Johnstown RC Club
  AMA District III ---  Club Charter #718



Home Page


           2016 is Johnstown RC Club's 54th year as an AMA Club


  Check out this recent TV show called Kaleidoscope which featured our Flying Club....  Click Here

   Click on the above FAA symbol to register your Drone and/or planes for any that weigh over .55 lbs.   You only have to register once for all your devices.   AMA recommends we all comply with this new FAA regulation.  The charge is $5 for three years. The registration number they give you should be affixed to all your aircraft.

                    The Setup at the 2016 Mall Show, Galleria Mall, Johnstown, PA
                                             See the pictures below 

   First family picnic, April 24th, 2016  Left to Right:  Roger, Grant, Frank, Chris, Scott, Gary, Kenny, Sam, and Bruce.  A fun day was had by all!

   April 23, 2016 Field Work Day.... Left to Right: Frank, David, Fred, Chris, Jim, Ken, Gary, Zane, Grant, Neil, Bruce, Bill, and Roger.  Tents up and a lot got accomplished!  Thanks guys!

                                         The Group Photo from the 2016 Annual Indoor Fly-In

                     Saturday Morning Flying, September 5th, 2015  Lots of Fun!

   Saturday morning flying with Fred, Grant, Bruce, Jim, Ken, Ed, Elizabeth, Neil, and Caleb

     Sunday Evening Flying, Sept. 14th, 2014...... L to R .....Frank, Roger, Zane, Fred, Rick,
                        Bruce, Ken Shilling, Ken Reesey, Paul, Caleb, and Sam

                          Sunday Evening Flying at our Family Picnic - August 24, 2014

                                                  Saturday Morning Flying, June 22, 2013
                                 Fred, Zane, Ken, Bruce, Grant, Frank, and Roger

The Three Amigo's with their Escapades
Roger, Ken, and Bruce

October view of our field approaching from the north

To watch the 4 minute video from which the above picture was lifted,  Click Here

     Watch the same flight almost one month later without the leaves on the trees, Click Here

 Sign my Guestbook  FREE GUESTBOOKS  View my Guestbook

Visitors to this site so far!

  The Johnstown R/C Club was founded in 1962 and consists of 45-50 members of all ages who like to build and fly electric, control line, and gas powered radio controlled model airplanes.  Our flying field is located between Elton and Salix, PA near the Windber Country Club on Saddle Club Road.  (Check on the "Our Field" page for detailed directions).  Our monthly meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month at the Richland Township Municipal Building on Schoolhouse Road, near the UPJ Campus and the Richland Township High School.  Meetings start at 7:30 pm except during the summer months when they are moved to a later time to allow for summer evening flying.  GPS co-ordinates for our field are  N 40.16.733 & W 78.45.874 and our flying fields elevation is 2250 ft.  The physical address for the field is 231 Saddle Club  Road, Windber, PA.

           (Applications for AMA and Club Membership are available for printout at the top of the Newsletter page)


         .......2016 JOHNSTOWN RC CLUBS 54th YEAR........

                Website Last Updated on 10/7/2016



               Club Meetings and upcoming activities...........
                  Next Club Meeting, Tuesday, Nov. 1st. 
                  7:30 pm at the Richland Twp. Municipal Building.

                  December Club Meeting is on the 6th at 7:30 pm


   Web Albums:    To view a nice collection of pictures
                  during the past year, and from recent
                  club events, click on any of the links

                  Check out the new videos on the "links"
                  page.  See Cliff, Fred, Roger, Scott,  
                  and Bruce fly their planes.

   A neat video from the IMAA Air Show 2011..... Click Here

   Some fantastic 3-D Flying by 19 year old Joe Smith at
   the Joe Nall Fly-In:   Click Here

         Check out the new videos on the "Links Page"

    Special Edition Newsletter:   BSA Aviation Camporee

   Special Edition Newsletter about Valley Brook Clubs new
   Field at the Conemaugh Power Plant:  Click Here

   A web album showing the construction of the new Valley
   Brook Flying Field:   Click Here 
   An Album of pictures from a trip to the National Air &
   Space Museum at Dulles Airport, The Udvar-Hazy Center
   Many pictures of very unique and distinctive aircraft.
                         Click Here

   Ever wonder what a B-17, B-24, and a B-25 Look like close
   up and inside?        Click Here

       2016 Field Pics

       2016 Mall Show

       2016 Indoor Fly-In

       2016 Club Banquet

       2015 Field Pics

       2015 Mall Show

       A Video Tour of the 2015 Mall Show

       2015 Club Banquet

       2015 Indoor Fly-In

       2014 Pics from our Flying Field

       2014 Mall Show

       A Video Tour of the 2014 Mall Show

       2014 Toledo Show Pictures 

       2014 Club Banquet
       2014 In-Door Fly-In  

       2013 Pics from or Flying Field

       2013 Mall Show

       A Video Tour of the 2013 Mall Show
       2013 Club Banquet

       2013 In-Door Fly-In

       A Video Tour of the 2012 Mall Show

       50th Anniversary Power Point Show

       2012 Weak Signals Expo, Toledo, OH

       2012 Mall Show

       2012 Pictures from our Flying Field

       2012 50th Anniversary Club Banquet        

       2012 In-Door Fly-In

       2011 Pictures from our Flying Field

       Boy Scout Aviation Camporee, May 21, 2011

2011 Mall Show

       2011 Club Banquet    

       2011 In-Door Fly-In

       2010 Pictures from our Flying Field

       2010 Mall Show

       2010 Annual Club Banquet

       2010 Annual In-Door Fly-In

       2009 Pictures from our Flying Field

       2009 Mall Show

       2009 Annual Club Banquet

       2008 Pictures from our Flying Field

       2008 Mall Show 

       2008 Club Banquet

       2007 Year In Review

   The most common times to fly at our field are weekday 
   mornings 8-11am.  Saturday mornings 9 till 1 pm, and
   Mon-Tue-Wed & Thursday Evenings...4 pm till dark, and of
   course Sunday afternoons from about 2 pm until dark. 
   The Sunday afternoon hot dog cookouts will begin in April,
   and the monthly "Family Picnics" begin in May.
   Family Picnics are held on the last Sunday of each month.
   All flying is dependent on the weather and wind of course!
Website Builder