Tag: Casa Grande RC Flyers

Robson Ranch residents teach at Desert Willow Elementary

Alan Friedman at the controls of his drone aircraft while the students watched

On Tuesday morning, June 6, 2017, Alan and Nancy Friedman, residents at Robson Ranch representing the Casa Grande RC Flyers and The Academy of Model Aeronautics, presented a program about drones and model aviation to students at the “Summer of Code” program at Casa Grande’s Desert Willow Elementary School. Invited by one of the program’s…

Casa Grande RC Flyers’ season filled with activities

Alan Friedman, center, and another Casa Grande RC Flyers officer and member attending the AMA Expo in Ontario, California in January. The club had four board members and several general members attend.

Alan Friedman Besides this year’s gigantic air show scheduled for March 11, 2017 at the Casa Grande RC Flyers field, the club has filled the season with activities and special events. Their events draw spectators from all over the area. Last year over 300 people attended the air show alone! This year’s air show benefits…

Paying it forward

Robson Ranch members of the CG RC Flyers Club presented aviation lectures to the Casa Grande High School and 4-H Club.

Five years ago the City of Casa Grande leased 11 acres of land to the newly formed club of the Casa Grande RC Flyers for $1/year. In the past five years the CG RC Flyers has returned this “favor” by hosting monthly flying events during “the season” for the residents of the area, plus have…

RC’s Club’s Field of Dreams gets local TV coverage

Cameras took in the car races from just about every angle.

Robson Ranch RC Club’s new RC Park has received considerable news coverage in the Casa Grande and Eloy newspapers since its grand opening in January. Recently, Phoenix TV Channel 10, the local Fox affiliate, expanded the coverage to the Phoenix Metro area by recording a segment on the RC Club’s “Field of Dreams” RC Park.…

Casa Grande RC Flyers Air Show planned for March 11

A guest enjoys a “first person view” airplane ride where he actually sees what is viewed from the cockpit of the model aircraft!

Attend this year’s gigantic Air Show scheduled for March 11, 2017 at the Casa Grande RC Flyers field. This annual free event draws spectators from all over the area. Last year over 300 people enjoyed the one-day event held at club field in Casa Grande, Arizona. This year’s event benefits The Valley Humane Society. They…

Nancy getting some practice in

Robson Ranch resident Nancy Friedman practices with her radio controlled car at the Casa Grande RC Flyers field. She is just one of the women club members, some of whom are also pilots. The club welcomes spouses as members.

Casa Grande RC Flyers support area charities

Club member Jerry McDonald is all smiles after winning the club’s first Fun Fly contest of the season. Jerry won a gift certificate toward a new model aircraft.

The Casa Grande RC Flyers celebration of National Model Aviation day at their field raised money and supplies in support of The Casa Grande Food Bank. Past recipients of the clubs community service have also included The Wounded Warrior Project and The Valley Humane Society. The club hopes to do more to help give back…

Casa Grande RC Flyers debuts new car track

Ron St. Pierre, an officer of the Casa Grande RC Flyers, tries the newly installed radio controlled car track at the club field. The Casa Grande RC Flyers is primarily a flying club, but the membership wanted other activities at the field for those windy days when flying is not advisable.

Several Casa Grande RC Flyers members worked together on Saturday, October 29, to install the club’s radio controlled car track. The track is an extra benefit of membership in the club, and by being a member of the Academy of Model Aeronautics, Radio controlled car insurance coverage is automatic. The Casa Grande RC Flyers is…

Casa Grande RC Flyers membership drive

Casa Grande RC Flyers member Ken Hillery showing his grandson his planes

Alan Friedman With membership at 145 as of October 2016, the Casa Grande RC Flyers embarked on its annual membership drive. The club offered individuals who join during the last three months of the year free membership for those months along with their 2017 dues. That’s 15 months for the price of 12. The club’s…