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. See aerial view of the field.
Notices & Upcoming Events
Road Plowed on Feb 20th, 2019
The road into the field was plowed on February 20th.
Frozen Fingers 2019
Congratulations to Dave Kachorowski for being the first ERCS member to fly at Bremner field in 2019. Dave flew his Spitfire early on January 1st, 2019.
Extreme Cold Warning
It's supposed to hit -32C in the Edmonton area tonight. If you're thinking of heading out to do some winter flying over the next few days, have fun but be safe! Here's a picture of the world famous Iain Middleton taking his plane out for a walk to remind you that the warm days of spring flying are just a few short months away. Hang in there pilots!
Geocaching Outreach Event
ERCS hosted 33 Geocachers and 6 Members (2 are both Geocachers and Members) at Bremner Field on January 5th as part of our Outreach program. The guests cooked hotdogs over the fire and warmed themselves both at the fire and in the clubhouse. All had a great time and many favorable comments on the Geocaching page about our facility and sport. Many expressed an interest in coming back in the summer to ‘watch the planes fly’. All in all a great time.
Many thanks to members Muryl Marler, Dave Nordlund, Peter Cary, Bob Plaunt, Doug Edgar, and Terry Wilcox for helping out at the event. A special thanks to Shelley Brunner for manning the refreshments and keeping everyone’s cup full!!
There are a few pics on the Geocaching page (GC81FKH) of the Event at the field yesterday.
Jim Sushetski - Member of the Year
Congratulations to Jim Sushetski (left) who was awarded Member of the Year during the November general meeting. Jim was presented the award by ERCS president Muryl Marler (right).
Winter is coming...
Some autumn pictures taken at Bremner field are trickling in. Here is ERCS member Danny Ng with his electric aircraft. The fuselage is a beer cooler with a road pylon nose cone and the wing is constructed from coroplast. It is powered by six Phantom 4 quadcopter motors flashed for airplane use. It is reported that is flys well and sounds really cool!
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