The Burlington RC Flyers

Field Rules

  1. Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) Membership is required of all flyers.
  2. You must be a club member or guest to fly at this field.
  3. Guests of members are allowed one flying visit per year. Member must accompany guest while he/she is flying.
  4. Flying Hours: 8:00AM until dusk, seven days a week.
  5. Your club ID must be posted on the vertical bar before flying or testing, and must be removed at the end of flight to the horizontal bar.
  6. You may post your club ID for 20 minutes maximum at a time.
  7. Maximum of 4 aircraft are allowed in the air at any one time.
  8. Mufflers are required on engines above .051 cu. in., except 4-strokers. No flow-thru mufflers are allowed.
  9. Taxiing in the pit area is not allowed.
  10. Pilots will fly from assigned/designated pilot stations only, with 2 people maximum at a station.
  11. Fly within the perimeter of the field.
  12. Flying over the pit area is not allowed. Takeoffs should be made away from the pit area.
  13. Hi-Starts for gliders are not to be used on or across runways.
  14. Takeoffs and hand-launches are made from the runways only.
  15. Low passes or aerobatics over runways are to be done with caution and an audible alert must be announced before execution.
  16. No free-flight or rocket flights are allowed.
  17. Announce your intention to enter or leave the runways.
  18. Any member desiring to fly must demonstrate ability to fly, or else take flight instruction until such proficiency is demonstrated.
  19. If you cause an airplane to be damaged or destroyed, you must make satisfactory restitution to its owner; a committee made up of club and board members will arbitrate, if necessary.
  20. Dogs are allowed at the field but must be under control.
  21. If you create trash, take it away. Please keep the field free of litter.
  22. Noncompliance with Field Rules may mean suspension or expulsion by decision of the Board of Directors.
  23. All aircraft will be properly restrained when the engine is running.
  24. Announce your intention to take-off and land.
  25. Aircraft taking off and landing have the right of way.
  26. Maximum altitude for all aircraft is 400 feet.
  27. All aircraft must be within line of sight.
  28. All pilots flying with head sets or without direct visual contact must have spotters.
  29. It is recommended that helicopters and drones fly over field adjacent to upper runway when flying at low altitude or hovering.

These Field Rules are to help club members in securing their personal safety, and to help the club in preserving the privilege of using this field.