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Old 03-06-2013, 05:48 AM   #51
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Thank you for volunteering gentlemen! I have added you to our map.

We are up to 74 volunteers already! My goal is to get to 100 by Sunday. Can you guys get the word out to anyone you think that may be interested in volunteering? I would appreciate that!

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Sending the info to HiRCflyer, I'm sure you can list him in Hawaii. He's the club trainer for ASRCC.

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Originally Posted by Nitro Blast View Post
Sending the info to HiRCflyer, I'm sure you can list him in Hawaii. He's the club trainer for ASRCC.
Cool. Thanks! He do not have anyone in HI yet. And believe it or not, we have zero volunteers from AZ. I thought there were a ton of RCers in that state.

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Old 03-07-2013, 02:57 AM   #54
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We now have 87 volunteers/clubs on the map. Well toward my goal of 100 by Sunday. If anyone else wants to volunteer please let me know. I know this is going to be a valuable resource for anyone wanting to learn more about our sport and a rewarding experience for those volunteering.

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Old 03-07-2013, 05:00 AM   #55
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The following states are the ones we still need MA Mentors in. If you would like to volunteer to be a MA Mentor, please let me know. And if you know anyone in the below states please let them know about the MA Mentor program and have them post here or email me.

Arizona
Arkansas
Delaware
Hawaii
Iowa
Kentucky
Maine
Maryland
Minnesota
Mississippi
Montana
New Hampshire
North Dakota
Oregon
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Vermont
Wyoming

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Originally Posted by Hircflyer View Post
Nitro Blast sent me....I can mentor in Hawaii.... Island of Ohau for Flight Instruction

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We are down to these states:

Delaware
Iowa
Kentucky
Maine
Minnesota
Mississippi
North Dakota
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Vermont
Wyoming

If you know of anyone in those states, please ask them if they would like to volunteer to help others in our sport.

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Old 03-16-2013, 04:05 PM   #59
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Still hoping to get some more volunteers from WF since electric powered flight is very popular these days.

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Old 06-30-2014, 06:37 PM   #60
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As always, we can use more MA mentors. Please let me know if you are willing to help and I will add you to our map.

I know it takes a lot to leave the security of a PC and step out in the real world to help newcomers. And even if you feel you cannot contribute much, some help is better than no help.

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I know there must be over 50 wattflyers visiting this forum everyday. Let's set a goal of getting 10 new MA mentors from WF by the end of the week. So if you know someone that is willing to help others in their local area, let them know to contact me and I will add them as a mentor.

This forum prides itself onbeing the most friendly and helpful on the internet so it should be a snap to get at least 10 new mentors from WF.

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Old 07-02-2014, 03:39 PM   #62
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I know it is tough to get out and meet strangers and we feel so safe behind our computers screen, but trust me, helping others in this hobby is a truly rewarding experience. And who knows, you might meet some folks that become lifelong friends.

Newcomers to this hobby need help and why let them do it on their own? Even if don't consider yourself an expert, any help you can provide would be better than no help at all.

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You may make alot of Friends
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Old 07-04-2014, 06:08 PM   #64
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I did make this video so just in case someone may be cruising around YouTube and just happens to want to get into RC, they may be able to find someone close to them to help.

Frank

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UENvyApnM-E

The best thing we can do is to encourage others to get away from the PC screen and meet total strangers. That may be tough for some to do even though they may have a lot to offer but are afraid to not be so anonymous.

And as BubSteve pointed out, strangers are really friends just waiting to meet you.
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Watching a new friend Solo for the first time is a Great feeling,,(that a facepalm post will never give ), My old SuperCub has seen alot off solos though to years
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AMA has 2 programs for people to register to help beginners.... I signed up for both, starting more than 7 years ago for the more recent one and over 10 for the older one.

ZERO responses through those programs, but we have a lot of people who stop by our display at the local air show every year asking how to get started in the hobby.

Setting up a program or list of people willing to help beginners does no good when the beginners don't even have a clue where to look for it. it might make the people joining the list feel good about themselves... thats about it.

For this list to do any good you'll have to advertise it better than AMA does its advertising....
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Well done BubSteve, well done.

And I totally agree about getting the word out to newcomers. We who care about helping others need to do all we can to help in that effort. And it can't be only me doing the work either since I am only one guy. I have spent a ton of hours on this effort, but like I said, I am just one guy.

All of us that care about helping others need to do what they can as well.

Frank

PS I forgot to mention, I am contacted all the time via email about RC questions and concerns people have. It is great to know that people have confidence in my abilities to provide accurate answers and give sound advice about modeling related issues. A lot of the videos I have done are because of folks asking me how to do this or that. I think the videos help relay the info a lot better than than an email. I certainly enjoy answering the questions and it is nice to see the progress and outcomes of people all across the US that I have helped.

I think once people understand how much they can help others, even if they are not experts (who really is actually), becoming a mentor is an extremely rewarding experience. I have learned that building and flying is fun, but helping others achieve the same tops the former hands down.
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