Great Lakes Eagles
Home of the Rockville Flyers
Manteno, Illinois
Member: AMA

 

 

Home Page of the Great Lakes Eagles

The Great Lakes Eagles, AMA Club #4491, is a loose group of RC pilots who have formed a club in rural Manteno, IL., with the sole purpose to have fun and fly model aircraft. We are made up giant scale, sport, and electric flyers. We follow all AMA safety guidelines and use a lot of common sense. The Great Lakes Eagles is a Not for Profit (NFP) organization, regsitered with the state of Illinois.
The Great Lakes Eagles are members of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA).
FAA Requirements for flying

Flyers, Please note that we require you to have your FAA registration number on each plane you fly at our field. Keep the following in mind

  • It needs to be visible or can be inside the battery compartment as long as it does not require tools to open it
  • It does not need to be visible in flight
  • The numbers can be engraved - permanent label or permanent marker
If you have not registered yet, it will cost you $5 for three years. Use the link here: FAA Registration
Memorial Day Weekend Fly-in

Club members, we will be having a fun fly on Saturday May 27th. Flying starts at 9am. Hope to see you there! Food and bathroom available. This is a not a AMA sanctioned event.
Next Meeting Notice

The next meeting of the Great Lakes Eagles will be held at:

Frankieís
25921 S. Governorís Hwy
Monee, IL 60449-9266
(708) 534-2050

Starting time will be 5:00pm. Please note that Frankie's does not open until 4:00pm. See you there.

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