Oakland Cloud Dusters
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  • March 26, 2015 9:49 PM | Web Master (Administrator)

    We have ordered 10 laser cut Sky Bunny kits from the newly revived Peck Polymers. If you would like to purchase one, please let webmaster@oaklandcloudduster.org know via email. The price is $15 per kit.

    If you are unable to purchase one from the club, here are the alternatives:

    • You can contact the new Peck Polymers at peck.polymers@gmail.com and order one directly from them.
    • You can order through FAI Model Supply at http://www.faimodelsupply.com.
    • You can print the plans from OCDs web site at http://www.oaklandclouddusters.org/Plans and build one from the plans.

    We hope that you build one and bring it out to fly on April 12, in the OCD Small Field Contest at Lagunita. Here is the Sky Bunny event trophy you'll be fighting for, courtesy of Tom Faith.


  • March 17, 2015 11:07 AM | Web Master (Administrator)

    Please find attached the newsletter by Fred Terzian, summarizing recent club activities.

    OCD Newsletter March 2015.pdf

  • March 08, 2015 1:53 PM | Web Master (Administrator)
    If you have purchased E-20 motors from the club and need to remove the brass gear from the shaft, remember to bring the motor to next club meeting. Dick Douglas will bring his gear puller specifically made for removing those gear without damaging the motor. 
  • February 24, 2015 11:54 PM | Web Master (Administrator)

    OCD has made bulk purchase of 20 E-20 Electric FF packages from the Willamette Modelers Club, and is making them available to OCD members at a discounted price of $35. The E-20 Package available from the club includes:

    • PKZ 3616 Motor
    • E-20 Timer
    • 2 props (2.6” diameter)
    • PKZ 3052 Battery Connector
    • LiPo Battery (150 Mah x 25C)

    Due to the limited number of Packages on hand, there's a limit of one Package per member. We still have 3 packages left and would consider ordering more if there is further demand from club members. Please contact Fred Terzian to make purchase.
  • February 22, 2015 1:06 AM | Web Master (Administrator)

    OCD's Awards Banquet was held at Scott's Restaurant in Walnut Creek on February 21, 2015. The food, the atmosphere was great. It was a good opportunity for members to get together and to catch up. Click here for pictures from the event.

  • February 11, 2015 12:39 PM | Web Master (Administrator)

    Rain, wind and a bunch of entries. Details to follow... Brian Furutani's pictures are up on his Flickr page

    This is how windy it was!

  • February 03, 2015 6:16 PM | Web Master (Administrator)
    The first Club contest of the 2015 flying season was held on Feb 1, 2015 at Lagunita. We had a good turnout and excellent flying conditions - provided that your model didn't land in one of the puddles. Click here for reports and pictures from the event. Results are here.
  • February 03, 2015 6:15 PM | Web Master (Administrator)

    This year, our Awards Banquet luncheon will take place on Saturday, February 21, at Scott's Restaurant in Walnut Creek. Due to high demand and limited seating availability (44), the event has sold out as of 1/29/15. We sincerely apologize to members who have missed the opportunity to reserve a seat. 

    If you have made a reservation, please click here for further information. 

  • February 03, 2015 6:15 PM | Web Master (Administrator)
    Check out the 23rd Worldwide Free Flight Postal Competition information HERE (click on the "23rd WWFFPC" link at the top of the page).
  • February 03, 2015 6:13 PM | Web Master (Administrator)

    The monthly meetings are held every 3rd Thursday from 12:30 to 2:30 (meeting starts at 1:00), at the Home Town Buffet in Newark.  See the Upcoming Events page for more information.

Check out the Upcoming Events page, for a listing of meetings and contests.  Please register for the event in order to receive a timely email reminder.  The reminder email will also contain any last minute information which may be helpful.

The site also manages the membership.  With your paid membership, you can access the members-only section.  As a member, you will be able to:

  • View & update your member information
  • View the names and contact information of other members
  • View club contest scores and overall standings
  • Purchase free-flight items at-cost (Badge Timers and FAI rubber)
  • Access members-only plans

The cost of membership is $15 for 12 months.  Individuals under the age of 19 (AMA Juniors and Seniors) are free, subject to verification.

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