Events

 

2017

FCRCFC Events

9/16/17 —  National Model Aviation Day Open House and Fun Fly.  10 AM to 3 PM.  Join the pilots of the FCRCFC as they take to the skies to celebrate the hobby of model aviation in all its forms.  Training flight opportunities, all kinds of great aviation activity, information on how to get involved in the hobby, and burgers/dogs/snacks/drinks for lunch free with donation.

August

VA

8/19/2017 — Chesapeake, VA (C) WINGS OVER WILDHORSE SCALE FLY IN. Site: 4800 Ballahack. Mark Ward CD PH: 757-615-2577 Email: warbirds58@hotmail.com. Visit: flytrc.com. Sanction #17/860. Open to any size scale aircraft, grass 700×150 runway. Landing fee $10. Food and drink on site, raffle, and awards. Sponsor: TIDEWATER RC INC

8/19/2017 — Fairfax, VA (C) NVRC BI PLANE CONTEST. Site: Popular Ford Field. Robert Burnett CD PH: 703-742-9682 Email: bobburnett40@gmail.com. Sanction #17/1577. Taxi racing, touch & goes, loops & rolls, spins and spot landing. Sponsor: NORTHERN VA RC CLUB INC

8/26/2017 – 8/27/2017 — Culpepper, VA (AA) CULPEPPER VA FALL PATTERN. Site: Lenn Model Park. Orlirio Varela CD PH: 540-908-8256 Email: ovjrfly@comcast.net. Visit: cmbclubrc.com. Sanction #17/1598. Events; 401-404, 406 (JSO). 100×600 Grass runway open for flying Friday. Camping available, no hook ups. Contact Nic at npb6218@earthlink.net. Pilot meeting 8:30am, first flight 9am. Sponsor: CULPEPER MODEL BARNSTORMERS

8/26/2017 — Williamsburg, VA (C) NATIONAL MODEL AVIATION DAY 2017. Site: Colonial Virginal Aeromodelers. Alan Fry CD PH: 757.229.7698 Email: alanwfemail-cva@yahoo.com. Visit: flycva.com. Sanction #17/1016. The sky is the limit at CVSa NMAD 2017. Previous NMAD events have been well attended by the public. Expected at the show are gas turbines, jets, giant scales, helicopters, warbirds, air to air combat, ect. Sponsor: COLONIAL VIRGINIA AEROMODELERS

8/27/2017 — Harrisonburg, VA (A) 2ND RALLY IN THE VALLEY. Site: Valley Rc Flying Club. Timothy Blankenship CD PH: 540-828-6142 Email: rcflyertim@yahoo.com. Visit: vrcfc.org. Sanction #17/295. Event; 705 (JSO). 4 Event fun fly competition. Landing fee $15. Prizes will be awarded to top 3 finishers in each class. Events for the competition will be posted on our website. Come join us for a wonderful day of flying and fellowship. Free to spectators. Sponsor: VALLEY RC FLYING CLUB

September

VA

9/1/2017 – 9/2/2017 — Thornburg, VA (C) HOBBY HANGERS END OF SUMMER BASH. Site: Fredericksburg Area Rc Club. Salvatore Vezzi CD PH: 804-519-2380 Email: salvezzi@aol.com. Visit: fredericksburgrc.com. Sanction #17/1549. All model and sizes welcome. 2 Grass runways. Shelter and power. Unlimited primitive camping and RV parking available. Turbines welcome. Pilots prizes and raffle. Landing fee $30 includes Chic Dinner Sat. Sponsor: FREDERICKSBURG AREA RC CLUB

9/8/2017 – 9/10/2017 — Bealeton, VA (C) BEALETON BIG BIRD FLY IN. Site: Flying Circus Aerodrome. Andrew Kane CD PH: 301-785-3022 Email: andykane01@gmail.com. Visit: dc-rc.org. Sanction #17/639. Location; Off route 17 just 22 miles North of Fredericksburg VA. Saturday night cook out and Sunday full scale. Giants only until 5pm! Sponsor: DCRC CLUB

9/8/2017 – 9/11/2017 — Hurleyville, VA (A) SKIP SCHOW MEMORIAL OPEN. Site: Horse Feathers Aerodrome. Kerry Cochrell CD PH: 401/257-0056 Email: rc4fun@comcast.net. Visit: flyesl.org. Sanction #17/1800. Events; 444 (JSO). Expert, sportsflyer and novice. Man on man unlimited duration. Expert and sportflyer trophies to 3rd place and best novice award daily. Trophy for best two day performance overall.

9/9/2017 — Suffold, VA (C) HRRC SCALE FLY IN. Site: Hrrc Flying Site. Jeffrey Haywood CD PH: 757.238.8791 Email: jhaywood75@yahoo.com. Visit: hamptonroadsrc.com. Sanction #17/725. End the summer with a scale fly in! Any size as long as it is scale. Portable restroom on site. Food will be served. Raffle prize and pilot awards will be drawn at 3pm. No turbines please. Sponsor: HAMPTON ROADS RADIO CONTROL, INC.

9/16/2017 — Newport News, VA (C) ELECTRICS OVER TIDEWATER. Site: Newport News Rc Park. Owen Dwire CD PH: 757.898.1276 Email: vprpilot@cox.net. Visit: newportnewsrc.org. Sanction #17/418. The Mid-Atlantic’s premier electric fly in. All types of electric aircraft welcome. Lunch provided for all registered pilots. Mostly open flying along with a few Demo’s and even some full contact foamie combat. Altitude restruction of 400ft. Sponsor: NEWPORT NEWS PARK R.C

9/16/2017 — Salem, VA (D) WARBIRDS OVER SALEM. Site: Roanoke Valley Radio Control. Gary Jordan CD PH: 540.400.6051 Email: sparkshooter1@cox.net. Visit: rvrc.org. Sanction #17/963. Sponsor: ROANOKE VALLEY RC CLUB, INC

9/23/2017 — Charles City County, VA (C) 25TH ANNUAL CUB FLY-IN. Site: Cva Club Field. Jon Persons CD PH: Email: mrpersons@hotmail.com. Visit: cvarc.homestead.com. Sanction #17/1369. Open to any size Cub or close cousin (ie high wing, light aircraft, gas, glow, or electric). Landing fee 10″ Teddy bear for the State Police bear program (available for sale on site, $10 each includes lunch). Flying from 10am-3pm. Sponsor: COLONIAL VIRGINIA AEROMODELERS

9/23/2017 — Charlottesville, VA (C) 6TH ANNUAL DON REID MEMORIAL FLY IN. Site: Milton Field. David Beazley CD PH: 434-589-4886 Email: dbeazley@mindspring.com. Visit: rivannarc.org. Sanction #17/1763. The Rivanna RC Club will be hosting the 6th annual Don Reid event in honor of the late founding member. The Rivanna RC Club was created in 1965 by Mr. Reid and had continued to promote and enjoy model aircraft building and flight. Sponsor: RIVANNA RC INC

9/23/2017 – 9/24/2017 — Ladd, VA (A) HRSF/BRASS EASTERN SOARING LEAGUE FALL COMPETITION. Site: Franky Coyner Field. Louis Glaab CD PH: 757-850-3971 Email: louis.j.glaab@nasa.gov. Sanction #17/1764. Come join in the fun for the 2017 Eastern Soaring league HRSF/BRASS fall soaring competition. Contest site is scenic Franky Coyner field, home of the Blue Ridge soaring society. Random/seeded man-on-man format with C-delta or add-on landings. Sponsor: HAMPTON ROADS SILENT FLYERS

9/23/2017 — Lorton, VA (C) NVCL STUNT FEST. Site: 10207 Old Colchester Rd. Richard Houser CD PH: 703.489.5647 Email: yvech8v@verizon.net. Sanction #17/1041. Old time stunt-Int, adv, expert combined. Sponsor: NORTHERN VA CONTROL LINE ASSN

9/29/2017 – 10/1/2017 — Spotsylvania, VA (C) FALL HELI MOWDOWN. Site: Fredericksburg Area Rc Club. Robert Montee CD PH: 571.234.3065 Email: monteerm@hotmail.com. Visit: fredericksburgrc.com. Sanction #17/766. 2 Runways, power on both flight lines, shelters. Unlimited primitive camping. RV welcome, no power. Early arrivals welcome, heli kit and other prizes for raffle. Event landing fee $35 web, $40 on site. Pilots dinner Sunday for registered pilots. Sponsor: FREDERICKSBURG AREA RC CLUB

9/30/2017 — Bealeton, VA (C) FARM 2017 FALL FLOAT FLY. Site: Lake Ritchie. Nicholas Burhans CD PH: 540-349-2733 Email: nic@ama-d4.org. Visit: farmclubrc.com. Sanction #17/732. Open to all AMA members. Dust off your float planes, boats, or sailboat and bring the family to a beautiful lake for the day. $20 Includes lunch for pilots, $5 for additional non-pilot lunches. Under a shaded pavilion with indoor bathroom. Sponsor: FAUQUIER AERO RECREATION MODELERS

October

VA

10/3/2017 – 10/8/2017 — Virginia Beach, VA (C) MID ATLANTIC DAWN PATROL. Site: Military Aviation Museum. Scott Vickery CD PH: 757-618-5986 Email: n.vickery@mchsi.com. Visit: flytrc.com. Sanction #17/242. MADP All scales welcomed. Dawn of flight 1939, no WWII. $35 fee, admission to museum, camping no hook ups. Awards dinner, trophies/prizes. 5K grass runway, full size WWI Show. Local attractions for the whole family. Sponsor: TIDEWATER RC INC

10/6/2017 – 10/8/2017 — Thornburg, VA (C) JETS OVER THORNBURG. Site: Fredericksburg Rc Club. Kasey Campbell CD PH: 540-623-0214 Email: yesak007@gmail.com. Visit: fredericksburgrc.com. Sanction #17/1571. 2 Grass runways, one runway is 750×75, power at all shelters, concessions, primitive RV parking & camping. Landing fee $50 includes pilots steak dinner Sat night. Turbines & early arrivals welcome. Jets only. Sponsor: FREDERICKSBURG AREA RC CLUB

10/13/2017 – 10/15/2017 — Brandy Station, VA (D) 2017 CULPEPPER AIRFEST RC DEMONSTRATIONS. Site: Culpepper Regional Airport. Nicholas Burhans CD PH: 540-349-2733 Email: nic@ama-d4.org. Sanction #17/731. Sponsor: CULPEPER MODEL BARNSTORMERS

10/14/2017 — Midland, VA (D) CROCKETT PARK CHILDRENS FESTIVAL. Site: Cm Crockett Park. Duane Beck CD PH: 540.341.8458 Email: duane.e.beck@comcast.net. Visit: farmclubrc.com. Sanction #17/1462. FARM club will be demonstrating RC model aircraft at the Fauquier County CM Crockett Park Childrens Festival. Brief instructions and hands-on buddy box flying available for children and adults. Sponsor: FAUQUIER AERO RECREATION MODELERSOther Nearby Events