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June is National Safety Month

Safety has been part of AMA members’ DNA since the organization’s founding in 1936. The AMA Safety Code remains at the forefront for model aviation activities of all types—from Free Flight to multirotors.  In 1996, the National Safety Council, a public service organization and fellow nonprofit, established June as National Safety Month. Given that this is the 25th anniversary, we thought it […]

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AMA Podcast: EP 38 – Lt Col Alexander Jefferson

Lt. Col. Alexander Jefferson is a lifelong modeler, but more importantly, a retired Air Force officer, member of the 332nd Red Tail Fighter group, WWII POW and Tuskegee Airman Col. Jefferson discusses some of his experiences during WWII, including being shot down by German forces over France, as well as how model aviation helped him prepare for his service as a pilot in the Army Air Corps.

A portion of this extended interview originally aired on the pilot episode of AMA Air in October 2015.

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