GENERAL

Do I have to be a pilot to attend? 

Certainly not! In fact many accomplished pilots come to the event just to spend time with friends, enjoy the atmosphere and spectate the event. All visitors and the general public are welcome at the event at a reduced price. 


Will this be an AMA insured Event?

Yes, it will be necessary for the event to be insured and safe. This will be an AMA event and we will be observing all AMA safety codes during the event. An AMA License will be mandatory for all pilots. This will be checked at registration, where pilot badges will be issued for the event. Current MAAC Canadian Memberships will also be honored. If you haven’t already, you will need to join or renew your AMA license before the event:

https://www.modelaircraft.org/joinrenew.aspx


Can I volunteer at Flite Fest?

Yes! Please contact andre@flitetest.com if you would like to volunteer.

Please make your subject headline “Flite Fest Volunteer” to make your email easy to find.

Send us your name, phone number and if you have any special requests or special experience with events.

 

Are pilot passes and camping passes separate tickets?

Yes! If you plan to camp at Flite Fest, please purchase a camping pass. 

 

Are dogs allowed?

Well behaved, leashed and cleaned up after pets are welcome at Flite Fest!

 

Will there be food at Flite Fest?

There will be some food vendors available.

 

Can I bring my own food to Flite Fest?

Yes of course.

 

Will there be restrooms available?

Yes, there will be public event restrooms on site.

 

Are golf cars allowed?

Yes! 


Planes & Multirotors

What kind of planes can I bring to Flite Fest?

In order to keep things simple, we ask that you only bring electric planes. Perhaps this will change for future events but we thank you for respecting this. We will have a sport line if you would like to have larger electric planes.

 

Can I bring my mulitrotor to Flite Fest?

Yes!

 

Can I bring my helicopter to Flite Fest?

Yes! Electric only please.

 

Can I fly FPV at Flite Fest?

Yes! There will even be a FPV flight area.

 

Will there be a charging station for batteries?

Yes!


Camping

Will there be camping available? 

Yes, there is limited camping spots available. Please check the registration page. 

 

Does my camping pass include my pilot pass?

No, please purchase both a pilot pass and a camping pass.

 

What is the size of a Tent Campsite?

25x20

 

What is the size of an RV Campsite?

30x40

 

Are generators allowed?

Yes! Small, quiet (Honda) generators are allowed at Flite Fest.

 

Are campfires allowed? 

Off ground fire pits are allowed at Flite Fest.

 

Can I pick my camping spot?

Camping spots are assigned on a first come, first served basis. When you arrive, check it at registration and you will be given a camping/RV pass of your spot number. A volunteer will direct you to your spot

 

Where can I rent an RV?

We recommend renting from Neff Bros RV: http://neffbrosrv.com

 

If I don't want to camp, are there hotels nearby?

Yes! The hotels we recommend for Flite Fest East are:

  • Candlewood Suites Carrollton | 1296 Canton Rd NW, Carrollton, OH 44615

  • Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Canton South | 4025 Greentree SW, Canton, OH 44706

  • Comfort Inn - Hall Of Fame | 5345 Broadmoor Cir NW, Canton, OH 44709

  • Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham North Canton | 7046 Sunset Strip Ave NW, North Canton, OH 44720

  • La Quinta Inn & Suites Canton | 5335 Broadmoor Cir NW, Canton, OH 44709

  • Hyatt Place Canton | 5421 Whipple Ave NW, Canton, OH 44720


Refund Policy

We understand that things come up and if you are unable to make it to our event, please let us know at least 2 weeks before the event starts and we will honor a refund. If a refund is requested after this date, we will not be able to process a refund.