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The Hell Hawks Indoor Flying Club is a membership based model aircraft club created to promote, supplement, and enhance opportunities within the pastime of model aircraft flying (and building) by offering off-season and year-round evening indoor flying as well as organizing and promoting special model aircraft events.
Our purpose is to promote the growth, safety, enthusiasm, and enjoyment of model aircraft building and flying by establishing, equipping, and maintaining a site for the year round flying of model aircraft and promotion of special events.
Our flying field is a 75,000 square foot Dome located at the Connecticut Sportsplex in North Branford, Connecticut. The flying field is 300 feet by 180 feet with a 65 foot ceiling in the center of the field. The facility has restrooms, snack bar, and heating. The Connecticut Sportsplex is located at 216 Foxon Road, North Branford, Connecticut.
Our club name was chosen to honor and remember the 365th Fighter-Bomber Group which was formed May 15, 1943. Flying Republic P-47 Thunderbolts the Hell Hawks were part of the 9th Tactical Air Command and flew their first combat mission on February 22, 1944. Within two months of operations the Hell Hawks converted from escorting 8th Air Force heavy bombers to their fighter-bomber mode that continued to the war's end. Their mission was two-fold. Protect the ground forces from enemy air attack and destroy any and all obstacles on the ground that prevented our forces from advancing.
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