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Local Clubs and AMA
Miscellaneous Favorite Websites
Websites of the Month from the Newsletter
Local Clubs and AMA

Popular Online and Local Hobby Shops

Miscellaneous Favorite Websites

Websites of the Month from the Newsletter
Colonial Virginia Aeromodelers

Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA)

AMA District IV

Newport News Parks R/C

Hampton Roads R/C

Tidewater Radio Control

Hanover R/C

Tidewater Model Soaring Society

Mid Virginia R/C

Chesapeake Flyers R/C

Bay Area Giant Scale
Eagle Hobby Shop, Suffolk, VA
Many consider the best RC Airplane hobby shop in the area.

HobbyTown USA, Newport News, VA

Debbies RC, Virginia Beach, VA

Tower Hobbies
Distributor for Great Planes and OS engines

Horizon Hobby
Distributor for Hanger 9 and Saito engines

Heads Up RC
Popular with many CVA members
RTL Fasteners
Modeling Fasteners - Mostly packages in quantities of 24 at good prices - Located in Chesapeake, Va.

Vel-Tye
Many RC related products which use Velcro in there construction plus many different types and sizes of Velcro. Located in Virginia Beach

IMAC Web Site - Submitted by Bill Hamby
Web page for scale aerobatics - shows sequences plus much more

Metal Mart - Submitted by Jim Scott
Sells small quantities of metal shapes (tubing, hex, angle in brass, alum & copper)

RC Groups Electric Flight Channel - Submitted by Bob Felberg
If its got anything to do with electric RC aircraft, it's here.

League of Silent Flight - Submitted by John Backes
Soaring Accomplishment Program consists of sequential tasks.

Fly Power - Submitted by Jim Scott
Fly powered airplanes. Kits for sale include instructions on catching flies.

National Air and Space Museum - Submitted by John Backes
Great site for research 

Master Airscrew Technical Bulletins - Submitted by Rob McNeil
Information on propeller size, balancing and RPM limits

Skeyeball: R/C aerial video platform - Submitted by Carl Purgold
R/C airplane project for autonomous flight and video observation

Flying Foam.com - Submitted by John Backes
Professional foam cutting using CNC equipment.

RC Universe - Submitted by John Backes
New RC website. Contains reviews of 100s of kits/ARF rated by fliers

Site on building/flying of the Wright Flyer Replica
Submitted by Bob Felberg

Beautiful Graphics for model use

Cool stuff for use with PVC pipe
Matt Brown's Website
Information that may be particularly helpful for the beginner.

RCWARBIRDS.com - submitted by Bob Marsh
Information on building, setting up and flying RC warbirds and multi engined warbirds.

Batteries America
Sells all types of R/C related batteries AND batteries for anything else that you can think of.

TNT Landing Gear Products  - submitted by Carl Rannigan
Sells landing gear, wing tubes, tail wheels, fuel tubing, servo wire tubes, etc. 

Flying Giants - submitted by John Bollinger
Website is devoted to giant scale airplanes.

Esprit Model
Several club members have bought transmitter trays from Esprit Model.

Turbo Jet Engines

Great Hobbies
Wealth of RC airplane related information.

McMaster Carr
Sells mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and utility hardware.

RC Bearings.com
Supplier of bearings for RC engines.

HaddadRC - submitted by John Backes
Entertaining website with plenty of pictures and videos that proves that anything with an outrunner motor and ESC will fly.

Adamone - submitted by Bob Marsh
Online calculators for Center of Gravity; Wing Loading; and Motor, ESC, Battery, and Prop sizing.

Boca Bearing
Miniature bearings for industry, hobby, and recreation.

RC Airplane World
Your guide to flying radio control airplanes & aircraft.

Preserving Glue

GPS Visualizer

CNC Foam Cutting

Flite Test.com
Popular website with lots of videos.  Specializes in Dollar Tree Foam airplanes.

​Regular Dudes R/C
A personal website of a couple of fellow R/C enthusiasts down in North Carolina.

AMA Flight School
Loaded with various articles and videos.

Foamflyer’s Best Practices 
List of hints and tips related to our hobby.

Evolution Trikes
Ultra light airplane website

Hangtimes Hobbies
Sell battery packs for RC applications, offer a few Giant Scale kits/ plans and accessories.

Model Plane Foam
Sell extruded polystyrene foam in 24 X 48 inch sheets.

FRCFoamies
The home of scale looking and flying score and fold park jet plans!

Tactic
Transmitters, receivers, and servos

Model Aero
Source for foam seaplanes

RCPowers
Sells plans for foam jet warbirds.

Ready Made RC
The Leader in All Things FPV and Beyond!

Giant Scale News
The #1 Website for all News about Giant Scale RC Airplanes!

Beacon Adhesives
Makers of Foam Tac glue

Crash Test Hobby
Fly more, fix less- durable EPP foam planes

Voro RC
Reviews, Flight Tutorials, Building Tips, and MORE (YouTube page)

EPPYak55
Build guide, videos, free plans on RCGroups

RC Model Reviews
Devoted to reviewing RC related gear

Gibbs Guides
Paid and free "How to" articles pertaining to RC Airplanes

Fox Hill Bed and Breakfast  submitted by Winston Shepherd
Bed and Breakfast for RC Pilots in the Shenandoah Valley 

Corrosion Technologies Corporation
Makers of CorrosionX- corrosion prevention compound, lubricant, and a penetrant

AMA District IV Facebook Page
See top of page for AMA District IV website link

BP Hobbies (formerly Balsa Products) submitted by John Backes
Good source for carbon fiber

Know Before You Fly 
Educate prospective users about the safe and responsible operation of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)

Alan's RC Airplane Videos
Various videos taken at the CVA flying field.

Arno Bertz Flying Field Database
Worldwide database of model airplane flying fields 

Fancy Foam
High Performance Electric R/C Aircraft

Williamsburg Jamestown Airport
Plenty of nice ground and aerial photos of the facility

Fauquier Aero Recreation Modelers (F.A.R.M.)
Home of the famous float flys held in Bealeton, VA

Storm the Castle
Eclectic collection of various hobbies and projects

Best Buy quadcopter buying guide
Information on quadcopters

FormuFit
Pipeworks
C and S Plastics
Furniture grade PVC well suited for our hobby


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