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The Purpose of the Michigan Whirlybirds is the promotion, advancement, safety and enjoyment of the sport of radio controlled model helicopter flying in accordance with the guidelines of the Academy of Model Aeronautics.

We are sorry to inform you of the passing of Howard Apel - one of the founders of the Michigan Whirlybirds and a friend to many of us. Pretty much everyone in the club either learned from Howard or someone trained by Howard. You can read the full obituary at: https://www.legacy.com/obituaries/name/howard-apel-obituary?pid=190779028