Tag: Casa Grande RC Flyers

City renews and extends Casa Grande RC Flyers lease

Guests viewing the swap meet items

Alan Friedman The City of Casa Grande renewed the lease it entered into with The Casa Grande RC Flyers, Inc. on February 20, 2013 and extended the lease terms for another five years. This renewal and extension represented the city’s satisfaction with the club and their involvement in the community. Prior to the renewal the…

Casa Grande RC Flyers membership increases

Casa Grande RC Flyers

With the current membership at 138 flyers as of October 2015, the Casa Grande RC Flyers embarked on another membership drive. The club offered new members a chance to win a Hobby Zone Super Cub aircraft when they joined by November 30. The club also gave away a new EP Falcon ARF aircraft at the…

RC Flying event November 14

Alan Friedman Join the Casa Grande RC Flyers as they celebrate National Model Aviation Day at the club field at 2725 South Isom Road in Casa Grande, Arizona, on November 14, 2015 between 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. They plan on having a food vendor, prize raffle, airplane swap meet and flying events, all open…

Casa Grande RC Flyers reveals future plans

Club member Dennis Lindsay shows off his “Radian” glider.

Alan Friedman With their paved runway, helicopter pad and spectator benches complete, the Casa Grande RC Flyers are looking into other improvements for their airfield. Under consideration is construction of sun shades over the pilot table area for summer shade. The club considered that project for this summer but raised funds for local charities instead.…

Casa Grande RC Flyers prepare for fall

Members come out for a swap meet.

Alan Friedman The Casa Grande RC Flyers, the only Academy Of Model Aeronautics (AMA) club within 25 miles of Robson Ranch, is getting ready for the fall and winter flying season. Now at 135 members, which includes many Robson Ranch residents, the Casa Grande RC Flyers is one of the largest and most active AMA…

Casa Grande RC Flyers adds to board

Dennis Linsday with his Slow Stick Bi-Plane aircraft

Alan Friedman The Casa Grande RC Flyers, the only Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) club within 25 miles of Robson Ranch, added a fifth board member recently. Dennis Linsday, a model flyer for many years, agreed to serve on the board of directors bringing the total number of board members to five. He also became…

Casa Grande RC Flyers announces charities

Alan Friedman, left, presenting both cash and donated food items to a representative of the Casa Grande Food Bank after a fundraiser benefiting their organization.

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 charter is to give back to…

Casa Grande RC Flyers board plans future

Club members visiting with each other and flying while spectators watch.

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 future plans for the club. As the only Academy Of Model Aeronautics (AMA) sanctioned club within 35 miles of Robson Ranch, the Casa Grande RC Flyers is responsible…

Casa Grande RC Flyers sets membership record

Club Vice President Ron St. Pierre (in blue) getting his helicopters ready for flight at the club’s helicopter table and pad.

Alan Friedman The Casa Grande RC Flyer finished the 2014-2015 winter season with 134 members. The club officers attributed the growth and success of the club to its full season of activities and involvement in the local community. The club supports local and national charities and businesses and has a full menu of activities in…