Radio Control Model Flying Club
The AstroWings of Wisconsin would like to welcome you to the fascinating world of model aeronautics, a sport/hobby for all ages.
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The AstroWings of Wisconsin club dedicated to the hobby and craft of radio control aircraft flying is located in Grafton, Wisconsin, 20 miles north of Milwaukee, Located at 1866 N. Port Washington Rd, Grafton, WI 53024. AstroWings membership imposes no conditions to join. Our member roster spans three generations, novice and veteran, guys and gals. Although primary emphasis is in radio control aircraft models, there is involvement in free flight, control-line, scale, static display, and collecting.
Our current first year one time initiation fee ($50) and (family) membership with email newsletter ($75) is a total of $125 for new members who have never been apart of the club. After your first year annual dues are only $75.
Youth annual memberships (under 18 years old) are ($5) and have a one time Initiation fee of ($25). Youth must be accompanied by an adult at all times at the field.All members are required to join the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) for insurance reasons, before flying a model aircraft. Each member will be furnished with a membership card, a club roster, and a copy of safety rules, field rules, and routine flying etiquette.Club meeting are held each month on the third Monday at a location announced in the newsletter. Currently, this is the Grafton Senior Center, 1665 7th Ave., Grafton, Wisconsin.Every club needs a place to fly and the AstroWings are privileged in this respect, as we have an excellent field conveniently located between Grafton and Port Washington. It is the WE-Energies (WEPCO) Landfill Site, just off I43 Exit 93. As stated earlier, AstroWings does require all members to join the Academy of Model Aeronautics.
In 1992 over 2500 clubs were under the AMA Chartered Club Plan with individual membership of more than 170,000 members! The AMA is the official regulating record keeping, and contest ruling body. And, although official operations commenced at the 1936 Detroit Nationals, it’s heritage can be traced back to 1905.
The AstroWings hold AMA Charter #1167, and most events are sanctioned with the AMA and organized by a certified Contest Director (CD).