Duke City Electric Flyers, Inc. (DCEF)

Thank you for expressing an interest in the Duke City Electric Flyers, Inc. (“DCEF”).  DCEF is an electric flyers club in the Albuquerque area that welcomes new members with like interests.  To join the DCEF, you must be an active member of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (“AMA”); and while that membership is somewhat expensive, you get an annual subscription to Model Aviation Magazine, $2.5 million in liability insurance coverage for property damage and personal injury while flying, as well as access to many events and sanctioned flying fields and clubs around the country.  If you are not currently an active AMA member, you can download an application from the Files Section of this list serve.  Additional information regarding the AMA can be found at  http://www.modelaircraft.org/   

 

The Duke City Electric Flyers is a 501(c)(7) nonprofit organization recognized by the State of New Mexico.  Its purpose, as stated in its Articles of incorporation are:

               

The purposes of the Duke City Electric Flyers, Inc. (“DCEF”) is to advance the scientific development of electric flight, promote the hobby of designing, building and flying remote controlled electric model aircraft, and educate young and old alike to become involved in remote controlled electric flight.  Furthermore, the DCEF seeks to provide instruction and camaraderie to anyone and everyone who expresses a desire to become involved in remote controlled electric flight. The DCEF will, to the extent possible, use the hobby of remote controlled electric flight to raise money for charitable organizations through the holding of electric model aircraft events in the State of New Mexico. The DCEF shall also secure appropriate flying sites and to the extent practicable indemnify or insure flying site owners against liability for actions arising out of activities conducted by the DCEF.

 

Five of the Board members serve as the club’s officers. Officers and Board members are elected annually based on staggered terms, and the Board handles the business of the club. A list of the current officers is posted in the “Files” section on the home page of the DCEF list serve.

 

The Duke City Electric Flyers is an AMA charted club (Charter No. 4775) with AMA club liability insurance. 

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John Bannerman,
Dec 2, 2008, 8:30 PM
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John Bannerman,
Dec 2, 2008, 8:31 PM
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John Bannerman,
Dec 1, 2008, 8:29 PM
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