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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

  • — NiceSky Brushless Transmitter-Ready Aircraft

    NiceSky Brushless Transmitter-Ready Aircraft

    NiceSky models are as easy on the eyes as they are easy to fly! Two models — the Decathlon Scout and DHC-2 Beaver — offer a choice of landing gear options. Or modelers can fly...

  • — Heli-Max 200 FP V-Cam EP RTF

    Heli-Max 200 FP V-Cam EP RTF

    With its stable, fixed-pitch design, you can pilot the 200 FP V-Cam successfully — indoors or out — even with no previous flying xperience. Plus, the on-board 720p HD digital video/still...

  • — Castle Creations Talon HV 120

    Castle Creations Talon HV 120

    The first entry in the Talon HV Series, Talon HV 120, has the power in all the right places, and the looks to match. The first high voltage controller to come out of...

  • — Only a few Weekends Left – Get out there and Fly Something!

    Only a few Weekends Left – Get out there and Fly Something!

    Wow, only a few days and it will be October! So be sure to take advantage of the great...

  • — Video: Great Planes Sequence 1.20 GP/EP ARF

    Video: Great Planes Sequence 1.20 GP/EP ARF

    The Sequence 1.20 excels in crisp, smooth handling and arrow-straight tracking — precision maneuvers found on top-level competition planes. It features lightweight balsa/ply construction with a fiberglass cowl and...

  • — Flying James Bond’s Ride!

    Flying James Bond’s Ride!

    Gernot Bruckmann flew his latest scratch-built project, this 66% Bede BD-5 J at Jet Power last week, and here’s the video to prove it! This large scale model of the worlďs smallest jet takes advantage...

  • — Video Tip: Proper Care of Inflatable Tires

    Video Tip: Proper Care of Inflatable Tires

    Air filled model airplane tires are not steel belted or as rigid as automobile tires and can easily be over-inflated.  They are durable and can provide many landings and...

  • — Paper Airplane Breaks Altitude Record

    Paper Airplane Breaks Altitude Record

    The U.S. Fox Valley Composite Squadron, Illinois Wing, Civil Air Patrol, has just made history with a paper airplane that reached the highest altitude ever! Launched via helium balloon from Kankakee, Illinois, the...

  • — Don’s Hobby Shop Safety Restraint

    Don’s Hobby Shop Safety Restraint

    Don’s Hobby Shop (DHS), Setup specialists and continuously serving the modelling community for over 25 years is proud to introduce the most compact, one size fits all, safety plane restraint on the market...

  • — Phoenix Model Genesis 1/8 Scale GP/EP ARF

    Phoenix Model Genesis 1/8 Scale GP/EP ARF

    Quick to assemble, quick in the air and packed with performance. That’s the Phoenix Model Genesis in a nutshell. It’s ready for nitro or electric power systems. The Genesis...

USAF Dayton

  • — USAF Gunships Exhibit

    USAF Gunships Exhibit
    DAYTON, Ohio -- "USAF Gunships in Southeast Asia" exhibit in the Southeast Asia War Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. The exhibit includes an interactive component -- a push-button allows visitors to watch...

  • — Southeast Asia War Gallery

    Southeast Asia War Gallery
    DAYTON, Ohio -- Southeast Asia War veteran Garry Arndt checks out the new exhibits in the Southeast Asia War Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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  • — USAF Gunships Exhibit

    USAF Gunships Exhibit
    DAYTON, Ohio -- "USAF Gunships in Southeast Asia" exhibit in the Southeast Asia War Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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  • — USAF Close Air Support Exhibit

    USAF Close Air Support Exhibit
    DAYTON, Ohio -- "Dangerously Close! USAF Close Air Support in the Southeast Asia War" exhibit in the Southeast Asia War Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)
  • — Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard Exhibit

    Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard Exhibit
    DAYTON, Ohio -- "Air Force Reserve and Air National Guard" exhibit in the Southeast Asia War Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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  • — AN/MRC-108 COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

    AN/MRC-108 COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM
    DAYTON, Ohio -- The AN/MRC-108 Communication System on display in the Southeast Asia War Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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  • — AN/MRC-108 COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

    AN/MRC-108 COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM
    DAYTON, Ohio -- The AN/MRC-108 Communication System on display in the Southeast Asia War Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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  • — AN/MRC-108 COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM

    AN/MRC-108 COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEM
    DAYTON, Ohio -- The AN/MRC-108 Communication System on display in the Southeast Asia War Gallery at the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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  • — World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous

    World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous
    DAYTON, Ohio -- A collector’s show of WWI items will round out the activities. Items will be available for purchase from a number of vendors during the Ninth WWI Dawn Patrol Rendezvous on Sept....

  • — World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous

    World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous
    DAYTON, Ohio -- A multi-activity tent will feature lectures by authors, as well as free interactive educational programs such as trying on a parachute pack, demonstrating how an airplane flies and how rotary engines...

  • — World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous

    World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous
    DAYTON, Ohio -- More than 20 antique automobiles will be displayed and paraded around the grounds during the Ninth WWI Dawn Patrol Rendezvous on Sept. 27-28, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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  • — World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous

    World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous
    DAYTON, Ohio -- More than 100 WWI-era radio-controlled model aircraft, some as large as 1/2-scale, will perform simulated dogfights, demonstrate formation flying and bomb dropping, and other missions typical of the Great War during...

  • — World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous

    World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous
    DAYTON, Ohio -- Visitors will encounter more than 60 re-enactors performing skits in a war encampment during the Ninth WWI Dawn Patrol Rendezvous on Sept. 27-28, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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  • — World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous

    World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous
    DAYTON, Ohio -- An above-ground trench will serve as the entrance and exit point to the grounds during the Ninth WWI Dawn Patrol Rendezvous on Sept. 27-28, 2014, providing visitors with a feel for...

  • — World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous

    World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous
    DAYTON, Ohio -- Visitors can get a better understanding of the war in Europe with Buckeye Gamers in Flight’s giant WWI board game “Wings of Glory,” along with trying out aircraft computer simulators to...

  • — World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous

    World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous
    DAYTON, Ohio -- Twenty-one full-scale and 7/8-scale World War I aircraft will take to the skies this weekend (Sept. 27-28, 2014) during the Ninth WWI Dawn Patrol Rendezvous. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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  • — World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous

    World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous
    DAYTON, Ohio -- Food trucks will be a new feature at the Ninth WWI Dawn Patrol Rendezvous on Sept. 27-28, 2014. On Saturday, food trucks will be available from El Meson, Hunger Paynes and...

  • — World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous

    World War I Dawn Patrol Rendezvous
    DAYTON, Ohio -- An additional 12 full-scale and 7/8-scale aircraft will be on static display during the Ninth WWI Dawn Patrol Rendezvous on Sept. 27-28, 2014. (U.S. Air Force photo)
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  • — Museum Expansion

    Museum Expansion
    DAYTON, Ohio -- Construction crews work on the interior structure footers on the North side of the building. The 224,000 square foot building, which is scheduled to open to the public in 2016, is being privately financed by...

  • — Museum Expansion

    Museum Expansion
    DAYTON, Ohio -- Construction crews work on the post tension cable sleeves and rebar. 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...




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