The Oneonta Radio Control Flyers

is proud to be an AMA Gold Leader Club


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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

  • — RC Star Wars Snowspeeder vs. AT-AT

    Our buddy Adam Woodworth is always coming up with cool RC Stars Wars projects (like this Storm Trooper), and his latest one is awesome: an twin-motor Alliance Snowspeeder that takes out an AT-AT. Adam explains how he came up with the project: “I was walking around Home Depot, when I...

  • — Model Airplane Tips

    There’s usually more than one way to do a job right, and that’s especially true in the RC airplane workshop. Check out these tips and you may find yourself wondering, “Now why didn’t I think of that?” PAINT DRIPS An easy way to avoid messy paint drips around the workshop...


    Fiberglass cloth, resin, and molds are commonly used to make multiple copies of model-airplane parts. Ideal for duplicating parts with a complex shape, molded fiberglass parts are also much lighter and stronger, and can be produced more quickly than parts made out of solid-wood blocks. For this article, we are...

  • — Model Airplane Flight: Master Forward Slips

    Up the wow factor with slipping show passes and landing setups. The ability to slip an airplane has long been a skill that many RC pilots have wished to learn, and yet despite all that has been written about slips over the years, very few pilots can perform a slip...

  • — Fly a Negative Snap from an Inverted Climb

    There is no doubt that many aerobatic enthusiasts are interested in performing extreme moves. It is important, however, to build your aerobatic sequences on a solid foundation. Years ago, when I first became interested in aerobatics, 3D flying did not exist. Instead, we concentrated on precision aerobatics and honed our...

  • — FAA Drone Registration Update

    FAA’s Registration Requirement for UAS. Here’s the latest update for the FAA’s registration requirement. Congress has just finalized legislation that will reverse the earlier court ruling in the John Taylor case that restores the FAA’s UAS registration requirement. And on December 12, 2017, President Trump signed the legislation into law....

  • — Flightline Video Tip — Starting an RC Gas Engine Safely

    There’s no doubt about it, gasoline engines are extremely popular for powering giant scale RC airplanes. Whether you like big warbirds, or unlimited aerobatic planes, knowing how to start your engine safely is very important. Check out our flightline video tip Showing all the basics, shot with MAN contributor Jason...

  • — Spektrum iX12 12-Channel DSMX Transmitter [VIDEO]

    From Spektrum: The Spektrum iX12 is the fruit of years of engineering and development. Fueled by customer feedback and a powerful drive to innovate, we have created the first truly Intelligent Radio. The Spektrum iX12 radio is a 12-channel transmitter matched with a powerful combination of features and next-level connectivity....

  • — AXi 83xx Custom Motor Mount

    From Esprit Tech: Designed to fit the AXi 81xx Series motors, you can purchase a front plate or back plate. Don’t forget to add rods! (53xx Series rods will work). Visit See more posts about Esprit Tech

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  • — Sky Shark RC Seagull Spitfire

    From Sky Shark RC: Specs: Wingspan: 86.4″ Wing area: 1325.3 Approximate flying weight: 17 – 20lbs Wing Loading: 31 oz./sq. ft. Length: 72″ Gasoline Engine Size: 50cc-60cc Glow Engine Size: 2.20 4-stroke Electric Motor: Rimfire 50cc, 12S 6000mAh Lipo, 120amp HV ESC Radio system required: 6 channels min (using...



























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