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Come Fly With Us   AMA Club 240

Whether you're interested in becoming an RC Pilot, or just curious about the hobby, come out and visit us!  You can now message us on the Become a Pilot page and we will answer.  Come back regularly to check us out. You can  also contact the club at

Rend Lake RC Club

The Rend Lake RC Club is dedicated to the hobby of flying radio controlled model aircraft. Our main goals are to promote the hobby, help newcomers, fly safely, and most important, have fun.  Our flying field is located is at Rend Lake College See map below right.


To promote the hobby, we sponsor several events each year. For example, in May or June, we have a Public Flying Day where the general public is invited to fly an RC aircraft with an experienced instructor.


In the Fall, usually in August or September, we have a scale / military fly-in,  military aircraft in all eras are welcome.


We encourage everyone that may be interested in this fine hobby, whether your a newcomer, beginner, or a seasoned pilot, to come on out and visit our flying site and watch others fly their planes or just ask questions you may have.  We strive for a relaxed and friendly atmosphere at our flying field. If you are a Beginner and have a plane, bring it out, one of our instructors is most likely to be at the field on Sunday afternoons, and willing to look your plane over and help you get started in flying RC. The club has several trainer type air planes they will instruct you on  to help you see if you might like this hobby.


During the Spring, Summer, and Fall seasons, usually we fly at Rend Lake Collage on any day of the week. Thursdays and Sundays  are usual days, but you may find someone there any day if the weather is agreeable.

Rend Lake College Flying Site 

is now FRIA approved

Our next event is on Saturday May 18th

Starting a 09:00 AM

We are having a Tailgate Swap and Fly In

No fee Just bring something to fly

or sale

At the Club Field on the Rend lake Campus

This Years Military Fly In will be on


​September 18th 

A One day event for Military planes only

More info later


   Link to video of the 2021 Fly In

    New link to see 2023 video

   Award winners 2023


      Ethan Treat       Mulitple Airplanes

     Best Multi  Bob Tober OV 10

     Best Military  Mike Burton  F4U

     Best Jet  Tim Follis F16

     Best Civilian  Brandon Hall










               Al Jones'  DC 3. He was a Crew chief                              on one in the Air force.

                  this is one of 5 that he has built



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