Welcome to our website! The Rock Valley R/C Flyers Club has been in existence since 1972 and promotes the remote control aircraft hobby in all its aspects - Helicopters, Gliders, Micro Indoor Flyers, Park Flyers to Giant Scale - Electric, Glow and Gas! Our club is chartered with the Academy Of Model Aeronautics (AMA) and is a certified "Gold Leader Club". Join us at our club meetings the flying field or come out to the field. There is no charge for spectators, and you are always welcome. Flying occurs almost everyday weather permitting.
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To become a member:
Park District Fees 2017 2016:
Non-Resident $45 $60
Resident $40 $55
Family (up to 3) $85 No Change
Additional Family $25 No Change
Youth (12-18) $35 No Change
Youth (0-11) free
Non Flyer $35 No Change
if choosing a non-flying membership).
Download the Rockford Park District's Flying Field Permit Application,
out, then bring both the Park District form and the AMA card (or email receipt from the
AMA) to one of the Rockford Park District's Offices
to file the form and pay the fee . 3.
Complete the club membership form below, bring the Park District paid permit, AMA card
(or online receipt for AMA) to a meeting. Bring a digital photo of your lovely visage
(face), or email it to membership
. You may also forward the email receipt from the
AMA to membership director. If you have a scanner, email the Park District receipt also!
Our Membership Director, Ed Scherer, will set you up with an ID card and combination to the gate lock to the field!
Then, let's go fly!!!
As a side note, you will find on the navigation panel a link to the UAS registration page for the FAA, which by Federal Law is required (yes, all our aircraft are considered UAS's if they meet the weight requirements and are flown outdoors) BUT our club does not require it as a condition of membership as we cannot enforce Federal Law and as such leave the choice to the member at this time.