The Edmonton Radio Control Society (ERCS) was formed in 1959 with the goal of providing safe and enjoyable flying facilities for the sport of flying radio controlled aircraft. Whether you are into nitro, gas, electric, or turbines, you will find pilots that share your interest. The club offers ground school and in-flight training for new pilots at no cost to its members. Our flying field is located just a few minutes east of Edmonton in Strathcona County.
Upcoming Events & Notices
The Old Forum Is Being Retired
It's time to say good bye to our old forum and hello to the new forum! All the photos from our old forum have been added to our website Photo Gallery. Unfortunately it's too much of an effort to save the old forum messages so they will be lost.
Next weekend on September 23rd, the old forum will be turned off for good. If there is anything you want to save, now is the time!
Please use the new forum from now on.
2018 Geocaching Outreach
We had a great turnout of 30 Geocachers during our Geocaching Outreach event. Only 4 members were there. Iain, Danny, Dave Nordlund and I provided the group with Flight, Food, and info!! The writeups on the Geocache page were all very positive. It was a great time even with the cold windy weather!!
Leadership Membership Awarded
During the 2018 Scale Fun Fly event on August 25, 2018, MAAC Alberta zone director Roger Ganley presented ERCS president Muryl Marler with a Leadership Membership. Congratulations Muryl!
Our club house has been painted! Many thanks to Jethro, Andrew. Bob, and Alan for all the work they did to pressure wash and paint the club house.
2018 Air Show
Thanks to everyone who attended and participated in this years air show! The club is proud to have raised money and food donations in support of the Strathcona Food bank. Visit the photo gallery to see some photos taken during the event.
ERCS Attends Canada Day Celebration in Sherwood Park
Several club members hosted an R/C aircraft and simulator exhibit during the Canada Day celebrations in Sherwood Park. Many thanks to Rick Wieringa, Iain Middleton, Rick Zaplachinski, Tassi Xenos, Tim Cleveley, Ron Passmore, and Muryl Marler for representing the club. See See Photo Gallery.
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