The Academy of Model Aeronautics is pleased to announce that the state of Tennessee has declared August 16, 2014, as Model Aviation Day. Thank you to Anthony K. Hall and the members of the Johnson City Radio Controllers for submitting the application for this proclamation.
National Model Aviation Day has been established by the Academy of Model Aeronautics—the country’s foremost organization for model aviation—to celebrate the history of model aviation and to promote the hobby on a national scale. The Academy’s new foundation, the AMA Foundation, will celebrate Indiana Model Aviation Day at its national headquarters in Muncie IN, along with AMA chartered clubs across the country.
Each of the participating clubs will promote model aviation and the many benefits of participating in the hobby. This nationwide event will also serve as a fundraiser to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. This organization aims to provide unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of injured service members. To learn more about WWP, visit https://nationalmodelaviationday.org/who-we-are/wounded-warrior-project/.
To learn more about submitting a state proclamation please visit https://nationalmodelaviationday.org/club-resources/state-proclamations/. This page provides details about applying, and also provides a list of states that have already submitted applications. If you, or your club, have already submitted an application for a state proclamation for National Model Aviation Day, please contact us via email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Get ready for National Model Aviation Day by purchasing your own NMAD T-shirt. Buy one for yourself, or order several for your club to wear at your event. T-shirts are only $10 and are available in men’s sizes S-4XL. The T-shirts will include logos of our major sponsors, and are available without the date, and without the Wounded Warrior Project inscription. Proceeds from the shirts will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project.
Thank you to the 55 clubs that have already registered to celebrate!
Glad to see some recognition for a great hobby. I hate to see kids sitting in the house pushing buttons on a computer all day. Get out side do something.
Keep up the good work all