WELCOME

NO POLITICS, JUST FUN

ADDICTED TO RC? WE CAN HELP!

JUST FLY AND ENJOY THE HOBBY

WE TEACH NEW PILOTS

WE PRESENT TECH TO SCHOOLS

WE REACH OUT TO THE COMMUNITY

WE WORK WITH OUR COMMUNITY LEADERS

WE HOST NATIONAL EVENTS - US SCALE MASTERS CHAMPIONSHIP

WE FLY AT APPROVED & SANCTIONED PARKS

WE FLY ELECTRIC

WE FLY JETS

WE FLY HELI'S

WE FLY GLIDERS

WE FLY IMAC

COME OUT TO ONE OF OUR FIELDS AND GIVE IT A TRY

IF YOU GOT IT WE'LL TRY TO FLY IT

Welcome to the Clovis Area Modelers (CAM) [ClovisRC] Club!

We are dedicated to being one if not the finest radio-controlled (RC) and general model aviation (CL) clubs in the nation. We’re based out of Clovis, and have members from surrounding areas as well. 

We have two active fields to fly at; a Park near central Clovis that features a 300,000 square foot area for electric planes; and, at an old ranch 3,000′ airstrip with a 700′ resurfaced runway for all facets of RC flying (new 120’x26′ shaded pit) plus two Control Line Circles (one with a 10′ cement Pilot Pad). 

We have several instructor pilots and master builders who can help you learn to fly or build your own airplane.  Our club features experts in Turbine, Gas, Glow, Wind, and Electric powered aircraft.  We fly everything from Control Line to Drones to Gliders to Giant Scale Aerobatics to EDF and Turbine Jets.  Learn More.

Click Here for the Latest Newsletter – January 2021

We've Done It!

With the dedication from our members and interested parties, we’ve completed a pit expansion to another 120′ x 26′ with a metal shade. With, both Generator and Solar Electricity at every station. Plus Lighting. 


Here’s what’s next on the project for Saturday – APRIL 17, 2021 @ 9:00 am.

 

  1. Expand the ramp on the western side of the pits to extend Pit Options and improve ADA accessibility.
  2. Move the Flag Pole back and to the west next to the Information Board
  3. Add the second Control Line Pilot Pad (Postponed till Fall 2021)

 

This is Your Club – Come out and enjoy the amenities.

Not a Member Yet? Click Here to Join Us

CoPilot Flying Program

The Clovis Area Modelers (ClovisRC) Inc. is pleased to announce the creation of the New CoPilot Program.

 

The programs intent is to assist skilled seasoned pilots where for one reason or another due to health or other life challenges would like to continue to fly but are in need of a dedicated CoPilot.  Where the CoPilot – a skilled flyer – acts as an assistant  (copilot) to help the chief pilot get back in the flight path or out of challenging situations when needed.

Check out the Program

Kings Canyon Heli-Fest (KCHF)

April 8-9-10.

A Helicopter Rotor Clash; This event is open to everything from Nitro to Electric and Turbine Helis of all vintages and flight characteristics. 

Myles Mata and friends will perform varioous elements of 3D performance. 

The bottom line - "If you Got Em - Come and Fly Them"!

 

Click for Heli-Fest Page and Registration.

SPRING 2021 – KINGS CANYON JETS (KCJ)

April 29 – May 1, 2021

Fall 2021 - Kcj rally

       

23rd / 6th Annual Giant Scale Fun Fly

May 27 – May 30, 2021

Reedley, CA

Relocated – the Castle – West Coast Giant Scale RC Fly-In

2021
Kings Canyon IMAC (Aerobatic) Challenge
September 25-26, 2021

The Yosemite Sierra Pylon Racing Association (YSPRA)

Clovis RC - On the YSPRA - NMPRA Circuit

Introduction to NMPRA Electric Formula One (EF1)

          NMPRA (National Miniature Pylon Racing Association) Electric Formula One (EF1) is a racing event for radio control airplanes powered by electric motors. The event is intended to be easy to get into, available everywhere, reasonably priced and using off-the-shelf components (ARF and build KITS) to create the maximum amount of fun. While there is a great diversity in equipment available for electric models, the rules are designed to eliminate a technological advantage available to a limited few and allow all participants to compete on an even level.

          The NMPRA maintains strict control of the rules and their interpretation; and, will make necessary adjustments to these rules to eliminate any development, technological or otherwise, which upsets the level playing field. Therefore, the rules will provide a guideline for the racing event and its equipment, necessary for the CD to execute the EF1 event. The EFI rules to be utilized can be found by searching with your browser “NMPRA Electric Formula One Rules”. It is a 12-page PDF document dated 4/15/2014.

          The (Fresno Radio Modelers) would like to invite all interested pilots to come to Ave 12, FRM field for the 2021 YSPRA racing season, starting the last weekend of March on Saturday 27th. Pilots do not have to be a member of FRM; however, do need to have their AMA license. There will be a nominal pilot fee (to cover prizes and awards) at each contest. FRM would like all pilots that come to our YSPRA EF1 events to have an enjoyable good time and be sure to have fun.

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EF1 – NMPRA Website – http://www.nmpra.net/index.php

EF1 – Approved Equipment – http://www.nmpra.net/EF1Approved.htm

EF1 – Racing Guidelines – http://www.nmpra.net/basics.htm

EF1 – Provisional Rules – http://www.nmpra.net/rules/EF1NewRules4_15_2014.pdf

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EF1 – Pilot Interest Form – https://clovisrc.club/wp-content/uploads/YSPRA-Pilot-Application.pdf

EF1 – FRM (modified) – Intro Form – https://clovisrc.club/wp-content/uploads/YSPRA-Racing-Intro.pdf

Accomplishments by Clovis Area Modelers

Clovis Area Modelers Club to Host 40th Annual U.S. Scale Masters Championships

"It is a great opportunity for spectators to see some of the most detailed, hand built, fine scale aircraft models in the world. "
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Clovis modelers free to fly Sierra Meadows Park

"...one local club, with enthusiasm for flying unique model planes of all sizes, has made it its mission to bring a safe and secure spot for such recreation to the Clovis area."
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"CLOVIS RC MEMBER WINGING HIS WAY TO BACK-TO-BACK VICTORIES IN CHINA"

"The skies over Wuhan City are set to become California pilot Tim Cone’s high-octane race track as he looks to back up his world championship title this week at the Air Race 1 China Cup – the fastest motorsport on the planet."
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Clovis Modelers Receive City Council’s Support For A Space To Fly

"The Clovis Area Modeler’s Club now has the backing of Clovis City Council in its effort to find somewhere to fly."
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clovis rc club member, tim cone, takes air race 1 world cup in thailand

"It was hard work but it’s been an amazing week in Thailand and I cannot wait to come back next year and do this all again."
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