NCRCC Events

The Northern Connecticut Radio Control Club (NCRCC) hosts a number of events throughout the year. Events may be flying events or non-flying events. Some events are sanctioned by the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) and some events are limited to NCRCC members only.

In addition to events hosted by NCRCC, click here to check out aeromodeling events held throughout the United States.

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NCRCC BUILDING CONTEST (club-only event)

Date:  5/12/22, Rain Date:  TBD,  Start Time:  6:00 PM

Location:  NCRCC Flying Field, Ellington, CT

Cost: free for NCRCC members

CD: Ed Post, CD Contact Info: ctedmund@hotmail.com

Notes: Two categories: Scratch/Kit built and ARF/Foamie built. Continue to monitor the NCRCC website for event updates.

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PRACTICE RACE (non-sanctioned event; must be AMA member)

Date: 6/12/22, Rain Date: TBD, Start Time: 12:00 PM

Location:  NCRCC Flying Field, Ellington, CT

Cost: free for AMA members

CD: Joel Lang, CD Contact Info: jrlang40@comcast.net

Notes: If you’d like to try out pylon racing, this is your chance. Bring whatever model you have and you’ll join others flying the three-pole pylon course to get a taste of the excitement. Hopefully, it will also encourage you to fly at future pylon racing events. Continue to monitor the NCRCC website for event updates.

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DAWN PATROL WWI SCALE FLY-IN

Date:  7/10/22, Rain Date:  N/A,  Start Time:  8:00 AM

Location:  NCRCC Flying Field, Ellington, CT

Cost: $15.00 registration fee

CD: Joel Lang, CD Contact Info: jrlang40@comcast.net

Notes: All sizes of Pioneer, WWI, or Golden Age models allowed. Continue to monitor the NCRCC website for event updates.

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NCRCC/NEPRO Q-500 2-DAY RACE

Dates:  8/6/22 – 8/7/22, Rain Dates:  TBD,  Start Time:  9:00 AM

Location:  NCRCC Flying Field, Ellington, CT

Cost: see the ‘Notes’ section below

CD: Joel Lang, CD Contact Info: jrlang40@comcast.net

Notes:  Pre-register on NEPRO website (www.nepro.org) or on NMPRA forum thread (www.nmpra.net/) , separate 424 each day ($25.00) & 426 across two days ($50.00). Continue to monitor the NCRCC website for event updates.

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2022 WARBIRDS OVER ELLINGTON

Date:  9/17/22, Rain Date:  9/18/22,  Start Time:  8:00 AM  

Location:  NCRCC Flying Field, Ellington, CT

Cost: $15.00 registration fee

CD: John Blossick, CD Contact Info: jblossick@aol.com

Notes: All types & sizes of warbirds welcome. Continue to monitor the NCRCC website for event updates.

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NCRCC TAILGATE SWAP MEET

Date:  10/8/22, Rain Date:  TBD,  Start Time:  9:00 AM (set-up begins 7:00 AM)   

Location:  NCRCC Flying Field, Ellington, CT

Cost: $10.00/car seller’s fee   

CDs: Mike Maznicki & Len Marchese, CD Contact Info: mikmaz@att.net (Mike) & lpmarchese@yahoo.com (Len)

Notes: Sell any hobby-related item from your vehicle, seller keeps all sale proceeds, sellers park on field, buyers park in parking lot. Continue to monitor the NCRCC website for event updates.

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