Come Out and See Us
RARC model aircraft flying field is located near Shirley Plantation in Charles City County. It's just 30 minutes southeast of downtown Richmond, VA. Guest pilots and visitors are always welcome. All pilots must have their AMA registration card in their possession to fly and comply with the AMA Safety Code. For information about the Academy of Model Aeronautics, click here.
Seasonal Flight Restrictions
For safety during hunting seasons, the flying field is closed to model aircraft operations during certain hours. Flight Restrictions are published here and are posted at the field.
Hunting Season Flight Restrictions - September 1, 2018 - April 5th, 2019
Field is open for flying on the days and times below:
Monday - Friday: 11:00 - 14:00, or anytime if no hunters are present
Saturday: 13:00 until Sunset, or anytime if no hunters are present
Sunday: Sunrise to Sunset