The Capital Area Radio Drone Squadron, also known as CARDS, was founded in 1970 and is the largest radio control club in the Lansing area. The club is an AMA Gold Leader, and boasts the largest model aircraft runway in the state of Michigan, and hosts some of the states largest model aircraft events. They primary focus of CARDS is to increase participation in model aviation in the greater Lansing area. The club is always looking for new members, from those who have never flown a model aircraft, to those who have been flying for decades. All pilots are welcome at CARDS.