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
Team USA Competes in Poland
By Rachelle Haughn Nestled in the middle of Poland along the Vistula River and bordered by the Gostynin-Włocławek Landscape Park, is the city of Wloclawek. A historic city with origins dating to the late Bronze Age to early Iron Age (1300 BCE-500 BCE), Wloclawek is known for its historical markers […]Continue reading
National Model Aviation Day – It’s a Wrap for 2022!
Many clubs participated in the 10th annual National Model Aviation Day, celebrating the hobby and in many cases raising funds for local charities and benefiting the AMA Foundation. National Model Aviation Day was created to encourage clubs to celebrate the hobby and share it with the public. Check out how […]Continue reading