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BARKS 29th Annual Swap Meet
Saturday February 24th, 2018

Mebane Arts & Community Center
622 Corregidor St.
Mebance, NC 27302

*** Attention Late Renters ***

Online table renting will close at 9:00 PM on Wednesday February 21.  Table rental will still be available at the Mebane Arts and Community Center on Friday evening at 7:00 – 9:00 PM and Saturday morning starting at 7:00 AM on a first come first served basis until sold out.


Wall Tables are now SOLD OUT.  Aisle tables are still available.
Please note, the practice of double stacking tables will no longer be permitted. Participants requiring additional space are required to rent additional tables.    
Click here for details.....



BARKS February Club Meeting - Attendance Important!
February 20, 2018 7:00pm at the Burlington K&W Cafeteria

Plan to attend February's club meeting to discuss volunteer assignments for the upcoming Swap Meet. We need people for setup, parking, door supervision, as well as clean up. This is our one and only fund raiser for the year. The Swap Meet success is vital to our operating capital and continuing field improvements.  For directions to K&W, click here...


3rd Annual Cabin Fever Fly in
March 3, 2018 8:00am - 5:00pm

Please join the good folks at BARKS for the third annual Cabin Fever Fly in. Bring what you’ve got, and fly anything! Helicopters, airplanes, drones - it’s all good! There will be a food truck, and a fire for warmth (if necessary). It’s a great time at a great club, with lots of great people! $10 landing fee - AMA required to fly.


Attention BARKS Members

From AMA Government Relations.  As of 12/12/2017, President Trump has signed a bill making UAS (most model aircraft) registration a federal requirement again, including for AMA members. For more information and frequently asked questions, please visit the AMA federal registration page here....



Flight safety issues occurred during this past summer which the BARKS officers have addressed by imposing new flight restrictions on all model aircraft.  A copy has been attached to each of the three field shelters and it is also available on the BARKS website by clicking Club Info\Documents\BARKS Rules and Regulations\BARKS Flight Patterns.  These new regulations are effective immediately.



The following rule remains in effect indefinitely:
Models with internal combustion engines are not to be flown before 10:30 AM on Sunday mornings
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