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Meeting Information

Impact of  the Corona Virus (COVID-19)on our monthly meetings

All Fairfax Country Public Schools will remain closed thru the end of the current school season. Since this is a very fluid situation, we have no estimate at present of when when our monthly meetings will resume. In addition to being posted on this site, everyone enrolled in our Google Group Forum will receive instant updates of the latest developments.

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Until we can meet again in person your E-board has developed a procedure for virtual meetings using the online Zoom platform and a virtual contest using Google Forms. If you are enrolled in our Google Groups Forum you will receive notifications on dates, times and links to access the meetings & contest. Monthly club newsletters and other important information are also available through the forum.

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Until we can meet in person once again

Next (Virtual) Meeting (Program & Contest)

Wednesday, November 4 at 7pm

Program:  TBD

Contest:    Unmanned and underway – Any drone vehicle – e.g. X-47 UCAV, Predator, Reaper, self driving cars, Firebee drones etc.

 

Upcoming Virtual Meeting Dates

1st Wednesday of each month at 7pm

November 4, December 2*

* Dates subject to change

Notification Links will be sent via the Google Group as for the regular meetings

NEW!

Virtual Tips & Share Meetings

Since we are not able to meet in person due to the Covid19 pandemic, these monthly virtual sessions will allow members to share ideas and show their in progress projects  in a less formal setting than the normal 1st Wed. of the month meetings

Of course the normal 1st Wed. of the month meeting featuring a Contest & Program will continue as usual

Next (Virtual) Tips & Share Meeting

Wednesday, October 21 at 7pm

Upcoming Virtual Tips & Share Dates

3rd Wednesday of each month at 7pm

October 21, November 18,  December 16 *

* Dates subject to change

Notification Links will be sent via the Google Group as for the regular meetings

 Meeting Highlights

October 2020 Virtual Meeting Contest Highlights

Check out all the winners here

October 2020 Virtual Meeting Best of Show

John Lingwood's (UK) 

HMS Hibiscus

October2020 Virtual Meeting Special

X-Craft

Walter Schlueter's XB-70 C-54

Upcoming Events

Scale Model World 2020

November 7-8, 2020

Telford, UK

Cancelled due to Covid19 Pandemic

Old Dominion Open

February 27, 2021

Richmond, VA

Cancelled due to Covid19 Pandemic

Mosquitocon 2021

Saturday, April 10, 2021

Wayne PAL Hall

PAL Drive

Wayne, NJ

Northern Virginia Model Classic 2021

April 17,  2021 (Tentative)

Fairfax, VA

AMPS Nationals 2021

April 29-May 1, 2021

Newport News, VA

Noreastcon 49

May 21-22, 2021

Batavia, NY

IPMS Region 2 Convention  2021

 June 18-19, 2021

Roanoke, VA

IPMS National Convention 2021

August 18-21

Las Vegas, NV

Scale Model World 2021

November 13-14, 2021

Telford, UK

Noreastcon 50

April 29-30, 2022

Latham, NY

Club News

NoVA Modelers - Out & About 

NoVA Modelers crossed the pond in November 2019 for the UK annual Scale Model World.

(l-r) Jim Rotramel, Barbara Barb, Carol Fleckenstein, Tim Barb, Charlie Dykas, Chris Nicoll, Jon Etherton, Tom Henderson & Mike Fleckenstein.

NoVA Modelers  toasting our Sister Chapter, IPMS UK Staffordshire Moorlands in November 2019 at the UK annual Scale Model World.

NoVA Modelers was well represented at the 2019 National Convention in Chattanooga, TN.

Several of our members who attended but were not available for the group photo included Curtis & Shirley Clinton, Jon Etherton, Aris Pappas, Walter and Gail Schlueter, Jerry Lawson, Grant Berry, Nelson Kee, Keith Hudson, Haagen Klaus and Barbara Barb.

We did well in the competition with Nelson Kee, Haagen Klaus, Pat Brown, Alex Bernardo, Keith Hudson, Sunil Gupta, Mike Fleckenstein, Jose Luis Lopez, Sherman Collings, Tom Faletti & Mark Tutton taking home awards.

NoVA Modelers at the NASM Udvar Hazy Museum for the annual October Air & Scare exhibit

(Mike Fleckenstein is behind the camera)

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