banner NFMI Logo

Welcome to the Northwest Florida Modelers, Inc. Website !
Northwest Florida Modelers, Inc. is a non-profit corporation dedicated to modelers in the NW Florida area

As a reminder Fritz Field is CLOSED TO ALL FLYERS DURING THANKSGIVING 11/24/2017 AND CHRISTMAS 12/25/2017. DO NOT FLY AT Fritz field during these dates.

Fritz field is open daily
North Hill for powered flight is accessable but only to cross the bridge by walking across. There is a tempary bridge in place that is to be use ONLY by the contractor so Please DO NOT DRIVE ACROSS THE TEMPARARY BRIDGE. During the bridge construction you can only walk or pull a wagon across the bridge but foot traffic only.

OPERATING HOURS ARE 9 am to 6 pm on Saturday and Sunday, 9 am to Dark Monday thru Friday

Fritz field will be CLOSED TO EVERYONE on Thanksgiving day and Christmas day.

FRITZ FIELD Has established new rules effective 4/25/2016. North/South runway ALL PLANE TYPES But Planes only, East/West runway for nitro and electric Heli's only.
There is a sound limit of 70 decibels at property line.
All Gas planes will be required to be tested before you fly ("I did not know" will not be allowed for a excuse).
Any Nitro fueled airplanes that is not equipped with factory exhaust will need to be tested. ("i did not know" will not be allowed for a excuse). If you think your plane should be tested, Lets get it tested.

The sound limit for the testing for any airplane will be a limit of 96 decibles at 20 feet on runway surface.

Each pilot will be responsible for his or her actions including ZERO Tolerance that may lead up to punishment if rules are broken.

Each pilot will be required to fly within the county owned property that is inside the tree line from all corners all directions so you must NOT FLY OVER THE TREES.

Each pilot is required to have a spotter at all times  until further notice
no exceptions.

If there is a video evidence of any Radio Controlled aircraft flying over the trees as per our ZERO TOLERANCE POLICY.
First offence 2 Week Suspension to the entire club every person every flying type of plane (not to include gliders).

Second offence 4 Week Suspension to the entire club every person every flying type of plane (not to include gliders).

We are located at the north end of Jamesville Road off of Mobile Highway in the old landfill in Beulah.  I
f the gate is open then come on in and enjoy.

Visitors are welcomed and encouraged.

With agreement with the Navy Base any and all flyers who wishes to use this field will now be required to have the new pass in your possesion to be allowed to fly at Bronson field so this pass that is free and available from building 777 at main gate of the Navy Base. Their times are Mon thru Fri 0800 thru 2200,
Sat and Sun 0900 thru 1500. To get this pass you fill out their form fill in the highlighted areas of the form and tell the individual to look for "Modeler" as the Sponsor. You dont have this pass you will not be allowed to fly at the Bronson field.

Congratulations to our new Secretary Gary Lee.

We'd also like to say thank you to our outgoing Secretary Bob Yearty for his 12 years of service as Secretary, our club will always appreciate your hard work and dedication from your past years of service, Gary will have his hands full filling Bob's shoes as the new Secretary.

The club will always appreciate all of the other officers and club members who volunteer their time and resources to help keep the club going and we definately look forward to the coming year.


$12 for T-Shirts
$17 for the POLO Shirts

Next Club Meeting will be April 4, 2017

Saturday April 1 Sunny high near 82 northeast winds around 5 becoming southeast by the afternoon.
Sunday April 2 Mostly sunny high near 80 southeast winds 5 to 10. 20% chance of rain after 1

Open House 2016 was a HUGE SUCCESS Send out a huge applause to everyone that put on a awesome performance and a huge thankyou for everyone that did a spectacular job on a job well done. NFMI expresses a TREMENDOUS grattitude to everyone that helped in making OPEN HOUSE 2016 to happen with great honor.
Be sure to check out Facebook for posted pictures and videos.

2004-2016, NorthWest Florida Modelers, Inc.
Please send updates / corrections / comments to