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AMA CLUB RECOGNITION & REWARD GRANTS

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Casa Grande RC Flyers Celebrate National Model Aviation Day

Posted by on Dec 12, 2018 in Clubs in the News | Comments Off on Casa Grande RC Flyers Celebrate National Model Aviation Day

The Casa Grande RC Flyers held their annual National Model Aviation Day event on Dec. 8. The event was held at the clubs airfield in Casa Grande. More than 150 people attended the event and the event was free to the public. The club’s new food service, Twisted Entree from Casa Grande, served meals from their menu. Tools and supplies to make the event more space were donated by Home Depot, Lowes and Norris RV and all of Casa Grande. The event benefited the Casa Grande Food Bank and the club members collected cash and food items. The...

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Casa Grande RC Flyers will Celebrate National Model Aviation Day

Posted by on Dec 3, 2018 in Clubs in the News | Comments Off on Casa Grande RC Flyers will Celebrate National Model Aviation Day

The Casa Grande RC Flyers will host an event on Dec. 8 to celebrate National Model Aviation Day. The event will be from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the clubs flying field off of Isom Road. The event is free but donations of non-perishable food items or cash will be accepted to benefit the Casa Grande Food Bank. The club has been hosting this event for six years, as long as the club has been in existence. The members of the club will be flying fixed-wing aircraft, helicopters and drones. The public is encouraged to come and learn more about the hobby...

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Blacksheep RC Modelers Invited to Fly in Front of Indiana State Museum

Posted by on Dec 3, 2018 in Clubs in the News | Comments Off on Blacksheep RC Modelers Invited to Fly in Front of Indiana State Museum

The Blacksheep RC Modelers were invited to fly RC planes in front of the Indiana State Museum the day after Thanksgiving. Many of the clubs members were able to come and...

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Canandaigua Sky Chiefs Receive AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Nov 28, 2018 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Canandaigua Sky Chiefs Receive AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Canandaigua Sky Chiefs recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $175. The club is located in Canandaigua, NY. The club hosted their annual Larry Bowerman Memorial Air Show and Fun Fly event on July 28-29. Flying started at 9 a.m. and all RC equipment and models were welcome. The event also had a 50/50 raffle. They also had a flying demo at noon. 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...

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Finger Lakes Air Pirates Receive AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Nov 21, 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 Waterlook, NY. The club hosted their 2018 Open House/Fun Fly in September. The event was open to all clubs and the general public. Night flying was available for campers. There were a variety of planes at the event which included vintage, warbirds, electric, nitro, gas, high start, and bungee. To learn more about the club, visit https://mobile.facebook.com/Finger-Lakes-Air-Pirates-170487139767360/. The AMA Club Recognition...

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Atoms RC Club Receives AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Nov 21, 2018 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Atoms RC Club Receives AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Atoms RC Club located in Bound Book, NJ recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward grant for $175. The club hosted their 8th annual Swap Meet in February. Each year, the club donates a portion of the proceeds to support the Hillsborough Community Assistance Network Food Bank. The club sells tables for $10 and admission to the event is $5. The Hillsborough Community Assistance Network stocks canned and non-perishable food items, baby supplies, household cleaning supplies, paper products, personal hygiene items, pet food and cat...

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Binghamton Aeros Receive Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Sep 5, 2018 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Binghamton Aeros Receive Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Binghamton Aeros Club recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $175. The club is located in Binghamton, NY. On Aug. 10-12, the club hosted their 33rd Annual Festival of Giants R/C Airshow at the Chenango Bridge Airport. The event was open to all giant scale aircraft. The club also had flight simulators and vendors at the event. The event proceeds went to support the Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse (CHOW). The event was free to the public but a cash or non-perishable food item donation was requested. The AMA...

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Desert Eagles Model Airplane Club Receives AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Sep 5, 2018 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Desert Eagles Model Airplane Club Receives AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Desert Eagles Model Airplane Club recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward grant for $175. The club is located in Idaho Falls, ID. Each year, the club hosts a paintball shoot and an open house at the Desert Eagles flying field. This year on June 23, the public was invited and they were able to purchase 10 paintball shots for $2. The goal is to hit a flying model aircraft with a paintball. There were also demonstration flights, a display of RC planes, a raffle for a $250 gift card to Hobby Town USA and instruction for...

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Hudson Valley Radio Control Club Received AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Sep 5, 2018 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Hudson Valley Radio Control Club Received AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Hudson Valley Radio Control Club recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward grant for $150. The club is located in West Haverstraw, NY. On Aug. 18, the club hosted their 9th Annual Air Show at the Hudson Riverview Park. The club has all day flying demos as well as flight simulators and the chance to fly an R/C plane with an instructor from the club. The Town of Haverstraw provided free refreshments and a free shuttle service for the public. The AMA Foundation would like to thank the Hudson Valley Radio Control Club for hosting...

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Wintonbury Flying Club Receives AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Sep 5, 2018 in Recognition and Reward Grants, Stories | Comments Off on Wintonbury Flying Club Receives AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Wintonbury Flying Club recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $75. The club is located in Wethersfield, CT. The club had a Seabury Resident appreciation day at their flying field in Bloomfield on Aug. 5. The clubs flying field is located to the rear of the Seabury Retirement community and both groups share the use of the field for flying and enjoying the walking paths that surround the field. The AMA would like to thank the Wintonbury Flying Club for hosting an event to appreciate their neighbors. The AMA Club...

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