Our flying field is on DuPage County Forest Preserve land and they have some rules and regulations which we follow. Download their model aircraft brochure to read these rules and see the locations of other DuPage Forest Preserve flying sites.
The County requires all flyers to have an aircraft permit. They are free to those over 65 and Veterans.Download the application formorsign up online.
We are an AMA Chartered Club (#279) and part of District VI.
As per DuPage Forest Preserve rules we require members to have current AMA full membership. See the AMA web site to join up and for a full list of benefits including insurance.
The Club has a Members' Handbook (updated March 2020) which contains lots of useful information about our flying site. Youcan download a copy here.
The Club has a new Student Training Manual put together by our Chief Instructor. This is a great resourse not only for new flyers, but also existing flyers. Please take a moment to read it. Click here to download it.
The Club regulary communicates with its Members via email. We also have a newsletter "The Windy Flyer". Please contact the Editor Ed Miller with anything that you would like included such as articles, How-Tos, photos. Ed Miller firstname.lastname@example.org
Club polo shirts, t-shirts, hats & patches are available to purchase.
The order form is here.
19 & under memberships are now free!!
Download a copy of our updated Members' Handbook
We hold a monthly meeting on the first Tuesday of each month at the VFW Post #503, 5101 Belmont Road, Downers Grove starting at 7:00pm. Guests are welcome to attend. Check the calendar for dates.