General Information About Our Club

 

 

 

The Keystone Radio Control Club (KRC) is a chartered club of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) based in Franconia, Pennsylvania. whose purpose is to promote the safe building and operation of radio controlled model aircraft and to aid in the advancement of the hobby.

The Club Membership meets regularly at 7:30pm on the second Thursday of each month at the Franconia Township Building on Allentown Road in Franconia, PA. Between the months of May and September the meetings start at 8:00pm to allow for some flying beforehand. Guests wishing to learn more about the Club and membership are always welcome to attend any Club Membership Meetings.

The Club maintains a flying site at Mascaro Field, on the south side of Forman Road in Franconia Township. The site feature ample parking, a well maintained 700' x 100' turf runway, six protected pilot stations, a covered picnic area, and portable restroom facilities. Model flying takes place throughout the year when weather conditions permit. ON any nice weekend day, members can usually be found flying a variety of aircraft, from trainers to advanced giant scale aerobats. Members are also often present at the field on summer weeknights and on many weekdays. During the prime flying season between May and September the Club hosts a monthly Fun Fly for its membership that features food, fun and a little competition. Anyone wishing to watch the fun is invited to stop by anytime Club members are present.

The Club is governed by a Constitution, Field and Membership rules that are enforced by the membership and a Board of Officers. Officers are nominated and elected on an annual basis by the membership for a term of 1 year. Board positions include:

  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Field Officer
  • Safety Officer
  • Newsletter Editor
  • Webmaster
The Board meets on a monthly basis to discuss outstanding business and the state of the Club. Members are also welcome to attend these meetings if they desire.