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RC ACES is a non-profit club promoting the safe enjoyment of radio controlled fixed wing, multirotor and heli model flying. Our flying site is located in North Hampton, New Hampshire, USA. We are an Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) chartered club #1377.

                                                     

Meetings are held on the first Thursday during the months of September through May at the North Hampton Public Library. Meetings begin at 7:00 PM and are open to visitors. The flying field is open from late spring through late fall from 9:00 AM till dusk. Drop by the meetings or field and see what radio controlled flying is all about.

Library  is next to town hall on Rt 111 ( Atlantic Ave)  part of town municipal complex.

Directions to the flying field can be found on the  field page.


 
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All aircraft that are flown using a ground control system, such as a transmitter, are required to participate. This includes fixed-wing aircraft, not just multirotors or drones, you must register it with the Federal Aviation Administration's Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) registry. A federal law effective December 21, 2015 requires unmanned aircraft registration, and you are subject to civil and criminal penalties if you do not register.



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Apr 30,     Sat    RC Aces Field Opening 
                       9:00am at the field



Apr 30-May 1,  Sat-Sun  KIWANIS FLOAT FLY IN

Sponsored by  PROPSNAPPERS RC CLUB
Kiwanis Beach, Kiwanis Beach Rd, Standish, ME
2 days of Float flying in beautiful Maine. Overnight camping ok, but no hookups. No dogs on beach please.
Landing fee $15 for weekend or $10 for one day. Saturday and Sunday 9:00am till dark
William Reeve CD PH: 207-797-8492 Email: willyreeve@yahoo.com
Event Flyer


May 5,     Thur    RC Aces Monthly Meeting  
     
                                 7:00pm North Hampton Town Library


May 7,   Sat     International Drone Day Boston

The Innovation and Design Building
23 Drydock Ave, Boston, Ma
11:00am till 6:00pm
Drone Day Boston is a group of more than 300 pilots, builders, and enthusiasts that love drone/UAV technology.
Whether you are a professional photographer, FPV racer, fixed wing ace or a multi rotor newbie
we have something for everyone.
Contact:  Sean Tierney 857-600-2928    sean.tierney@dronedayboston.com
More Information



May 14,       Sat     RC Hobby Swap Meet

Sponsored by HobbyTown
4 Orchard View Drive, Unit 6, Londonderry, NH 03053
Join us for our hobby swap meet. 10:00am til 2:00pm
Its free to participate and there will be tons of great deals.
Contact:  603-432-4881
Event Flyer



May 14,     Sat   495th R/C Squadron, Inc. - 12th Annual Helicopter Fun Fly

Sponsored by  495th R/C Squadron Inc
John A. Ogonowski Memorial Model Flying Field (200 Pinnacle Street), Tewksbury, MA.
10:00 AM to 10:00 PM.  Registration Begins at 9AM
This Helicopter Fun Fly is open to helicopter pilots of all skill levels with a current AMA membership,
and promises to be a great start to the 2016 flying season! The Helicopter Fun Fly will be held from 10:00 AM until 10:00 PM.
 In the event of rain on Saturday, the rain date for the event is Sunday.
More Information


May 14, 15  Sat - Sun  RC PROPBUSTERS AND NEPRO SPRING RACE

Sponsored by Nepro and hosted by RC Propbusters
RC Propbusters Field, 479 Norwich Rd, Salem, CT 06420
Events; 424 & 426 (O).
Contact:   Dennis Duplice CD PH: 860-376-6230 Email: dduplice@comcast.net


May 14, 15   Sat - Sun   CHARLES RIVER FLOAT FLY

Sponsored by Charles River Radio Controllers
Wayland Town Beach, 25 Parkland Dr., Wayland, MA
Bring your Float or Sea plane, fuel, and electric, we have a recovery boat. Pilot and general raffles.
Food and rest facilities available. New pilots can try with a buddy box. Must be AMA member or buddy up with a member.
Nice clean beach.
Contact:  Wayne Mackeil CD PH: 508-816-4942 Email: brewshed@verizon.net


May 19, 22  Thurs - Sun    NEW ENGLAND SCALE SAILPLANE AEROTOW 2016

Sponsored by RC PROPBUSTERS
RC Propbusters Field, 479 Norwich Rd, Salem, CT 06420
Events; 444 (JR, SR, O). Our annual 4 days of giant scale soaring via aerotow from a beautiful flying site in central CT.
Tugs able to tow sailplanes up to 10 meter wingspan! Beginners & spectators encouraged to attend.
Food/beverages on site Fri-Sun. Door prizes. Huge thermals!
Contact:  Steve Pasierb CD PH: 203-246-5881 Email: spasierb@optonline.net


May 21,  Sat     NCRCC Tailgate Swapmeet

Sponsored by Northern Conn RC Club
NCRCC Flying Field, Green Road, Ellington,Conn
Sell any hobby related item from your truck or car. Seller fee $10.00
Start time 9:00am. Seller keeps all funds from sale. Public welcome
Club food available for sale.  Sellers park on field, buyers in parking lot
Contact:  Bob LaFlamme  860-749-4456   robert.laflamme@sbcglobal.net



May 21,   Sat   RC Buyers Flea Market
   
Sponsored by RC Buyers Warehouse
95 Northeastern Blvd., Nashua, NH 03062
RC Equipment Only. No Rental Fee. No Commission
9:00am til 2:00pm.  Public Welcome.
Donations will be accepted for "Toys for Tots"
Event Flyer



May 22,    Sun     Fun Fly & Swap Meet
   
Sponsored by Skystreakers Model Club
Skystreakers Field, New Gloucester, Maine
One day Fun Fly & Swap Meet... bring goodies to sell at Skystreakers R/C Field
Public welcome.


June  4      Sat    FARMINGTON VALLEY WARBIRD FLY IN

Sponsored by CENTRAL CONNECTICUT RC CLUB
3 Meadow Road, Farmington, CT
8am-4pm (rain date 6/5). Open to all military aircraft WWI to present. No flying of turbines.
Landing fee $10 per pilot. Refreshments available at the field.
Contact:  Peter Church CD PH: 860-276-8102 Email: peterchurch@cox.net


June 4, 5     Sat - Sun    NCRCC SPRING 2 DAY PYLON RACE

Sponsored by Northern Conn Radio Control Club
Club Field, Green Road, Ellington, CT
Events; 424, 426 (JR, SR, O). Two 1 day races. Sat EF-1 & 424 (std, expert, sportsman). Sun 424 & 426
(std, expert, sportsman). AMA 424 & 426 rules. NMPRA Ef-1 rules.
Pre-registration required by 8pm Fri June 3rd at NEPRO.org
Contact: Joel Lang CD PH: 413/567-0082 Email: jrlang40@comcast.net


June 4, 5      Sat - Sun    8th Annual NEHC Scale Heli Fun Fly

Sponsored by New England Heli Crew
410 Elm St., Mansfield, MA 
(
Entrance is located across the street from 408 Elm St )
The New England Heli Crew is hosting the annual Scale Heli Fun Fly again this year.
 Registration and flying begin at 8:00am and will conclude by late afternoon each day.
Cost: Event registration is $20 for the weekend and includes lunch
More Information


June 5     Sun     CONTROL LINE FUNFLY

Sponsored by THE NH FLYING TIGERS RC CLUB
Auburn Road Field, 96-148 Auburn Rd, Londonderry, NH 03053
This is our first CL Fun fly. It will be a fun day with an opportunity to try Control Line flying and watch some
great pilots and airplanes. Lots of parking and refreshments.
Contact:  William Horton CD PH: Email: bill@treasured-toys.com


June 8,9,10,11,12   Thur - Sun    The air power history tour

Sponsored by The Commemorative Air Force
Boire Field , 93 Perimeter Road Nashua, NH
The Air Power History Tour is back at Boire Field in 2016 for an extended stay. 
Come see FIFI, the world's only flying B-29 as well as Bucket of Bolts, a C-45 Expeditor among others.
Hours of tour and prices


June 11    Sat    RC PROPBUSTERS MEMORIAL FUN FLY

Sponsored by RC Propbusters
Club Flying Field, 479 Norwich Rd, Salem, CT 06420
This  event held in memory of our members who are missing in action.
You can bring anything you want to fly & just enjoy our great field and hospitality.
Helis, FPV's, gliders are all welcome.
Contact:  Dennis Duplice CD PH: 860-376-6230 Email: dduplice@comcast.net


June 11,12   Sat - Sun   FlightSimCon 2016

Sponsored by New England Air Museum
36 Perimeter Rd., Bradley Int'l Airport Windsor Locks,CT 06096
If you are a desktop flight simulation enthusiast or a pilot looking for more information about how desktop
flight simulation can benefit you—this event is for you!
FlightSimCon is an annual aviation and flight simulation conference designed to bring pilots and flight simmers together in an interactive social setting. Conference attendees have the opportunity to meet other simulation enthusiasts, experience how online flight simulation can benefit student and rated pilots, and engage with exhibitors and speakers to learn about improving their desktop flight simulators.
Register Here

June 11, 12     Sat - Sun   Rhode Island National Guard 
                          Open House Air Show
Sponsored by Rhode Island National Guard
Quonset State Airport, 210 Airport St., North Kingstown, Rhode Island 02852
Featuring The USAF Thunderbirds, and a host of other performers.
The 2016 Rhode Island National Guard Air Show will no doubt prove to be an outstanding and EXCITING show.

                                                                 
June 12,    Sunday     2ND ANNUAL WINGS FOR WISHES/OPEN HOUSE
      
Sponsored by Propsnappers RC Club
Propsnappers Clubfield, off Green Rd., Scarborough, ME
$20 landing fee. All proceeds towards this event will be 100% donated to Make a Wish Maine. Pilots req. AMA/FAA.
Open to the public. Try me station, food, raffles and prizes. Rain date; June 26
Contact:   David Cyr CD PH: 413-530-1714 cell Email: treetopflyer2@gmail.com
Event Flyer


June 12,   Sunday      WINGBUSTERS ANNUAL OPEN HOUSE

Sponsored by WINGBUSTERS Model Airplane Club
John Tuholski Field, River St, Halifax, MA
The Wingbusters Model Airplane club invites you to our Annual Open House from 10am-3pm.
Fly one of our RC airplanes, see flight demonstrations, and enjoy free hot dogs and drinks. Rain date June 26th
Contact:   Robert Mandeville CD PH: 508.583.3639 Email: n1edm@comcast.net


June 12,      Sunday       Concord SkyHawk's Fun Fly/Open House
     
Sponsored by Concord Skyhawks
The SkyHawks cordially invite you to come flywith us at our Concord NH. field.
(Directions: From the South, I-93 N. to exit 16. Turn Left over bridge, take right onto Locke RD.
Follow signs to our location. From the North, I-93 S. to exit 16, Turn right and take first right onto Locke RD.
Follow signs to our location.)
We have three competition events planned, followed by open flying.
Events wil start @10:30 am. *Lunch and Landing fee $10 for the day. *Valid AMA/FAA
*Due to sound issues, we do require that gas engines and any non stock configured glow, or over .55 meet 96DB at 20ft.
Testing is quick and will be available before the event.  Hope you all can join us!
*R.S.V.P./ Questions: contact Patrick-Nacodeblue@gmail.com


June 19,     Sunday         FCRCC Fathers Day Fun Fly
     and Open House
Sponsored by Franklin County Radio Control Club
110 Industrial Blvd, ( Gate 4, Turner Falls Airport ) , Turner Falls, Ma
Join us for this open fun-fly and Air Show Demo, all welcome
(FPV, 3D, EDF Jets, Pattern, Warbirds, Helicopters, and Multirotors).
There will be Prizes, Simulators, Trainers, and Combat activities.
Current AMA members are welcome to fly with us, no landing fees.
Event Flyer


June 25,    Sat     4th  Annual WFC Pylon Race

Sponsored by Wintonbury Flying Club
Club Field, Wintonbury Avenue, Bloomfield, CT
( The field is at the rear of the Seabury retirement Community down the gravel road to the right  )
Featured EF1 Electric Formula One, AMA 424 & Sportsman.
WFC Will Feature a Single Heat 426 Winner Takes All Exhibition Race!
FPV QUAD Exhibition Race During Lunch Break.
Sportsman flyers are welcome, Required is a valid AMA membership
Please pre-register on NEPRO.org web site
Event Flyer


   DATE CHANGE      
June 25,    Sat    The 1st Annual Homebuilt Fly-in

79 Perimeter Rd., Nashua,NH  (on the ramp in front of the air traffic control tower)
We welcome all types of experimental or homebuilt aircraft to be part of the fun.
This event will be open to the public.  Hours will be from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Event Flyer



June 25,      Sat      MID SUMMER ROTARY ROUND UP


Sponsored by RC PROPBUSTERS INC
Club Flying Field, 479 Norwich Rd, Salem, CT 06420
2nd Annual Rotary Wing fun fly, all types welcome. Two fields in use, food and drink available.
Sunday is the rain date if needed. Low key relaxed flying for all.
Contact:   Walter Johnson CD PH: 860-669-7311 Email: yogitheoldsguy@aol.com