BAMS is an Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) chartered Gold Leader RC model airplane flying club located in Boerne, Texas. Our flying field is located within Kendall County's Joshua Springs Park, north of San Antonio (take IH-10 exit 533, to Welfare). For information on finding the field and to see our airspace, click here to go to the map. These two links show the full NOAA or Air Sports Network weather forecast for the field. Another good source for wind information is Sailflow.
To learn more about BAMS, take a look at this video. Also, check out our YouTube channel here ☞ and join us on facebook here ☞ .
If you are a new pilot and want to learn to fly or are experienced (or maybe just a little out of practice) and want to check things out, or are just looking for more information about BAMS, please use the "Contact Us" link above; click here to check out our introductory flight program - BAMS provides everything you need: radio, plane, and flight instructor. We invite you you to come out to our club meeting on the first Saturday of every month at 9:00 AM at the flying field - everyone's welcome. If you would like to join now, fill out and print a New Member Packet and bring it with you to the next meeting. To check out BAMS' complete flight certification program, click here to see the Guide and here to see the Proficiency Checklist. Our U-Control pilots recently completed a 65' flying circle and invite anyone interested in honing their skills or trying control line for the first time to stop by and give it a try. Training planes and instructor pilots are available on request.
These are some of our recent and upcoming events:
May 11, 2019BAMS 2019 Spring Fun Fly is just around the corner. Check out the flyer here. More news to come.
March 16, 2019The BAMS booth at the recent Boerne Family Fair was a big success. Many families came to the booth to look into RC modeling and flying - over 100 combo flyers were handed out. In addition, every youngster that visited us received a flying balsa plane to experiment with. Event Director Bob Golden noted that a great deal of interest was shown at the hands-on simulator area. A big thank you goes out to Carlos, Dan, Everett, Lee, Ron and Tom for their committment to this event.
May 19, 2018BAMS' Spring Fun Fly for 2018 raised $1,250 for the Hill Country Daily Bread, enough to fill half of an 18-wheeler with 15,000 pounds of food. In addition to a full day of fun and flying, this event underscores our commitment to community service and giving back to deserving charities and non-profits. To learn more about the Hill Country Dail Bread, click here.
October 14, 2017BAMS' Fall Fun Fly was a big success with over $900 raised. Dan and company in the kitchen crew got rave reviews for quality and quantity. A good time was had by all and the flying was great.
September 2, 2017In keeping with BAMS' long history of community service, at the September 2, 2017 meeting, the membership voted unanimously to donate $500 to hurricane Harvey relief efforts in Seadrift, TX. In addition to acting as on-site legal aid to the residents, Dan delivered the donation (along with nearly $250 in private donations by individual club members) to the Seadrift Community Relief Distribution Center on the 5th.