Calendar of Events

On-Site Coverage

August 6, 2014 – August 10, 2014

IRCHA Jamboree

Held at the AMA national flying site in Muncie, Indiana this is the largest RC heli event in the U.S.! You’ll see all types and sizes of helicopters, from micro 3D aerobats to giant scale machines, multi-rotors and more. For more information, go to www.ircha.org.

Start:August 6, 2014
End:August 10, 2014

August 1, 2014 – August 3, 2014

Long Island Skyhawks’ WW1 Dawn Patrol

The best WW1 competition event in the tri-state area! Hosted by the Long Island Skyhawks at the club’s flying field, this event is for IMAA giant scale Pre-1919 RC aeroplanes.

Pilot fee $25 which includes Pilot Raffle, Saturday evening BBQ and award presentations at the field.

Events include: Best Bomb Drop, Spot Landing, Balloon Bust

Awards for: Best Central Powers Monoplane, and Multi-wing, Best Allied Monop,ane and Multi-Wing and Pilot’s Choice

Registration opens at 8:00AM Friday AMA card required, all IMAA rules apply.

ContactL Mike Gross Sr., at: mgross31@aol.com

Limited camping.

Directions: Take LI Expressway 495 E to exit 70. Gop south on CR 111, to exit for CR51. Go north about 1/4 mile to flying field entrance on right.

Start:August 1, 2014 8:00 AM
End:August 3, 2014 5:00 PM
Venue: WW1 Dawn Patrol
Address:
Long Island, United States

July 9, 2014 – July 13, 2014

Warbirds over Delaware

Warbirds Over Delaware 2014 will be held July 9 – 12, 2014 (Wednesday through Saturday)! Warbirds Over Delaware is an AMA and IMAA scale event.  All pilots must have a valid AMA and IMAA membership.

A pilot landing fee  of $35 (Overnight RV campers will pay a reduced rate) will be charged. This fee will cover your vehicle State Park entrance fee, provide a ticket in the pilots-only raffle, and the pilot’s  ticket for the expanded Saturday evening BBQ. All fees will be collected after arrival. There is no pre-payment.

Special spectator area will be available that provides unobstructed view of pilots, runway and fly-over areas. Pit passes will be available for purchase that will allow spectators to gain access to static display areas. Food will be provided by the Boy Scouts Troop 30. Half-time show starts at 12:00 Noon each day.

Spectator parking will be available both Friday and Saturday at the Lums Pond State Park Campground off of Route 71, one mile  north of Route 896. State Park entrance fees of $3.00 for Delaware registered vehicles and $6.00 for out-of-state vehicles apply. Buses will transport spectators from the Campground to the R/C flying field starting at 9:00AM through 3:30PM

Start:July 9, 2014 8:00 AM
End:July 13, 2014 5:00 PM
Venue: Warbirds over Delaware

May 1, 2014 – May 4, 2014

Top Gun Scale Invitational

Located at Paradise Field near Lakeland Linder Regional Airport, this scale competition draw contestants from all across the country and from around the world. Sponsored by Model Airplane News and ZAP Glue, this year’s event is the 26th annual  gathering and for the first time this year there is a new paved runway on the field.

Categories include

Masters Class

Expert Class

Team Scale

Pro  Propeller

Pro Jet

Pro AM Sportsman

Unlimited Class

 

Start:May 1, 2014 8:00 AM
End:May 4, 2014 5:00 PM
Venue: Top Gun Scale Invitational
Address:
Lakeland, FL, United States

April 7, 2014 – April 13, 2014

Southeast Electric Flight Festival (SEFF) Week

The Fayette Flyers of Georgia are pleased to announce America’s premier electric flight festival, SEFF. Our host field will once again be at Mac Hodges field in Americus GA, which features a flat green 1,700ft bermuda grass runway with clear open skies! Pit area and parking are abundant for all.

You should expect to see all aspects of radio controlled electric flight; RC sport planes, hotliners, parkflyers, 3D, giant scale, slow flyers, RC gliders, pylon racers, ducted fan jets, RC helicopters, scale, F5B, etc.

Southeast Electric Flight Festival (SEFF) is primarily for open flying, with some planned special events. On Friday and Saturday there will be flying demonstrations (Noon Demos) by accomplished electric flight enthusiasts, sponsors and show teams. The Staff wil be crusing the flightline looking for unique aircraft representing the non-commercial pilots to participate in the noon demos.  Vendors will also be exhibiting their products, conducting demo flights and releasing new models

For more information check out their website: www.seffweek.com

Start:April 7, 2014
End:April 13, 2014
Venue: Mac Hodges Fiels
Address:
Americus

April 4, 2014 – April 6, 2014

Weak Signals Toledo Expo

This is the premier show for RC plane and static competition, if you’re into RC Planes then you need to be at this show. We will be there.

For more information check out their website:  http://www.toledoshow.com

Start:April 4, 2014
End:April 6, 2014
Venue: Seagate Center
Address:
401 Jefferson Avenue, Toledo, OH, United States
Cost:10.00

March 22, 2014 – March 23, 2014

Second Annual Multirotor Challenge

The Multirotor Challenge is designed to bring together modelers from all over the country and provide an opportunity to share technology, show off their aircraft, and earn the bragging rights from winning one of the many organized contest events.

Pilots will participate in a series of challenges:

    • Lifting Competition

 

    • Pylon Racing Competition

 

    • Obstacle Course Competition

 

    • Autonomous Spot Landing Competition

 

    • Vendor Demos

 

    • Free-Flying and Aerobatics
      For more information check out their website: http: www.innov8tivedesigns.com/MR/
    Start:March 22, 2014
    End:March 23, 2014
    Venue: Palomar Flyers Field
    Address:
    Fallbrook, United States

    March 5, 2014 – March 8, 2014

    Florida Jets

    Four days + 300 jets + 8 flightlines = nonstop afterburner action!

    For more information check out their website: www.franktiano.com/FljetsFrameset.htm

    Start:March 5, 2014
    End:March 8, 2014
    Venue: Paradise Field at Lakeland Linder Airport
    Address:
    West Pipkin Road, Lakeland, FL, , United States
    Cost:10.00

    February 21, 2014 – February 23, 2014

    The Wram Show

    WRAM Show, the largest radio-controlled model exhibition on the east coast, will hold its annual event at the Meadowlands Exposition Center at Harmon Meadow, Secaucus, NJ, Feb. 21-23, 2014. It features a wide array of competition-based static model displays, manufacturers’ exhibits, seminars, a racetrack and boat pond, model-flying demonstrations, youth events and much more. News Peg: Growing enthusiasm for remote-controlled planes (drones), cars and boats in a slow-growth economy. Great visuals for news photos and TV. The Westchester Radio Aero Modelers (WRAM) sponsors the Show. More information is available on the WRAM website at www.WRAM.org.

    Start:February 21, 2014
    End:February 23, 2014
    Venue: Meadowlands Exposition Center
    Address:
    Scaucus, New Jersey

    February 15, 2014 – February 16, 2014

    E-fest Hosted by Hobbico

    Open flying, Helicopter, scale and micro flyers, 3D airplane , Jets, flyzone air race and scale flying, along with 3D airplanes.  this a fun event

    For more information check out their website: www.hobbico-efest.com

    Start:February 15, 2014
    End:February 16, 2014
    Venue: University of Illinois track and field armory
    Address:
    Champaign, Illinois

    January 24, 2014 – January 26, 2014

    Blue Max

    Another great event the editors of Model Airplane News will be covering

    Start:January 24, 2014
    End:January 26, 2014

    June 1, 2013

    Wounded Warriors Project Charity Fly-In

    Start:June 1, 2013 9:30 AM
    End:June 1, 2013 5:00 PM
    Venue: LaTourette Park
    Address:
    Staten Island, NY, United States
    Cost:$8-15

    June 1, 2013 – June 2, 2013

    RCX Long Beach

    This is the one show that brings out the excitement and enjoyment of anything that has to do with radio control. Interactive display and demos were nonstop throughout both days, making it impossible to see everything in one day. RCX is planes, cars, trucks, boats, helis, diecast, pro racers, pro pilots, Try Me tracks, flight simulators, beautiful models and tons of action!

    TICKETS
    General Admission Tickets: $15
    Tickets available at the door
    (children under 12 are free)

    $5 off when purchased in advance
    Tickets available online July 9, 2012; available through May 31, 2013.

    LOCATION
    Long Beach Convention Center
    300 East Ocean Ave.
    Long Beach, CA. 90802

    EVENT TIMES
    Event Date: June 1-2, 2013
    Event Time: 10am-6pm Saturday, 10am-4pm Sunday

    FOR MORE INFORMATION, GO TO RCX.COM!

    Start:June 1, 2013
    End:June 2, 2013

    May 1, 2013 – May 5, 2013

    Top Gun Scale Invitational

    See the best scale planes & pilots from around the world compete at the 25th anniversary of this premier competition. For a preview, don’t miss Model Airplane News’ “Road to Top Gun” web page with frequent updates on the planes and pilots: http://www.modelairplanenews.com/blog/category/topics/event-coverage/road-to-top-gun-2013/

    Start:May 1, 2013 8:30 AM
    End:May 5, 2013 5:00 PM
    Venue: Paradise Field at Lakeland Linder Airport
    Address:
    West Pipkin Road, Lakeland, FL, United States
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