About the ARCS

The Aiken Radio Control Society (ARCS) club is an Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA)-chartered organization (AMA Club # 1039) located in Aiken, SC.  Our flying field is located approximately 10 miles east of downtown Aiken.  See page entitled Map To Our Flying Field.  Our mailing address is P O Box 5281, Aiken, SC 29804. Aiken, SC

Our club meets on the second  Thursday of each month at the Aiken, SC Golden Corral, located at 2265 Whiskey Rd.  To eat with us before the meeting please arrive at 6:00 PM.  Our business meeting begins at about 6:45 PM.  Visitors are always welcome.   For more information, please contact our secretary, Tim Flanagan at:

Cell Phone: 803-262-5070,  Email: timf@atlanticbb.net

If you wish to be added to our email list and receive our newsletter and meeting announcements, please send an email to Tim at his above listed email address, requesting same.

We have an active group who fly small quadcopters and have set up a course for racing. Depending on weather, they usually meet to fly at our field on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from about 9AM to12Noon or so.  For more information on our drone/quadcopter activities, contact Tim Flanagan.

Our club has a radio controlled (RC) trainer plane with “Buddy Box” that can be used to introduce a prospective flier, at no cost, to the sport of RC model aviation.  Call Glenn Fields at 803-648-6696 (leave message) or send an email to Glenn at bjfwgf@bellsouth.net for more information or to set up an appointment to receive a free training session, including a test flight.  Additional information about joining our club may be found at the “Joining ARCS” page.