Steuben Red Barons RC Club


The Steuben Red Barons is a group of remote control aircraft enthusiasts and is chartered by the Academy of Model Aeronautics, Club Number 4854. The club encourages newcomers and provides an opportunity for pilots of all abilities to enjoy a fun day of flying or watching others fly. Although our flying field is no longer located in the Steuben Valley, it is easily accessible and provides a great site for model aviation. All our members must belong to AMA for safety and insurance reasons. Guests are welcomed with a club sponsor.

Club Weather Forecast


NEW    Special Notices    NEW

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On Saturday March 2nd from 9 AM to 3PM the 23rd Annual Model Aircraft and Electric Fly-In will be held at the Syracuse Academy of Science Charter School, 1001 Park Avenue, Syracuse New York. There is indoor flying and a swap shop. Presented by Aero Radio Club of Syracuse, Syracuse Thunderbirds Aero Radio Society, Central New York Indoor Flying Society, Camillus Indoor Aviators and the Finger lakes Air Pirates. Contact Peter Seiffert 315/635-6370 or Herb Ziegler 315/857-6266 for more information.

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Yearly dues are due at the upcoming March meeting, $75 for adults and youth memberships through the age of 18 are free. You MUST have a current AMA membership.

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Hopefully we will be able to start flying again soon! It is extremely important that if an airplane crashes, members retrieve all possible remains. If one is lost, members at the field should make every attempt to find it. This is just a reminder because I know we all are extremely diligent in cleaning up crash sites. If you have the misfortune to lose an airplane, please let Dan or Bob know right away so we can alert the farmer to the possibility of a lost plane.

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Starting on February 25th you MUST have your FAA registration number visible on the exterior of your airplane. It doesn't have to be in big block letters - it just has to be visible if someone is inspecting your plane. Having the information on a tag in the battery compartment or elsewhere does not meet this requirement. More information at

Check FAA TFR List for Flying Restrictions

This information is provided by the AMA (Academy of Model Aeronautics) and shows temporary flying restrictions

FAA Notams

Upcoming Events


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    Club Meeting
    March 18th 2019 -6:00 P.M. at the Marcy Tavern 6305 State Route 291.
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    Club Meeting
    April 15th 2019 -6:00 P.M. at the club field, weather permitting OR Marcy Tavern 6305 State Route 291.
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    Club Meeting
    May 20th 2019 -6:00 P.M. at the club field, weather permitting OR Marcy Tavern 6305 State Route 291.

Our Field

Unobstructed flying - well almost. There is a single tree that some members have found inviting!

Our Field from Above

Located near the corner of Hinman and Powell Roads

Our Field East

During warmer weather


We are a group of RC Airplane enthusiasts, flying both electric and fuel powered models. We have monthly meetings (except for December and January) on the third Monday of each month.

Contact us by email or by phone.
Dan Helmer President 315-831-5230
Bob Stan Secretary 315-896-2545


We accept anyone with a current membership in the Academy of Model Aeronautics. Current club membership dues for adults are $75, youth memberships through the age of 18, are free.