Calendar of Events

On-Site Coverage

July 8, 2015 – July 12, 2015

Warbirds over Delaware

Warbirds Over Delaware will be held July 8 – 12, 2015 (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 8, 2015 8:00 AM
End: July 12, 2015 5:00 PM
Venue: Warbirds over Delaware

June 12, 2015 – June 14, 2015

Futaba XFC: Extreme Flight Championships

Watch the best RC aerobatic plane and helicopter pilots battle it out, flying routines choreographed to music! Special events like the night-flying competition make this event a must-see!

For more information, go to http://xfc-rc.com/

Start: June 12, 2015 10:00 AM
End: June 14, 2015 3:00 PM
Venue: AMA Headquarters
Address:
Muncie, IN, United States

March 7, 2015

New York Drone Film Festival

New York City Drone Film Festival is the world’s first event exclusively dedicated to celebrating the art of drone cinematography.  The festival provides a platform for aerial filmmakers to showcase their work (shot anywhere in the world), emphasizing innovative flight technique, aesthetic beauty, and more.  Director, landscape photographer, and aerial cinematographer Randy Scott Slavin founded the festival in 2014 with a desire to change the perceptions of drones. “I’m tired of drones being synonymous with questionable legality and FAA regulation. I want to celebrate the art of aerial cinematography”

For more information, go to http://nycdronefilmfestival.com/

Start: March 7, 2015 8:00 AM
End: March 7, 2015 5:00 PM
Venue: Unnamed Venue
Address:
New York, NY, United States

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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