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Desert Eagles Flying Club Receive Club Recognition Award

Posted by on Jul 5, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Desert Eagles Flying Club Receive Club Recognition Award

The Desert Eagles Flying Club located in Idaho Falls, ID, recently received an AMA Club Recognition Award for $175. On June 24, the club hosted their annual Open House. This year, the club decided to make the event a fundraiser for the Idaho Food Bank. Spectators were given the chance to shoot paintball guns at moving model airplanes. For $2, a person was able to take ten shots. Every dollar that was raised was donated to the food bank. Several donors helped with the event. Gary Oswald G&H Paintball let the club use paintball guns and...

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Atoms RC Club Receive Club Recognition Award

Posted by on Jun 28, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Atoms RC Club Receive Club Recognition Award

The Atoms RC Club located in Hillsborough, NJ recently received an AMA Club Recognition Reward for $175. The club hosted their annual Swap Meet in the winter. Each year, the club gives a portion of proceeds to an organization. This year, the club donated $300 to their local food bank in Hillsborough. The club was featured in the Hillsborough Township Local access television station. This station is mentioned in the Mayor’s newsletter that is sent out to approximately 40,000 residents. The AMA would like to thank the Atoms RC Club for...

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The Fluvanna County R/C Flying Club receive Club Recognition Award

Posted by on Jun 28, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on The Fluvanna County R/C Flying Club receive Club Recognition Award

The Fluvanna County R/C Flying Club, located in Fork Union, VA, recently received an AMA Club Recognition Reward for $175. On June 10, the club hosted “Wings and Wheels 4 Paws”. The event drew a crowd of about 500 people and raised approximately $5,000 for animal rescue organizations in their area. The event had 49 cars registered in a car show and 22 radio-control pilots. There were also two canine agility demonstrations at the event that were provided by Ruff Agility. The club was featured in the local newspaper “Rural Virginian”. There was...

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Simsbury Remote Control Club Receive Club Recognition Reward

Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Simsbury Remote Control Club Receive Club Recognition Reward

The Simsbury Remote Control Club received an AMA Club Recognition Reward of $75. The Club is located in Simsbury, CT. The club participated in the 8th annual Renbrook School Flight Day April 28. Simsbury Remote Control Club has participated since Flight Day started in 2010. The club instructed 4th and 9th grade students in the theory of radio controlled model aircraft flight. The event was covered in the local newspaper “The Valley Press”. The students were able to use computer flight simulators projected onto classroom smartboards. This...

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Casa Grande RC Flyers Receive Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Jun 21, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Casa Grande RC Flyers Receive Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Casa Grande RC Flyers has recently been awarded a $175 Club Recognition and Reward Grant. Casa Grande RC Flyers club has been featured in The Robson Ranch Views monthly from Jan. to March and the April issue of the AMA Magazine. Casa Grande RC Flyers is an Arizona nonprofit corporation that raises money for local charities. Membership is open to anyone wanting fly or learn to fly radio-controlled aircraft. They also offer free lessons taught by any of nine AMA certified instructors. The club has about 156 members that include local...

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Beresford Area Radio Flyers Receive Club Recognition Reward and Grant

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Beresford Area Radio Flyers Receive Club Recognition Reward and Grant

The Beresford Area Radio Flyers has recently been awarded with a $50 Club Recognition and Reward Grant. Beresford Area Radio flyers were featured in the Sioux Center News for hosting a 25th annual model airplane show at Centre Mall in Sioux. Hobbyist came from Nebraska, Minnesota and Iowa to see about 40 planes on display. Coordinator of the event Don Van Voorst told reporter Steve Hoogland, “If you’re going to be a club and you want to fly, you’re pretty much bound to the AMA.” The AMA Foundation thanks the Beresford Area Radio Flyers and...

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Rend Lake RC Club Receives TAG Grant

Posted by on Apr 12, 2017 in Clubs in the News | Comments Off on Rend Lake RC Club Receives TAG Grant

Earlier this year, members of Rend Lake RC Club applied for the Take Off and Grow (TAG) Grant. The AMA is excited to announce Rend Lake RC Club has received a $500 award by District 6 Vice President, Randy Cameron. This grant was awarded to Rend Lake to help with Open Houses and their RC Kid’s Camp this summer.   Rend Lake RC Club encourages anyone interested to attend their open house May 20 and August 1 from 12 – 4 p.m. Aircraft will be present and members will be there for any questions attendees may have. There will also be...

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South Coast RC Squadron Receives Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Mar 31, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on South Coast RC Squadron Receives Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The South Coast RC Squadron were recently awarded with a $175 Club Recognition and Reward Grant. The club secretary and treasurer, Albert Schmidt, spoke on KCBY TV station about their Remote Control Model Expo on March 3, 4 and 5. Secretary and treasurer, Schmidt, explained the club had been putting on their show for years, but they thought it would be best this year if they could expand the show to encompass all different types of people. He encouraged people who were not yet involved with the hobby to come check out the show and ask...

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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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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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