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WIMAC is an organization located on the West Island of Montreal, that exists solely to provide its members the means to enjoy the exciting hobby of flying R/C model aircraft and helicopters.
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Sad news
Jan 03, 2017 - 12:19 PM - by Ronald Longtin
Indoor and summer flying will not be the same without the presence of Larry Roy. A Wimac regular these past years with his sidekick Laura, he did not survive his latest hospital stay and left us on December 24th. Our condolences to the family.
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Indoor 2017
Dec 01, 2016 - 5:07 PM - by Ronald Longtin
La saison de vol en gym du Club Wimac est au Collège Charlemagne les mardis de janvier, février et mars 2017.

Le premier soir est le 10 janvier et c'est de 18h30 à 20h30.

Les mêmes règles que par le passé.

Maximums: Avions 300g, Hélis 250, Quads 450. Pas d'hélices en carbone.

Gratuit pour les membres du Club Wimac, 10$ par soir pour les autres.

Le Maac est requis.

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Club Wimac Indoor flying season 2017 is at Collège Charlemagne on every Tuesday in January, February and March 2017.

First session is on January 10th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm.

Same safety rules as in the past.

Maximum sizes: Planes 300g, Helis 250, Quads 450. No carbon props.

Free for Club Wimac members, 10$ for visiting pilots.

Maac is required.
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WIMAC and MAAC Membership Renewal Information
Jan 08, 2008 - 8:39 AM - by xed
WIMAC Membership

WIMAC membership forms can be found under Application Forms section of the website. New members should read the Beginner's Information article to (re-)familiarize yourself with the hobby. For those just starting, we have dedicated volunteer Instructors who will provide you with free instruction on flying your aircraft. For more information, please read our Flight Training Policy.

Returning members can avoid the hassle of sending out a cheque by mail to pay your membership dues? You can renew your WIMAC Club Membership online via PayPal.

A club initiation fee of $50.00 is required for first-time memberships (excluding juniors) and a signed WIMAC application form (waiver) must be submitted with a cheque to the Club Treasurer. Note that WIMAC will not accept cash or forward cheques on your behalf that are intended for MAAC membership. You must submit these payments directly to MAAC.

MS Excel file for printing out Frequency Card pins, Club Membership Cards.

MAAC Membership

Please do not forget that you are REQUIRED to have an active MAAC membership in good standing for any indoor or... [Read More]
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Field Information
Jan 10, 2007 - 12:08 AM - by xed
Roll Call
In the interests of safety, please take the time to announce your intentions to go to the field. Flying alone can be dangerous and is discouraged at our club.

Field Access Procedures
The gate is to be kept closed at all times due to the fact that people have been dumping on the property behind the parking lot and the city is forcing the school to pay for the clean-up. Therefore, close the gate after you come in as well as after you leave.

Garbage Disposal
You are responsible for any garbage you bring to the field. Please do not leave any mess behind for others to deal with.

Lawn Cutting
All aircraft are to be grounded while the lawn is being cut and do not make the guy wait until you are through flying. He is not paid by the hour. If he is losing his time, this could result in higher grass cutting fees for the club. This should be obvious but apparently it is not.
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runway in winter
Jan 08, 2017 - 12:40 PM - by antoine zabal
I went yesterday as a spectator.
It looks like a busy flying day.

I was sad to see some deep boot holes on the runway.

I always bring snowshoes (raquettes) it is easier to go around to the end of the runway and retrieve your plane from the other side of the runway in order to keep a nice smooth landing strip close to the pitt.

Fishing rod is also good to retrieve a cartwheeled plane.

If you have no other choice, a good idea is to bring a shovel with you and fill up the holes you left .

This will certainly help smooth sailing..I mean flying...
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