25 great years...
It could not have happened without the support of members past and present, the City of
DeLand and the wonderful staff at the DeLand Municipal Airport, the crews of Sperling Sports Complex, and of
course, all the spectators and tremendously skilled pilots that turn out each and every year, that have come from
all over the country, to make this a first class event.
For our Silver Anniversary, special thanks go out to:
City of DeLand Mayor Robert F. Apgar for the presentation of "Model Aviation Week"
Volusia County Chair Jason P. Davis for cutting the Celebration Cake from
AMA and District 5 Vice President Kris Dixon for his presentation to the club the
beautiful plaque you see above, and the contributions to the prize pool for the pilots
Airport Manager John Eiff for helping with area improvements throughout the year
DeLand's U-Fly-It for contributing a prize for a lucky
spectator to receive a one hour flight on one of their ultra-light aircraft
and our sponsors this year for generously adding to the pilot prize pool
Academy of Model Aeronautics
Bob's Hobby Center at Steve's Hangar
Fly Guy RC
RC Hobby Apparel
Frank Tiano Enterprises
To any and all that have had a hand in the success of the Festival of Giants, we thank you.
Here's hoping for many more,
Kevin Leisy, DRCC Pres.