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.
Yankee Flyers of Connecticut
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
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
Soccer practice is done for the summer, and will resume in September. IF SOCCER PLAYERS ARE USING THE FIELD, NO FLYING WHEN THERE ARE SOCCER PLAYERS ON THE FIELD.
Float flys are scheduled on May 7, Aug 13, and Oct 8 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
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:
The next meeting will be held on August 10, 2017 at 6:30 at the Brooklyn Transfer Station
Meetings are held during the winter in the employee lounge at:
58 Highland Drive
Putnam, CT 06260
Enter the front door and go left past the desk.