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Desert Hawks RC Club Receive an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Oct 13, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Desert Hawks RC Club Receive an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Desert Hawks RC Club recently received an AMA club recognition and reward grant for $75. The club is located in Lake Havasa City, AZ. For over 35 years, the Desert Hawks RC club complex has been home to RC airplanes and helicopters. The club members wanted something to do when it was too windy to fly their planes. The club decided to expanded to include RC truck and buggy enthusiasts by constructing race tracks on its grounds. Ed Hail, vice president of the club and track chairman, was interviewed by Chelsea Curtis from Today News-Herald....

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Rochester Aero Modeling Society Receives Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Oct 11, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Rochester Aero Modeling Society Receives Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Rochester Aero Modeling Society recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward grant for $75. The club is located in Macedon, NY. The club presented a check for $1000 to Macedon Town Ambulance. This donation to the town ambulance was the mark of RAMS exceeding $10,000 in total donations to Macedon organizations since 2006. Each year the club hosts the Model Airplane Show and the Helicopter Jamboree. Each of these events are fundraisers for Macedon organizations. The money will be used to buy equipment and materials to assist the...

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Central Connecticut RC Club Receives an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Sep 29, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Central Connecticut RC Club Receives an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Central Connecticut RC Club recently received an AMA club recognition and reward grant for $75. The club is located in Farmington, CT. The members of the club attended a drive and fly-in at a local airport. The event the club attended was the 32nd annual Simsbury Fly-In and Car Show. This event attracts around 15,000 spectators, and it has about 150 businesses as sponsors, advertisers, and exhibitors.The annual show was hosted by the Simsbury Flying Club, and proceeds from the event helped keep the Simsbury Airport in operation. The fly...

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North East Kansas Blue Sky Squadron receives AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Sep 27, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on North East Kansas Blue Sky Squadron receives AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The North East Kansas Blue Sky Squadron, Inc. recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward grant of $175. The club is located in Berryton, Kansas. The club had their annual Big Bird Fly in on September 16 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. This event was held at the Blue Sky Aerodome. The community was invited to come watch the fly-in and the event was free to the public. There was a $10 landing fee for pilots with an AMA membership. The club also served breakfast in the early morning and lunch was $5 for burgers and hot dogs. The club had all...

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Holly Springs Skyhawks Radio Control Group Receive an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Sep 22, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Holly Springs Skyhawks Radio Control Group Receive an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Holly Springs Skyhawks Radio Control Group recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $75. The club is located in Holly Springs, NC. The club hosted their Wings Over Springs fly-in and SWAP Meet event on September 2. This was the clubs first organized event. The event was open to the public as Wings Over Springs Model Aviation Day. It was a free event designed to educate and entertain the public about RC flying. There was a Drone Racing Course, operated by local MultiGP club members, next to the main event. Several...

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Northeastern Drone Society Receives an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Northeastern Drone Society Receives an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Northeastern Drone Society has received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $175. The club is located in Coventry, CT. The club was featured on Charter Community Access Tv. The segment has Richard Pierce, President and Donald MacDougall, Club Safety Officer featured. In this segment, they inform the watchers about Drones and the safety and regulations that go along with them. The club is a member of the AMA which helps regulate the rules and guidelines to go along with flying. To view this segment on Charter Community Access TV,...

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Iowa City Aerohawks Receive an AMA Club Recognition Award

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Iowa City Aerohawks Receive an AMA Club Recognition Award

The Iowa City Aerohawks received an AMA Club Recognition Award for $150. The club hosted their free 25th annual Aerohawk’s Air show in Iowa City on August 20, where hundreds of spectators came to watch. The event was open to the public. Food and beverages were available to the public. The event had parachute drops, a freestyle flying competition, a helicopter demonstration, a candy bomb drop for the kids, warbirds, giant scale aerobatics and jet demonstrations. High school freshman Lizzie Peters picked up flying with her dad. Peters told Fox...

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Fox Valley Aero Club Receives an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Fox Valley Aero Club Receives an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Fox Valley Aero Club received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $150. The club is located in St. Charles, IL. The club hosted their Windy City Warbirds and Classics Radio-Controlled Air Show from June 22 to 24. This marked the 90th anniversary of the Spirit of St. Louis transatlantic flight. The cost was $5 and free for kids 11 and younger and veterans with an ID. John Fischer, Chairman of the event, said about 100 visiting pilots from seven states were expected to join the club to provide a total of 300 “giant scale” aircraft....

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The Rogue Eagles RC Club Receives an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Sep 13, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on The Rogue Eagles RC Club Receives an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Rogue Eagles RC Club recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $125. The club is located in Medford, OR. The club hosted their 39th Annual Air Show at the Agate Skyways air field. The Air Show ran from noon to 2 p.m. August 29-30. Admission was $5 per person or $10 per carload, with kids allowed in free. The proceeds from the event benefited Children’s Miracle Network health care services provided to local kids through Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. The club members flew everything from real drones to models of...

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Wally’s Squadron R/C Flyers Club Receives and AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

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Wally’s Squadron R/C Flyers club received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $175. The event was located in Summersville, WV. The club hosted their 26th Annual Fly-In Fundraiser event from  August 16-19. The event was filled with many different activities for the spectators. Throughout the weekend, the events included: balloon bust, paintball plane shoot, Warbird fly in, tail dunk, limbo, radial engine fly, ugly plane contest, fireworks, late night demo and a lighted balloon bust. The event also had on-site camping. The club raffled...

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