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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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.

Golden Era Fly In

The Bay City Flyers annual Golden Era Fly In will take place on Saturday, September 28, 2019, at the Area 52 flying field.

2019 09 Golden Era Fly In Resized

To download the flyer in .pdf format, click here.

Note: the written ad in Model Aviation is incorrect. The Model Aviation ad should state 1919 thru WW II.

BCF Members
How many times have we heard this statement?  Many times without a doubt.   The problem with most Fly-Ins is that your only reward, other than flying, is observing others fly and the free lunch, if you register.  
Starting with the Golden Era Fly-In this year, on September 28th, we have decided to provide an incentive that has never been done before.   All Bay City Flyer members who register for the Golden Era Fly-In this year will receive one free raffle ticket.   The winner of this raffle will receive a certificate for a one year free membership to Bay City Flyers for 2020.
Well there it is.  If you feel lucky, come to the Golden Era Fly-In, register for $10.00, and you may win the 2020 free-dues Certificate.

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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.


Don't miss the photos from the recent IMAC competition at the field. Click here to view them.

Next Membership Meeting of the Bay City Flyers:

Area 52 Field, Saturday, October 5th, 2019, at 10:00 AM

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