is Jason Taylor who may be
reached at 757-709-9962 or at email@example.com
Several other members have volunteered their phone numbers as well and their names are
listed on the members page of this site. Please
feel free to contact any of them.
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