Notice: The Flying Tigers Field located at Westwinds Metropark is a part of the Metroparks of the Toledo Area who requires a Metroparks permit to fly RC aircraft at Westwinds. The Metroparks Unmanned Permit Request Form can be downloaded here. Follow the instructions provided with the form.
The Park Permit requires FAA Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Registration completed and AMA membership or equivent liability insurance. Links provided below will direct you to the web pages for more information or applications.
Notice Westwinds Metropark Flyers:
Effective immediately UAS model flyers flying at Westwinds Metropark Toledo Flying Tigers model club field must notify the Toledo Express Airport tower by calling 419-865-6901 or back up number 419-865-6686.
There is a sign at the east end of our shelter that will display if the field is “Active” or “Not Active.” If you are the first person to fly, call the tower. They will answer either "tower", "control" or "radar", tell them who you are and that you are with "Flying Tigers R/C Club" and are going to be flying at the field, then change the display on the sign to Active. The last person to leave the field will call the tower and inform them flying has ended, and change the sign to Not Active.
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