Category: Stories

Meet AMA Flying Site Assistance Coordinator Tony Stillman

The AMA has been involved in helping clubs with flying site issues for many years. After all, without flying sites, we can’t enjoy our hobby! When planning for 2014, AMA’s leadership wanted to focus on flying site assistance to further develop flying sites and help clubs across the country. To move forward with this effort, AMA’s Flying Site Assistance Coordinator, Tony Stillman was asked to become a fulltime employee of the AMA and work from AMA Headquarters. read more Meet AMA Flying Site Assistance Coordinator Tony Stillman

Washington R/C Club uses AMA and local Grant Money to improve site

Flying Site Assistance Case-Study Vern Mall of Washington, Illinois, shares a flying site story. “My name is Vern Mall and I am the president of the Washington R/C Flyers, Inc. (WR/CF) in District VI in Washington, Illinois. Our current membership is 46 pilots. We were formerly named Summit Valley RIC Flyers. This name change was… read more Washington R/C Club uses AMA and local Grant Money to improve site

NDRCC Eagle Field now designated a recreational area

NDRCC Eagle Field Threat Hello Tony As promised, here’s the latest on our Club’s effort to deal with the threat of having a three tier power line installed just north of our flying site, Eagle Field. Last January, the Texas Public Utility Commission at their monthly Commissioner’s, surprised all interveners by cancelling the power company’s… read more NDRCC Eagle Field now designated a recreational area