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AMA CLUB RECOGNITION & REWARD GRANTS

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Casper Airmodelers Association Use Take Off and Grow Grant for Event

Posted by on Jun 16, 2020 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Casper Airmodelers Association Use Take Off and Grow Grant for Event

Casper Airmodelers Association recently received an AMA TAG Grant for $400 and used the funds to host their annual Come Fly With Us event. The following is what the the group had to say about their event: “Casper Airmodelers Association held their annual Come Fly With Us event on June 13, 2020 and despite the 20 – 30 mile per hour winds, the event was a success. There were 9 registered students ranging in age from 6 – 60 who were able to fly at least a couple of times each. These students were guided by three instructors who...

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Casa Grande Annual RC Air Show Collects More Donations Than In Past Years

Posted by on Mar 20, 2020 in Clubs in the News, Stories | Comments Off on Casa Grande Annual RC Air Show Collects More Donations Than In Past Years

The Casa Grande RC Flyers held their annual RC Air Show on Saturday March 14th. The crowd size was not the largest the club had seen, but that didn’t mean the donations also decreased, in fact it was the opposite. During the event, more food was donated to the Casa Grande Food Bank than during the previous years. They also raised a large amount for Pets In Need Action League through the event. The event this year had demonstrations, seminars, races and more!...

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7th Annual RC Air Show Might Be Biggest Yet!

Posted by on Feb 24, 2020 in Clubs in the News, Stories | Comments Off on 7th Annual RC Air Show Might Be Biggest Yet!

The Casa Grande RC Flyers, an award-winning Academy of Model Aviation (AMA) chartered club, will hold their 7th annual Air Show for charities on Saturday March 14, 2020, between 8:00 AM and 1:00 PM at the club airfield located at 2725 S Isom Road, directly across from the public shooting range.  This year’s event, benefitting the Casa Grande Food Bank and the Pets in Need Action League, might be the club’s largest yet. The field gate will open at 8:00 AM allowing those wanting to set up for the event’s swap meet to display their goods before...

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CG RC Flyers Make Boys & Girls Club Fly-In Annual Event

Posted by on Feb 11, 2020 in Clubs in the News, Stories | Comments Off on CG RC Flyers Make Boys & Girls Club Fly-In Annual Event

Despite a cold start, Saturdays Fly-In benefiting the Boys and Girls Club of Casa Grande Valley turned   into a wonderful morning.  Visitors to the club’s airfield 2725 S Isom Road arrived later than usual because of the morning wind and chill, but the day ended successfully for both the Boys & Girls Club and the Pets In Need Action League, who was on hand providing hot coffee and pastries to the attendees.  Both non-profits raise money from club members and visitors who came to watch the flying, try a free model flying lesson and view...

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Golden Hawks Radio Control Club Hosts Air Show

Posted by on Feb 4, 2020 in Clubs in the News, Stories | Comments Off on Golden Hawks Radio Control Club Hosts Air Show

The Golden Hawks Radio Control Club will host their Winter RC Air Fest. The event will begin at 9am on February 8 at the club’s airfield at the DeLand Municipal Airport. The club will offer food and refreshments for those in attendance. The event will also include flying demonstrations as well as a swap meet with large model airplanes. The club will also be celebrating all of the money that they were able to raise to provide toys for their local Toys for Tots program. The event is $5 per car.

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Casa Grande RC Flyers Receive Newspaper Recognition

Posted by on Jan 2, 2020 in Clubs in the News, Stories | Comments Off on Casa Grande RC Flyers Receive Newspaper Recognition

The Casa Grande RC Flyers were mentioned twice in their local newspaper recently. The first sections highlighted their upcoming event, which is aiming to benefit Hospice Charitable Fund of Central Arizona. The event is free to the public and you can watch the pilots fly, see what is up for grabs at the swap meet, take a free flying lesson, and see the new track. Lunch will be provided by food vendors and the Pets In Need Action League will be handing out free coffee and pastries. The Hospice Charitable Fund will have several representatives...

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Lazy Eight RC Club Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Dec 27, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Lazy Eight RC Club Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Lazy Eight RC Club recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $75. The club is located in Johnstown, NY. The club held an event in which they raised money for Warm the Children. At the end of the day, the club was able to had a check for $855 over to the organization so they could provide clothing for children for the winter. The AMA Club Recognition and Reward Program was established to encourage clubs to promote model aviation. The AMA offers clubs cash incentives for positive local media coverage for a public event,...

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Celine Flying Sportman Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Dec 27, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Celine Flying Sportman Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Celine Flying Sportman recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $75. The club is located in Celina, OH. The club held their annual event, A Gathering of Legends, in Celina, OH. The event included warbirds of every size, a foam frenzy, a concession stand and more. People were able to bring their lawnchairs and watch the flight all day as members took-off down the runway. Several planes of different sizes, some up to 50 pounds, were at the event. The AMA Club Recognition and Reward Program was established to encourage...

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Des Moines Model Aires Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Dec 27, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Des Moines Model Aires Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Des Moine Model Aires recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $50. The club is located in Clive, IA. The club held a Radio Controlled Auction in Ankeny. Everyone was welcomed to attend the auction and participate to have the chance to take home a model airplane. The AMA Club Recognition and Reward Program was established to encourage clubs to promote model aviation. The AMA offers clubs cash incentives for positive local media coverage for a public event, public service, club announcement, or other coverage....

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$5,000 awarded in Club Recognition and Reward Grants

Posted by on Dec 27, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on $5,000 awarded in Club Recognition and Reward Grants

Congratulations to each AMA club that qualified for an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant in 2019. We are thrilled to share with the membership that the entire $5,000 allotted to provide funding to clubs was awarded to 50 clubs. This means our clubs are going above and beyond to share positive stories about model flying activities. The more our clubs share, the more our hobby receives recognition. Thank you to each of these clubs for doing their part to make this happen. The Academy of Model Aeronautics encourages clubs across the country...

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