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AMA District VI News February 2023

Lenny Robertson of Carthage, Missouri reported that the Spring River RC Club had some some special visitors in October. One of the teachers from a local school contacted the club about taking a field trip to the flying field. The idea was acceptable to the club and plans were made. Approximately 40 children from the...
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AMA District VI News January 2023

Happy New Year to you and your loved ones! I hope you all have or had an enjoyable and safe “Frozen Fly,” or whatever you call it, on New Year’s Day. The National Fun Fly at the AMA International Aeromodeling Center will be June 23-25, 2023, so be sure to mark your calendars. Kurt Larson...
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AMA District VI News December 2022

Here we are in December already! This is the time of year when we celebrate with family and friends. I ask that we all celebrate responsibly and please remember the real reason for the season! I pray that 2023 will be better for all us and our families! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to...
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AMA District VI News November 2022

George Farris reported that the Converse Flying Eagles, in Converse. Indiana, held its annual Warbird Day on July 9, 2022. Beautiful weather brought out the pilots and spectators, with 65 people in attendance. This year, the club paid tribute to a fellow Eagle member and World War II veteran, Howard Martz. Matt Denham and Steve...
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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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