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Davis Field is a Sailplane and Electric Only Flying Field (Bill Martin Field, one of our other fields, is for powered airplanes)

Davis Field availability - Spring 2008

"Miss Manners visits Davis Field" - what you need to know about flying at Davis

Places to Stay near Davis Farm Field (for our contest guests!)

Tree Climbers

Current weather conditions near Davis Field:

  1. Alan Marshal's Weather Page (5 miles south of Davis Field)
  2. KB1JKP's weather page (0.3 miles north of Davis Field)

Davis Farm

Davis Farm is managed by the Sudbury Park and Recreation Commission. The area directly surrounding Davis Farm field, including all the walking trails, are a Conservation Land managed by the Sudbury Conservation Commission. Please respect the land by following their basic rules: 

  • Hunting is prohibited

  • Motor vehicles are prohibited from trails and farm lands

  • Alcohol is prohibited

  • All wildlife is to be respected 

  • Please do not leave litter behind

A detailed map of Davis Field and the conservation areas and walking trails around the field is on the Sudbury Conservation Commission web site. A second map on the site shows the walking trails that link the Davis Field and Barton Farm conservation areas.

Directions

The field is on the south side of Rt. 117 across from a large white farm house. There is a parking lot between the road and the field where you can park.

From the west:

Take the Massachusetts Turnpike to Rt. 495 North. Take Exit 27 "Bolton and Stow" off of Rt. 495 and turn east toward Stow. You just stay on Rt. 117 all the way. The field is almost exactly 11 miles from Rt. 495. You will pass the following landmarks:
 

Miles from Rt. 495  Landmark 
5.0  Rt. 62 enters from right and joins Rt. 117 
6.0  Country Fare shopping center on left (you can get provisions here) 
7.0  Rt. 62 splits to left of Mobil station at lights, you continue to right of Mobil 
8.2  You cross Rt. 27 at lights 
10.5  You pass a Sudbury firestation on your left. 
11.0  The field is on your right, 0.5 mile after the firestation 

From the east:

From Rt. 128 (I95), take Rt. 2 west. At second set of lights turn left to stay on Rt. 2 (Mobil station will be on your right after the turn). Turn left at 4th set of lights onto Sudbury Rd (it's the next set of lights after you cross Rt. 126). Follow Sudbury Rd. south to intersection with Rt. 117 (Rossini's Restaurant is on the right at intersection). Turn right onto Rt. 117 going west, follow it for 1.5 miles. Field is on the left.

From the south (Framingham area):

From Rt. 9, take the Edgell Rd exit and go north toward Sudbury. Follow Edgell for 5 miles to where it ends at Rt. 20. Turn right on Rt. 20, go 0.1 mile to next set of lights, and turn left onto Union Ave. Follow Union Ave. one mile to stop sign. Go straight through stop sign (road becomes Concord Rd). Follow Concord Rd 0.7 mile to lights in Sudbury center. Go straight through lights (you are crossing Rt. 27) and follow Concord Rd for 2 miles. Concord Rd will turn right but you continue straight on Pantry Rd. Follow Pantry Rd 0.8 miles to stop sign at Rt. 117 (North Rd). Turn right onto Rt. 117 (fire station is on your immediate left after the turn) and go 0.5 mile, soccer field is on your right.

Davis Field availability - Summer 2008

Davis field is reserved for soccer practice from 4:45 pm to 5:45 pm every Wednesday through the summer.

Davis Field should be open for flying on all Saturdays from June 21 through September 6.

Sundays should remain wide open for CRRC right through the spring, summer and fall.

Official club flying time is 11:00 am - 1:00 pm on Sundays. Individuals may use the field outside these hours if it is not being used for group activities.

Tree climbers

Landed your plane in the top of a tree? These guys can get it down safely.

Kenny Greeno: 978-804-8113

Rusty's Tree Service: 978-443-9469
Scott: 508-203-3845


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