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ORCF club flying days are Wednesday and Sunday. Ross Field is open to all AMA members and their guests. AMA cards are required to fly. Non AMA guests can fly with an AMA certified “Intro Pilot” instructor. Come fly with us!! The Oneonta RC Flyers monthly meetings are held at Ross Field on the first Wednesday of the month. Meetings start promptly at 7pm. Flying is encouraged before and after the meetings. Note: Winter meetings are at Fox Care.

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Catching A "Flying Bug"?

We'd love to have you come out to the flying field with us and maybe even get a free flying lesson. Our club has over thirty energetic R/C Model Aircraft enthusiasts. If you are interested in airplanes, helicopters or anything that flies, Come Join Us!!!
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Model Airplane News

  • — RC Monster Scale 45% Fokker Triplane with flight Video

    Here’s a golden oldie from back in 2012. Flying at the popular Big Biplane Bash RC Fly In, the coveted Best of Show award went to an amazingly large, Monster Scale Fokker Triplane. Hosted by the Central Connecticut RC Club, the BBB event awared Ken Eckstein the award after he...

  • — Paraglider Pilot Ben With Harness ARTF

    From Esprit Tech: When it came time to design a pilot for the new Backpack M3, Opale knew that they were going to need to start from the ground up. The mechanical constraints, resistance of the materials, and the pilots’ behavior take on a whole new dimension when it’s being...

  • — Volocopter: Your New Ride?

    Check out this person-carrying, nine-motor, electric-powered, multirotor! The write-up from Volocopter sounds intriguing: “Your journey in the Volocopter 2X begins before takeoff. Two very tall persons will find it convenient to embark and disembark and to sit in comfort in the luxurious leather seats during their flight. A high quality...

  • — RC Airplane Stall and Spin Recovery Tips

    The stall, or more accurately the inadvertent stall, has probably caused more RC planes to crash than any other cause. The safety of your airplane depends on your knowledge of its slow-speed handling and stall characteristics. To minimize the number of crashes due to stalls, the pilot must understand the...

  • — Actuonix RC Linear Actuators — Long Stroke Control

    When it comes to moving surfaces and other articulated parts on your RC airplane requiring a really long stroke, the Actuonix L12-R, L16-R, and PQ12-R series of linear servos operate as direct replacements for any standard analog rotary servo. Using standard 3-wire (ground, power, and signal) connector leads, there are...

  • — Workshop Tips — Build Straight to Fly Straight

    It’s always interesting to see the diverse interests of those involved in building and flying giant-scale aircraft. Some RCers are involved completely in aerobatics, while others focus on building exact scale versions of full-size subjects. No matter what  interest have, care and caution must be taken while building your model airplanes. Aside from proper...

  • — Colton Clark Signs With Futaba

    From Futaba: The Futaba Air Team is proud to add pilot Colton Clark to its growing roster. Colton has been impressing airshow crowds with his incredible flying skills for 20 years. He inherited his love of RC flying from his father (Wayne Clark), who took Colton to the field after...

  • — Hangar 9 P-47D Thunderbolt 20cc ARF 67″ [VIDEO]

    From Hangar 9: Packed with firepower, fast and heavily armored, the mighty Republic P-47D Thunderbolt could complete virtually every task the U.S. Army required. WWII pilots called it the “Jug” for its massive size and bottle shape. The enemy knew it better as the “Juggernaut” because it dominated the skies...

  • — E-flite Clipped Wing Cub 1.2m BNF Basic & PNP [VIDEO]

    From E-flite: The stock Cub is a legend for its gentle flying characteristics and abundant availability. Searching for a low-cost basic aerobatics alternative, inspired pilots modified the design into an entirely new aviation sensation. The E-flite® Clipped Wing Cub 1.2m park flyer features crisp scale detail and goes beyond the...

  • — ParkZone F4F Wildcat 1.0m PNP & BNF Basic [VIDEO]

    From ParkZone: From Pearl Harbor through 1942, the F4F Wildcat was the only U.S. fighter in the Pacific theater capable of thwarting the advances of Japan’s naval air forces. And though it was slower and less maneuverable than the vaunted Zero, the rugged Wildcat helped a skilled pilot overcome the...


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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