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           2018 is Johnstown RC Club's 56th year as an AMA Club

 


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



        Take a look at a drone view of our field .............. by Gary Lundgren.    Click Here


         George Wacker & Roger Luther pose in front of FIFI one of only two flying B-29's
                              For additional pictures from the B-29 Visit....Click Here


                                        The Mall Show 2018.......Galleria Mall, Johnstown, PA

             Spring Work Day at the Field, great turnout this year, Thanks Guys!


              To view some pictures from the 2018 Toledo Show...................Click Here



                Photo's from the 2018 Annual Banquet.................For more Photo's   Click Here


                                  The group picture from the January 2018 Indoor FlyIn



 Sunday Evening Flying...Sept. 17th, 2017  L to R.  Mark, Paul, Sam, Frank, Jim, Kenny, and Roger




                                       Sunday Evening Flying at our Family Picnic




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


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  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)

   


         .......2018 JOHNSTOWN RC CLUBS 56th YEAR........

                   Website Last Updated on 6/10/2018

    

               

               Club Meetings and upcoming activities....

     June Family Picnic....Sunday, June 24th...5 pm at the Field

     July Club Meeting....Tuesday, July 3rd....8:30 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
                  below:

                  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

 
   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

       2018 Field Pics
      
       2018 FIFI Visit

       2018 Mall Show      

       2018 Club Banquet

       2018 Indoor Fly-In

       2018 Toledo Show

       2017 Club Banquet

       2017 Club Mall Show

       2017 Toledo Show

       2017 Indoor Fly-In

       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  

       A Video Tour of the 2013 Mall Show


       A Video Tour of the 2012 Mall Show

       50th Anniversary Power Point Show

  
     

   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!
   
     
                             
                         
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