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Welcome to Toledo Flying Tigers RC Club!

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Notice: The Flying Tigers Field located at Westwinds Metropark is a part of  the Metroparks of the Toledo Area who requires a Metroparks permit to fly RC aircraft at Westwinds.  The Metroparks Unmanned Permit Request Form can be downloaded here. Follow the instructions provided with the form.

The Park Permit requires FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Registration completed  and AMA membership or equivent liability insurance.  Links provided below will direct you to the web pages for more information or applications.


Notice Westwinds Metropark Flyers:

Effective immediately UAS model flyers flying at Westwinds Metropark Toledo Flying Tigers model club field must notify the Toledo Express Airport tower by calling 419-865-6901 or back up number 419-865-6686.

There is a sign at the east end of our shelter that will display if the field is “Active” or “Not Active.”  If you are the first person to fly, call the tower.  They will answer either "tower", "control" or "radar", tell them who you are and that you are with "Flying Tigers R/C Club" and are going to be flying at the field, then change the display on the sign to Active.  The last person to leave the field will call the tower and inform them flying has ended, and change the sign to Not Active.

Stay tuned to this page and Toledo Flying Tiger email notifications for updates.

TFTRC Important Links:
Flying Tigers Application Metropark Permit FAA (UAS) Registration AMA Membership Required
Membership Application Download FAA-Link AMA-Link

To join the Flying Tigers Club fill out an application and bring it to the next monthly meeting on the First Tuesday of every month held in the Reception Hall of the Bunker Bar at 1950 South Eber Road, at 7:00 PM .


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The Flying Tigers would like to invite you to become part of our AMA Charter Club. To become a member, you first must become a member of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) and then simply attend one of our meetings and fill out our membership application.  Please see the information page for meeting times, location and date.



1.   To encourage interest in radio control modeling
2.   To provide instruction for the novice.
3.   To promote the good name of radio control modeling to the community
4.   To foster the exchange of ideas on radio controlled modeling
5.   To educate and promote safety in accordance with official AMA and Club rules and guideline

  All meetings are held in the Reception Hall of the Bunker Bar at 1950 South Eber Road, at 7:00 PM on the first Tuesday of each month. Prospective members and guests are welcome to attend. All current members are encouraged to attend. These are held so that you, the members, can stay informed about what's happening in the club. They're also a forum for you to ask questions and express your opinions. Don't forget - this club belongs to all of us, not just a few. Come to the meetings and get involved!



The Flying Tigers R/C Model Club is an AMA Chartered Club.
Charter Number 1082





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