Friday April 18, 2018
EVERYONE SHOULD HAVE RECEIVED TWO EMAILS LIKE THE ONE BELOW. AMA WOULDN’T HAVE SENT THIS OUT TWICE IF IT WASN’T CRITICAL FOR OUR ACTION!!!
We need your help.
There is talk that the next reauthorization bill for the Federal Aviation Administration will eliminate the Special Rule for Model Aircraft – also known as Section 336 – which has allowed AMA to manage our members and fly safely and responsibly, as we have for over 80 years. Losing the Special Rule would be a devastating blow to our hobby.
This is a critical moment to let your elected representatives know the importance of the Special Rule for Model Aircraft and the role of community-based organizations such as AMA.
Our community has operated safely for decades – long before the recent advent of drones. Model aviation has played a critical role in the innovations of new technology and encouraging young people to pursue an interest in science and technology fields. More than that, this long-standing hobby has been passed down from generation to generation and is a tradition for many American families.
We need your help to demonstrate the value of the Special Rule for Model Aircraft not only for our community, but everyone. Please make your voices heard by contacting your elected representatives today.
AMA Government Relations
P.S. When you’ve finished sending the letter, you will also have an opportunity to call your representatives. We encourage you to take the time for this as well. Thank you.