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Koast Air Modeling Society Receive Club Recognition Reward

Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in Stories | Comments Off on Koast Air Modeling Society Receive Club Recognition Reward

The Koast Air Modeling Society recently received an AMA Club Recognition Reward for $150. The club is located in Vancleave, MS. The club held a “Spring Fly-In” on May 13. They used the event as an opportunity to bring modelers together. The event categories included: Sport, scale, warbird, electric, helicopter, and quadcopter. People came from three states to spend the day showing off their planes and flying skills to spectators. The event was posted in the local newspaper “Ocean Springs Gazette” and the event was covered by WLOX News. The...

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Simsbury Remote Control Club Receive Club Recognition Reward

Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Simsbury Remote Control Club Receive Club Recognition Reward

The Simsbury Remote Control Club received an AMA Club Recognition Reward of $75. The Club is located in Simsbury, CT. The club participated in the 8th annual Renbrook School Flight Day April 28. Simsbury Remote Control Club has participated since Flight Day started in 2010. The club instructed 4th and 9th grade students in the theory of radio controlled model aircraft flight. The event was covered in the local newspaper “The Valley Press”. The students were able to use computer flight simulators projected onto classroom smartboards. This...

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Casa Grande RC Flyers Receive Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Casa Grande RC Flyers Receive Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Casa Grande RC Flyers has recently been awarded a $175 Club Recognition and Reward Grant. Casa Grande RC Flyers club has been featured in The Robson Ranch Views monthly from Jan. to March and the April issue of the AMA Magazine. Casa Grande RC Flyers is an Arizona nonprofit corporation that raises money for local charities. Membership is open to anyone wanting fly or learn to fly radio-controlled aircraft. They also offer free lessons taught by any of nine AMA certified instructors. The club has about 156 members that include local...

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The Kentucky Fall Classic Fly-in: A Fly-in with a Cause

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in Stories | 0 comments

Many AMA clubs host fundraisers throughout the year. Our clubs have donated thousands to help worthy charities. One such club is the Lexington Model Airplane Club. Every year they host the Kentucky Fall Classic Fly-in September to raise money for the Cardinal Hill Rehabilitation Hospital and the Kids Cancer Alliance. Congratulations to the club on the success of the event and the great things you have done for your community! Submission provided by Curtis Adams As the Kentucky Fall Classic Fly-in approaches, I thought it would be a good time...

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Bremen Hobbies holds silent auction to benefit AMA Foundation

Posted by on Jun 20, 2017 in Stories | 0 comments

Bremen Hobbies recently held a silent auction promotional event giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase a Balsa USA 1/6th scale Sopwith Pup, built and ready for receiver and battery. The aircraft was built at Bremen Hobbies by Chuck Hamilton and Lee Watkins of Hangar 331. Balsa USA donated the kit, covering materials, and accessories, and Bremen Hobbies donated the electric motor, speed control and servos. The winner was announced in the store in Bremen, Indiana on April 29th. Brad Hjerpe was the top bidder and winner of the aircraft. All...

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