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Welcome to the Loudoun County Aeromodelers Association (LCAA), AMA #799. Our goal is to promote model aircraft building and flying for the purpose of education, pleasure and recreation. The public is invited to club meetings held on the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7:30pm at the North County Governmental Center in Reston, Virginia. Meeting activities include show 'n tell of members' aircraft and discussions on club events, activities, and business. Gather with us on Facebook and YouTube.

We invite you to join us at our flying field at Banshee Reeks Nature Preserve in Loudoun County. Non-club members are encouraged to try their hand at flying as a guest of a club member with assistance from a qualified pilot. As a member of the club, flight instructors are available to assist new pilots through the pilot training program. All club members must be members of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA). You must be a guest of a LCAA member or a LCAA member yourself to fly at the field. Only club qualified pilots may fly at the field by themselves.

Field hours: The LCAA flying field is open 7 days a week from 9 am to one half hour before sunset. Occasionally, the field is closed all day or for a limited amount of hours for special occasions and members are given prior notice.

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Club Contacts
President:
Jim Salmon
703.481.0060
jsalmon@lcaa.org
Membership:
Elizabeth Crystal
240.623.7230
membership@lcaa.org
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Upcoming Events
  • Night Flying, July 30th until 11:00pm
  • Club Meeting, TBD, Aug 9th 7:30pm
  • National Model Aviation Day picnic, Aug 13th 9:00am
  • Board Meeting - Aug 24th 7:00pm Leesburg Public House
  • See the latest Airbag newsletter





Club Announcements

AMA Air

Chris Wolfe, The RC Geek, is back as a guest host on this episode of AMA Air, which will be streamed live on Friday July 15 at 2pm EDT. Chris and Lee Ray will talk about Chris's relocation and how that will effect his content, EAA's AirVenture, and much more so make sure to tune in live!

Recent LCAA Events

2022 July Picnic

The club held two fantastic events this past weekend. The first was a July picnic held on Saturday July 2nd. In a departure from our usual hamburgers and hotdog lunch Patrick Dinh treated us to grilled chicken tacos. The weather was hot and sticky but the flying conditions were great.

The second event was the first night flying event held by the club in many years which took place on the evening of July 3rd. The conditions couldn't have been better and what a turn out! We had almost as many people for this event as the prior days picnic. Lots of pilots and as many spectators. Attach some lights to a plane and join in on the fun. Monitor the Airbag, Slack and this page for the next night flying event.

More photos from these weekends events

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See threw plane
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Jeff working on a plane
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Glider
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Ron gets his glider
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Mike G and Brian W
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Brian A's constallation in flight
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Arlen and Jim install new batteries
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Club members talking
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Elliot gets ready for take off
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Doug works on his T-28
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Lot's of RC planes
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Club members sitting at the tables
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Lunch is almost ready
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PT-17 coming at you
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Jim Norcutt and John Bisaga
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Brian Wagner flying FPV
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Quad clears the gate
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Jeff and planes
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Dave Eccelston checks his charger
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Arlen and Patrick
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That's not a real eagle!
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Jayson
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Low pass with a flying wing
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Club members flying
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Chatting in the shade
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John hand launches
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Mike and Steve
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Sitting in the shade
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Jeff works on a plane
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Happy Dogs