The club meets on the 4th Tuesday of the month. From May thru September the meetings are held at the club flying field in New Hartford. From October thru April we meet at a local restaurant. Due to covid-19 restrictions, we are currently meeting online via Zoom.
Flying events are held monthly from June thru September. Check our Events Calendar for details. Spectators are always welcome. Guest pilots are welcome, but must be current members of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA).
The club owns a 10-acre flying site directly south of New Hartford. The entrance road is off county road T-55 south of town. We fly from a 60' x 400' petromat runway. There a picnic shelter for shade in the summer. The gate at the field entrance is locked unless members are present. Spectators are welcome whenever club members are flying.
Field Entrance Location: 33607 Vail Avenue, Cedar Falls, Iowa 50613
GPS Coordinates for the flying field:
The Black Hawk R/C Pilots promote building and flying of all types of radio controlled model aircraft, and to support the program of the Academy of Model Aeronautics - AMA for the advancement of all phases of model aviation.
All activities of the Black Hawk Radio Control Pilots conform with the Rules of the Academy of Model Aeronautics including regulations governing model aircraft contests.
Annual dues are due on January 31st each year. The Club dues are:
First year's dues for new Adult Members: new Adult Members who join after September 1st are $50 and include the following calendar year.
Renewing Adult Member: $100/year for AMA members 19 years of age and older.
Youth Member: $18/year for AMA members under 19 years of age.
Family Member: $24/year for AMA members residing in the same household as a Senior Member.
Non-Resident Member: $24/year for AMA members who's primary residence is more than 50 miles away from the Club Flying Field at New Hartford, IA
Affiliate Member: $24/year for anyone who does not fly and is not an AMA member.
Pay dues by mailing a check payable to "Black Hawk R/C Pilots" to the club treasurer at:
1210 W 9th St.
Cedar Falls IA 50613-2454
The Black Hawk R/C Pilots has been AMA chartered club #792 since 1969.
The access road to the field is not passable for a few weeks in the spring until the frost is out of the ground. Please do not drive on the road during this time.