The AMA Foundation has received a bequest of more than $171,000 to support the National Model Aviation Museum. The AMA and AMA Foundation would like to thank the family of Herbert Bone for his generous estate gift. Herbert is a Heritage and Legacy Society member of the AMA Foundation. Herbert had a lifelong passion for model… read more Herbert Bone Bestows Major Gift to National Model Aviation Museum
Join the AMA Foundation in celebrating the ninth annual National Model Aviation Day, August 15, 2020! National Model Aviation Day was created to encourage clubs to celebrate their hobby by sharing it with their communities. Year after year, clubs use this day to raise money for the AMA Foundation and other charities close to their heart. Donations… read more Register your club to celebrate National Model Aviation Day
A total of $56,069.32 has been awarded in grants. Congratulations to the 2020 recipients of the Flying Site Improvement Grant and the Take Off and Grow Grant. Flying Site Improvement Grant (FSIG) 26 clubs were awarded Flying Site Improvement grants in 2020! AMA established the Flying Site Improvement Grant program to invest in the continued… read more 2020 Grants Awarded!
The AMA Foundation has received a gift of $135,000 to assist with scholarship efforts. The AMA and AMA Foundation would like to thank the family of Ronald Hesselbrock,Oxford, Ohio, for this generous gift. Ronald, a Heritage and Legacy Society member of the AMA Foundation, requested these funds be allocated upon his passing. Ronald died on his birthday,… read more Ronald Hesselbrock Leaves Major Gift For AMA Scholarship Fund
David R. Thomson passed away at Veranda Gardens Nursing Home on March 20, 2020. David Raymond Thomson was born March 24, 1926 to Norma Hucke Thomson and Procter Thomson. David was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth (née Palm), his parents, his sister, Ruth Shapiro, and his brother, Procter Thomson, II. David is survived… read more Remembering David R. Thomson
The Casa Grande RC Flyers held their annual RC Air Show on Saturday March 14th. The crowd size was not the largest the club had seen, but that didn’t mean the donations also decreased, in fact it was the opposite. During the event, more food was donated to the Casa Grande Food Bank than during… read more Casa Grande Annual RC Air Show Collects More Donations Than In Past Years
Michael (Mike) Lee Mosbrooker, 81, of Oak Harbor, Washington, passed away on Tuesday, March 3, 2020, at home surrounded by his family after a brief battle with metastatic melanoma. Memorial service will be held at 10am on Thursday, March 5, 2020, at Wallin Funeral Home in Oak Harbor, with Chaplain David G. Lura officiating. Mike… read more Remembering Michael Lee “Mike” Mosbrooker, Lt. Col. US Army (Ret.)
The National Model Aviation Museum is proud to announce that it was awarded a Rapid Grant in February 2020 from the Ball Brothers Foundation in the amount of $5,000. The Ball Brothers Foundation is a family foundation located in Muncie, Indiana that focuses on improving the quality of life through arts, culture, and humanities; education;… read more National Model Aviation Museum Receives $5,000 Grant
The Casa Grande RC Flyers, an award-winning Academy of Model Aviation (AMA) chartered club, will hold their 7th annual Air Show for charities on Saturday March 14, 2020, between 8:00 AM and 1:00 PM at the club airfield located at 2725 S Isom Road, directly across from the public shooting range. This year’s event, benefitting… read more 7th Annual RC Air Show Might Be Biggest Yet!
Despite a cold start, Saturdays Fly-In benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of Casa Grande Valley turned into a wonderful morning. Visitors to the club’s airfield 2725 S Isom Road arrived later than usual because of the morning wind and chill, but the day ended successfully for both the Boys & Girls Club and the… read more CG RC Flyers Make Boys & Girls Club Fly-In Annual Event