Several clubs registered for National Model Aviation Day

The Academy is very excited to announce that 34 clubs have already registered for the first National Model Aviation Day, scheduled for August 17. This national event has been developed to celebrate the storied history of model aviation, celebrate and promote the hobby, and to support a great cause. This year, the AMA and all participating clubs are asked to help raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project. Not only will this first inaugural event be a celebration of a hobby we love, but it is also a great opportunity to introduce model aviation to your friends, family, and community members.

Thank you to the following AMA Clubs that have registered for the event:

Aeromodelismo Borinquen, Inc.

Alliance Balsa Bees

Alvin RC Model Association 1307

Bend Aero Modelers

Bend Aero Modelers

Blacksheep RC Modelers

Central Florida Free Flight Club

Colonial Virginia Aeromodelers

Deep River R/C Flying Club

Farview R/C Flyers

Gateway RC

Hampton Roads Radio Control Inc.

Hastings Skylarks

Hawks R/C Junior Aviators

Indian River Kontrol Society Inc.

La Pine R/C Flyers

Marymoor R/C Club

Mid Arkansas Radio Control Society

MMRCHA

Newport News Park RC Club

NVRC

Orange County Model Association

Ozark Mountain Barnstormers

Pekin R.C. Club, Inc. #755

Porter City RC’ers

Radio Control Club of CT

Radio Control Club of Detroid RCCD

RAMS #649

Rivanna Radio Control Club

Screaming Eagles R/C Club, Inc.

The Evergreen Aero Modelers

Tobacco Valley Flyers

Tri-Valley R/C Modelers

West Alabama Aero Modelers

 

For more information on National Model Aviation Day, please visit:  https://www.modelaircraft.org/nmad.aspx. Once your club is registered you will receive several great participation benefits:

• Access to the National Model Aviation Day club resources page. Here you will be able to download materials to help promote your event, find ideas for raising funds, receive educational activity information, get details on where to send the funds raised by your club to support the Wounded Warrior Project, and more.

• Inclusion in National Model Aviation Day ads in Model Aviation.

• Publicity for your event on the AMA blogs, on AMA social media sites, and through AMA’s electronic publications including AMA Today.

• Special 3 Month Trial AMA membership offer to help recruit new members.

• Formal recognition from the Academy of Model Aeronautics Executive Council with a certificate of participation.

 

If you have any questions please contact Mandee Mikulski, development communications coordinator, at 765-287-1256 extension 277.

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