Riverside RC Club (RRCC) has about 70 members from the Inland
Empire area of Southern California, roughly 50 miles east of Los
Angeles. Our flying field is near Perris, south of Riverside.
welcome all RC modelers and other interested people to explore our
website, to join our club and to
visit our field. Our members' interests encompass most areas of RC
aircraft modeling, including Sport, Scale, Pattern, IMAC,
Helicopters, Jets, Gliders, Electrics and Float-flying.
For a Membership Application -
local weather at our field
NEXT CLUB MEETING, Saturday, October
15th, at our field at 10 am.
at our Field:
(Field Closed to regular use during these
Pylon Race- October 28,29,30, 2016, Fri,
November 4, 5, 6, 2016, Fri, Sat, Sun.
Don't miss the Semi-Annual Gilman
Springs Swap Meet: Saturday, October 1, 2016
Gate Opens at 7am – Swap Meet till Noon.
See the revised overall schedule
for more local events. (Click
) (Courtesy of the Gilman Springs Club.)
(For this schedule and also for Prop Talk, you must have
an Adobe PDF Reader (Available Free at
LATEST DRONE LETTER FROM FAA
KEEP YOUR DRONE AWAY FROM WILDFIRES
There are lots of great places to fly your
drones, but over or near a wildfire isn’t one of
them. In fact, drone operators who interfere
with wildfire suppression efforts are subject to
civil penalties of up to $27,500 and possible
Here’s why it’s important: Aerial
firefighting aircraft, such as airtankers and
helicopters, fly at very low altitudes, just a
couple hundred feet above the ground and in the
same airspace as hobby and recreational drones.
This creates the potential for a mid-air
collision that could seriously injure or kill
wildland firefighters in the air or on the
As a result of unlawful drone operations near
fires this year, fire managers have temporarily
grounded all aerial firefighting aircraft on
several occasions for safety reasons. Shutting
down firefighting operations could cause
wildfires to become larger and can threaten
lives, property, and valuable natural and
The bottom line is “If You Fly, We Can’t."
Please fly responsibly – keep your drone away
UCR TEAM PERFORMS EVEN BETTER
THAN LAST YEAR
IN THE 2016 AUVSI INTERNATIONAL
Members of the UCR and UCSD UAV
Teams with the UCSD UAV Aircraft that they flew at our
field on May 1st
The slide below summarizes the
UCR Team's fine performance in the June, 2016 AUVSI
Competition in Maryland.
(Note the credit given to RRCC)
For the UCR "Proof of Flight" video, made at the RRCC
Field, (Click Here)
This was the flight readiness step, which eliminated 19
of the 43 registered teams, even before the competition
For a brief video of the UCR Team's trip to the
competition, which included a sightseeing visit to
Washington, DC, (Click
NOTICE: TURBINE FLYERS MAY FLY AT OUR FIELD, BUT ONLY IN
ACCORDANCE WITH OUR NEW TURBINE RULES
This email is active and working. This will be the
single point of communication for all transactions with
the club. This email will be monitored and responded to
officers of the club. The reason for this is to
more effectively handle the communication for the club.
.Notice to Club Members -
At the Club Meeting on April
19, 2014, it was decided to take some measures to increase
membership and stimulate public interest in RRCC and its
activities. A committee will be formed at the next meeting on
May 17th, 2014, to
consider various ideas for achieving these goals and to make
recommendations to the club membership. Those with ideas to
consider, or interested in joining the committee, should contact
Some ideas discussed at the meeting
Open House, or Air Show, with food service, at the field,
with trainers available to allow the public to fly a RC model.
Posters and flyers to be distributed to local hobby shops.
Establishing relationships with local schools.
Articles and event listings in local newspapers.
As of Today, about 2 years later, no suggestions have
been received, but it occured to your webmaster that our
the UCR UAS Team might get us some publicity. Also, AMA
has a program of cash awards to clubs that get publicity. It is
possible that we may be eligible for AMA Leader Club
status. - Oscar