Five AMA members were selected for the Carl & Beth Goldberg Vital People Award at the October 15, 2022, Executive Council meeting in Muncie, Indiana. Pending notification of the recipients, they will be recognized in a future issue of AMA This Week. This prestigious award, created and named for one of […]Continue reading
Author: Ben Flesher
AMA Wraps Up Build Month With a Spooky Twist!
AMA’s celebration of model aircraft building doesn’t have to end October 31. Purchase plans for your next project by that date and get 20% off, so you are all set for your winter build project. If you are looking to aviation history for inspiration, look no further than AMA member, […]Continue reading
2023 AMA Nats Schedule Approved
Your organization will celebrate the National Aeromodeling Championships’ 100th anniversary in 2023. Look for more information about this milestone event in the weeks and months ahead. It’s going to be an AMA party, and whether you have participated in the past or have it on your bucket list, all are […]Continue reading
It’s AMA Build Month!
If it’s October, that means it’s AMA Build Month, a celebration of building model aircraft that fly. It’s what has inspired so many of our members to not only enjoy the recreational aspects of the hobby but has also led to lifetime learning and careers. Perhaps AMA Model Aviation Hall […]Continue reading
AMA Plans Service: Behind the Scenes
AMA Plans Service currently has more than 18,000 plans in its collection. In celebration of AMA Build Month, AMA Plans Service is offering a 20% discount for AMA members on all plans. The sale began September 15 and ends October 31, 2022. Start planning that winter build project today! For […]Continue reading
Warbirds Rule the Sky in Texas
AMA Social Media Manager Lee Ray was on-site for the 34th Annual B-17 and Big Bird Fly-In at Bomber Field, in Monaville, Texas this past weekend. Throughout the years, this event has drawn thousands of Scale modelers from across the country to commemorate all warbird-related things, including the venerable B-17 […]Continue reading
Coming Soon: 2023 Ballots and Renewals!
Voting ballots are on the way for AMA president, District I vice president, District V vice president, and District IX vice president. The ballots include a renewal notice for individuals with memberships expiring through January 31, 2023. Read campaign statements and choose your favorite candidate. Ballots must be postmarked by November 10, […]Continue reading
Get a Free Issue of RCM&E Magazine!
AMA has partnered with Radio Control Models & Electronics (RCM&E) magazine to offer members a free digital copy of the September issue. RCM&E has been the U.K.’s best-selling model aviation magazine for more than 60 years. RCM&E has brought its worldwide readership a broad selection of news, views, and kit reviews, alongside […]Continue reading
IPP Instructors – growing the hobby one student at a time
They have been called the unsung heroes of the hobby because they help it grow one student at a time. The AMA Introductory Pilot Program (IPP) wouldn’t be possible without the volunteer efforts of a dedicated few who share the passion of the hobby with those new to model aviation, […]Continue reading
Why should our local group charter with AMA?
In the mid-1960s, AMA established a program that gave local AMA members the opportunity to join together as a group, enjoy camaraderie, exchange modeling tips and tricks, and secure the use of flying sites. This was structured under the concept of organized groups, which are identified as AMA chartered clubs. […]Continue reading