Jayhawk Big Bird

The final and largest event sponsored by JMM is our fall Big Bird. This event was moved to the first Saturday in October at Clinton International Model Airport, and is open to all pilots of large scale aircraft. Outstanding large and giant scale planes and pilots from near and far gather in the reliably pleasant fall weather to share their love of modeling and flying.

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Here are the details:

  • Saturday, October 5th, 2024, at Clinton International Model Airport
  • Registration starting at 8:00 am.
  • Flying from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm.
  • Landing Fee is $10
  • Each pilot receives a free raffle ticket for the raffle airplane
  • Accessible facilities on site.
  • Electric charging station available.
  • Contest Director: Patrick Deuser, 785-766-2604, pdeuser@hotmail.com
  • Sanctioned by the Academy of Model Aeronautics, sanction #16126.

Raffle Plane: Seagull Models Bucker BU-133 Jungmeister 65" jungmeister

The Seagull Bücker Bü-133 Jungmeister 1650 mm is a sport scale model of the legend with four ailerons for rapid roll rate. Like the legendary Jungmeister, it has an outstanding aerobatic capability and is a light airplane of balsa and plywood construction.

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