2018 SIG fly-In rules and Entry Form

 

 

1)         All applicable AMA and FCC regulations governing the pilot, his aircraft and equipment, and his conduct while on the field will be enforced.  Consideration for the safety of spectators, fun fly personnel, and other flyers is of the utmost importance.  Any hazardous flying over a controlled spectator area will be cause for immediate grounding.

 

2)         This event is a family-style Fun Fly, with the emphasis on safe fun flying and camaraderie.  There will be ample open flying opportunities for all registered pilots.  This is not a contest.

 

3)         This Fly-In is AMA sanctioned.  You must show a valid AMA license when you check in at the flying site.  If you are not currently an AMA member, new AMA membership applications will be available at the site.

 

4)         Each registered pilot may bring and fly as many different R/C model airplanes as he wishes, as long as each model meets all pertinent AMA guidelines.  Maximum engine size is 6.0 cu.in.  Maximum weight with fuel is 55 pounds. 

 

5)         All AMA legal frequencies will be allowed at this Fly-In.  This includes the use of all 50 channels (both odd and even numbers) in the entire 72 mhz. and 2.4 ghz. band.  In over 40 years of R/C activity, there have been no known frequency issues at SIG FIELD.

 

6)         All transmitters and receivers must meet narrow-band standards.  As part of the registration form, the pilot will sign a statement indicating that his radio equipment meets the guidelines for narrow-band operation.

 

7)         Safety first!  Each contestant is required to have a spotter/pitman with him at all times while on the flight line.

 

8)         The SIG Field is located 1-1/2 miles south of Montezuma, Iowa on U.S. 63.  Montezuma is located 8 miles south of Exit 191 off Interstate 80.  It is approximately 60 miles east of Des Moines and 110 miles west of Davenport.  The address is 5119 Highway 63. 

SIG Field Latitude:  41.54984  N   Longitude:  -92.53518  W

 

9)         Pre-registration is encouraged.  You may obtain an official entry form from:

 

                                    SIG Mfg. Co., Inc.                                       
                          C/L Fun Fly                             
                            P.O. Box 520                           
             Montezuma, IA 50171-0520
Email: bobnelson@sigmfg.com
  Website:www.sigmfg.com

 

 

EVENTS FOR THE 2018 SIG R/C FLY-IN

 

INTERCEPT MISSION:

FLY ANYTHING  -  DETAILS AT THE FIELD.

 

SUPER TURF TAG: 

This is an airborne version of musical chairs and will be flown in rounds.  Up to 6 contestants get airborne and orbit away from field.  At the sound of the horn they must do a touch and GO.  Last man down and any that can't go are eliminated.  Continue until only one man left.  Winner of the heat advances to next round.

 

POKER FLY:

Five Card Draw Game to encourage airtime for all flyers and make a better show for spectators.  Rules will be made available at the SIG Field.

 

SATURDAY NIGHT SLOW-FLY:  For all electric park and slow flyers

From 7:00 P.M. until dark is reserved for slow flying only.  Bring your park and slow fliers and enjoy an evening of silence.                             

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ENTRY FORM
SIG R/C FLY-IN
June 8, 9, & 10, 2018

                                   

Name:  ____________________________________  AMA #:  ____________________                                                                                                                                     

Address: ___________________________________  Email:  ______________________

 

City:  ____________________________  State:  _________  Zip:  __________________

 

 

Please list below all of the models you will be flying.

 

 

MODEL________________________________________  FREQ.__________________

 

 

MODEL________________________________________  FREQ.__________________

 

 

MODEL________________________________________  FREQ.__________________

 

 

MODEL________________________________________  FREQ.__________________

 

 

MODEL________________________________________  FREQ.__________________

 

 

MODEL________________________________________  FREQ.__________________

 

 

____         $15.00 ENTRY FEE ENCLOSED

 

____         I PLAN TO FLY IN THE INTERCEPT MISSION EVENT

 

______     I PLAN TO FLY IN THE TURF TAG EVENT

 

 

 

ALL CONTESTANTS MUST COMPLETE THIS FORM.

I hereby attest that all of my flying activities at this contest site, either during or after official flying hours, will be in complete compliance with the OFFICIAL AMA SAFETY CODE and all other pertinent AMA REGULATIONS. Furthermore, all of the R/C equipment that I will be using, both transmitters and receivers, meet RCMA-AMA guidelines.  I hereby release the individuals and corporations involved in the sponsorship and management of this contest from any and all claims, damages, loss, or injury resulting from my participation in this contest.

 

SIGNATURE  __________________________________-  DATE  _________________

 

Mail completed form to:  SIG MFG. CO., INC.   •   RC Fly-In   •   P.O. Box 520   •   Montezuma, IA  50171

 

 

DIRECTIONS AND LOCAL AREA SERVICE GUIDE
MONTEZUMA, IOWA

 

DIRECTIONS

Montezuma, Iowa is conveniently located off Interstate 80 at Exit 191.  It is approximately 60 miles east of Des Moines and 110 miles west of Davenport.  Take Exit 191, and turn south on U.S. 63.  Montezuma is eight miles south of the interstate.  SIG Field is located 1-1/2 miles south of downtown Montezuma on U.S. 63 and the address is 5119 Highway 63.

 

                                                                                            SIG Field

                                                                         Latitude:   41.54984 N

                                                                           Longitude:  -92.53518 W

LOCAL AREA SERVICES

MOTELS

Cozy Country Inn, Montezuma                (641) 623-5505

Rustic Pine Lodging, Montezuma             (641) 623-0675

Best Western, Grinnell                              (641) 236-6116

Comfort Inn, Grinnell                               (641) 236-5236

Country Inn, Grinnell                                (641) 236-9600

Days Inn, Grinnell                                     (641) 236-6710

Super 8, Grinnell                                       (641) 236-7888

Best Value Inn, Oskaloosa                        (641) 673-8351

Budget Inn, Oskaloosa                              (641) 673-8333

Comfort Inn, Oskaloosa                            (641) 672-0375

Red Carpet Inn, Oskaloosa                       (641) 673-8641

Super 8, Oskaloosa                                    (641) 673-8481

 

CAMPING

SIG Air Field - Free; No Hookups

Diamond Lake Park, Montezuma

Lake Keomah, Oskaloosa

 

BED & BREAKFAST

Carriage House, Grinnell                           (641) 236-7520

McNeill Stone Mansion, Oskaloosa          (641) 673-4348

Marsh House, Grinnell                              (641) 236-0132

 

 

HOSPITALS

Mahaska County Hospital, Oskaloosa

Grinnell General Hospital, Grinnell

 

 

RESTAURANTS

In Montezuma

Casey’s

Dairy King

Depot Express

Jumping Jimmy’s  (Lake Ponderosa)

Just A Small Town Grill

Sauce’d Pizza & Pub

Subway

 

 

 

In Grinnell

A & M Café

Back Alley Deli

Candyland Station

Casa Margaritas

Chuong Garden

Dairy Barn

Frontier Café

Grinnell’s Steakhouse

La Casa de Poncho

Los Girasoles

Lonnski’s Pub & Deli

Michael's

Montgomery Sandwich Shop

Paglai's Pizza

Peppertree at Depot Crossing

Phoenix Café

Prairie Canary

West Side Family Dining

 

In Oskaloosa

Asian Buffet

Big Ed’s BBQ

Ching Dow Chinese

Dr. Salami’s

Farmer’s Skillet

Julie’s Cafe

Jaarsma Bakery

Maid-Rite

MiRanchito Mexicana

Oskaloosa Family Restaurant

Peppertree

Smokey Row Coffee House

Tasos’ Steak House

The Depot

Wendy's

 

In Both Grinnell & Oskaloosa

Hardee's

Hy-Vee

Jimmy John’s

Kentucky Fried Chicken

McDonalds

Pizza Ranch

Subway

Taco Bell

Taco John's

 

In New Sharon

Scooter’s

 

In Malcom

The Pour House

 

Truck Stops on I-80

Country Pride at Exit 197

Kum & Go, I-80 at Exit 182

Kwik Star, I-80 at Exit 201

Pilot, I-80 at Exit 20