Training Blog
Monday December 18, 2017

HEADLINING: Club meetings on the last Thursday each month (Except Nov & Dec) at 8 PM in the Monroe First Aid Squad Building, 47 Monmouth Rd, Monroe Township, NJ. Directions

TCRC Facebook group: Click the Facebook icon to the right for access 

Fixed Wing Pilot:

Solo Pilot Qualification Maneuvers

  • Four unassisted flights in one day
  • Normal takeoff - Straight Flight Out
  • Procedure turn - straight flight back
  • Stall turn
  • Immelmann
  • Two consecutive inside loops
  • Roll
  • Split S
  • Observe traffic pattern
  • In flight trimming
  • Runway landing
  • Simulated dead stick landing
  • Review of Field Rules - Flight Lines

K      Knowledge of procedures & boundaries


Pilot Qualification Maneuvers

  • Solo Pilot endorsement
  • Takeoff – Straight Flight Out
  • Procedure Turn – Straight Flight Back
  • Stall Turn and consecutive Immelmann
  • Split S and Outside Loop
  • Three Consecutive Loops and Rolls
  • Straight Inverted Flight – Parallel to Runway
  • In Flight Trimming

Actual Dead Stick Landing

Helicopter Pilot:


Multi-rotor Pilot:

1)Show a working understanding of multi-rotor operation, club rules and in most cases FPV operations. 2) Flight test with instrutor


FPV Operator:

1)Show a working knowlage of FPV video systems, FPV rules and saftey. 2) Flight test with instructor


Tri County RC Club  Basic New Member Information

  1. Following the first meeting, submission of an application, membership in the AMA and registration with the FAA you are a probationary member. Probationary members can make use of the club RC field(s) only when other full members are present and only after your pilot/student status has been established/confirmed. (This includes any FPV)  
  2. Membership ID badges must be worn/visible while using club field(s)
  3. All new members who request flight training will be assigned a club instructor. (Most instructors have club owned trainer airplanes for student’s temporary use)
  1. Attending your second meeting will allow you to be voted into the club as a full member.
  1. All new members not requiring flight instruction will be required to pass a pilot flight proficiency test before having use of any club RC field. (This includes any FPV)
  2. All aircraft used at TCRC outdoor fields must have the pilots name, phone number, AMA number & FAA number ether visible or accessible without tools.


Pilot Definitions: Student: May only fly with instructor present. Solo: May fly without instructor on trainer aircraft only. Pilot: May fly unrestricted (within AMA, club & field rules)

 Pilot Types: TCRC has 4 individual and separate pilot types, Fixed-wing, Helicopter, Multi-rotor & FPV and each has specific requirements for certification before operating those type of aircraft at club field(s)


  • Club meetings are the last Thursday each month except in November & December
  • Club information & event schedule(s) available at
  • Every club member is expected to help remind other members of the field rules.
  • Members are welcome to bring guests any time however guests who fly must have AMA        membership and an FAA number to use any TCRC field.
  • Members are responsible and will be held fully accountable for their guest’s actions.
  • After two visits to a TCRC field as a guest pilot (other then at organized club events) it is expected these persons will join the club.       
  • Each Monday members receive and email reminder of club events for the coming week
  • Club officers contact information in on each club ID card and the club we site

Pulda Farms Aerodrome in North Brunswick is the TCRC home field and its use is exclusively for TCRC members & their guests only. The township issues the usage permit to the TCRC club and not to any one person. Rules for its use are plainly posted and enforced as our continued residence can be unfavorably affected by misuse.


Alex: Sandeep Chmanani, Mohan & Daughter


Tony: Bill Patterson, Bob Scales, Mike Wright, Hal Guwzinburger


Rich: Larry Nielsen, Joel Nadler, Ryan Farley


Jim: Tom Duane, Joe Lomba


Larry: Les Rudolph


Bruce: None


Mike D:Jack Kogan, Floater / Fill in


Perry M: None


Pilot Seminar

Situational Awareness & Perspective

Takeoff, Approach and Landing, now...  on the New Runway! 

Tri County RC club will be holding an instructional seminar/clinic for club members only on Sunday, September 21st 2014 10:00am sharp at the North Brunswick Airfield.

This class is for club pilots who would like to enhance their skills as it pertains to our new runway and the challenges it presents.


Situational Awareness & Perspective

Landing approach procedures

Runway vs Grass field landings

Runway vs Grass field takeoffs

Centering on the runway during Taxiing, Takeoff and Landings 

Rudder, Rudder, Rudder Training

Club trainers will be on hand.

We recommend  that pilots also take their own airplanes as a range of models have dissimilar behaviors. Each pilot should want to explore and become familiar with their own airplane(s) unique characteristics. 

For more information Contact: Alex or Mike D.

Alex Szemere:tcrcy2k@aol.com732-816-1810

Mike DiGennaro:mdigennaro1@gmail.com732-207-9631

OK, Daylight Savings Time is now in effect, so Tuesday evening training cannot be far behind.  
If you need help, or want to improve your flying skills, contact Alex Szemere at 732-816-1810 or via email (click here).