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Did you just buy a quadcopter or drone and you live in the St Louis area?
Then enjoy the fun of

Radio Control

Our flying club will help bring you hours of enjoyment and a safe place to fly at a designated park in St Louis County. Meet fellow pilots in the area that share your enthusiasm for this great hobby that are happy to share their knowledge and experience. Beginners with new "drones" quadcopters and new radio control planes are most welcome!

Virus Update

With the Corona Virus still being an issue, Buder Park is currently open and flying our planes and drones shall continue pending the permissions of St Louis County and The Parks and Recreation department by law. Masks are preferred but please continue to observe all social distancing, and use common sense precautions whether you're flying at Buder or being a casual observer. Thank you for your cooperation in this important matter ~webmaster. 4/20/21

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Lydia Buder Park

Our home flying field in St Louis Missouri

Conveniently located at Highway 44 and 141 St Louis County parks has provided a place open to the public for the sport of model aviation. Certain rules do apply, and a special permit is required.

We can supply you with the right documents and information to get you started. When learning public flying there are certain protocols and procedures that must be adhered to.
We follow all the safety rules and guidelines set forth from the National Aircraft Safety Code and the Greater St Louis Modeling Association, through St Louis County Parks
Any variance from these rules can subject to you being fined and can forfeit your rights to fly at Buder Park. Ordinance # 616.190.

Read all the current Rules and Regulations for Buder Park revised for 2013   For driving directions and more information on Buder Park Click here  
Download a 2021 Buder Park Flying Permit Application   Note : A valid flying permit is required to be "in your possession" to fly at Buder Park field. No exceptions. This rule went into effect as of January 2013. The annual permit fee is $35 and requires proof of current AMA membership for processing by the Greater St Louis Modeling Association, Parks Department. Ordinance # 616.180.
We do have a .pdf file for you to download for flying your Drones and Quadcopters using FPV equipment that can now be downloaded here First Person View Rules of Buder Park
FAA Registration is required of all aircraft meeting the weight requirements as of January 1st 2016 for "drones" quadcopters and all r/c flying aircraft.

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Click Here for a new MAP of the new Roundabout Entrance at Buder park

Current Events

Come fly with the St Louis Aeropilots
Fly with us this Summer of 2022 !

Wings of Hope

GSLMA National Model Aviation Day in August of 2022

Model Aviation Day
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DC 10 Ozark Marine Helicopter Racing Drone Model Aviation Day
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Public Meetings

Great Meetings

Our next meeting is on August 17th 2022 at Young's Restaurant Valley Park MO. 6:30 PM start!

All meetings open to people interested in R/C flying. No obligation to join!

Our Third Annual
Wings over St Louis - High Wing and Piper Cub Day

This event was held April 21st 2018. Located at Buder Park. Click Below

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Cystic Fibrosis Cycle for Life October Event.

We displayed our planes to help raise money and awareness to this worthy cause!

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Hundreds of people have enjoyed a first hand experience watching us flying radio control airplanes!

Come out and watch us fly at our Buder Park radio control airfield !

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Our last trip to the Aviation Museum in Creve Coeur was on October 6th 2018

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The St Louis Science Center invited us to demonstrate our airplanes at the Planetarium on March 9th

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The Signal Chasers and Aeropilots Fall fun fly competition

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Kids and flying Quadcopters, do they mix?   Things to know before you fly!

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Float Planes

Our Float Plane event is held in September in Pacific MO

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What about Winter Time flying in St Louis? Good Question!

Click here to find more about Indoor RC Flying in the St Louis Area

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That's all great but can you fly a radio control plane at night?

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The Summer flying season is here! Contact us about joining us through rest of 2022!

We meet once a month at 6:30 PM on the third Wednesday of the month at Young's Restaurant and Catering in Valley Park, just a few minutes north of where we fly. Their address is...206 Meramec Station Rd Valley Park, MO 63088-1509   You are very welcome to attend with us!

Next Meeting

April 20th 2022

at Young's

6:30 PM

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Monthy meetings held at
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Our annual dues is $30 per year. Attend a meeting with us, and ask to join after you've enjoyed your visits. Payments for 2022 dues now being accepted. Meet with us, fly with us. You will enjoy the friendly comradeship of each R/C hobbyist in our group.

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