HHAMS in June – HarborFest, Paintball and Field Meeting

This article exists to house pictures that I’ve turned into a YouTube slideshow. June is usually the busiest month for HHAMS. The first week of June is usually the Port Washington HarborFest where we set up a tent to advance awareness of the aerodrome among natives of this town, and to advertise our upcoming paintball event. The paintball event takes place on the second week of June. Then we have our monthly meeting at the field. You can download full-resolution pictures on this page.

Paintball event starts with advertising

Paintball event starts with advertising

Setting up the HHAMS tent at HarborFest 2019

Setting up HHAMS tent at HarborFest 2019

Setting up HHAMS tent at HarborFest 2019

Setting up the model flight simulator station

Setting up the model flight simulator station

Taping paintball poster to the HHAMS tent

Taping paintball poster to the HHAMS tent

Group picture after setting up the tent

Group picture after setting up the tent

Manning the HHAMS tent

Folks start to arrive at HarborFest

Folks start to arrive at HarborFest

Kids learn to fly model airplanes

Kids learn to fly model airplanes

Simulator relocated to avoid scorching afternoon sun

Simulator relocated to avoid scorching afternoon sun

Packing up

Packing up as HarborFest draws to an end

Packing up as HarborFest draws to an end

Group picture after packing up

Group picture after packing up

Simulator packed up for the upcoming paintball event next we

Simulator packed up for the upcoming paintball event next we

Paintball preparations

Tool shed is packed with supplies for the paintball event

Tool shed is packed with supplies for the paintball event

Folks moved benches and set up paintball perimeters the day

Folks moved benches and set up paintball perimeters the day

Equirectangular panoramic view of the aerodrome on the morning of the paintball event

Equirectangular panoramic view of the aerodrome on the morning of the paintball event

HHAMS BBQ is about to open for business

HHAMS BBQ is about to open for business

DJ and Mike

DJ and Mike

Airworthy Ironman on the bench, atop paintball supplies

Airworthy Ironman on the bench, atop paintball supplies

Paintball tank fill station

Paintball tank fill station

Aircraft maintenance stations

Aircraft maintenance stations

Visitors arrive

Visitors start to arrive

Visitors start to arrive

Free model aircraft simulation station is open

Free model aircraft simulation station is open

Marty instructs young pilots on the art of flying

Marty instructs young pilots on the art of flying

Three generations of Cheung model airplane pilots

Three generations of Cheung model airplane pilots

A member arrived at the event in an antique Rolls Royce

A member arrived at the event in an antique Rolls Royce

The main paintball event

Paintball stations are open for business

Paintball stations are open for business

Visitors line up with cups of paintballs in hand

Visitors line up with cups of paintballs in hand

Armory personnel

Rich and Augie safeguard the field while armory personnel look after ammo

Spectator comment on relative performance of players at the paintball stations

Spectator comment on relative performance of players at the paintball stations

Paintball queue

Paintball queue

Paintball station

Paintball station manned by Armond

Paintball station

Paintball station manned by Ben

Paintball station manned by Ray

Paintball station manned by Ray

Ron relieves Ray at the paintball station

Ron relieves Ray at the paintball station

HHAMS BBQ

HHAMS BBQ getting started

HHAMS BBQ getting started

Danny summons fire at the BBQ pit

Danny summons fire at the BBQ pit

Visitors enjoying HHAMS burgers

Visitors enjoying HHAMS burgers

Visitors enjoying HHAMS hotdogs

Visitors enjoying HHAMS hotdogs

Gene and Joanna taking refuse under shade

Gene and Joanna taking refuse under shade

Flight simulator

Simulation station now manned by our newest HHAMS member

Simulation station now manned by our newest HHAMS member

Simulator continues to attract new recruits

Simulator continues to attract new recruits

Paintball event continues

Aircraft maintenance crew at work

Aircraft maintenance crew at work

Pilots take a break under the shade

Pilots take a break under the shade

Visitors continue to arrive

Visitors continue to arrive

Visitors continue to line up

Visitors continue to line up

Ben cheers for Ryan

Ben cheers for Ryan

Ryan takes a shot at Mike's plane

Ryan takes a shot at Mike’s plane

Dan indoctrinate the third generation of pilots

Dan indoctrinate the third generation of pilots

Dan and son

Dan and son

Anthony Junior shooting at Anthony Senior's plane

Anthony Junior shooting at Anthony Senior’s plane

Visitors learn about the aerodrome from members

Visitors learn about the aerodrome from members

More paintball actions

More paintball actions

Elizabeth became the newest HHAMS member on the date of the event

Elizabeth became the newest HHAMS member on the date of the event

Cleaning up after the event

Members taking a break after event wraps up

Members taking a break after event wraps up

Crack open a cold one with the boys after clean-up

Crack open a cold one with the boys after clean-up

Field meeting a few days after the paintball event

Field meeting on Thursday following the paintball event

Field meeting on Thursday following the paintball event

Members at the field meeting enjoying a beautiful sunset

Members at the field meeting enjoying a beautiful sunset

HHAMS BBQ resumes at the field meeting - sorry, I was busy eating hotdogs, so no pictures

HHAMS BBQ resumes at the field meeting – sorry, I was busy eating hotdogs, so no pictures

Thursday Night Flyers

Thursday Night Flyers regrouped after yearlong hiatus

Thursday Night Flyers regrouped after yearlong hiatus

Lineup of night-capable aircraft

Lineup of night-capable aircraft

Thursday Night Flyers take a moment to appreciate their own planes

Thursday Night Flyers take a moment to appreciate their own planes

The end

About Xinhai Dude 辛亥生

The name Xinhai Dude 辛亥生 is a pun in Chinese, as it means both “he who was born in Xinhai” as well as “he who studies Xinhai”. I had an ambitious plan to write something about the great Xinhai Revolution of 1911, thus my blog https://xinhaidude.com. But after an initial flurry of activities the initiative petered out. One day I will still carry it through. But for now, this website has turned into a conglomerate of my work on various topics of interest to me, including travel pictures, RC model airplane flying, ice skating, classical music composition, science fiction short stories, evolution and atheism.
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