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

We meet at the park on the 4th Thursday in the afternoon during Daylight Savings to Fly –  May 24    June 28     July 26     Aug 23     Sept 27     Oct 25

Special Flying Days:  Aug 11 National Model Aviation Day


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

2018 Meetings –              June 14       July 12       Aug 9     Sept 13      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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