Posts of Bong Eagles sponsored events, along with other events of interest, most current at the top

Bong Eagles Upcoming Events

Annual Bong Eagles’ All Free Flight Contest – August 7, 2022

Event was cancelled because of rain. Was to be held at MAJ Richard Bong State Recreation Area – Event Details on Flyer

EVENT FLYER – 2022 Bong Eagles AMA Free Flight Meet – August 7

Bong Eagles’ Completed 2022 Events

Old Timer Contest – July 10, 2022

Was held at MAJ Richard Bong State Recreation Area – Event Details on Flyer

EVENT FLYER – 2022 Bong Eagles Old Timer Meet – July 10

Meet went well, links to pictures and results have been posted

2022 Bong Eagles Free Flight Meet Pictures

2022 7/10 Bong Eagles Oldtimer Free Flight Contest Results

Events Just Completed

2022 AMA OUTDOOR FREE FLIGHT NATS – July 25-29, 2022 – Muncie, IN

Meet was very successful for Bong Eagles, who flew in 10 events. Events pictures are available at 2022 Bong Eagles at AMA FF Nats – Pictures

Summary of the Meet from an Eagles’s perspective is available here

2022 AMA Free Flight Nats and NFFS Outdoor Champs

EVENT FLYER 2022 AMA Outdoor Free Flight NATS

Other Upcoming Events

2022 FAC Outdoor Champs and Ted Dock Meet – September 15-16 & 17-18 – Muncie IN

EVENT FLYERS 2022 Flying Aces Club Outdoor Champs

2022 Roscoe Turner FAC Ted Dock Free Flight Meet

Other 2022 Events completed

2022 AMA INDOOR FREE FLIGHT NATS – May 24 – 28, 2022

EVENT FLYER 2022 AMA INDOOR NATS – Round Valley Dome, Eager, AZ

PICTURES in AMA Flickr Album

2022 Flying Aces Club NATS – Geneseo, NY – July 13-16, 2022

EVENT FLYER 2022 Flying Aces Club NATS – Geneseo, NY

Good Flying weather at Geneseo. One member of Bong Eagles / FAC Lightning Aces competed.


We were able to reserve Memorial Hall in 2022 for Indoor flying. For Details see Indoor page under the Flying Sites Tab. Dates for Fall 2022, if available, will be announced later.

Face masks are required. Time is from 4:00 to 10:00 PM Central Time

For Current Pictures See:

2021-2022 Bong Eagles Indoor Flying at Racine Memorial Hall

2022 Past Events with Links

February 11-13, 2022 – EAA Winter Flight Fest – EAA Museum, Oshkosh, WI

Event was a Sucess.

Report is on the attached page: Winter Flight Fest at EAA Oshkosh February 11-13, 2022

A Photo Page is available at Photos of 2022 EAA Flight Fest, February 11-13, Oshkosh, WI

Events: LPP, Mini-stick, No Cal, Phantom Flash, Dime Scale, Peanut Scale, Bostonian, Big Smash P-18, P-18, Mass Launches: Big Smash P-18, Mashup, and Phantom Flash

March 26-27, 2022 – Jim Richmond Open – West Baden. IN

Event was a success. Photos are on the AMA Flickr page.

3rd Annual Jim Richmond Open | Flickr

Other photos by Jeff A. are available here

Photos of 2022 Jim Richmond Open at West Baden, IN

See – EVENT FLYER – 2022 Jim Richmond Open at West Baden, IN as updated Jan 31, 2022 – Note increase in Registration Fee as of February 1, 2022

Bong Eagles Holiday Lunch – December 11, 2021

Bong Eagles had a good time at the Holiday Lunch at the Birchwood Grill

AUGUST 08, 2021 Annual Bong Eagles’ All Free Flight Contest

Contest was held. Weather windy and warm,

2021 Free Flight Meet Pictures


Sponsored by the Detroit Cloudbusters, CD Winn Moore

Location: AMA Flying Field – Muncie, Indiana

Contest was held and well attended. Three Eagles flyers competed. Weather was fine, with more wind on Thursday and very little wind on Friday.

2021 FAC Outdoor Champs Bong Eagles Photos

EVENT FLYER – FAC Outdoor Championships | New Bong Eagles website


CD: Pat Murray

Location AMA Flying Field – Muncie, Indiana

Contest weather was good but quite windy.

EVENT FLYER – Ted Dock Contest | New Bong Eagles website