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Welcome to the Loudoun County Aeromodelers Association (LCAA), AMA #799. Our goal is to promote model aircraft building and flying for the purpose of education, pleasure and recreation. The public is invited to club meetings held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:30pm at the North County Governmental Center in Reston, Virginia. Meeting activities include show 'n tell of members' aircraft and discussions on club events, activities, and business. Gather with us on Facebook and YouTube.

We invite you to join us at our flying field at Banshee Reeks Park in Loudoun County. Non-club members are encouraged to try their hand at flying as a guest of a club member with assistance from a qualified pilot. As a member of the club, flight instructors are available to assist new pilots through the pilot training program. All club members must be members of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA). You must be a guest of a LCAA member or a LCAA member yourself to fly at the field. Only club qualified pilots may fly at the field by themselves. Membership applications for LCAA and AMA are available on this site.

Field hours: The LCAA flying field is open 7 days a week from 9 am to one half hour before sunset. Occasionally, the field is closed all day or for a limited amount of hours for special occasions and members are given prior notice.

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Club Contacts
President:
Jim Salmon
703.481.0060
jsalmon@lcaa.org
Membership:
Arlen Harbaugh
703.620.6487
aharbaugh@lcaa.org
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Upcoming Events
  • Field Day, Apr 10th 9:00am
  • Club Meeting, Online, Apr 13th 7:30pm
  • Board Meeting, Online, Apr 27th 7:00pm
  • Club Meeting, Online, May 11th 7:30pm
  • Board Meeting, Online, May 25th 7:00pm
  • See the latest Airbag newsletter





Club Announcements

Spring Field Day

Weather permitting, the club will have a spring field day on April 10th to get the flying field ready for the flying season. We have several small projects that need volunteers. Please come out to the field and help the club maintain our incredible flying site.

Renew Your Membership

It maybe cold outside now but spring is just around the corner. What comes with spring? The RC flying season! Have you renewed your LCAA membership yet? If you haven't, click here and renew today. Have a friend looking to get out of the house? Send the new member application and introduce them to this exciting hobby.

Celebrate Women's History Month on AMA Air!

Ryan Ramsey, known as “Pilot Ryan Media” on YouTube, is guest hosting on this episode of AMA Air! Jay Smith, Executive Editor of Model Aviation magazine, joined Ryan and Matt Ruddick to talk about the upcoming April issue and what readers can expect to read about in it.

Jon Barnes HSDJETS HSD182 Product Demonstration, Terry Dunn’s review of the AMA Beta, and Jay Smith’s review of the Spektrum NX-10 radio are all in the April issue of Model Aviation magazine.

Did you know that the first aeromodeling club in the US was founded in 1907 by a woman named E. Lilian Todd? Learn more about the women of aeromodeling and a whole lot more on this episode of AMA Air!

Recent LCAA Events

2020 Highlights

2020 what a year! With many activities curtailed and venues closed, our club field remained open and provided a much needed escape from the pandemic. Most club activities were cancelled or went virtual, with just a single picnic at the field. Despite all of this, the club welcomed many new members, we learned the durability of coroplast, and developed a core group of avid FPV flyers. Hopefully we can get club activities back to normal in 2021 and we can all be together, face-to-face.

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Big and little Sea Ducks
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Quad Combat
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Sea Duck ready for combat
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Sea Duck pulling streamers
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Brian's Sea Duck is a combat fatality
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Members flying
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Brian's new plane
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John's autogyro
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Jeff carrying Jason's plane to flightline
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John with Cub
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Doug readies his plane
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Brian W flying FPV
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Flying training
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Crash cleanup
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Beautiful day for flying
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Plane Landing
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Flight Instruction
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Quad Combat
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New gates
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Elliot works on a plane
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Brian W retrieves downed quad
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Maston qualifies as pilot
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Maurice qualifies as pilot
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Snow doesn't bother Jeff