Lafayette Esquadrille Control Line Club


Welcome to the home page for the Lafayette Esquadrille Control Line club based in St Louis, MissouriEsquadrille Indian


We fly at Buder Park and have club meetings each month

Left to right: 2nd Place Bill Hughes, 1st place Alex Valishev, 3rd place – Patrick Hempel

All pilots, FAI Jury and John Moll our CD for the Spirit of St Louis USA World Cup

Final Results from Spirit of St Louis World Cup – Sept 27-28

Notice Alex Valishev hit 306.50 Km/Hr on Friday!


Alex Valishev flew an F2A CL speed flight at 301.4 Km/Hr on Sept 27, 2018 – New Record!

We meet at the park on the 4th Thursday in the afternoon during Daylight Savings to Fly –   Oct 25


***  The location of the club meetings has changed to 756 Woodside Trails Drive, Ballwin, MO ***

2018 Meetings –              Oct 11

We are an AMA Chartered Club #702

Click here for the Meramec River Level


Come on out to Buder Park on June 24 for the Carrier Contest – This cloud rolled over Buder on May 20, 2018


We Fly Control Line Stunt, Scale, Balloon Bust, Fox 35 speed, Carrier, Speed and Perky Speed CL models

Website for the F2A, F2B, F2C and F2D USA – Landres, France July 2018 – USA F2 Team


Buder Park Passes for 2018 – 2018-BUDER-PARK-FLYING-PERMIT-APPLICATION

Be sure to include a stamped self addressed envelope so GSLMA can mail you your pass

Local residents will require a Buder Park flying pass, if you live more than 50 miles away you will not need a permit


Click here of for the Fox 35 Stunt Rules – fox-35-rules-feb-2017

Dec 2015 – Buder Park Flood pictures


Howard Rush CL Stunt Contest Calendar

Learn how Buder was created in 1961 – buder-park-american-modeler-sept-1961



New to the St Louis area? – Follow this link to find stores and roads around the Buder Park area – buder-park-maps-directions

The roads are under construction so it will be messy until they are complete in July 2018



This picture was taken by a Drone flown over the CL site….just too awesome not to share (before all of the improvements)

Buder Park

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