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Rock River Aero Modelers Society Receive Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Apr 23, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Rock River Aero Modelers Society Receive Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Rock River Aero Modelers Society recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $175. The club is located in Janesville, WI. Club secretary and treasurer, Larry Nitz, was invited to give a presentation about their club to the Janesville Noon Rotary Club. The presentation took place on April 15 and there were 50-60 community leaders at the luncheon. The presentation talked about the hobby, government regulations, and the history of the Rock River Aero Modelers club. During the presentation, Nitz showed pictures and...

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JAG RC supports the AMA Foundation

Posted by on Apr 22, 2019 in Stories | Comments Off on JAG RC supports the AMA Foundation

We would like to thank JAG RC, owned by Greg and Jenni Alderman, for contributing a portion of the sale of Showtime smoke oil back to the AMA Foundation. The smoke oil will be available at different shows throughout the country this flying season. “Showtime” Model Aviation smoke oil is formulated from the same base stock used by the Blue Angels, Thunderbirds and now by several well-known pilots in the RC jet pilot community. Supplies are limited: $70 for 4-gallon case (four 1-gallon jugs @ $17.50 per gallon) $20 for a single...

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Casa Grande RC Flyers Awarded for Third Year in a Row

Posted by on Apr 18, 2019 in Clubs in the News | Comments Off on Casa Grande RC Flyers Awarded for Third Year in a Row

The Casa Grande RC Flyers were named a “Gold Level Leader Club” for the third year in a row. The club is one of 151 clubs out of over 2,400 clubs to receive this title. The club was recognized in their local paper. The club is largely supported by the city, local businesses and the community. The club changed their schedule in April so their members can use the club airfield at any time. They have also scheduled their 2019-2020 events. The events include a celebration of National Model Aviation Day benefiting the Valley Humane...

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Lewes RC Club Receives AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Apr 11, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Lewes RC Club Receives AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Lewes RC Club recently receivedĀ an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $175. The club is located in Lewes, DE. The club was featured on WBOC, a local TV station. Their segment included explaining model aviation and how they support their community. Members of the club brought their planes to showcase on the show. To watch the segment on YouTube, click here. The club consists of about 45 members. The Lewes R/C Club meets the Second Tuesday of Every Month Except December at 6:30 p.m. at the American Legion Post 28, 31768 Legion Rd,...

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March Flying For Good Featured Club

Posted by on Apr 11, 2019 in Flying For Good | Comments Off on March Flying For Good Featured Club

The Flying For Good featured March submission is the Casa Grade RC Flyers. The club is located in Tullahoma, TN. The club hosts their annual “Fly Away Cancer” event in April. The event will be held on April 27 at their flying field off of Wattendorf Highway in Tullahoma. There will be a pilot landing fee of $25 which includes lunch. All net proceeds will be donated to the Multi-County Cancer Support Network. The club has worked to raise $2,885 over the years at this event. The AMA Foundation wants to know how your club has given...

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