rc airplanes indianapolis with kidsWhen Lulu was two years old we were introduced to a lot of new things. She was so interested in the world around here and curious. We did and continue to do anything we can to feed that curiosity. We love sharing new things with her and seeing them through her eyes. For this reason we do a lot of things that are new even to us as adults. One cool thing that we enjoy checking out are remote controlled vehicles and aircraft.

Flight is an amazing thing and seeing a miniature runway with small planes taxiing down it and then lifting off into the sky (most of the time) is pretty awesome. Here are some places to catch a glimpse and maybe even find opportunities to get involved.

Indianapolis RC South Airfield (Rike Field) is located near the intersection of East County Road 750N (Worthsville Rd.) and North County Road 300E in Johnson County, Southeast of Greenwood, IN. Their website recommends using the address 3200 E 750 N, Greenwood on your GPS to get close. They tend to do a great job keeping up their website with times that you’ll be able to see the planes.
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Indianapolis Westside R/C Modelers Club Airfield is located at the Indianapolis Executive Airport (formerly Terry Airport) in rc airplanes indy with kidsZionsville, Northwest of Indianapolis. The flying site is on the West side of the airport property. Go South from state road 32 on county road 1100 East until you see our sign on the East side of the road (looking at the airport property). Locked when there is not an event. Check the website for event info.
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Hamilton County R/C Flyers Airfield can be found if you go North on US 31 and Make Left at 256th Street. Go West for about 4 Miles. Club is on the South side of 256th. 256th does end at Eagletown Road. At the time of publishing, no events were listed on their website.
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Johnson County Radio Control Flyers Airfield is located in Johnson County Park, Edinburgh. From I-65 exit #80 West (Edinburgh/252) follow 252 west through Edinburgh to the intersection with Hwy 31 go straight across Hwy 31 (toward Camp Atterbury) on Old Hospital Rd 3.1 miles turn right on Schoolhouse Rd Tracee Field is 2/tenths of a mile on right
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rc planes indy with kidsIf you know of other R/C airfields in the area, let me know in the comments! Keep in mind that you may see planes flying or practicing even when there isn’t an event. Stay in a safe area and follow all instructions and rules. Have fun!