Welcome to the WIMAC forums.

You are currently viewing our site as a guest which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our free community you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!

If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us.


» WIMAC
WIMAC is an organization located on the West Island of Montreal, that exists solely to provide its members the means to enjoy the exciting hobby of flying R/C model aircraft and helicopters.
» Log in
User Name Not a member yet?
Register Now!
Password
WIMAC and MAAC Membership Renewal Information
Jan 08, 2008 - 8:39 AM - by xed
WIMAC Membership

WIMAC membership forms can be found under Application Forms section of the website. New members should read the Beginner's Information article to (re-)familiarize yourself with the hobby. For those just starting, we have dedicated volunteer Instructors who will provide you with free instruction on flying your aircraft. For more information, please read our Flight Training Policy.

Don't want the hassle of sending out a cheque by mail to pay your membership dues? You can renew your WIMAC Club Membership online via PayPal.

A club initiation fee of $50.00 is required for first-time memberships (excluding juniors) and a signed WIMAC application form (waiver) must be submitted with a cheque to the Club Treasurer. Note that WIMAC will not accept cash or forward cheques on your behalf that are intended for MAAC membership. You must submit these payments directly to MAAC.

MS Excel file for printing out Frequency Card pins, Club Membership Cards.

MAAC Membership

Please do not forget that you are REQUIRED to have an active MAAC membership in good standing for any indoor or outdoor WIMAC sanctioned... [Read More]
0 Replies | 7,557 Views
Field Information
Jan 10, 2007 - 12:08 AM - by xed
Roll Call
In the interests of safety, please take the time to announce your intentions to go to the field. Flying alone can be dangerous and is discouraged at our club.

Field Access Procedures
The gate is to be kept closed at all times due to the fact that people have been dumping on the property behind the parking lot and the city is forcing the school to pay for the clean-up. Therefore, close the gate after you come in as well as after you leave.

Garbage Disposal
You are responsible for any garbage you bring to the field. Please do not leave any mess behind for others to deal with.

Lawn Cutting
All aircraft are to be grounded while the lawn is being cut and do not make the guy wait until you are through flying. He is not paid by the hour. If he is losing his time, this could result in higher grass cutting fees for the club. This should be obvious but apparently it is not.
0 Replies | 7,766 Views
St.-Laurent Zone meeting.
Oct 08, 2014 - 9:51 AM - by beto9
ENGLISH BELOW / ENGLAIS EN BAS

A tous les membres MAAC de la zone du St-Laurent

Voici un simple rappel que notre réunion de zone sera à L’École des Métiers de l’Aérospatiale de Montréal, 5300 Rue Chauveau, Montréal, H1N 3V7, le Samedi 25 Octobre 2014.
L’Entrée et l’inscription se feront par la porte principale à l’avant, cependant les membres exposants de gros modèles pourront passer par la porte arrière (garage) pour faciliter le transport de ces derniers.
Cafés, beignes vous seront servis à l’inscription. Veuillez noter que dû à des circonstances hors de notre contrôle la cafétéria et la salle de rencontre habituelle ne seront pas disponible. L’exposition de modèle ainsi que le ‘’Swap Shop’’ se déroulerons dans les grands ateliers de l’école.

L’horaire de la journée :
- 9 :00 @ 12 :00 Inscription (Noter que les 50 premiers recevront un T-Shirt gratuit)
- 9 :30 @ 12 :30 Exposition de vos modèles, vote populaire, échange, vente et camaraderie sont de mise.
- 10 :00 @ 12 :00 Atelier technique sur les Quads munis de GPS avec Yves Auger et sécurité sur la ligne de vol avec Jean Blaquière.
- 12 :00 Diner, ne pas oublier qu’il n’y a pas de cafétéria sur le site.
- 13 :30 @ 15 :30 Réunion de la zone

Nous avons déjà une liste impressionnante de commanditaire à tous les niveaux.
Niveau platine : Great Hobbies et Passe temps Ted
Niveau Or : Icare/Icarus; N D Heli
Niveau Argent : JacHobby et Udisco
Niveau Bronze : Hobby 2000

Approximativement 2 000.00$ en prix à faire tirer!!! En plus de prix de présence aux membres. Les Certificats de nouveaux pilotes seront remis. Les listes des nouveaux pilotes doivent être envoyées à (s.woloz@swaassoc.com) aux plus tard le samedi 17 Octobre.

Inviter vos amis et faites leur découvrir cette grande... [Read More]
0 Replies | 119 Views
MAAC about radio setting.
Aug 12, 2014 - 2:38 PM - by beto9
Failsafe est de votre responsabilité
Le document Politique et procédures MAAC récemment mis à jour met l'accent sur l'importance d'établir et de tester à sécurité intégrée sur votre radio:
"Tous les membres devraient veiller à ce que la fonction fail-safe a été correctement configuré et doivent vérifier le réglage correct périodiquement. La procédure recommandée par le fabricant doit être respectée pour définir et tester la-fail safe ».
MPPD # 12 - Opération de R / C Équipement, paragraphe 5.
Failsafe est essentiellement à minimiser le risque pour les personnes et les biens si la liaison radio est perdu, soit parce que le récepteur perd le signal, le pilote tourne mal à éteindre l'émetteur, ou une autre défaillance. Toute considération de sauver le modèle sont beaucoup plus secondaire. Dispositif de sécurité correctement configuré est nécessaire pour protéger contre les pannes de radio dans l'air et les erreurs dans la zone des stands (comme éteindre l'émetteur avec le moteur toujours en marche ou le moteur électrique branché).
Par conséquent, ce qui compte vraiment pour la grande majorité des modèles est que dans le cas de perte de signal, le moteur thermique ou électrique immédiatement fermés ou réduits au ralenti.
En bout de ligne - vous devez:
• Comprendre comment mettre à sécurité intégrée sur votre système de radio à tuer le moteur ou un moteur électrique en cas de perte de signal. Dans le cas des radios Spektrum populaires, le point clé est d'avoir la manette des gaz en pleine faible lors de la liaison ou re liaison du récepteur. Autres radios utilisent des procédures différentes, si en revue les instructions.
• Vérifiez régulièrement que sécurité intégrée fonctionne correctement, surtout après que vous avez apporté des modifications à la programmation ou de l'installation ou avez re-lié le récepteur. Pour ce faire,... [Read More]
0 Replies | 325 Views
WIMAC FPV flying rules.
Jan 06, 2014 - 10:57 AM - by beto9
Version Francaise en bas.
===========================


A group of FPV flyers composed by Andrew, Tarek and Peter got together to draw the rules regulating FPV flying. They have been approved by the Directors.
======================================
WIMAC FPV Rules

1. General
1. The following rules govern all First Person View (FPV) flight operations at WIMAC.
2. FPV is defined to mean any flight in which the pilot controls the aircraft (airplane, helicopter, multi-rotor, or other) through other than direct view of the aircraft from the ground. Typically this means that an image from an on-board camera is viewed on a monitor or through a helmet mounted display (HMD).

2. MAAC FPV Rules
1. All FPV pilots should become aware of the MAAC FPV rules (available on the MAAC web site). Note that these rules are part of the MAAC safety code, adherence to which is mandatory.
2. WIMAC rules supplement the MAAC rules, and explain how they are implemented in the WIMAC environment.

3. FPV Qualifications
1. All FPV flyers shall adhere to these rules and demonstrate their flying proficiency in order to be qualified for FPV flight by a WIMAC-approved authority.
2. Separate qualifications are required for airplane, multirotor, and heli FPV.
3. Airplane pilots must be qualified “Solo” flyers.

4. No-fly Zones and Pilot Stations
1. All pilots shall ensure that they remain clear of any houses or people, even if the area is within visual range.
2. All WIMAC rules regarding airplane and heli pilot stations, flying areas and no-fly areas shall be respected.


5. Spotter
1. As required by the MAAC FPV rules, all pilots flying FPV shall be accompanied by a spotter at all times, and the spotter must maintain direct visual contact at all times. No flying beyond visual range is permitted.
2. The pilot shall explain... [Read More]
0 Replies | 1,374 Views
» Recent Threads
  RatingTitle, Username, & Date Last Post Replies Views Forum
Kijiji - hangar 9 sukhoi
xtopher
1 Day Ago 11:04 AM
59 Minutes Ago 07:23 AM
by Packster
4 104 General Discussion
Ice pilots...remind...
Kevin Rochon
3 Days Ago 07:38 PM
1 Day Ago 08:11 PM
by Kevin Rochon
11 265 General Discussion
Bigfoot rebuild
Kevin Rochon
2014-08-05 10:53 PM
1 Day Ago 08:00 PM
by Kevin Rochon
64 2,026 Projects and Builds
AMR Stick 30
mitea_dan
2014-02-27 08:55 PM
3 Days Ago 11:31 PM
by mitea_dan
60 3,440 Projects and Builds
The Lysander: Canada's...
Kevin Rochon
3 Days Ago 05:01 PM
3 Days Ago 05:27 PM
by Sempai-mj
1 68 General Discussion
Winter is coming
Sempai-mj
4 Weeks Ago 07:37 PM
4 Days Ago 09:27 PM
by mitea_dan
6 337 General Discussion
Items for sale
Ricardo
5 Days Ago 07:08 AM
4 Days Ago 12:55 PM
by Ricardo
2 125 General Discussion
RIP John M
briankizner
1 Week Ago 12:39 PM
6 Days Ago 12:02 AM
by Dwight Macdonald
7 239 General Discussion
Fun with F 16
xtopher
1 Week Ago 10:52 PM
6 Days Ago 06:20 PM
by xtopher
7 264 General Discussion
Nice indoor plane...
xtopher
1 Week Ago 02:47 PM
1 Week Ago 12:15 PM
by fbrunet1957
3 237 General Discussion
» Stats
Members: 1,005
Threads: 5,380
Posts: 42,059
Top Poster: Burning Head (3,692)
Welcome to our newest member, hurricane
» Weather Conditions
StationMontréal-Trudeau Int'l Airport
Observation TimeThursday October 23, 2014 at 07:00 EDT
Conditions
Mostly Cloudy
Temperature7.0ºC
Speed33 km/h
GustN/A
DirectionNNE
Bearing26.0 degrees
ForecastMainly cloudy. A few showers beginning this afternoon. Wind northeast 30 km/h gusting to 60. High 9.
Forecast
» Sun Clock
» October 2014
S M T W T F S
282930 1 2 3 4
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
26 27 28 29 30 31 1
» Today's Birthdays
None
» Get Firefox
Firefox 2
» Online Users: 34
0 members and 34 guests
No Members online
Most users ever online was 338, 2009-11-03 at 05:58 AM.
» Current Poll
Are you planning to fly indoors with us this year?
No, I prefer the great outdoors even in Winter - 15.00%
3 Votes
Yes, fixed wing only, no supper - 5.00%
1 Vote
Yes, heli only, no supper - 25.00%
5 Votes
Yes, fixed-wing and heli, no supper - 5.00%
1 Vote
Yes, fixed-wing only, with supper - 20.00%
4 Votes
Yes, heli only, with supper - 0%
0 Votes
Yes, fixed-wing and heli, with supper - 30.00%
6 Votes
Total Votes: 20
You may not vote on this poll.
Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.0

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:22 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.