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Manatee County

Radio Controllers

The Manatee County Radio Controllers (MCRC) are RC Airplane, RC Multi Rotor, and Control Line enthusiasts located on the Sun Coast of Florida in the Tampa Bay area. 

Our Flying Site Features:

  • a 600' smooth grass runway
  • a recently upgraded control line circle
  • a double-wide air conditioned clubhouse for meetings and events
  • clean restrooms (both men's and ladies)
  • a Pilot's Den with electric and drink dispensing
  • seven (7) shelters with electricity for charging equipment and shade
  • picnic tables and outdoor chairs

New members are always welcome!

Come join our club and gain access to what we feel is the BEST flying facility in the Bay area! 

Contact one of our officers to learn more.

We are the Friendly Flying Club!




Next club meeting will be held at our field on Sunday, May 30th, 2021 starting at Noon.  Please remember to social distance and use your masks as appropriate.  Looking forward to seeing everyone there!



The April club newsletter was emailed and posted to the website on Friday, April 2nd, be sure to check it out or download a copy from the newsletter section of the website.  



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