Kent County Aero Modelers Club Information

Membership Information


Kent County Aero Modelers welcomes everyone interested in the hobby of Radio Controlled Aircraft. We require all members to be a current member with the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA). By joining the AMA you will have the necessary insurance coverage to fly at any AMA sanctioned field including the Kent County Aero Modelers beautiful Sandtown Flying Field. Find out how to join the AMA at ModelAircraft.org

After you've joined the AMA, you can become a member of the club by completing the application form and submitting the registration fee to the membership officer at our monthly club meetings. Meetings are held at the Modern Maturity Center in Dover, Delaware on the first Tuesday of every month.

Club Rules and Regulations

Membership dues cover the ongoing maintenance of our facilities.

Membership cost:
Open (Adult) Membership : $75.00 + $2.00 for gate key
Youth Membership : Free

Learn to Fly


Kent County Aero Modelers are happy to assist the beginner pilot earn their wings. There are plenty of members who are available to help anyone who is eager to learn, and maintains valid AMA license.

It's never been easier or more affordable to get into the hobby. There are several manufacturers who offer 40 and 60 size trainer aircraft in both ARF (Almost Ready to Fly) and RTF (Ready to Fly) packages. There are also several flight simulators available so you can practice right at home on your PC.

Also, the AMA has recently launched a new electronic magazine for the new RC pilot. It has a lot of very useful information. Check it out at www.masportaviator.com.

Instructor Lead Training
Contact:
Don Vincent
410-591-7172


Field Location


Our field is located near the Delaware Solid Waste Recovery site about 1 mile north of Sandtown, Delaware on Mahan Corner Road. The entrance is at a locked gate (keys are given to club members). If the gateis open then you may enter as a guest, however flying is only permitted as a guest of a member who must be present.The flying area is mowed regularly and is very evident. The rest of the field is not for flying. Parking must be to the left as you drive in. There is no parking on or near the field. The covered portico is for pilots and pit crew only.Guests are to stay behind the safety fence for insurance reasons. All flyers must be AMA members. Non KCAM members MUST be accompanied by a KCAM member at all times. Please remember that this is private property and KCAM has agreed to respect those rights at all times. Flying is available during daylight hours. Noise restrictions are always in effect, AMA rules apply. Local field rules are posted. Transmitter frequency control is in use during high usage times.

Club Rules and Regulations

GPS Coordinates:
39.0402384, -75.7140333
651 Mahan Corner Road Felton, Delaware 19943

Meetings are held the first Tuesday of each month at the Modern Maturity Center on Rt.8 in Dover, Delaware. Meetings begin at 7:00 PM sharp and usually last 1 hour. See the Events page for the date of each meeting.

The Kent County Aero Modelers Constitution defines our club purpose and membership. Please abide by the KCAM Constitution.
Please see the KCAM By-Laws for information pertaining to club bureaucracy.

KCAM Awards Dinner

  • Where: Dover Modern Maturity Center
  • When: Friday, April 27, 2012
  • Time: Social Hour 6:00pm to 7:00pm, Dinner at 7:00pm
  • Cost: $21.50 per person
  • All family members and guests are invited. The KCAM Annual Awards Dinner information and reservation form can be found HERE.