Alabaster Radio Control Association visits local school

TMS fifth grade gifted students, teachers Susan Mitchell, Rita Sparks, and Nicole Naro, and ARCA members Jim Pappas, Jim Reining, Jonny Williams, Danny McDevitt, Red Robinson, Leslie Harrison and Larry Graves at TMS after students made their model airplanes. (Contributed)

Radio Control Association visits TMS By PHOEBE DONALD ROBINSON / Community Columnist The Alabaster Radio Control Association is a group of men who love to fly. These men, mostly retired, love the sport of aero modeling and remote control flying. They spend hours designing, building, flying and repairing R/C airplanes, big, small and in between. [...]

Junior pilot Joseph Szczur joins 2015 F3P world championships team

The 2015 United States F3A Team and event sponsors.

Congratulations to Joseph Szczur, 14, for his great performance at the F3P US team trials held in Akron, OH March 21st-23rd. Joseph will be joining pilots RJ Gritter, Devin McGrath, and Ryan Clark in Warsaw, Poland next April at the 2015 F3P world championships event. Joseph qualified for the team after finishing first in the [...]

Indiana War Memorial Mobile Tuskegee Advance Flying School (TASF) Exhibit

Don’t miss your chance to see the mobile version of a displayed exhibit of the Indiana graduates of the Tuskegee Advance Flying School (TASF) at the Indiana War Memorial in the West Foyer through March 2. On weekends, a documentary film short entitled “Double Victory” may be viewed. This documentary includes candid interviews with actual [...]

Don’t Miss the Final Two Days of the 2014 Soaring Society of America Convention

Tomorrow, March 1, is the last day of the 2014 Soaring Society of America Convention in beautiful Reno NV. Please stop by AMA booth where they are demonstrating the fun and excitement of RC aircraft! The Women Soaring Pilot Association (WSPA) wanted to invite our members to stop by their booth at the show to [...]

Academy of Model Aeronautics receives Outstanding Contribution to Education Award


The Academy of Model Aeronautics has been chosen as the 2013 recipient of the Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce’s Outstanding Contribution to Education award. Several members of the AMA’s staff attended the 119th Muncie-Delaware County Chamber’s annual meeting and accepted the award on behalf of the organization. The award recognizes a teacher, administrator, organization, or [...]

Build A Plane Teachers’ Day Sponsored by Honeywell Aerospace


Thursday, October 24, 2013 NBAA will for the first time host a Build A Plane Teachers’ Day in conjunction with the annual Careers in Business Aviation Day at NBAA2013 in Las Vegas, NV. NBAA and Build A Plane, the non-profit aviation education organization, will present the Teacher’s Day workshop on Oct.24. Sponsored by Honeywell Aerospace, [...]

Honors Physics Mixed with Model Aircraft

By Herb W. Ziegler III I have been an avid model builder for over 25 years.  Throughout my formal education I routinely turned to my interest in model aircraft as a way to strengthen my problem solving skills.   I know that by designing and operating planes, it always assisted in my effort to make scientific [...]

AMA at EAA’s AirVenture 2013

AMA staff and volunteers are gearing up for next week’s EAA AirVenture in Oshkosh WI. This will be the largest presence AMA has had at the event in the last three years. With booth locations in the AirVenture Museum and EAA’s Chapter tent in their Member’s Square, the Mobile RC Experience Sim Trailer, and all [...]

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