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AMA District VI News February 2022

Well, it looks as though 2022 is gaining momentum! The year just started and the month of love is upon us already! It is the time of year when we do something nice for our spouses or significant others to show our appreciation of them, and to say thanks for allowing us to pursue our...
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AMA District VI News January 2022

Happy New Year to you and your loved ones! For me, this is the official start of building season. I also start planning events for my club to host, as well as plan which clubs I might visit in the new year. While planning your calendar, don’t forget the National Fun Fly that will be...
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AMA District VI News December 2021

Nearly one more trip around the sun! I cannot believe it is December again. It is the time of year when we celebrate with family and friends. I ask that we celebrate responsibly, and please remember the real reason for the season! This year has been another tough year for us, with COVID-19 still a...
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AMA District VI News November 2021

Scott Pieper reported on the annual warbird and classic event that was held by the Tri-County RC Club in Mattoon, Illinois, on June 13, 2021. Many P-47s showed up at the event, and we flew four at a time. The club’s $10 landing fee included a grilled lunch and drinks. It was a great time....
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AMA District VI News October 2021

Frank Noyes reported that the Lake Ozark Radio Control Society in Eldon, Missouri, had its annual Cancer Fly on June 5, 2021. The club raised $5,421 to be donated to the American Cancer Society. The event hosted 32 pilots. Frank wrote, “Thanks to donations, we had a huge raffle with 25-plus prebuilt models and many...
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AMA District VI News September 2021

John Midgorden, of the Kansas City Radio Control (KCRC) club, sent the following: KCRC applied for and received money from the AMA’s Flying Site Improvement Grant program in May 2021. The club’s application was for the reimbursement of the cost of materials used in constructing a new chain-link safety fence along the runway. The fence...
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AMA District VI News August 2021

First this month is from Kim Stricker of the Breezy Hill RC Flyers. The 1/2A Day Fun Fly turned out to be a Control Line event. We had one day of cold, damp air, followed by a warm, sunny one. Both included plenty of engine tinkering, jokes, laughter, and great food served by club president...
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AMA District VI News July 2021

Happy 245th birthday, America! Be sure to celebrate this great country of ours safely and responsibility. Another celebration this month is the AMA National Fun Fly in Muncie, Indiana. The dates are July 30, 31, and August 1, 2021. Please plan to attend. This year should include a swap shop section, as well as multiple...
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AMA District VI News June 2021

Whoo-hoo! Summer is finally here! Remember, this is the month to say thank-you to all of our dads, both living on earth and in heaven. Flying events are being scheduled and attended. Things are opening up and slowly going back to normal. July 30 through August 1 are the dates of the National Fun Fly...
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AMA District VI News May 2021

It has been a rough winter, but on the positive side, I got lots of building completed during the cold months. I am glad to add new aircraft to my hangar, but let those May flowers bloom. I am ready to fly something. Around my area, flying season is getting into full swing now! I...
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