Modelaires meet in Massena

The Seaway Valley Modelaires Club held a fly-in at their flying field on Robinson Bay Road in Massena Aug. 6. Model airplane enthusiasts from around the North Country and Canada attended the event. The club leases an area at the end of Robinson Bay Road from the town, and maintains a model airplane runway there. The group holds regular fly-ins which are open to the public to attend. The local group is sanctioned by the Academy of Model Aeronautics.

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