The Oneonta Radio Control Flyers

is proud to be an AMA Gold Leader Club

National Model Aviation Day Open House at Ross Field Aug 13 from 10 AM to 3 PM

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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.

ORCF Happens

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

  • — Speedy Green Machine

    This unique aircraft is an experimental Jet-Bee is a Gee Bee from CARF models that’s powered by a Frank Turbine FR250. This 1/3.2-scale aircraft uses a Powerbox Mercury SRS and is piloted here by Christian Göbel at the Jetpower Fair recently held in Bad Neuenahr Ahrweiler, Germany. We think the Granville...

  • — Must-Know Soldering Tips

    There is always that occasional opportunity to do some soldering. When you need to add some connectors to a battery pack, or to make a set of wiring adapters for your battery charger, using heat and molten metal to join wires together is one of the oldest do-it-yourself tasks for...

  • — More Great Workshop Tips

    Every issue we share reader advice in our “Tips & Tricks” column. Here are a few of our favorites. STAR STRUCK Cutting out very small stars is nearly impossible with a hobby knife, and no small pre-made stars are available, either. My son and I have found the perfect solution: star-shaped punches for scrapbooking...

  • — Set up your plane for aerobatic night flights

    Flying giant-scale airplanes at night has increased in popularity, and all for good reason. Not only is it unique and fun, but it also presents a different challenge that daylight flying cannot provide. This past summer, I decided I wanted to try night flying with the giant-scale CARF-Models Edge 540....

  • — Spektrum BT1000 Bluetooth Module

    From Spektrum: The Spektrum BT1000 Bluetooth module makes programming your Spektrum DXe transmitter or AS3X receiver easier and more convenient than ever. Simply plug the programmer into your DXe or AS3X receiver, pair the programmer to your IOS or Android mobile device and you’re ready to program your DXe or...

  • — Dromida HoverShot Shoot [VIDEO]

    From Dromida: With all the HoverShot can do, it’s a wonder it’s so compact! It’s equipped with a 720p FPV camera for real time shots via the DroneView app and Altitude Hold to make positioning and throttle control a breeze so you can focus on getting the perfect shot. Visit...

  • — Monster Scale Victor Bomber

    This 18-foot-span beauty is the handiwork of Gordon Nicholls and is flown here by Andy Johnson at the Large Model Association (LMA) RC show at the Royal Air Force Elvington airfield. This 15-year-old, 1/6.5-scale jet has more than 300 flights and is powered by two Wren 160 turbine jet engines. A replica of the Cold...

  • — How to: Weather an ARF Warbird

    No doubt about it, among warbirds, the Vought F4U Corsair ranks way up near the top as a favorite with modelers. The bent-wing bird, as it’s often called, has a look like no other WW II fighter. From its big, round cowl through its aft cockpit to its unique inverted...

  • — Shop Tips (aka putting the vegetable peeler to good use)

    Who doesn’t like turning an ordinary household item into a useful tool? These tips all use items around the house or shop, so they won’t cost you a dime. Have another use for a common product? Send your tip to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it and you could win an assortment of Bob Smith Industries glue (plus worldwide accolades...

  • — Flutter Fixes that can Save your Plane

    We’ve all seen and heard it, the sound of control surface flutter. Flutter can be destructive to an airframe, and this problem all boils down to using suitable building techniques. It is absolutely mandatory that the hinges on an aircraft be installed properly. If hinges are not installed correctly, they...






















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