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: Scheduling/scope may be impacted by COVID restrictions so continue to monitor the NCRCC website for updates. Two categories: Scratch/Kit built and ARF/Foamie built.

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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: Scheduling/scope may be impacted by COVID restrictions so continue to monitor the NCRCC website for updates. All types & sizes of warbirds welcome.

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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: Scheduling/scope may be impacted by COVID restrictions so continue to monitor the NCRCC website for updates. All sizes of Pioneer, WWI, or Golden Age models allowed.

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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: TBD

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. Scheduling/scope may be impacted by COVID restrictions so continue to monitor the NCRCC website for 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:  Scheduling/scope may be impacted by COVID restrictions so continue to monitor the NCRCC website for updates. 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).  

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NCRCC RANDY HICKTON MEMORIAL FUN-FLY (Club-Only Event)

Date:  TBD, Rain Date:  TBD,  Start Time:  following the meeting

Location:  NCRCC Flying Field, Ellington, CT

Cost: free for NCRCC members

CD: TBD, Contact Info: TBD@gmail.com

Notes: Scheduling/scope may be impacted by COVID restrictions so continue to monitor the NCRCC website for updates. Breakfast will be served at 8:15 AM; winner will have their name added to our perpetual Randy Hickton Memorial Trophy.

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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: $XX.00 seller’s fee   

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

Notes: Scheduling/scope may be impacted by COVID restrictions so continue to monitor the NCRCC website for updates. Sell any hobby-related item from your vehicle, seller keeps all sale proceeds, sellers park on field, buyers park in parking lot.

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NCRCC HELI-FEST

Date:  TBD, Rain Date:  TBD,  Start Time:  8:00 AM    

Location:  NCRCC Flying Field, Ellington, CT

Cost: $XX.00 registration fee

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

Notes: Scheduling/scope may be impacted by COVID restrictions so continue to monitor the NCRCC website for updates. Night flying available.   

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