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Kootenai RC Flyers Fun Day

| July 29, 2022 7:00 AM

The Kootenai RC Flyers held a fun fly day on Saturday, July 23, 2022, at the Kootenai RC Flying Field on Champion Haul Road. The event is intended to show people who may be interested in the sport how the planes operate.

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Adrian Dunsworth of Libby prepares to fly one of his remote control airplanes Saturday, July 22, 2022, at the Kootenai RC Flying Field. Dunsworth is a member of the local club. (Scott Shindledecker/The Western News)

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Ken Huber of Kalispell prepares to start his Corsair Saturday, July 23, 2022, at the Kootenai RC Flying Field. Huber didn't fly the plane, but started it so people could hear the roar of the engine. (Scott Shindledecker/The Western News)

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A parachute model drops from a remote control plane operated by Ron Anderson on Saturday, July 23, 2022, at the Kootenai RC Flying Field on Champion Haul Road. The airstrip was built in 2010 in a joint effort with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. (Scott Shindledecker/The Western News)

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Ken Huber of Kalispell uses a remote control to make his Edge 540 plane "dance" Saturday, July 23, 2022, at the Kootenai RC Flying Field. Huber said he started with rubber-band planes as a youth and has been flying remote control planes his entire life. (Scott Shindledecker/The Western News)