FAA Registration Number – If you fly your own RC Aircraft (fixed wing or helicopter), you must register with the FAA
Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) – AMA is the world’s largest model aviation association, representing a membership of more than 170,000 from every walk of life, income level and age group and is the chartering organization for more than 2,500 model airplane clubs across the country. AMA offers its chartered clubs official contest sanction, insurance, and assistance in getting and keeping flying sites. AMA membership application web page
FAA Registration – Effective December 21, 2015, anyone who owns a small unmanned aircraft of a certain weight must register with the Federal Aviation Administration’s Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) registry before they fly outdoors
FAA Trust Test – FAA has mandated that all recreational flyers take the TRUST (The Recreational UAS Safety Test). All UAS (unmanned aircraft system) users must pass the [super-easy. impossible to fail] test in order to operate a recreational model aircraft (UAS) within the National Airspace System (NAS). Trust Test Videos
Local Flying Clubs
Villages E-Fliers – The Villages Electric Flight Club.
Visit Pear Park Pilots – Electric Only Fliers South of Leesburg
Larks R/C Club – Tavares AMA RC Club.
Ocala Flying Model Club – Ocala R/C Club on 200 acres of the Florida Greenway
Support Your Local Hobby Shops
Let’s Race Hobby Shop – 352-435-9100 1714 Citrus Blvd, Leesburg, FL 34748
Robs Hobby World – 352-854-2799 8585 SW State Rd 200, Ocala, FL 34481
Graves RC – 407-294-0012 4814 North Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando, FL 32810
RC Video Reviews – RC Plane Focused Review Site
Map and Directions to Recreation Plantation RV Resort
How to build a plane stand for your home ‘hangar’ – Step-by-Step Instructions (.pdf)
Forward Programming – Excellent step-by-step 6-part YouTube series on how to forward program a Spektrum AR637T Receiver. Sessions include Basic First Time Set-up, Flight Mode Advanced Set-up, SAFE, PANIC, and SAFE Failsafe.
BD Tennessee – Great videos on Spektrum NX Set-up