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Chad Wrightson prepares his jet plane for flight.

Sarasota RC Squadron trains locals in model aviation

Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2022 |

Chad Wrightson prepares his jet plane for flight.

Chad Wrightson prepares his jet plane for flight.

Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2022 |

Chad Wrightson prepares his jet plane for flight.

Jet planes are larger, faster and require skilled pilots to maneuver.

Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2022 |

Jet planes are larger, faster and require skilled pilots to maneuver.

Sarasota RC Squadron has in-house training for pilots to learn how to fly.

Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2022 |

Sarasota RC Squadron has in-house training for pilots to learn how to fly.

Many pilots use foam planes with electric motors to take to the skies.

Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2022 |

Many pilots use foam planes with electric motors to take to the skies.

Al Jensen maneuvers his plane throughout the field.

Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2022 |

Al Jensen maneuvers his plane throughout the field.

Al Jensen maneuvers his plane throughout the field while Anthony Lassiter keeps watch.

Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2022 |

Al Jensen maneuvers his plane throughout the field while Anthony Lassiter keeps watch.

Jet planes are larger, faster and require skilled pilots to maneuver.

Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2022 |

Jet planes are larger, faster and require skilled pilots to maneuver.

Chad Wrightson controls his jet plane.

Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2022 |

Chad Wrightson controls his jet plane.

Chad Wrightson controls his jet plane.

Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2022 |

Chad Wrightson controls his jet plane.

Louis Magliano eyes his plane.

Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2022 |

Louis Magliano eyes his plane.

Louis Magliano eyes his plane.

Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2022 |

Louis Magliano eyes his plane.

Chuck Slenker is using a foam plane at the flight field while he trains for more powerful aircraft.

Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2022 |

Chuck Slenker is using a foam plane at the flight field while he trains for more powerful aircraft.

Roland Martinez, Matt Stulce, Louis Magliano and Anthony Lassiter are some of the many remote pilots at the Sarasota RC Squadron.

Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2022 |

Roland Martinez, Matt Stulce, Louis Magliano and Anthony Lassiter are some of the many remote pilots at the Sarasota RC Squadron.

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