Westport NY RC Fly-in

I attended the giant scale RC event in Westport NY held around July 4th weekend each year. The event draws a crowd of giant scale RC pilots from all over New England. I went every year until they stopped holding the events a number of years ago. Recently, they have re-kindled the event and are building their attendance each year.


Camp setup for the event. Last airplane still needs to be tucked into the trailer for the night

It is by far the best flying field in New England that I have visited, and I’ve visited many. The runway is over 2,000′ long, nice and wide, surrounded by wide open fields, very well maintained, smooth, and covered with a carpet of grass. It doesn’t get much better.


The runway looking to the left, similar length on the right.


This setup with a van and trailer works well for a RC flying event.


All the essentials in a compact setup


The 89″ YAK 54 on the flight line


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