Leigh’s Bay Field
These rules are available in print or online. The club will endeavour to keep a copy at the modelling site and provide all members with a copy.
RPAS operation (RPA with an all-up flying weight between 250 grams and 25kg) is prohibited at this site because the field is located within 5 NM of CYAM, a certified class D airspace.
Sault Ste. Marie Radio Control Model Airplane Club, #86 allows the following modelling categories:
mRPAS, Tethered (control line), surface vehicles.
Space models (rockets) or Free Flight are not permitted.
The Sault Ste. Marie Radio Control Model Airplane Club, #86 is located at Leigh’s Bay (46.513806, -84.424361)
All persons using this modelling site must:
In an emergency, phone (911) and the civic address for first responders is Leigh’s Bay Road, south of Base Line
In the event of an emergency, such as a fire, injury to any person or any other type of event requiring emergency services, call 9 -1-1 and give them our location.
Space models – rockets are not allowed at this site.
Free flight models are not allowed at this site.
MAAC “spotters” are optional at our site for surface models. The following are club procedures for ensuring by-stander safety:
There are no other risk mitigating strategies required at Leigh.
The Club executive will review these rules at least once a year.