US Trump visit grounds model airplane club at 4-H fair

11:23  11 august  2017
11:23  11 august  2017 Source:   USA TODAY SPORTS

Barcelona says Neymar wants to leave club amid PSG rumors

  Barcelona says Neymar wants to leave club amid PSG rumors Neymar has told Barcelona that he plans to leave the club, with a blockbuster move to Paris Saint-Germain seemingly imminent. The club said Wednesday that the Brazil striker told his teammates "that he had the intention of leaving the club and seeking his future elsewhere, and the coach has given him permission to leave training.

"We can't do what we came to do," said Tony Devergillo, 4 - H Club Leader. "The kids are sad." This sign explains it all, that due to President Trump 's vacation in the Bedminster area, a temporary flight restriction (TFR) has grounded all flights in the area, including model airplanes .

Fright club : Trumps ’ troops invade blue L.A. county.

The Broken Props Airplane Club at the Somerset County 4-H Fair.© Nick Muscavage/Staff Photo The Broken Props Airplane Club at the Somerset County 4-H Fair.

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — Marshall Hayward has been flying model airplanes and rockets at the Somerset County 4-H Fair for the past 15 years, but this year, the planes couldn't take flight.

3 cards charging 0% interest until 2019
Learn More
Sponsored by CompareCards

As the leader of the Broken Props Airplane Club, a model airplane club associated with 4-H, Hayward has been teaching children and teens how to fly model planes and rockets, and the life lessons that come with it.

This year, however, the planes could not take off at the fair because of temporary flight restrictions in place because President Trump is vacationing nearby at his Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster.

4 hurt on deadly ride at Ohio State Fair remain hospitalized

  4 hurt on deadly ride at Ohio State Fair remain hospitalized Four people injured when a thrill ride fell apart at the Ohio State Fair remain hospitalized, including a woman in a coma. An 18-year-old man was killed and seven people injured when the swinging and spinning Fire Ball ride broke apart July 26 on the state fair's midway.Tyler Jerrell's burial was Tuesday. His girlfriend, 18-year-old Keziah Lewis, remains hospitalized in serious condition.Relatives of 18-year-old Jennifer Lambert say she's opened her eyes briefly but hasn't woken up.Forty-two-year-old Russell Franks is in critical condition. His niece, 36-year-old Tamica Dunlap, is in serious condition.

Your robot has been disqualified from accessing mondaq. If you feel that this Robot should be able to have access and crawl our site, please email details to our webmaster.

blocked. Plastic Model Military Figures -

Hayward said that he received notices from the FAA instructing the club not fly.

"It's because the president is in Bedminster and we're in the zone, we're only 4 miles away. We're fairly close," Hayward said. "I don't think we've ever had a TFR (temporary flight restriction) during the fair previously."

More: FAA to pilots: Don't fly over Trump Tower in NYC

More: Trump New Jersey visits put 'black cloud' over nearby small airports

Typically, club members will take their model aircraft to the county flying field during the fair right down the street, then watch their creations take flight.

This year, club members will instead be building airplanes, flying in a simulator and participating in other 4-H activities.

There are 10 members of the club. They build mainly radio-controlled airplanes. The members range from fourth-graders to 19-year-olds.

Trump told golf club members that the White House is 'a real dump'

  Trump told golf club members that the White House is 'a real dump' President Trump has reportedly denounced his White House digs, telling members at his Bedminster golf club that the historic presidential residence is "a real dump."The president made the remarks to his patrons in an effort to explain his frequent visits to his New Jersey-based golf club, Sports Illustrated reported Tuesday. The magazine reports that the president feels "unguarded among the people who pay for their proximity to him."Secret Service has reportedly established a secure perimeter around Trump's own private cottage at the club for when he visits, which has been four times so far.

Boys and Girls Club of America President visits Corinth.

This Account has been suspended.

"They're making the best of it," Hayward said. "They have a lot of respect for the rules and regulations because it is a regulated activity.

"Of course they're disappointed, but they're compliant with what the rules say we can do and what we can't do."

Flight restrictions for the president prohibit all air traffic within a 10-mile radius. There are two airports within a 10-mile radius of Trump National — Somerset Airport in Bedminster and Solberg Airport in Readington.

The flight restrictions will last through Aug. 21.

Robbie Devergillo, 13, of Bedminster is president of the Broken Props club. He said he has never experienced a no-fly zone restriction.

"This is the first time that I've encountered it," he said. "It's pretty unfortunate, but of course the president's protection is always number one. You can't complain about it, you just have to deal with it."

Follow Nick Muscavage on Twitter: @nmuscavage

Venezuela defense chief calls Trump threat of intervention 'crazy' .
U.S. President Donald Trump's threat of military intervention in Venezuela was "an act of craziness," the South American country's Defense Minister Vladimir Padrino told state television on Friday. Venezuela's foreign ministry was expected to issue a formal response to Trump's threat by way of a statement to be issued later on Friday.

—   Share news in the SOC. Networks

Topical videos:

This is interesting!