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AMA CLUB RECOGNITION & REWARD GRANTS

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Binghamton Aeros Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Aug 21, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Binghamton Aeros Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

The Binghamton Aeros recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $175. The club is located in Binghamton, NY. The club held the Festival of Giants R/C Air Show from August 9th to the 11th. The event was held at the Chenango Bridge Airport. The event itself was free to attend, but the club accepted donations for the Community Hunger Outreach Warehouse (CHOW). Skilled pilots from all over the east coast and Canada brought hundreds of large-scale RC aircraft and took to the skies for this event. You can watch more about the...

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Stonecrest RC Flyers Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Aug 7, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Stonecrest RC Flyers Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

The Stonecrest RC Flyers recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $125. The club is located in Prestonsburg, KY. The club recently hosted their Fun Fly, their biggest event of the year. The event was filled with food, fun, fellowship, and a lot remote controlled aircrafts. The club donated a portion of the proceeds to their local veterans group. Those who were at the event had the opportunity to learn about the hobby and even how to fly and operate radio controlled airplanes and helicopters. The AMA Club Recognition and...

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Kootenai RC Flyers Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Aug 2, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants, Stories | Comments Off on Kootenai RC Flyers Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

The Kootenai RC Flyers recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $75. The club is located in Libby, MT. The club hosted their annual Fun Fly on Saturday, July 13th. The event was a good opportunity for experienced and inexperienced pilots to get together, learn, and have fun. They wanted the event to be a fun family-friendly atmosphere and allow everyone to enjoy some time outdoors watching RC planes. The club has 18 members ranging in ages from 5 to 80. The AMA Club Recognition and Reward Program was established to...

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Cedar Rapids Skyhawks Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Aug 2, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Cedar Rapids Skyhawks Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

The Cedar Rapids Skyhawks recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $175. The club is located in Marion, IA. The club held their Warbirds over Iowa event on July 20th, 2019. The event had scale military aircrafts and it was free for the public to watch. The event also worked and paired with Eastern Iowa Honor Flight, that works with veterans. Eastern Iowa Honor Flight accepted donations at the event as well. To view live television coverage of the event, you can watch HERE and HERE. The AMA Club Recognition and Reward...

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Tinley Creek RC Club Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Aug 2, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Tinley Creek RC Club Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

The Tinley Creek RC Club recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $75. The club is located in Palos Heights, IL. The club will be hosting their annual Remote Control Helicopter Fun Fly on August 3. The event will be from 9am to dusk and will be held at the AMA field located at 19498 S Cicero Ave, Matteson.  The Fun Fly will include raffles and will feature local professional RC helicopter pilots. They will also have members doing plane and helicopter demos. To get into this event, registrants must have their AMA cards....

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Casper Airmodelers Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Aug 2, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Casper Airmodelers Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

The Casper Airmodelers recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $75. The club is located in Casper, WY. The club hosted their Fun Fly on the weekend of July 27th. 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. Click here to learn more about this...

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Owatonna RC Modelers Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Aug 2, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Owatonna RC Modelers Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

The Owatonna RC Modelers recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $150. The club is located in Owatonna, MN. The club hosted their Fun Fly on their 8 acres of land that was donated by the previous owners in 1986. Different clubs from around the area were invited to bring whatever RC planes they wanted to and have fun. The club offered free hot dogs and beans in exchange for a free-will donation. The club itself has between 35 and 45 members. If you would like to watch their interview, you can do so HERE. They’re...

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El Paso Radio Controllers Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Jul 29, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on El Paso Radio Controllers Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

The El Paso Radio Controllers recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $175. The club is located in El Paso, TX. The club hosted a fundraiser for The Armed Services YMCA on June 30th, 2019. This event tried to peak the interest of younger generations and tried to get them interested in the hobby. This day also specifically focused on working with military families and trying to get them involved in the hobby. The event had trainer airplanes and club instructors in attendance that were happy to teach anyone and everyone...

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Susquehanna Valley Modelers Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Jul 17, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Susquehanna Valley Modelers Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

The Susquehanna Valley Modelers recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $75. The club is located in Melton, PA. The club hosted the fly-in to allow its members a chance to fly together and invite the public to learn what modeling is all about. 20 pilots attended the event to show their support and fly. The planes flown were made out of a range of different materials from plywood and balsa to foam. THey ranged with wingspans of a couple of feet to up to 12 feet. This event wasn’t just like any other event, however....

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Lincoln Sky Knight RC Club Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Jul 11, 2019 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Lincoln Sky Knight RC Club Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

The Lincoln Sky Knight RC Club recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $175. The club is located in Waverly, NE. The Lincoln Sky Knights RC Club sponsored the AMA TAG (Takeoff And Grow) event on June 8. Participants were able to fly using computer simulators and buddy-box trainer systems, and they were also able to get to know each other and talk about the hobby and different types of aircrafts. The event allowed people looking to try model aeronautics for the first time the perfect place to do that. The event included...

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