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From: Russ Verbael <>
Date: Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 5:56 AM
Subject: Fwd: Fw: Cadet Appreciation Day
To: Billy Rose <>

Billy, can you please forward the message from CAP ??




Russ V.




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From: Scotty Haskell <>
Date: Mon, Mar 12, 2018 at 1:36 PM
Subject: Fw: Cadet Appreciation Day
To: Russ Verbael <>
Cc: "" <>


   Thanks for a great day.  We all throughly enjoyed it. This blog was written by Maj Bob Kaye whom

you probably met. I'm planning to forward it to Gen Gross, the airport Public Affairs officer to be

published in the next airport news letter.  Thanks again.


Happy Landings,


  Maj William "Scotty" Haskell

Yuma Squadron #508

Comm/Public Affairs/Transport Officer 

(H) 928-345-9494 

(C) 760-390-1980 

Civil Air Patrol, U.S.Air Force Auxiliary


From: Russ Verbael <>
Date: Tue, Mar 13, 2018 at 6:16 AM
Subject: CAP Appreciation Day
To: Billy Rose <>

Billy, Please forward the following message and pics to the club.




Russ V.


To all the guys who pitched in last Saturday at the CAP Day:  THANKS SO MUCH 

It was really neat to watch all of you find a way to make the effort with the CAP cadets feel special.  I can assure you, the CAP folks came away very pleased.


One more lesson for our instructors....please try to have the transmitters married, training aircraft ready to go.  This year was better than last year, so we are improving.


Once again, THANKS


Russ Verbael





Contreras Field, Home of the Yuma AeroModelers

If you are interested in learning to fly model airplanes and/or Drones, helicopters, just contact our club.  Get in touch with us, if you have any questions about our club activities or to offer comments.

Our Charter

Our club is chartered under AMA (Academy of Model Aeronautics). Club charter #320 AMA Gold Leader Club. Our club's purpose is to promote model aircraft activities; building, flying, teaching others to fly.

History of Our Club

Our club was started over 30 years ago and has had various flying sites over the years. We have had the current field since 1996 and have been working on improving it a little at a time. By far the biggest improvement was when we put in the paved runway. The club membership includes local flyers plus many winter visitors who enjoy the usually great year-round flying weather.

Our Club is now re-named to: Contreras Field, home of the Yuma Aeromodelers.



Our field has a paved runway 600 X 60. Shaded pits for morning and afternoon flying. Hwy 95 and Rifle Range Road.  Located at N32d 42' 27.59" by W114d 25' 27.59"

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All AMA and MAAC members are welcome to fly. Non-club members need a club member as a sponsor.