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Black Hawk R/C Pilots

AMA Charter #792

Cedar Falls, Iowa


<--- The club flying field at New Hartford is Open ---->



Aerial View of 60' X 440' Main Runway


The flying field is “OPEN” year-round.  However, the access road may be impassible at times.  Do not drive on the access road if the surface is "soft" or soggy.  Check the report on the water level on Beaver Creek at New Hartford at the bottom of this page.


Don't forget to renew your AMA membership.

Club dues are due in January.

Tuesday, April 22nd – Club Meeting at Beck's Sports Brewery at 7 PM

Friday, April 25th – Indoor Flying at Hudson High School at 6 PM

Saturday, May ?? (date to be determined) – Field Day at the Club Flying Field

Tuesday, May 27th – Club Meeting at the flying field at 7 PM


Summer Events

  • June 6 to 8 – SIG Fly-In @ SIG Field in Montezuma, IA  – Bob Nelson, CD

  • June 14 – SSC Combat – Neal Leeper, CD

  • July 12 & 13 – Float-Fly @ Prairie Lakes Park in Cedar Falls – Lorne Bidwell, CD

  • Aug 16 or 17 – Warbird Fly-In – to be determined

  • Sept 12 – Night Fly – Kenny Roeder, CD

  • Sept 13 – Tri-Hawk Invitational Fly-In & Swap Meet – Kenny Roeder, CD

Events are held at the Club Flying Field except as noted.


Thunder in the Valley @ Waterloo Airport - August 23-24, 2014


See the Event Calendar for additional club meetings and events.

The gate lock combination is on the back of your Club Membership Card.

The flying field is "open" for flying as long as the access road is passable.

See the weather report below for road access information.


Visitors are welcome at any club meeting or event.

Photos from the Flying Field







Parts of the access road to the flying field may be flooded from uphill runoff after a heavy rainfall.

Stage Area Affected
20' Water is on  the runway at the flying field.
15.7' Record high flood level  in 2008.
15' Major flooding in town.  Many local roads are flooded.  Access road to the flying field is almost flooded. -  Flood level in 2013.
14' The town levees are threatened.
13' Minor flooding with water over parts of Main Street. - Flood level in 1991 and 1993..
11' There is agricultural flooding outside of town.
9' ACTION STAGE - Flooding may be imminent.  It's possible for Beaver Creek to rise one foot per hour.


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Meetings: See the Event Calendar for meeting times & location


The purpose of the Club is to promote building and flying of all types of radio controlled model aircraft, and to support the program of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) for the advancement of all phases of model aviation.


All activities of the Black Hawk Radio Control Pilots conform with the Rules of the Academy of Model Aeronautics including Regulations governing model aircraft contests.


Black Hawk R/C Pilots Bylaws:  BHRCP Bylaws.pdf


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IMAA Chapter 425 - John Livingston Chap N.E., IA

Wayne L. Boots

211 Hillside

Waterloo, IA 50701-4123






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