Tag: Casa Grande RC Flyers

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…

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…