Bay City Flyers Overview

Bay City Flyers (BCF) is a non-profit radio control (RC) flying club. BCF is chartered by the ACADEMY OF MODEL AERONAUTICS (AMA,, the world's largest sport aviation organization, and is recognized by AMA as a Gold level Leader Club.

BCF operates the flying field affectionately called Area 52, located approximately 8 miles north of Land O’Lakes, in the Tampa Bay area. See the “Our Flying Site” tab for more information about the field and don't miss the recent interactive, 360 degree panoramic photo of Area 52.

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Fighter Town USA

The Bay City Flyers annual Fighter Town USA event will take place on November 12, 2016, at the Area 52 flying field.

2016 Fighter Town Intro

To view the flyer with all details, click here.

2016 Food Drive

The Bay City Flyers Annual Food Drive will start on Saturday October 8, 2016, and run through Sunday November 6, 2016. Organized by Joe Barzyz This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

To view the flyer with all details, click here.


To review the requirements to join or renew your membership, click here.

To download the Membership form (for either Renewal or New Member application), click here.

FAA Registration

To learn about the issue of FAA Registration for model aircraft, click here.

Login Form

Notes to Users

The protected area of this website includes: copies of the Club Newsletters, the Master Membership list, and a Classified section. To access this area, you need to: 1. be a BCF Club member in good standing, 2. create an account on this website as a registered user, and 3. log into the website, with your chosen username and password. The About Us tab of main menu will now show the additional choices to access these items. The Newsletters include the minutes from the last general meeting.

In the alternate (mobile) view of the website, a blank bar appears at the top of the home page, with 3 little horizontal lines on the left side. Click on these lines to enable the main menu, which will appear on the side.


Check out the News, about the demo at a Hillsborough school!

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Don't miss the pictures from the 2016 Golden Era Fly-in and the related article in a local Newspaper. Click here to view them.

Next Membership Meeting of the Bay City Flyers:

Area 52 Field, Saturday, November 5, 2016, at 10:00 AM

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