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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 Airshow Cancelled

The Oneonta RC Flyers 23rd Annual Air Show slated for Aug 1 - 3 is cancelled. Ross Field is a wonderful place to fly. Unfortunately it does not accommodate campers and large crowds. We are searching for a site for next year’s show. If you have or know of a location that has a flat area and will fit campers please let us know by emailing us at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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

  • — What telemetry can do for you

    What telemetry can do for you

    Receiving real-time information about the state andfunctioning of your airplane during flight enables the RC pilot to make informed decisions therefore contributing to overall safety and peace of mind. The current...

  • — Workshop Tip — Laminating Balsa Parts

    Workshop Tip — Laminating Balsa Parts

    As my online Build-Along for the Sopwith Camel continues, I recently did some lamination work on the top wing, and thought it would make a good How To. This technique has...

  • — Dusty Crophopper – Kit Bashing an Animated Disney Superstar

    Dusty Crophopper – Kit Bashing an Animated Disney Superstar

    Kit Bashing is always fun and entertaining, for both Logan (my 12 year old son) and me. What is ‘kit-bashing? This is the question asked...

  • — 12-Engine Flying Boat!

    12-Engine Flying Boat!

    A true scratch-built project, this 1/10-scale Dornier DO X1a was designed, built and piloted by Michael Bräuer. This impressive built-up plane has a 16-foot wingspan and weighs in at 132 pounds, and it’s powered by twelve (12!) O.S....

  • — Really Cool stuff that flies! RC Paper Airplanes

    Really Cool stuff that flies! RC Paper Airplanes

    Check this out. This guys a is genius and has developed a paper airplane that, with his kit, can be controlled with you iPhone. Way cool and...

  • — Incredible 40%-Scale Eindecker

    Incredible 40%-Scale Eindecker

    Sleek, sophisticated WW II fighters usually get more props than earlier era warbirds, but this 40-percent-scale Fokker E.1 may change your mind. Made famous by none other than Max Immelmann himself, the Eindecker had wing warping instead...

  • — How to: Make a Sliding Canopy

    How to: Make a Sliding Canopy

    Like many scale modelers, I simply can’t leave well enough alone and I often find myself  thinking of ways to improve a scale project. With the ESM ARF Corsair as a...

  • — Workshop Build-Along Alien Aircraft ArrowMaster Bipe 5 — Fuselage

    Workshop Build-Along Alien Aircraft ArrowMaster Bipe 5 — Fuselage

    One of the nice things about building a kit, is that you can make changes to the construction to suit your own tastes. Two areas...

  • — End loopy takeoffs with a gyro

    End loopy takeoffs with a gyro

    Like many of you, I have a few different planes, and enjoy flying most of them. However, I do have one or two that are just plain nasty in their ground...

  • — Greased Lightning: 10 electric motors, 10-foot wing!

    Greased Lightning: 10 electric motors, 10-foot wing!

    Check out this prototype! Engineers at NASA’s Langley Research Center hope unmanned aerial systems like this GL-10 Greased Lightning will be able to fly like a plane and hover like a multirotor....

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  • — Museum Expansion

    Museum Expansion
    DAYTON, Ohio -- Concrete is poured into the footing pad for the buttresses. The 224,000 square foot building, which is scheduled to open to the public in 2016, is being privately financed by the Air Force Museum Foundation,...

  • — Museum Expansion

    Museum Expansion
    DAYTON, Ohio -- An overall look at the museum's fourth building construction site. The 224,000 square foot building, which is scheduled to open to the public in 2016, is being privately financed by the Air Force Museum Foundation,...

  • — Museum Expansion

    Museum Expansion
    DAYTON, Ohio --Construction crews continue the installation and placement of storm pipes which will provide drainage for groundwater and rainwater. The 224,000 square foot building, which is scheduled to open to the public in 2016, is being privately...

  • — Museum Expansion

    Museum Expansion
    DAYTON, Ohio --Concrete is poured into the footing pad for the buttresses. The 224,000 square foot building, which is scheduled to open to the public in 2016, is being privately financed by the Air Force Museum Foundation, a...

  • — Museum Expansion

    Museum Expansion
    DAYTON, Ohio --Concrete work being done on the footing pad for the buttresses. The 224,000 square foot building, which is scheduled to open to the public in 2016, is being privately financed by the Air Force Museum Foundation,...

  • — Museum Expansion

    Museum Expansion
    DAYTON, Ohio --Construction crews work on the frames for the buttress forms. The 224,000 square foot building, which is scheduled to open to the public in 2016, is being privately financed by the Air Force Museum Foundation, a...

  • — Museum Expansion

    Museum Expansion
    DAYTON, Ohio -- Construction crew tie together the steel rebar for the buttress forms. The 224,000 square foot building, which is scheduled to open to the public in 2016, is being privately financed by the Air Force Museum...

  • — Museum Expansion

    Museum Expansion
    DAYTON, Ohio -- An overall look at the museum's fourth building construction site. The 224,000 square foot building, which is scheduled to open to the public in 2016, is being privately financed by the Air Force Museum Foundation,...

  • — Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle

    Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle
    DAYTON, Ohio (08/2014) -- The Titan 4B space launch vehicle in the restoration hangar at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. These are the solid rocket motor nose cones. (U.S. Air Force...

  • — Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle

    Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle
    DAYTON, Ohio (08/2014) -- The Titan 4B space launch vehicle in the restoration hangar at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. This is a mounting point for the solid rocket motor upgrades....

  • — Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle

    Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle
    DAYTON, Ohio (08/2014) -- The Titan 4B space launch vehicle in the restoration hangar at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. These are sections of the payload fairings. (U.S. Air Force photo)
  • — Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle

    Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle
    DAYTON, Ohio (08/2014) -- The Titan 4B space launch vehicle in the restoration hangar at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. This is Stage Two which has one liquid propellant rocket engine....

  • — Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle

    Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle
    DAYTON, Ohio (08/2014) -- The Titan 4B space launch vehicle in the restoration hangar at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. These are sections of the payload fairings. (U.S. Air Force photo)
  • — Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle

    Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle
    DAYTON, Ohio (08/2014) -- The Titan 4B space launch vehicle in the restoration hangar at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. This is a section of the payload fairings (U.S. Air...

  • — Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle

    Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle
    DAYTON, Ohio (08/2014) -- The Titan 4B space launch vehicle in the restoration hangar at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. This is Stage One. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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  • — Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle

    Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle
    DAYTON, Ohio (08/2014) -- The Titan 4B space launch vehicle in the restoration hangar at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. This is a solid rocket motor nose cone. (U.S. Air Force...

  • — Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle

    Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle
    DAYTON, Ohio (08/2014) -- The Titan 4B space launch vehicle in the restoration hangar at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)
    Download Full Image
  • — Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle

    Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle
    DAYTON, Ohio (08/2014) -- The Titan 4B space launch vehicle in the restoration hangar at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. This is Stage Two which has one liquid propellant rocket engine....

  • — Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle

    Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle
    DAYTON, Ohio (08/2014) -- The Titan 4B space launch vehicle in the restoration hangar at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. These are the solid rocket motor upgrades. (U.S. Air Force photo)
  • — Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle

    Titan 4B Space Launch Vehicle
    DAYTON, Ohio (08/2014) -- The Titan 4B space launch vehicle in the restoration hangar at the National Museum of the United States Air Force. This is Stage One. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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