National Aeromodeling Heritage Award - Clapp Field
National Aeromodeling Historic Site 2013 -
Clapp Field, NY 2005
The plaque reads:
National Aeromodeling Historic Landmark
Recognized and Dedicated by the Academy of Model Aeronautics
The Southern Tier Aero Radio Society "STARS" operating from Clapp Field in Olean, NY is acknowledged as being a leader in the development of Giant Scale Radio Controlled Aircraft beginning in 1975.
The STARS relocated from Clapp Field to Cuba, NY when the Society purchased this site in the late 1980's. Established in 1935, STARS is one of the oldest AMA clubs in the United States.
Dedicated on August 28, 2005