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Valley RC Club To Host 30th Annual Event

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Posted: June 12, 2014

Daily News-Record

RC plane enthusiasts have a chance to get up close with the planes and pilots during the Valley RC Flying Club’s 30th annual Ray Gordon Memorial Jumbo Fly-In, which will be held from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. June 20-21 at the flying field in Harrisonburg. (Photo by Jason Lenhart / DN-R, File)
Wayne Voyles (left) and Tyke Hale of Lynchburg watch as their model jet approaches 160 mph during the Ray Gordon Memorial Jumbo Fly-In. (Photo by Jason Lenhart / DN-R, File)
Pilots Paul Schaffner (left) and Bob Donahue, of Baltimore County, Md., prepare to land their Priper Tri-Pacer 1/3 scale model during the 29th annual Ray Gordon Memorial Jumbo Fly-In held June 21, 2013. (Photo by Jason Lenhart / DN-R, File)

Since the mid-1970s, the Valley RC Flying Club has been dedicated to reviving an American pastime: model airplanes.

The nonprofit organization currently boasts 55 model airplane enthusiasts,…

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