Toledo Flying Tigers

Flying Field

FPV View of the flying field:

Our Flying Field is located just north of Airport Highway and about a quarter mile east of Eber Road at 9918 Geiser Road. Please note, the field is open 7 a.m. until dark with only electric airplanes to be flown until after 9 a.m. Feel free to come in and look around and meet the club members that are there.

Map and Directions

For your safety and safety of others, obey all posted special rules for this park.

Unmanned Aircraft (Drone) Permits

Unmanned aircraft, including drones and remote control models, may be flown only at Westwinds Metropark with a permit. Click here to download an application.

Notice Westwinds Metropark Flyers:

The Toledo Express Airport must be notified before flying model aircraft at Westwinds Metro Park.  The first person to fly must call the control tower (419 865-6901 or 419 865-6686) and inform them the Westwinds flying field is active.  Change the sign at the east side of our shelter to “Active.”  The last person to leave the field must call the tower and tell them the field is inactive, then change the sign to “Not Active.”

Stay tuned to this site and Toledo Flying Tiger email notifications for updates.


What You Need to Fly at the Field.


Park Permit


The Toledo Area Metroparks unmanned aircraft permit application can be downloaded from their website at this link:  Unmanned (Drone) permit.


FAA UAS Registration

The Metropark requires the FAA unmanned aircraft systems registration to be completed. You can get it at this link: FAA UAS Registration. If you are already registered log in here

AMA Membership

Full AMA membership is required to fly at the field as it provides the liability insurance coverage if something goes wrong. You can apply at this link: Join AMA. 

TFTRC Field Rules

You are required to read and understand the field rules before you can fly at the Westwinds field. You can find them at this link: Field Rules.

Call TOL Tower Before Flying

You MUST call the Toledo Express Tower before and after flying at the Westwinds Field. Call 419-865-6901 or 419-865-6686 to request “Active” status. Then the last flyer calls to change to “Not active” status.

Why Join Flying Tigers?

Among other benefits the Toledo Flying Tigers provides lawn maintenance at Westwinds Metroparks paid for by the Flying Tigers membership dues. Join at this link: Join Flying Tigers.