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Konterra Model Air Park is the premier place to fly radio control models in the Maryland and Washington DC area. Free State offers a large, well groomed grass runway, two open shelters to keep out of the sun or rain, and a large parking lot. We pride ourselves at being friendly and willing to help all new and interested visitors to our flying field.

With wide open airspace, abundant ground space for even the biggest aircraft, shelter, bathroom facilities, and accessible parking space – what’s not to love? New members are always welcome at Free State Aeromodelers. The best way to meet our members and get a feel for the organization is to stop by the field on a nice day. Tell us your interested in joining and we’ll be happy to help.

Q Do I need to be a member of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) to fly at this location?

Yes, a current AMA membership is required. AMA provides our club the insurance needed to fly at our location. This insurance protects the landowner, the club, and its members.

Q Can I fly First-Person-View (FPV) flying?

Yes, we have several members who fly drones and FPV at our location.

Q Do you offer flying instructions?

FSA’s Airplane Flight Training Program is free and is offered to all members. Flight training is conducted every Wednesday afternoon or evening from the first Wednesday in April through the last Wednesday in October, as weather permits. Our flight instructors usually start showing up at the field, Konterra Model Air Park, around 5:00 pm; flight instruction usually continues until a little after sunset. If you are a club member interested in training or a prospective member wanting to learn more about the training program, please stop by the field and see us. We offer limited helicopter training on an appointment basis. Contact us to make your appointment.

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  • Type of Field:AMA Charter Club
  • Prohibited: No Open Flames, No Fireworks, No Alcohol, No Firearms