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


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

Addison, IL


Aurora Barnstormers R/C Club

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

40W032 Hankes Rd Aurora, IL 60506


Belleville R/C Flyers

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

Belleville, IL


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 30' x 100' fabric runway plus a 150ft x 600ft grass runway with unlimited over fly located just west of Bloomington.

8925 East 1000 N. Road Bloomington, IL 61704


Chicago Model Masters

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

Chicago, IL


Radio Signal Modelers

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

Chicago, IL


Peoria RC Modelers

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

(309) 693-2252

14501 North Old Galena Road Chillicothe IL, 61523


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

Collinsville, IL


Effingham Sport Flyers

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

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.

Ned Brown Forest Preserve Elk Grove Village, IL


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

Freeport, IL


Checkerboard Field R/C Club

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

2160 S 1st Ave Maywood, IL 60153


Chain O' Lakes Eagles

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

McHenry, IL


Grundy Aero Modelers

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

(815) 941-6103

4955 Morey Rd. Morris, IL 60450


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.

Naperville, IL


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.

Naperville, IL


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.

Palatine, IL


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.

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


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.

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.

3821 Karl Madsen Drive St. Charles, IL


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.

1774 E. Cruger Road Washington, IL

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