Lafayette Esquadrille Control Line Club

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

Sad to report that Marvin Noelke passed away on July 3rd – Visitation July 10, Burial July 11

https://www.oltmannfuneralhome.com/obituaries/Marvin-L-Noelke?obId=4741757#/obituaryInfo

Click here for the Meramec River Level

Buder Park is open (CL & RC) and ready for flying

The RC area floods at 18 feet and the CL area starts to flood at 21 feet

Darren flying his 38 Special on June 22

Esquadrille Indian

these pictures are from Lou Matustik’s collection and show the Fort and the area that became the square pad

 

 

 

 

 

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

2019 Meetings –      July 11    Aug 8    Sept 12     Oct 10    Nov 14     Dec 12

 

We fly at Buder Park and have club meetings each month

 

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

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We are an AMA Chartered Club #702

Click here for the Meramec River Level

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

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

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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

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

Dec 2015 – Buder Park Flood pictures

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Howard Rush CL Stunt Contest Calendar

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

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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

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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

Web Master: Fred Cronenwett, clscale7@gmail.com

 

 

 

 

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