These are events listed on RC FlightDeck:
Aircraft must have been flown by the military and be in military colors. No size restrictions, all means of propulsion are welcome. live auction with $1000's of dollars in RC equipment and aircraft at the Saturday banquet. Park Flyer foamies restricted to mass launch each day at 1PM.
800 foot, paved runway, six pilot stations. Wide open, no obstacles
$55 preregistration or $65 at the field.
RC Warbird flying all day, every day 9AM to dusk. Full size flyovers Friday evening about 5:30 followed by BBQ at the field. Awards banquet Saturday night at the Arvada Center with prime rib or salmon.
.Special hotel rates at the Days Inn. Book early for our discounted rate of $94. Days Inn 303-277-0200.
Net proceeds goes to Colorado Mental Health.
JOE CASTELAO'S 10th YEAR AS CONTEST DIRECTOR FOR BITW!
BUTTONWILLOW ELK-HILLS AIRPORT, BUTTONWILLOW, CA
-Elite Aerosports GTS Havoc Jet
-WingSpan= 67 Inches 1.7m
-Length= 79 Inches 2.0m
-Weight= 20-23 Lbs Dry
6-Flight Lines, Food On Site, Spectator Seating, Camping on Site, 3,260 X 50 Foot Paved Runway, No obstructions No Restrictions, 1200 foot Ceiling, RV Parking on Site (No Hook-Ups), On Site Thursday Night Taco Night, On Site Friday Night Pilots Dinner, On Site Saturday Night Banquet Awards Dinner and Auction With 36 Spectacular Awards Including The "Prestigious" The Colonel Robert E. Thacker Award. All in our huge 40 X 90 Enclosed Tent on site. This year Best in the West will be a 6 day event, Tuesday October 1st through Sunday October 6th, 2019
Best In The West Jet Rally is a non-compete event, this is an open, fun-fly event with very few restrictions.
Best In The West is an AMA Sanctioned Event. All Registered Pilots must have a Valid AMA Card and must be a CURRENT Turbine Waiver holder.
If you plan on operating a Turbine-Powered Model, you must show proof that you possess a Current AMA Turbine Waiver. If you plan on only flying Electric or Gas ducted fans, you must only be AMA Current. Please have this information ready before you register, or at the Registration Table.
All Pilots who wish to participate in the event and fly, but do not hold a AMA Turbine Waiver, you
have to register as a Pilot. However, all Non-Waiver Pilots, MUST fly on the buddy box system. If you would like to have a Turbine Waiver Pilot and CD sign you off, this may be done from Tuesday or Wednesday by 6:00 PM. Please have all AMA papers with you. Please contact Joe for waiver time.
Best in the West 2019, the 30th Annual will be a Nostalgic show with many of the previous Contest Directors and Pilots in attendance.
Don't miss the 30th as this show will be the best one yet of all the past 29 years. Come and join the many in attendance from all around the
United States and many from around the World.
We encourage everyone to RV or Camp at the field as there are many fun things going on during the after hours, Bbq'ing, Night Flying, Fireworks
Come join us, the Cali Crew and see how we do it!