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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
Howard Apel, a founding member of the Michigan Whirlybirds, passed away on 11/5/2018 in Shoreacres, Texas.There are 2 Memorial Services this week for Howard:
2:00 PM Friday May 24, 2019 at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Detroit, MI
10:00 AM Saturday, May 25, 2019 at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly, MI