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Radio-Controlled Flying at Hillman State Park

Model Airplane Field

Hillman State Park provides a radio-controlled model airplane field -- the K. Leroy Irvis Radio Control Model Airport, which includes:

  • Covered shelter
  • Asphalt runways and taxiways
  • Asphalt and grass pit areas
  • Wind sock poles
  • Frequency board
  • Parking area
  • Spectator area

This activity or structure is ADA accessible.

The airplane field is operated and maintained by the Greater Pittsburgh Aero Radio Control Society, a chartered club of the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA). All users must

  • Have an FCC license
  • Maintain and display a current AMA membership
  • Preregister with Raccoon Creek State Park to utilize the facility

Contact the Raccoon Creek State Park office at 724-899-2200 for more information and to preregister.