Flyapalooza set for Saturday

GWINN – The Sands Model Aviation Club will hold the sixth annual Flyapalooza event Saturday.

The event, featuring a variety of radio control airplanes and helicopters, will be at the SMAC flying field on County Road 553, 2.8 miles past the Marquette County Fairgrounds.

Registration begins at 8 a.m. with open flying from 9:30 a.m. to dusk.

Pilot camping is available Friday and Saturday night. There is a $5 landing fee for pilots.

Food and refreshments will be available. A raffle for aviation prizes also will be held. Admission is free to the public, but donations will be accepted.