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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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Casa Grande RC Flyers Air Show A Huge Success

Posted by on Mar 15, 2017 in Clubs in the News | Comments Off on Casa Grande RC Flyers Air Show A Huge Success

The Casa Grande RC Flyers held their 2nd annual air show on Saturday March 11, 2017 and enjoyed a record number of attendees at the club field.  This year’s air show benefited the Valley Humane Society who received many needed items as well as cash donations. The show featured pilots from Horizon Hobby and Hitec/Multiplex, a pilot from the Eloy airport who flew helicopters, and an internationally known aircraft pilot and designer from Arizona City.  People from around the valley filled the bleachers to watch the pilots perform amazing stunts...

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RC Resale on the road at the 2017 Toledo Show

Posted by on Mar 13, 2017 in Stories | Comments Off on RC Resale on the road at the 2017 Toledo Show

Join us for a special AMA Foundation RC Resale sale during the Toledo Show: R/C Model Expo, April 7-9, in Toledo, OH. We will be set up upstairs in room 207 at the SeaGate Convention Centre, near the swap shop area. Thank you to the families of William Irving, Wayne Nyberg, and Charles Rife, and to Charles Sylvia for donating the collections to make this sale possible. The Toledo Show: R/C Model Expo is North America’s largest and longest running R/C model expo. This three day event showcases all types of R/C models including planes, cars,...

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AMA Foundation staff members attend Expo East

Posted by on Mar 7, 2017 in Stories | Comments Off on AMA Foundation staff members attend Expo East

Secaucus, New Jersey was the site of AMA Expo East in February. Many AMA staff members attended to run the show, but this was a special trip for foundation staff as we were going to pick up a donation to take with us to sell in the expo’s Swap Shop. This donation came from a good friend of ours, Charles Sylvia. You may remember Mandee’s blog post about her trip with Tony to visit Charles back in October to pick up his first donation to the AMA foundation and now he was donating again! Mandee and I flew into LaGuardia airport and took...

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