Private R/C Airplane Flying Field at On Top of the World

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When it comes to communities with RC airplanes, On Top of the World is it. As the leader in 55+ amenities and recreational activities in Florida, R/C flying enthusiasts who call On Top of the World home, will enjoy our private R/C flying field. It is a 14-acre site with a 600′ x 150′ foot grass runway and a large pavilion where spectators can comfortably watch the action and enjoy the beautiful and scenic pastoral view.

Founded by seven OTOW residents more than 20 years ago, the R/C Flyers Club has become one of the nation’s largest model-aircraft groups with more than 100 members.

Affiliated with the International Miniature Aircraft Association (IMAA) and the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), the R/C Flyers Club has drawn model-aircraft enthusiasts from across the country to live at On Top of the World Communities. The reasons are clear:

  • Expanded-garage homes for your R/C hobby
  • Most members build and fly their own aircraft
  • A 14-acre flying field with a 150-by-600-foot grass runway
  • Permanent observation pavilion for flyers, guests and spectators
  • A fall invitational fly-in
  • Monthly meetings with education programs focusing on scientific and technical advances in the field of model aircraft
  • Complete flight-training program for new flyers
  • A spring time giant-scale IMAA event for bi-planes with wingspans of 60 inches or more, and mono planes with at least 80-inch wingspans
  • Competitions for warbirds, experimental civilian and aerobatic aircraft
  • Annual Christmas party for members and their families

The R/C flying field is open daily to members of the R/C Flyers Club. The club organizes special events at the field such as regional fly-ins which welcome 100’s of enthusiasts and experts from everywhere. The club also provides flight-training for new flyers. The R/C flying field is managed by the R/C Flyers Club.

Unmatched
Amenities

With more than 300,000 square feet of amenities, On Top of the World Communities is the leader of 55+ amenities Florida, in both quantity and quality.

Unrivaled
Construction

Each new home at On Top of the World Communities is built with quality, steel reinforced, concrete block construction using superior materials and brands.

Storied
History

As the premier 55+ active adult community in Florida, On Top of the World Communities is an award-winning, family owned company founded in 1947.

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