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AMA District VI News October 2022

First is a report from Frank Noyes, in Eldon, Missouri. The Lake Ozark Radio Control Association held its annual flying event to raise money for the American Cancer Society. There were 37 pilots and $5,100 was raised. The weather was perfect, the food was incredible, and the friends were the best. Thank you to the...
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AMA District VI News September 2022

First is a report from Jacob Miller, a District VI member who attended Camp AMA held in Muncie, Indiana: I was unsure of what to expect, but after only 5 minutes, all of my concerns disappeared. Almost instantly, another camper came up to me and asked what airplanes I had brought and what I wanted...
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AMA District VI News August 2022

It’s August already? This summer is just flying by! For most parts of the country, August is the hottest month of the year. When you are out flying, please drink plenty of water to stay hydrated and have fun. First up this month is Mark Eckert, from the Huntington County Modelers Club in Huntington County,...
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AMA District VI News July 2022

Well, here we go again. It’s time to celebrate the birth of our nation. It is hard to believe that the year is already half gone. It seems like only yesterday I was out shoveling snow in freezing temperatures! The AMA National Fun Fly is now in the history books. I hope you were able...
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AMA District VI News June 2022

The 2022 AMA National Fun Fly is now only weeks away! The dates are June 24-26. As I have mentioned before, I must write my column two months in advance. I did not get any club input in March, but I did attend the Jim Richmond Open Free Flight (FF) contest in West Baden Springs,...
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AMA District VI News May 2022

Flying season is finally here! Coming next month is the 2022 National Fun Fly, right here in our own district at the International Aeromodeling Center in Muncie, Indiana. The dates are June 24-26. There will be a large swap meet at the event. On Saturday, we will hold the annual AMA Membership Meeting. For more...
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AMA District VI News April 2022

Spring has sprung! We have had some great flying days already this year. I hope you have gotten out to enjoy some of them. Sorry, but I need to go into a short rant! When submitting stories and pictures for my column, please adhere to the following guidelines. Do not embed pictures into any type...
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AMA District VI News March 2022

Some areas of District VI have already had great weather for starting out the flying season in the new year. Lots of new aircraft will be hitting the air soon. I want to remind you to check the center of gravity and all connections before taking to the air. Also, do your maintenance on older...
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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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