Tag: Casa Grande RC Flyers

National Model Aviation Day celebration

The National Model Aviation Day celebration will be Saturday, November 12, from 9:00 a.m. until noon at 2725 South Isom Road in Casa Grande, Arizona. Join the Casa Grande RC Flyers in their celebration of National Model Aviation Day with an enjoyable morning of flying, food and shopping. The event will benefit the Casa Grande…

Casa Grande RC Flyers ready for the winter season

Club members and guests inspect items for sale and trade at our swap meets.

Alan Friedman The Casa Grande RC Flyers are ready for the busy winter season. Starting this month the club will combine its monthly Fun Fly and Swap Meets. The events will take place on the second Saturday of each month, November through March, and start at 9:00 a.m. The first event will be Saturday, November…

Casa Grande RC Flyers celebrates National Model Aviation Day

A club member is flying his Super Cub, which is a beginning aircraft used for training.

Alan Friedman With their paved runway and the paved access roads now complete, the Casa Grande RC Flyers are opening their winter season with a celebration of National Model Aviation Day at the club field located at 2725 South Isom Road in Casa Grande, Arizona, on Saturday, November 12, 2016, between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00…

The history of the Casa Grande RC Flyers

The Casa Grande RC Flyers’ airfield

Alan Friedman In the fall of 2011 two residents of Casa Grande made a request of the Parks and Recreation Department for a radio controlled air field in a city park north of Casa Grande. Due to concerns of noise for neighboring houses, injury and liability issues and the close proximity to the Casa Grande…

Radio controlled activities “Soar” in the Valley

Pilots inspect their plane before a flight at the Arizona Electric Festival.

Alan Friedman The membership of the Casa Grande RC Flyers continues to grow significantly after the paving of the access road to the club’s airfield and the repaving of the club runway. Also the interest in the Robson RC Club has increased with the addition of radio controlled car racing. Both clubs are benefitting from…

Casa Grande RC Flyers board plans future

Robson Ranch residents and other guests watching the flying at the club field in Casa Grande.

Alan Friedman The Board of Directors of the Casa Grande RC Flyer recently held a lunch meeting in the Tack Room at Robson Ranch and discussed the club’s future plans. As the only Academy Of Model Aeronautics (AMA) sanctioned club within 25 miles of Robson Ranch, the Casa Grande RC Flyers is responsible for promoting…

Casa Grande RC Flyers announces charities

Jerry McDonald getting his plane ready for flight using one of the clubs “starting” tables

Alan Friedman Each year the Casa Grande RC Flyers, the only Academy Of Model Aeronautics (AMA) club within 25 miles of Robson Ranch, donates money to charities. Funds and items are collected through donations from members and visitors to the events at the club field. Part of the club’s purpose is to give back to…

Casa Grande RC Flyers on summer schedule

Club members discussing the new model aviation regulations from the FAA

Alan Friedman With April comes the warmer weather and the return of the winter visitors to their home locations. April also marks the start of the Casa Grande RC Flyers summer flying schedule, which will continue until next November. The club members can fly and use the field any day they desire; however, those looking…

New FAA rule affects all Model Aircraft pilots

Alan Friedman Effective December 21, 2015 the Federal Aviation Administration, (the FAA) requires anyone 13 years of age or older who owns a small unmanned aircraft over .55 pounds (250 grams) to register with the Federal Aviation Administration before flying outdoors. Registration must take place before February 19, 2016 or the people who do not…

Air Show set for March 12

Come and watch the “Air Show” at The Casa Grande RC Flyers Field on Saturday, March 12, 2016, at 2725 South Isom Road in Casa Grande, Arizona. Pilots will perform amazing stunts using their model aircraft. There will also be “Virtual RC Airplane Rides” using first person view goggles. This will allow you to see…