Events

2017 Alvin RC Events

April 15 – 27th Annual Big Bird Fly-in and 13th Annual Swap Meet.

More details to follow.

2016 Alvin RC Events

December 3 – Open Fun Fly and Charity Fund Raiser

Open Fun Fly and Charity Fund Raiser to Support Less Fortunate folks through The Brazoria County Sheriff’s Department.

Alvin Radio Control Model Airplane Assoc.

Saturday December 3, 2016

  • Net proceeds from raffle and all donations will be used topurchase gift cards. Gift cards will be given to the Brazoria County Sheriff’s Department to be distributed by the Deputies to less fortunate folks.
  • Location – Vance Field (previously Alvin RC Field)
  • Open to the public.
  • All size airplanes and flying styles welcome but pilots must beAMA members. AMA and Club Safety Rules will apply.
  • Instructors and trainers will be available for one time “try yourhand” at flying an RC airplane.
  • Computer simulator available in Air-conditioned clubhouse.
  • Pilot entry fee – $20 donation which includes lunch.
  • Spectators welcome – parking is free.
  • Paved runway, air conditioned clubhouse, working restroom andlots of shade – please bring lawn chairs.
  • Pilot registration begins at 7:30AM, Pilot’s meeting at 8:30 AM.
  • Raffle prizes include two model airplanes.
  • For additional information please visit our website at

www.alvinrc.club or contact Mike Vawters at 409-770-3458.

July 16 –  26th Annual Big Bird Fly-in and 12th Annual Swap Meet.

At our Alvin R/C Club Field corner of Blum road and CR 180. Registration at 7:30 and flying at 8:30 till ……… Raffle and Pilot prizes. Twenty dollar landing fee that includes lunch. Swap meet is free.

2015 Alvin RC Events

Event Flyer for events at our field for the rest of 2015.  View it here

December 5 – Fun Fly Toys for Tots, CD Mike Vawters

October 3 – Warbirds over Alvin – this will be an open AMA sanctioned event. Ken White CD PH: 281/331-7724 Email: wxiaero@yahoo.com. Visit: alvinrc.club. 15/697. Must be military min 60′ mono, 50′ multi, 24″ heli-rotor any type power. Best scratch/kit WWI-1932, WWII-1950, post 1950, Best ARF (1 class) & Best Overall. Judging by pilots $25 best of each class and $100 for Best overall. Landing fee $25 (w/lunch) Raffle. Sponsor: ALVIN RC MODELERS ASSN.

Event Flyer, Map to Field

August 15 – National Model Aviation Day and Wounded Warrior Project Fundraiser. This will be a fun fly event open to any size and type models. Pilots must be members of the AMA but guest and spectators are welcome. Additional information will be distributed as it becomes available. More information at AMA’s Website nationalmodelaviationday.org

June 27 – Monthly Meeting. Meeting starts at 9:00 AM. As always we will start serving breakfast at 7:00 AM. Come over to the field and have breakfast, fly, and visit with all your friends.

June 13 – ARCMAA will hold an all-day fun fly celebration of the 40th anniversary of the club. Tom Stancliff will be barbequing the meat and all attendees are asked to bring a covered dish. The event will be limited to members and their families, prior officers and other direct invitees. Events will include a balloon bust, cutting of toilet paper streamers dropped from an airplane, candy drop (for the kids guys). Phil Vance and the planning committee are also putting together a pictorial history of the club. This should be a fun event and additional information will be forthcoming.

March  28 – Monthly Meeting. Meeting starts at 9:00 AM. As always we will start serving breakfast at 7:00 AM. Come over to the field and have breakfast, fly, and see all your friends.

April 4 – Alvin RC 25th Annual Big Bird, CD Benny Behrens, View our flyer  25th Big Bird Flyer 2015

March 21 – Iron Mike’s Swap Meet at Gilruth Center. Starts at 9:00 AM. Sponsored my the Johnson Space Center RC Club. Flyer has all the details

February 28 – Monthly Meeting. Meeting starts at 9:00 AM. As always we will start serving breakfast at 7:00 AM. Come over to the field and have breakfast, fly, and see all your friends.

RC Houston Local Event Listing

RC Houston Local Event List

January 24 – is our first meeting of 2015. Meeting starts at 9:00 AM.

As always we will start serving breakfast at 7:00 AM. Come over to the field and have breakfast, fly, and see all your friends.

December 6 – Alvin R/C Fun Fly. Registration 7:30 AM, Pilots meeting 9:00 AM. All sizes and styles welcome. Food will be on-site. Visitors welcome. AMA membership required to fly.
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There will not be a General Membership Meeting in January. Happy Holidays and see you January 24.

November 22 – General Membership Meeting, Breakfast 7:00 AM, meeting 9:00 AM. Guests welcome.

October 25 – General Membership Meeting, Breakfast 7:00 AM, meeting 9:00 AM. Guests welcome.

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