Greater Southwest Aero Modelers 

AMA District VIII – Chapter 1140  

Max Ficken and his beautiful biplane

Darrell Abby with his award winning P-47

 

Control Line Area

The undeveloped quad race course. The trees are now gone and the field is nicely mowed. Looking for more Quad Racers!

A view of our runway from the north end looking south.

Front parking area nearest the shelter. There's a drinking fountain and cold drinks in the concession area on the south end of the shelter.

T.A.G. Event - Paul demonstrating flying with googles

2018 Biplane Fly-In

2018 Scale Masters - Successful GSW Competitors

 

GSW contestants at the 2018 NATS in Muncie, IN

GSW Events

Recent Events

"About" the Greater Southwest Aero Modelers Club

The Greater Southwest Aero Modelers, Inc. is a nonprofit organization. Membership is nondiscriminatory and open to anyone who agrees to abide by Club By-Laws. A condition of membership, for insurance purposes, is current affiliation with the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA). The address of the GSWAM flying facility is 6903 Randol Mill Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76120. Google Map Link. The Greater Southwest Aero Modeler’s of Ft. Worth, TX Club is a model aircraft/helicopter club established in 1972.  We are proud to be a diverse group of area residents having seasoned flyers through beginners of all ages.  Interests include R/C sport flying, scale, combat, racing quadcopters, pylon, helicopters, gliders, and control line aircraft. Club membership allows use of the club flying field: 500 feet by 75 feet of golf green quality grass runway, 150 feet of covered area with tables for setting up equipment, water fountain, electricity, soft drink machine, and concession area. We now also have a quadcopter track for racing quads and other multi-rotor craft.

Scheduled events throughout the year insure opportunities for fun, light hearted competition and community involvement.

Monthly meetings give members an opportunity to display their latest aircraft, building techniques, and plan future events. Programs on a wide variety of model aeronautic related subjects are scheduled for most meetings.

A Monthly Newsletter is sent to all members with updates on club activities.

Field Location: 6903 Randol Mill Rd, Fort Worth, TX 76120 is 2 exits north of US highway 30, on the north side of Randol Mill Road, 0.4 mile east of loop 820 in Fort Worth, Texas . Visitors are always welcome whenever the gate is unlocked. GPS coordinates N 32°46.895’ W 97° 12.361

Meeting time and locations: Regular Club business meetings are held at 7:30 P.M. on the second Tuesday of each month at the Massey Mcdonalds restaurant located at Precinct Line #25720 – 769 Airport Fwy Hurst, TX 76053.

Membership in the Academy of Model Aeronautics is a requirement for membership in the club.

Yearly Club Dues

Yearly dues for full membership in the club is $100.00 which includes all club benefits. New members joining during the first year shall pay an additional $50.00 initiation fee.

AMA Membership

AMA Membership Fees:
•Age 19-65 – $75
•65 & over – $65
•Under 19 – Free
•Additional family members – $30 Benefits

GSWAM Club Officers

President: Paul Lange – paulhlange@yahoo.com

Phone: 214-729-4969

 

                                         Vice President: Billy Law – bd_law@yahoo.com                          

Phone: 817-372-2274

                                                                                                                                                                                                      Secretary: Jeff Bagdon   jeffbagdonas@ameritech.net

773-724-0126

                                                                                                                                                                                               Treasurer: Bob McDuff         mcduff111@yahoo.com

817-595-2530

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817.909.6065