Thude Park/Chandler Bowl - Chandler, AZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jennyanykind
N 33° 18.761 W 111° 53.530
12S E 416951 N 3686307
Quick Description: A park set aside for model aircraft in Chandler, AZ.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 5/26/2014 12:02:53 PM
Waymark Code: WMKT7V
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member BingoUSMC
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Long Description:
The city of Chandler designated about half of Thude Park for the exclusive use of those flying model and RCA-controlled aircraft and helicopters. The coordinates take you to the ramada set up for the flyers and where they hang out between flights. There is a small dirt runway in front of the ramada. The flyers call their area the "Chandler Bowl." As this is a public field, there are no fees or dues to pay.

The best times to see flyers at their sport is weekday early mornings and late afternoon/evenings, as well as all day weekends (especially when the temperatures are reasonable). The park hours are 6 am - 10 pm. There are often night flyers with lights on their aircrafts.

There is also some interesting history around the park, which was created as a drainage basin for the Price 101 freeway. Check out the historical markers at the park's northeast corner.
AMA Club Number: Not listed

Club Name: Not listed

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