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 May 9, 2019 at the Brooklyn Landfill.
Each year around this time the YFOC volunteers to split fire wood for the Army Corp of Engineers as payment to use the Thompson Lake for one of our float flys. This years date is Saturday May 4 2019 @ 9:00 AM. Will you please take a couple of hours to help out. Directions: Take Reardon road at the dam and the wood pile is approx. 1/2 mile on left. See you there. This is a great opportunity to show our appreciation for continued use of USACE facilities.
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.
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
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.
Yankee Flyers of Connecticut
Float flys are scheduled on June 2, Aug 11, and Oct 13 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