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Desert Hawks RC Club Receive an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Oct 13, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Desert Hawks RC Club Receive an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Desert Hawks RC Club recently received an AMA club recognition and reward grant for $75. The club is located in Lake Havasa City, AZ. For over 35 years, the Desert Hawks RC club complex has been home to RC airplanes and helicopters. The club members wanted something to do when it was too windy to fly their planes. The club decided to expanded to include RC truck and buggy enthusiasts by constructing race tracks on its grounds. Ed Hail, vice president of the club and track chairman, was interviewed by Chelsea Curtis from Today News-Herald....

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Rochester Aero Modeling Society Receives Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Rochester Aero Modeling Society Receives Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Rochester Aero Modeling Society recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward grant for $75. The club is located in Macedon, NY. The club presented a check for $1000 to Macedon Town Ambulance. This donation to the town ambulance was the mark of RAMS exceeding $10,000 in total donations to Macedon organizations since 2006. Each year the club hosts the Model Airplane Show and the Helicopter Jamboree. Each of these events are fundraisers for Macedon organizations. The money will be used to buy equipment and materials to assist the...

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Central Connecticut RC Club Receives an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Central Connecticut RC Club Receives an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Central Connecticut RC Club recently received an AMA club recognition and reward grant for $75. The club is located in Farmington, CT. The members of the club attended a drive and fly-in at a local airport. The event the club attended was the 32nd annual Simsbury Fly-In and Car Show. This event attracts around 15,000 spectators, and it has about 150 businesses as sponsors, advertisers, and exhibitors.The annual show was hosted by the Simsbury Flying Club, and proceeds from the event helped keep the Simsbury Airport in operation. The fly...

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North East Kansas Blue Sky Squadron receives AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on North East Kansas Blue Sky Squadron receives AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The North East Kansas Blue Sky Squadron, Inc. recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward grant of $175. The club is located in Berryton, Kansas. The club had their annual Big Bird Fly in on September 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event was held at the Blue Sky Aerodome. The community was invited to come watch the fly-in and the event was free to the public. There was a $10 landing fee for pilots with an AMA membership. The club also served breakfast in the early morning and lunch was $5 for burgers and hot dogs. The club had all...

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Holly Springs Skyhawks Radio Control Group Receive an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Sep 22, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Holly Springs Skyhawks Radio Control Group Receive an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Holly Springs Skyhawks Radio Control Group recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $75. The club is located in Holly Springs, NC. The club hosted their Wings Over Springs fly-in and SWAP Meet event on September 2. This was the clubs first organized event. The event was open to the public as Wings Over Springs Model Aviation Day. It was a free event designed to educate and entertain the public about RC flying. There was a Drone Racing Course, operated by local MultiGP club members, next to the main event. Several...

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