Illinois RC Flying Fields and Model Airplane Clubs

Directory of RC Plane Fields, Radio Control Airplane Clubs and Model Aviation Parks Located in Illinois.

RC Plane Flying in Illinois

Addison

Northern Illinois R/C Helicopter Association

Northern Illinois R/C Helicopter Association club members fly at Fullerton Park which is a part of the Forest Preserve District of Dupage County. The helicopter flying field is located on Grace St. just north of Rt. 64 and south of Fullerton Ave. in Addison.

(630) 832-4908

www.nircha.com

Addison, IL

Aurora

Aurora Barnstormers R/C Club

Aurora Barnstormers R/C Club is a Charted Academy of Model Aeronautics club #1228 located in Aurora, Illinois.

www.aurorabarnstormers.org

40W032 Hankes Rd Aurora, IL 60506

Belleville

Belleville R/C Flyers

Belleville R/C Flyers fly on a grass field just off Illinois Rt 177, on Rentchler Rd. in Belleville, Illinois.

www.bellevillercflyers.com

Belleville, IL

Bloomington

Sentral Illinois Radio Society

Sentral Illinois Radio Society members fly a wide variety of aircraft ranging from pylon racers, trainers, park flyers, combat planes, helicopters, pattern, 3D, war birds and even large scale RC aircraft. Club maintains a flying field that features a 150ft x 600ft grass runway with unlimited over fly located just west of Bloomington.

www.sirs-rc.com

8925 East 1000 N. Road Bloomington, IL 61704

Chicago

Chicago Model Masters

Chicago Model Masters enjoy building and flying all forms of model aircraft including radio control, and control line.

www.chicagomodelmasters.org

Chicago, IL

Chicago

Radio Signal Modelers

Radio Signal Modelers fly at Shiller Park Flying Field located in Shiller Woods at Cumberland and Irving Park.

www.radiosignalmodelers.com

Chicago, IL

Chillicothe

Peoria RC Modelers

Peoria RC Modelers airfield features a grass runway measuring500' long with 20' over run each end.

(309) 693-2252

www.peoriarcmodelers.com

14501 North Old Galena Road Chillicothe IL, 61523

Collinsville

Midwest Air Wing R/C Club

Midwest Air Wing R/C Club flying field is has two grass runways, East-West – 330 x 500 feet and North-South – 220 x 500 feet. Field also features unobstructed flying area, protected pilots area, large pit area, large spectator pavilion and protected parking. The flying field is located approximately 10 miles northeast of downtown St. Louis in the Collinsville / Horseshoe Lake area.

(618) 558-5575

midwestairwingrc.com

Collinsville, IL

Effingham

Effingham Sport Flyers

Effingham Sport Flyers fly at a grass runway rc airfiled located in Effingham, Illinois.

www.esfly.com

Shumway International 15517 N. Lakeview Dr. Effingham, IL 62401

Elk Grove Village

Chicagoland Radio Control Modelers

The Chicagoland Radio Control Modelers flying Field features a 200'x 200' paved runway, with an adjacent 500'x 120' well manicured grass runway for giant scale gas planes, with a North and South runway for take offs and landings.

www.crcmflyers.com

Ned Brown Forest Preserve Elk Grove Village, IL

Freeport

Freeport IL RC Modelers

Freeport IL RC Modelers club leases a field about 2 miles north of Freeport and 1 mile west of Hwy 26. This is a grass field maintained by club members. Club also uses Duane Sneek’s private airstrip, located 6 miles South of Freeport on Prairie Del Road.

(815) 262-1723

www.freeportilrcmodelers.com

Freeport, IL

Maywood

Checkerboard Field R/C Club

Checkerboard Field R/C Club maintians a grass rc airfield near Maywood, Illinois.

www.checkerboardrc.org

2160 S 1st Ave Maywood, IL 60153

McHenry

Chain O' Lakes Eagles

Chain O' Lakes Eagles club members fly gas engines, glow engines, electric motor, and sail planes.

www.coleagles.com

McHenry, IL

Morris

Grundy Aero Modelers

Grundy Aero Modelers maintian a rc flying field near Morris, Illinois.

(815) 941-6103

www.grundyaeromodelers.com

4955 Morey Rd. Morris, IL 60450

Naperville

Prop Masters R/C Aero Club

Prop Masters R/C Aero Club Memebers fly at the DuPage County Forest Preserve model aircraft field located off of Plainfield - Naperville road south of 75th Street. Prop Masters has numerous flight instructors available to help improve your flying skills and for those new to flying.

www.propmastersrc.org

Naperville, IL

Naperville

Suburban R/C Barnstormers

Suburban R/C Barnstormers members fly radio-controlled aircraft of all types and sizes — from indoor flight to giant scale, fixed wing and helicopters, scratch built and Ready-To-Fly.

www.suburbanrcbarnstormers.com

Naperville, IL

Palatine

Blue Max R/C Flying Club

Blue Max R/C Flying Club uses the flying field located in the Deer Grove Forest Preserve in Palatine, Illinois.

www.bluemaxrc.com

Palatine, IL

Pekin

Pekin R/C Club

Pekin R/C Club is AMA Chapter No. 755 flying club that flys at Hermon D. Lowery Field which features a 25ft by 175ft asphalt runway.

www.pekinrc.com

Everett McKinley Dirksen Park Hermon D. Lowery Field Pekin, IL

Rockford

Rock Valley R/C Flyers

The Rock Valley R/C Flyers Facility is a well maintained Flying Field surrounded by farm land. A major benefit is large east-west and north-south unobstructed (no trees or houses) runways. Other amenities include a covered shelter, ample parking for Flyers and spectators, a clean portable restroom, and pit area fencing for safety.

(815) 222-0830

www.rvrcflyers.com

3352 Harrison Road, Rockford, IL

St. Charles

Fox Valley Aero Club

Fox Valley Aero Club flying field is located on Karl Madsen Drive in St. Charles, Illinois. Field features an 800 foot by 50 foot paved runway with a paved taxiway and pit area. Field has an area dedicated for helicopters. Facility also has a covered pavilion with electricity. The field is open to members for flying from sunrise to sunset, 365 days a year.

www.foxvalleyaero.com

3821 Karl Madsen Drive St. Charles, IL

Washington

Washington R/C Flyers

The Washington R/C Flyers field is 630 by 130 feet of flight deck with 25 feet of high grass buffer on each North/South end. A quarter-mile access lane has been established starting at the Cruger turnoff that goes 120 yards South, turns West for 280 yards and South for 30 yards to the edge of the field. The flight deck is a North/South runway. The parking lot can accommodate about twenty cars with overflow for over thirty-five.

www.washingtonrcflyers.com

1774 E. Cruger Road Washington, IL