Author: Austin

South Coast RC Squadron Receives AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The South Coast RC Squadron recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $175. The club is located in Bandon, OR. The club was recognized on local news sites. The organization has been putting on an event for over 15 years that allows people to come and learn about the different ways they… read more South Coast RC Squadron Receives AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Fremont County RC Club Receives AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Fremont County RC Club recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $75. The club is located in Florence, CO. The club was recognized on Facebook on April 15, 2019. The club donated $75 to benefit a community organization. The AMA Club Recognition and Reward Program was established to encourage clubs to… read more Fremont County RC Club Receives AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Fleet Biplane Rebuild

During the AMA Foundation RC Resale, Kerry Sterner and his grandson, Tyler Hill, bought a 1/4 scale Concept Fleet Biplane and fixed it up. They fully stripped, repaired, upgraded the electronics, and fully recovered the plane. On Sunday May 19, Tyler entered it in their local club (LVRCS) “Builder Event” where he placed first in… read more Fleet Biplane Rebuild

Sky Kings RC Club Receives AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Sky Kings R/C Club recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $175. The club is located in Webb City, MO. The club was recognized in their local paper and television. First time flyers, The Flying Pigs, deconstructed and built a plane for a high school physics project. The students built the… read more Sky Kings RC Club Receives AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Cleveland Free Flight Society Donates $2,000 to AMA Foundation

After 50 years and some tough decisions, the Cleveland Free Flight Society disbanded and donated their remaining funds to organizations who supported them throughout the years. Rich Weber, former President of the Cleveland Free Flight Society, stated: “When our club members made the difficult decision to disband the Cleveland Free Flight Society after a fifty… read more Cleveland Free Flight Society Donates $2,000 to AMA Foundation

Academy of Model Aeronautics awards $50,000 in scholarships

Thirteen students awarded a total of $50,000 for academic pursuits The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) has helped graduating seniors achieve their dreams since 1970, with individual scholarships ranging from $500 to $8,000 each year. This year, $50,000 total was awarded to students. Student scholarships are awarded each year thanks to the generous support of AMA members and AMA Foundation patrons across the… read more Academy of Model Aeronautics awards $50,000 in scholarships