York County FlyersYork County Flyers is an AMA chartered club dedicated to the hobby of remote controlled Model aircraft.

Welcome to the York County Flyers!

The York County Flyers are a group of like minded Carolinians devoted to promoting interest in building and flying radio controlled model aircraft.  We are an AMA (Academy of Model Aeronautics) sanctioned model aircraft club located in York, SC.  Our club boasts the largest membership of any AMA club in the Metrolina area with over 120 active members engaged in all aspects of the hobby.

After Action Fallen Eagle 2017

We had a great event Saturday, the weather held, lots of flying, prizes and good food!  Please visit our Sponsors page and Thank them for their generosity and support.  Below is an "After Action Report" from the CD Bob Russell.  

We had an excellent event yesterday by all measures.  The weather smiled on us both Friday night and during the fly-in – clear skys, easy winds, nice temperatures.  Turnout was a little lighter than we’ve had in some years with 45 registered pilots, and Laura reports that we fed about 80 total.  Both flight lines were popular all day.  The Make-n-Take glider contest had four competitors not counting Instructor Nathan who somehow made his glider go further than the little kids.  But they enjoyed trying several times and all won fun prizes.   Aa far as I know the only crashes of the day were in Combat.   The Flight Simulators (thanks Tom and Rex) were popular in the nice clean RDS building, and Trey had three student pilots on the buddy box after lunch.  We even had a Halloween ghost fly-by during lunch. 

Dymond USA hosted breakfast and added a Sig 4-Star to a $2000+ raffle table (thanks Bob G. and all our many great sponsors).   Jim Carroll won the DX-9 pilot’s prize (I think he’s done that before).   Keith ran a brisk raffle and then actioned off an extra nice 30-inch stainless steel wood burning fire pit made by Jeffry Scruggs, husband of our Hospice and Community Care rep Beth Ann.   Brent was so excited about it, he ended up bidding against himself (twice).   BIG UPS to Brent for his exceptional support of the Fallen Eagle over the long haul.   

We made $2600 for Hospice and Community Care – our strongest outcome yet.  I’m sure Tom will have the fine-tuned finals at the club meeting.   The Rock Hill Herald came out, interviewed several participants, and did an EXCELLENT write up in the Sunday paper.  You’ll want a copy if you don’t already have one.   The on-line version will be available here for a while: heraldonline.com/

Bob Gruenden recorded a video interview with yours truly that he posted to the Dymond web site.  It actually turned out OK despite Jason providing off-screen distractions as only JJ can do.  This link is working for some and not for others, but here it is: facebook.com/DymondUsa/

There were a bunch-a-folks who got involved to make this happen.  I won’t describe what everyone did, and I’m sure I’ll omit someone by my aging memory – please forgive any oversights.   See if you can recognize all these folks and guess what they did:  Laura, Nathan, Daniel, Sara, Ann, Claire, Ed, George, Doug, Ty, Jeff, Trey, Devin, Keith, Joey, Jason, Mike, Brent, Bob (not R.), Bobby, Luke, Rex, Greg, and Tom.  Thank you for what you did.    

I’ve previously reported that this is my last Fallen Eagle to CD.  I’m ready to pass the baton to fresher legs.  The club always needs more CD’s for sanctioned events, and I’ll work with the next up for the Fallen Eagle.  So raise your hand in the club meeting if you’re interested in CD’ing events.  The club pays the small expense with AMA to get your CD, and it’s a great way to learn more about YCF, the AMA and its regional officers, RC industry leaders, local retailers and media, etc.  

Thanks All.  CU at the field.  Have fun and be safe ………………. Bob R.

Pictures from the Fallen Eagle Fly In

The Big Check to Hospice for $2,575.
Testing out the Simulators.......See, I can fly with no hands.......
Brent out bid himself to win the Stainless steel fire pit.
One of the winners for the Twisted Hobbys certificates.
Couple of the winners for the Atlanta Hobby certificates.
Winner of the Dromida Vista drone.
Winner of the 52" Extra 300-EXP donated by Extreme Flight.
Draw my number.......... I'm a winner....................
Raffle prizes every where.....
This ticket better win......
Greg this better be the winning ticket.....
Raffle Winners!!!
Raffle Winners!!!
Winner of the Sig 4-Star donated by Dymond USA.
Winner of the Sig 4-Star donated by Dymond USA.
Winner of the DX9 Pilots prize from Horizon.
Winner of the DX9 Pilots prize from Horizon.
And the Winner is......
Oooooohhh that was some good BBQ, Thank you Brent!!!
Oooooohhh that was some good BBQ, Thank you Brent!!! And don't forget the Slaw, Beans and Cookies.....
I'll take a picture of you if you take a picture of me.....
Just one more....
Dr. Mike with the Make and take gliders.

Do you have any pictures of the guys at the field or events? Please email them to Ty Newberry jtnewberry5@att.net.

Upcoming events

    • 12 Dec 2017
    • 13 Mar 2018
    • 4 sessions
    • Shield of Faith

    2017/2018 Indoor fly in dates.

    Where: SHIELD OF FAITH CHURCH Familylife Center, 2499 Firetower Rd., Rock Hill, SC29730

    What: A variety of flying events to allow airplane and heli/drone pilots to show off their stuff. 
    If it’ll fly in a gym, this is for you.  

    If you’re just curious, come out and meet the pilots and see the aircraft up close,
    maybe even get a chance to try one out with an instructor.  

    Fee: $10.00 pilot registration - AMA Required

    ** Guests are welcome at no charge**

    • 01 Jan 2018
    • 09:00
    • York County Flyers Field - 240 Langrum Branch Road, York, SC
    Frosty First

    Join the York County Flyers on January 1st for our 6th annual fun fly!  Bring your Christmas Toys and join in on the fun!  This is not an AMA sanctioned event so that makes it the perfect place to maiden your new Christmas present!
    The club will provide pizza for lunch.

    This is a no fee event.  Just come join the fun.  Fly what you bring.
    • 06 Jan 2018
    • 03 Mar 2018
    • 3 sessions
    • York Chamber of Commerce

    Monthly club meeting.

    These scheduled meeting are at:

     York Chamber of Commerce

    23E. Liberty St, York. SC

    Please continue to monitor the Events calendar, as dates could change due to weather or other events.

Past events

02 Dec 2017 Club Meeting at Library
28 Oct 2017 2017 Fallen Eagle
21 Oct 2017 Statesville Model Flyers All Electric Fly-In
14 Oct 2017 Flying Aces Fun Fly
07 Oct 2017 13th Annual Warbirds/Fall Fly-In
06 Oct 2017 SOD Busters Warbird Rally Fall 2017
25 Sep 2017 eWeek
07 Sep 2017 Field Maintenance
26 Aug 2017 Summer Fly In
19 Aug 2017 National Model Aviation Day
29 Jul 2017 Youth Masters IMAC
22 Jul 2017 Smith Lake Flyers Float Fly
03 Jun 2017 Smith Lake Electric Fly In
26 May 2017 Midsouth Sailplane
13 May 2017 Joe Nall Week
22 Apr 2017 Spring Fly In
01 Apr 2017 April Club Meeting/Work Day
14 Mar 2017 Indoor Micro Fly-In
14 Feb 2017 Indoor Micro Fly-In
10 Jan 2017 Indoor Micro Fly-In
07 Jan 2017 Club Meeting Jan. 7th York Chamber of Commerce
13 Dec 2016 Indoor Micro Fly-In
03 Dec 2016 Club Meeting Dec. 3rd York Chamber of Commerce
15 Nov 2016 Indoor Micro Fly-In
05 Nov 2016 Club Meeting Nov. 5th York Chamber of Commerce
15 Oct 2016 Fallen Eagle Fun Fly for Hospice
27 Aug 2016 YCF - Summer Fun Fly
16 Apr 2016 Iron City Festival
08 Mar 2016 Micro Fly-In
05 Mar 2016 Club Meeting
09 Feb 2016 Micro Fly-In
06 Feb 2016 Club Meeting
12 Jan 2016 Micro Fly-In
09 Jan 2016 Club Meeting
01 Jan 2016 Frosty First Fly-in
08 Dec 2015 Micro Fly-In
05 Dec 2015 Club Meeting
10 Nov 2015 Micro Fly-In
07 Nov 2015 Club Meeting
17 Oct 2015 Fallen Eagle Fun Fly for Hospice (click to register)
10 Oct 2015 October Meeting
12 Sep 2015 Club Meeting
22 Aug 2015 YCF - Summer Fun Fly
01 Aug 2015 Club Meeting
23 Jul 2015 Electric Class
18 Apr 2015 Iron City Festival
11 Apr 2015 YCF - Spring Fun Fly
04 Apr 2015 April Meeting Cancelled
10 Mar 2015 Micro Fly-In
10 Feb 2015 Micro Fly-In
07 Feb 2015 February Meeting
13 Jan 2015 Micro Fly-In
03 Jan 2015 January Meeting
01 Jan 2015 Frosty First Fly-in
16 Dec 2014 Micro Fly-In
06 Dec 2014 December Meeting
11 Nov 2014 Micro Fly-In
08 Nov 2014 Fallen Eagle Fun Fly for Hospice (click to register)
01 Nov 2014 November Meeting
06 Sep 2014 September Meeting
30 Aug 2014 YCF - Summer Fun Fly
07 Jun 2014 June Meeting
09 May 2014 Joe Nall 2014
03 May 2014 May Meeting
26 Apr 2014 YCF - Spring Fun Fly
19 Apr 2014 Iron City Festival (FLYING DEMO IS CANCELLED FOR RAIN)
07 Apr 2014 SEFF 2014
05 Apr 2014 April Meeting
09 Mar 2014 Micro Fly-In
01 Mar 2014 March Club Meeting
09 Feb 2014 Micro Fly-In
01 Feb 2014 February Club Meeting
12 Jan 2014 Micro Fly-In
11 Jan 2014 Triple Tree "Frosty Dog Electric Fly-In"
04 Jan 2014 January Club Meeting
01 Jan 2014 YCF - The Frosty First
15 Dec 2013 Micro Fly-In
14 Dec 2013 December Club Meeting
10 Nov 2013 Micro Fly-In
02 Nov 2013 November Meeting
19 Oct 2013 YCF - The Fallen Eagle Electric Fun Fly
05 Oct 2013 October Meeting
26 Sep 2013 eWeek at Triple Tree
07 Sep 2013 September Meeting
24 Aug 2013 YCF - Summer Fun Fly
03 Aug 2013 August Meeting
13 Jul 2013 July Meeting
01 Jun 2013 June Meeting
11 May 2013 Joe Nall
04 May 2013 May Meeting
22 Apr 2013 SEFF 2013
20 Apr 2013 YCF - Spring Fun Fly
06 Apr 2013 April Meeting
23 Mar 2013 York County Flyers DLG Festival
12 Mar 2013 Micro Fly-In
02 Mar 2013 March Club Meeting
12 Feb 2013 Micro Fly-In
02 Feb 2013 February Club Meeting
08 Jan 2013 Micro Fly-In
05 Jan 2013 January Club Meeting
01 Jan 2013 YCF - The Frosty First
11 Dec 2012 Micro Fly-In
01 Dec 2012 December Club Meeting
13 Nov 2012 Micro Fly-In
03 Nov 2012 CAM - Family Day
03 Nov 2012 November Club Meeting
20 Oct 2012 YCF - The Fallen Eagle Electric Fun Fly
20 Oct 2012 RC Wingers Annual Warbird
13 Oct 2012 CAM - Fall Fly-In
06 Oct 2012 October Club Meeting
27 Sep 2012 eWeek at Triple Tree
15 Sep 2012 CAM - Helicopter Fly-In
01 Sep 2012 September Club Meeting
25 Aug 2012 YCF - Summer Fun Fly
11 Aug 2012 CAM - No Hassle Glider Day
04 Aug 2012 August Club Meeting
12 Jul 2012 VOLUNTEER - Camp Canaan Summer Camp flight demonstration
07 Jul 2012 VOLUNTEER - Neely's Creek ARP Church VBS Event
07 Jul 2012 July Club Meeting
23 Jun 2012 RC Wingers Annual Electric Fly-in
20 Jun 2012 VOLUNTEER - Clover School System Griggs Road Elementary School
19 Jun 2012 VOLUNTEER - Clover School System Kinard Elementary School
16 Jun 2012 York County Flyers DLG Festival
09 Jun 2012 RC Wingers - Night Fly
09 Jun 2012 CAM - Family Day
02 Jun 2012 CAM - All Electric Event
02 Jun 2012 June Club Meeting
12 May 2012 Joe Nall
05 May 2012 May Club Meeting
28 Apr 2012 IMAC - Dan Myers IMAC Challenge
23 Apr 2012 SEFF 2011
21 Apr 2012 YCF - Spring Fun Fly
14 Apr 2012 CAM - Spring Fly-In
31 Mar 2012 April Club Meeting
24 Mar 2012 IMAC Judging School -North Carolina
20 Mar 2012 Micro Fly-In
03 Mar 2012 March Club Meeting
22 Feb 2012 FX3D 2012
21 Feb 2012 Micro Fly-In
04 Feb 2012 February Club Meeting
17 Jan 2012 Micro Fly-In
14 Jan 2012 The Frosty Dog Electric
01 Jan 2012 YCF - The Frosty First
13 Dec 2011 Micro Fly-In
03 Dec 2011 December Club Meeting
15 Nov 2011 Micro Fly-In
05 Nov 2011 November Club Meeting
15 Oct 2011 YCF - The Fallen Eagle Electric Fun Fly
15 Oct 2011 IMAC: Mocksville Fall Classic
08 Oct 2011 October Club Meeting
29 Sep 2011 1st Annual Triple Tree Electric Fly-In
24 Sep 2011 CAM - Fall Fly-in
24 Sep 2011 IMAC: Kershaw County Flyers Fall IMAC
10 Sep 2011 September Club Meeting
27 Aug 2011 YCF - Summer Fun Fly
13 Aug 2011 CAM - All Glider
06 Aug 2011 August Club Meeting
29 Jul 2011 CAM - All Helicopter
09 Jul 2011 July Club Meeting
25 Jun 2011 RC Wingers Electric Fun Fly
17 Jun 2011 York County Flyers DLG Festival
04 Jun 2011 June Club Meeting
21 May 2011 CAM - All Electric
21 May 2011 IMAC - Dan Myers IMAC Challenge
07 May 2011 May Club Meeting
07 May 2011 Joe Nall
23 Apr 2011 YCF - Spring Fun Fly
22 Apr 2011 SOD Busters Warbird Fly In
11 Apr 2011 SEFF 2011
09 Apr 2011 CAM - Spring Fly-In
02 Apr 2011 April Club Meeting
02 Apr 2011 IMAC: 7th Annual Piedmont Aeromodelers IMAC
15 Mar 2011 Micro Fly-In
19 Feb 2011 IMAC Flying and Judging Seminar
19 Feb 2011 SWAP MEET: 2nd Annual Swap Meet Hosted by Statesville Model Flyers R/C Club And Cabarrus R/C Flyers
15 Feb 2011 Micro Fly-In
05 Feb 2011 February Club Meeting
18 Jan 2011 Micro Fly-In
15 Jan 2011 Frosty Dog Fun Fly at Triple Tree
08 Jan 2011 January Club Meeting
01 Jan 2011 New Years Fun Fly
14 Dec 2010 Micro Fly-In
04 Dec 2010 December Club Meeting
16 Nov 2010 Micro Fly-In
06 Nov 2010 November Club Meeting
02 Oct 2010 October Club Meeting
16 Sep 2010 Micro Fly-In
04 Sep 2010 September Club Meeting
28 Aug 2010 Giant Scale Fly-In
07 Aug 2010 August Club Meeting
10 Jul 2010 July Club Meeting
If you can't make it to a Fly In, or just want to donate to the club, well now you can. All Donations will go to the club's general fund.
Goal: $1,000.00
Collected: $200.00
We suggest that You Visit AMA's UAS Update page to get answers and see how the rules and regulations will affect you and what the rules are for our aircraft.
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 York County Flyers, Inc

 P. O. Box 4556 

 Rock Hill, SC  29732

Field location

240 Langrum Branch Rd

York,  SC. 29745

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