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Aviation Adventure Day 2018

Posted by on Jun 22, 2018 in Events | Comments Off on Aviation Adventure Day 2018

Come celebrate National Model Aviation Day at the International Aeromodeling Center. The AMA Foundation will be hosting Aviation Adventure Day on Aug. 4 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is free for a full day of aviation fun. Kids 8-17 can sign up for youth airplane rides provided by EAA Young Eagles. The kids can also try flying a model airplane. Everyone is welcome to make kites, airplanes and rockets. For more information about National Model Aviation Day, click here....

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Finger Lakes Air Pirates Receive AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Jun 20, 2018 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Finger Lakes Air Pirates Receive AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Finger Lakes Air Pirates recently received an AMA club recognition and reward grant for $50. The club is located in Seneca Falls, NY. The club has been  in existence for over 30 years. The main interest of the club is radio control sport flying, but they also include sailplanes, rockets, jets, helicopters and multi-rotors. The club recently had a swap meet at the Seneca Falls Community Center. The club was featured in the Finger Lakes Times on April 23 for informing the community about rc flying. The AMA Club Recognition and Reward...

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RC Resale to host open house at IAC

Posted by on Jun 15, 2018 in Stories | Comments Off on RC Resale to host open house at IAC

RC Resale has had a busy year selling planes donated to the AMA Foundation to raise funds for our educational programs, but we still have planes left to sell! On June 22, join us for an Open House at the International Aeromodeling Center. We will open up our storage pods so you can get an up-close look at the planes available. The storage pods are located behind the Maintenance area, near site 3. The yellow star on the map below shows where we will be. Stop out and see us on Friday, June 22 from...

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Fluvanna County RC Flying Club Receives AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Jun 14, 2018 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Fluvanna County RC Flying Club Receives AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Fluvanna County RC Flying Club recently received an AMA club recognition and reward grant for $175. The club is located in Fork Union, VA. On June 9, the club hosted their third annual Wings and Wheels 4 Paws event.  All proceeds from ticket sales were donated to four animal rescue shelters in Fluvanna County including Caring for Creatures, Fluvanna SPCA, Green Dogs Unleashed and Peaceful Passing. The club charged $10 per carload, $20 pilot landing fee and $20 for car show registration. The fundraiser featured model aviation...

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Piggot RC Modelers Receive AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Jun 11, 2018 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Piggot RC Modelers Receive AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Piggot RC Modelers recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $50. The club is located in Piggot, AR. The club hosted their annual spring fly-in June 2-3 at their flying field. The event had aircraft and pilots from several states who participated. The fly-in draws some of the best pilots from the region, with a variety of fixed-wing and other aircraft. During the fly-in, there was a variety of competitions, free flyings and demonstrations. The event was free for the public and concessions were available both days. The...

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