Brant Flyers R/C Inc.

Welcome to Brant Flyers R/C Inc. – for the advancement and safe enjoyment of radio controlled model aviation.

Brant Flyers R/C Inc.

Brant Flyers Mission

Brant Flyers, is affiliated with the Model Aeronautics Association of Canada and is a charter member of that body. Our main purpose is the advancement and safe enjoyment of radio controlled model aviation. This objective is realized through the co-operation of our membership with national and international modeling organizations, local government and the general public.

Club Profile

Brant Flyers R/C Inc  is a club dedicated to radio controlled model aircraft enthusiasts in the Brant County area of Ontario, Canada, The club welcomes new members who may be interested in pursuing R/C model aviation as a hobby/sport.

The club is associated with the Model Aeronautics Association of Canada (MAAC), the governing body for model aviation in Canada, and in turn, the Aeroclub of Canada as well as the Fèdération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) the global sport aviation authority.

Club meetings are held at 7:30 pm on the first Wednesday of each month from September through May. As of Fall 2017 the meetings will be moving to a new location - the Skyway Cafe at Brantford Airport.

Visitors are always welcome to attend our meetings.

Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of Earth
And danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings;
Sunward I've climbed, and joined the tumbling mirth
of sun-split clouds, – and done a hundred things
You have not dreamed of – wheeled and soared and swung
High in the sunlit silence. Hov'ring there,
I've chased the shouting wind along, and flung
My eager craft through footless halls of air....



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News

Upcoming...

The next general meeting of Brant Flyers will be at 7:30 pm on Tuesday December 5th, 2017 at the new location - the Skyway Cafe at Brantford Airport. Please note that this meeting is on the Tuesday, as the facility was not available to us on the Wednesday.

Both fields are still open and in good condition, but it can't be long now until we are forced to close them for the Winter. Monday evening fly-ins with hot-dogs at the Etonia field, are now over for the season.

All members are urged to join the Brant Flyers Facebook group, so that they can stay in touch with activities, and share news, photos and videos related to our hobby. Membership of this group is restricted to Brant Flyers members and their families. Just go to the group page (click here) and ask to join, or respond to the invitation when you receive one.

If you need to contact the club re membership issues etc, please email info@brantflyers.ca.

Recent...

The last general meeting of Brant Flyers was held on Wednesday November 1st at the Skyway Cafe at Brantford Airport. It was confirmed that we will have 'porta-potties' at both flying fields for the next flying season. Elections were conducted and a new 2018 executive confirmed.

Please note that memberships must be renewed by the January meeting at the latest, to avoid late fees. You must have your MAAC current through 2018 before renewing your membership.

The club presented a display at the Brantford Air Show, which attracted considerable interest.

Regular social flying nights have been held on Monday evenings at the Etonia field all season - those interested in finding out more about the club are welcome to drop in.

A successful Fun Fly, BBQ and swap meet was held on July 15th at the Middleport field. We even had a flyover from the Warplane Heritage Museum's B-25 Mitchell.