The BIG JOLT IS BACK in 2023!!!

Big Jolt 2023 LogoThe PVMAC BIG JOLT IS BACK!!! After an extended haitus , the PVMAC decided to bring back the popular Big Jolt electric flying event as an EDF Jet Fun Fly.  Big jolt 2 will be held on Friday June 2nd and Saturday June 3rd. 

The BIG Jolt event is open to all EDF (Electric Ducted Fan) Jet Aircraft.   The Pilot registration fee is $30.00 and includes the pilot raffle, coffee and donuts, and a pilot Lunch on Saturday, June 3. Public admission is FREE, so bring your lawn chairs, and don't miss the action. This is an AMA sanctioned event and a current AMA membership is required and the 400' ceiling  will be strictly enforced. 

We will be holding a Top Speed contest measured by a proper radar gun. There will also be a fun runway slalom race which will have prizes for the winners. This is a fun event for anyone of all skill levels to participate in.   Finally, There will be a noon time speed demonstration performed by Gary Gioia of EffluxRC

Friday will be open general flying from 8am-3pm with registration open from 8am-10am. Saturday June 3 is the the main Big Jolt EDF event, from 9am -3pm, with regirstion open from 7:30am-8:30am.

Be sure to Download the Event Flyer and check the links Below 

The Contest Director for this event is Erv Myers. If you have any questions, or would like to become a sponsor of this event, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


  • At PVMAC's Prado Air Park with 800' Paved Runway
  • General Flying Friday, June 2nd 8am - 3pm
  • EDF Jet Fun Fly Saturday, June 3rd 9am - 3pm
  • Pilot Registration Fri: 8am-10am & Sat: 7:30-8:30AM
  • Free Coffee & Donuts
  • Pilot lunch provided Saturday
  • Pilot Landing Fee $30
  • Top Speed Contest & Runway Slalom Race
  • Speed Demonstration & Products by EffluxRC
  • Pilot's Raffle with  Prizes
  • RV Dry Camping Thursday-Saturday at $10 per night
  • The Prado field will be closed to general flying on Saturday,  June 3rd until 4pm. 
  • Current PVMAC members can fly Friday June 2nd For Free!
  • BYO charging station and power, we do not have electricity on site.  

BIG JOLT 2 Downloads


 Big Jolt 2023 Sponsors

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