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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 asphalt runway
  • Adjacent grass runways
  • Permanent observation pavilion for flyers, guests and spectators
  • A spring and fall open fly-in (no turbine engines)
  • Monthly meetings with education programs focusing on scientific and technical advances in the field of model aircraft
  • Complete flight-training program for new flyers
  • Monthly organized airplanes specific/fun fly events
  • Annual Christmas party and frequent cookouts 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.


With unmatched amenities, On Top of the World Communities is the leader of 55+ recreational activities in retirement communities in Florida, in both quantity and quality.


Each new home at On Top of the World Ocala is built with quality, steel reinforced, concrete block construction using superior materials and brands for better energy efficient homes.


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

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