Welcome to the Flying Gators Model Airplane Club

The Flying Gators Model Airplane Club is a Academy of Aeronautics organization supporting the flying of radio controlled airplanes, helicopters, and multi-rotors.  As an AMA organization (Charter 202) the Flying Gators Model Airplane Club provides a safe and organized site for hobby enjoyment. Please visit our Facebook page!

Flying Gators RC Airport at Rice Farm

Flying Gators Model Airplane Club RC pilots enjoy access to one of the finest RC flying model facilities in Florida:

Flying Gators RC Airport at Rice Farm, Archer, Florida (FGRCA)

Our flying site is wide open, flat and well oriented. The site is setup for two runways. A large 275 foot runway of Geotextile is perfect for small wheels and electrics. In addition to our Geotextile runway, our field also has a generous 300 foot grass strip for larger models.

A Welcoming Atmosphere

The Flying Gators Model Airplane Club welcomes newcomers interested in learning the hobby as well as experienced RC pilots. We also wish to welcome any youth members (under 19). Our club has a dedicated instructor available to help you become a qualified radio controlled pilot. Members are friendly and helpful. We’ll do our best to get you up and flying in short order.

We encourage and support most flying model activities especially those listed below:

  • Smallest to the largest of models
  • Sport planes and Scale models
  • Helicopters and Multi-Rotor craft
  • AMA Aerobatics & IMAC Scale Aerobatics
  • Electric power & Nitro (Glow engine) power
  • (turbines restricted due to fire risk)

Please visit our membership page to inquire about becoming a member of the Flying Gators Model Airplane Club.