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Beresford Area Radio Flyers Receive Club Recognition Reward and Grant

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Beresford Area Radio Flyers Receive Club Recognition Reward and Grant

The Beresford Area Radio Flyers has recently been awarded with a $50 Club Recognition and Reward Grant. Beresford Area Radio flyers were featured in the Sioux Center News for hosting a 25th annual model airplane show at Centre Mall in Sioux. Hobbyist came from Nebraska, Minnesota and Iowa to see about 40 planes on display. Coordinator of the event Don Van Voorst told reporter Steve Hoogland, “If you’re going to be a club and you want to fly, you’re pretty much bound to the AMA.” The AMA Foundation thanks the Beresford Area Radio Flyers and...

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Rend Lake RC Club Receives TAG Grant

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Clubs in the News | Comments Off on Rend Lake RC Club Receives TAG Grant

Earlier this year, members of Rend Lake RC Club applied for the Take Off and Grow (TAG) Grant. The AMA is excited to announce Rend Lake RC Club has received a $500 award by District 6 Vice President, Randy Cameron. This grant was awarded to Rend Lake to help with Open Houses and their RC Kid’s Camp this summer.   Rend Lake RC Club encourages anyone interested to attend their open house May 20 and August 1 from 12 – 4 p.m. Aircraft will be present and members will be there for any questions attendees may have. There will also be...

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South Coast RC Squadron Receives Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Mar 31, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on South Coast RC Squadron Receives Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The South Coast RC Squadron were recently awarded with a $175 Club Recognition and Reward Grant. The club secretary and treasurer, Albert Schmidt, spoke on KCBY TV station about their Remote Control Model Expo on March 3, 4 and 5. Secretary and treasurer, Schmidt, explained the club had been putting on their show for years, but they thought it would be best this year if they could expand the show to encompass all different types of people. He encouraged people who were not yet involved with the hobby to come check out the show and ask...

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McMinn County Radio Control Club Receives Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Mar 20, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on McMinn County Radio Control Club Receives Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The McMinn County Radio Control Association in Athens, TN recently received a $75 Club Recognition Reward and Grant by the AMA Foundation. The club received this recognition due to their efforts in making the Academy of Model Aeronautics more well known. Members, Pierce Ashburn, Sean Ashburn, Sid Averett, Dana Thornton, Tom Miller, Lynn Perkinson, Richard Weir and Bob Miller appeared in the Daily Post Athenian newspaper. The members were photographed for bringing copies of the Academy of Model Aeronautic Magazine to the E.G. Fisher Public...

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AMA Foundation to Host Inaugural Jet Rally

Posted by on Mar 17, 2017 in Stories | Comments Off on AMA Foundation to Host Inaugural Jet Rally

March 17, 2017: Muncie, IN: The Academy of Model Aeronautics Foundation will host the inaugural AMA Foundation for the Future Jet Rally in Ottumwa, Iowa, August 24-27, 2017. The event, which will benefit the AMA Foundation, will include a full-scale air show that is part of Ottumwa’s annual Fly Ottumwa celebration. Event registration is now open. The $65 pilot fee includes a dinner and one crew pass. Tent spaces, camping, and additional options are available as well. “Our team is very excited to host this event in conjunction with Fly...

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