AMA Charter Club 400
Great Falls Montana
Radio Control Aircraft Flying Club Website
President Dan Woods maintains our Clubs page on Facebook. He adds content to it each week, please check out the link above, think about joining Facebook, it's kind of fun.
Our RC Airfield is located just north of Great Falls on Highway US 87; Turn left at mile marker 8 on Black Horse Lake Road and it is located about a half a mile from the highway. The paved runway is 560 feet long by 50 feet wide.
The club holds monthly meetings on the first Wednesday of each month, 7 p.m. Our next meeting will be held at the Longfellow Elementary School, 1100 6th Avenue South, on February 1. Make sure you check your email before taking off to a club meeting, just in case plans have changed.
Pictured above is a Syma X5C-1 quadcopter that your Webmaster, Bruce H, received for Christmas this year. He flew his first three flights with it, Wednesday January 4, before and after the monthly meeting. He only had three batteries. He found out they fly a little different than fixed wing planes, both hands need to be on the sticks full time, and there will be a learning curve. He watched other members buzzing the gym with ease. He hopes practice will help him catch with the better indoor flyers. Bruce encourages members to invest in a small inside aircraft, it keeps your flying skills active during the winter months. Some of these quads costs less than $50.
Monthly Club meetings are being held at 7 PM at the Longfellow School Gym. Flying starts at 6 PM and ends at 9 PM. There were several very small fixed wing aircraft flying alongside quads and helis. If you get a chance drop by any Wednesday night and see the fun these guys are having.