Our club was founded in 1936 and is AMA (Academy of Model Aeronautics) Chartered. We have about 100 members, but always welcome new members of any age to the club. So if you are an experienced flyer, returning to flying or totally new to the hobby then come and talk to us.
We offer . . .
Free flight training with Club instructors
Help and advice on equipment selection and purchase
Assistance with model building, repairs and technical issues
Our all year round flying site is located within the Waterfall Glen Forest Preserve just south of
I-55 off Lemont Road between Downers Grove and Lemont.
In the winter months we also fly inside at several different locations. See our Indoor Flying page.
The club holds events throughout the year including our monthly meeting at The VFW Post #503, summer evening social flying, Fun Fly competitions, Family picnics, Swap Meet, Open Houses, Float flying and trips to other flying clubs. Check the Club calendar for details.
Please contact us if you would like to visit the flying field and find out more about our Club or to arrange a free introductory flight with an instructor.
We will have two Open Houses in 2019 on June 8th and July 14th.
Flying will be subject to the weather, so please check our website for up to date information nearer the time.
19 & under memberships are now free!!