Indoor Flying

We have some members that are also “Indoor Flyers”.  They meet on the third Wednesday of each month at the Aquatic Center from 10 am to 1 pm and fly small planes, drones, and helicopters. They are a small group but have a lot of fun. The cost is $3.00 per...

Sterling Field RC Complex Update

Each of our two RC Tracks are now equipped with their own watering station. There was very little cost in adding the second watering station since we used a spare pump and spare water tank. The main outlay was the purchase of PVC pipe and some fittings. A trench will...

Some Safety Rules

Desert Hawks RC Club – Some Safety Rules. The AMA Safety Code and Club Safety Rules are posted on the club Bulletin Board at the Sterling Field RC Complex.  Additionally, they are posted on the club website. Safety rules are for your protection so please take...

Teen Break 2019

As many of you will remember, earlier this year we were going to host a flying event to raise money to donate to the City’s Teen Break Program.  Our event had to be canceled because of weather; despite the cancellation, the Club voted to donate $200.00 to the...

Flight Etiquette

Every club usually has an unwritten set of procedures observed by members of that club. For our Desert Hawks RC Club, making sure to follow these procedures at the Sterling Field RC Complex should serve you well: · Plug in your batteries on the runway side of the...

Hawks Nest Raceway History

  For our first 30 years, the Desert Hawks RC Club was a flying club. We became a Charter Club of the Academy of Model Aeronautics in the early 1980s. As a nonprofit club, we secured a lease with Lake Havasu City with the help of Jim Sterling, who at the time was...

Presidents Corner May 2019

“Let’s Have Fun” is our Club Slogan. Our Club Mission is “The advancement and safe operation of all types of RC models.” I believe we do a great job in keeping with the fundamental objectives of our club. We now have over 200 members, an all-time high in our history....

Seasonal Visitors Farewell Party

Club News & Updates On April 12, 2019, we held a farewell party for our seasonal visitors at Tavern 95. The members and spouses in attendance had a great time! We missed those of you who were unable to attend and look forward to seeing all our seasonal visitors...

Toledo 2019 End of an Era

This was sent in by Jim Prowse. Great reporting Jim, we appreciate it. Well , with some “trepidation” I headed out  for Toledo last Friday, about a 7 hr round trip from here,   disappointing again, probably the last time for me. I’ve been to the...