Float Flys for 2018

Float flys are scheduled on June 3, Aug 12, and Oct 7 from 9am to mid afternoon.


Open to all RC model flyers with a current AMA card. A $10 landing fee is charged.


Float Flys are held at the boat launch maintained by the US Army Corps of Engineers, on West Thompson Lake, at the end of Campground Dr, 401 Reardon Rd, North Grosvenor Dale, CT 06255

GPS   41*57.21   071*53.98




        Flying Fields

Brooklyn Transfer Station is located at 77 Rukstella Rd, Brooklyn, CT 06234

GPS   N 41*45.18     W 071*56.82 Flying is prohibited when the transfer station is operating, Friday 10-5pm and

Saturday 8-5pm

Gate is locked when Transfer Station is closed or when YFOC members are not flying.


Bull Hill Recreation Area is located at 199 Messier Rd, North Grosvenor Dale, CT 06277

GPS  N 41*57.09   W 071*55.39

Gate may be left unlocked when flying but please keep the gate closed. SOCCER PRACTICES TAKE PLACE MONDAY THRU THURSDAY AFTERNOONS 5:00PM UNTIL DUSK AND SOCCER MATCHES ARE BEING HELD ALL DAY ON SATURDAYS DURING THE SCHOOL YEAR. NO FLYING IS TO OCCUR WHILE SOCCER IS BEING PLAYED.


Welcome to the website of the   Yankee Flyersof Connecticut  radio control model airplane club. The club is located in northeastern Connecticut and maintains 2 flying fields, one at the Brooklyn transfer station on Rukstella Rd in Brooklyn, and the other at the Bull Hill Recreation Area on Messier Road in North Grosvenor Dale. The club also holds 3 float flys on West Thompson Lake every year.

                                                   SPECIAL NOTICE

The December meeting will be held at the Golden Greek Restaurant, 474 Putnam Pike, Dayville, CT, on December 13 at 6:30. The club will be picking up the tab for club members, exclusive of alcoholic beverages.

Yankee Flyers of Connecticut

           Meetings

Club meetings are held the second Thursday each month starting at 6:30. During warm weather, meetings are held at one of the flying fields.


The next meeting is October 11 at Cableworks at 6:30.


Meetings are held during the winter in the employee lounge at:

      Cableworks

      58 Highland Drive

      Putnam, CT 06260

Enter the front door and go left past the desk.