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Airmasters Model Airplane Club Receives AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Aug 11, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Airmasters Model Airplane Club Receives AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Airmasters Model Airplane Club (AMAC) recently received and AMA Club recognition award for $150. The club is located in Albany, GA. The club recently got handicap-accessible bathrooms on their field. County leaders spent $40,000 on the bathrooms. Each year, AMAC holds an event to showcase planes on the ground which attracts a couple hundred residents. The club also shares their field with 4-H. “They were real nice to us. When they gave us this field here. It wasn’t in this shape. We did the best we can with it. And then Lee...

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North Country Flying Tigers Receive AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

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The North Country Flying Tigers located in Saratoga Springs, NY, received an AMA club recognition reward for $175. Bob Lippman, President of the North Country Flying Tigers, was featured on Look TV to promote their 9th Annual Fun Fly Air Show. The event was held on July 9. Each year, the club holds a fundraiser for a charity. This year, the club had a silent auction and all the proceeds went to the Make a Wish Foundation. To watch the video with Bob Lippman, click here. The AMA would like to thank the North Country Flying Tigers for raising...

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Lima Area Radio Kontrol Society Receives Club Recognition and Reward Grant

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The Lima Area Radio Kontrol Society (L.A.R.K.S) received an AMA club recognition reward for $175. The club held their 19th Annual Big Bird Fly-In on July, 22 which was their last event of the summer. The event was free to the public which allowed the opportunity for the public to get an up close and personal look at the hobby of RC flying. The fly-in included a combination of local and regional pilots that performed straight-winged, bi-planes, jets, quad-copters and helicopters throughout the event. The event was covered in the local...

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The Minot Aircraft Modelers Receive Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Posted by on Aug 11, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on The Minot Aircraft Modelers Receive Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Minot Aircraft Modelers located in Minot, ND received an AMA Club Recognition Reward of $125. The club currently has 32 members and is growing quickly. Members of the club have various types of aircraft including planes, helicopters and quad-copter drones. On Aug. 5, the club hosted their International Fun Fly and had 49 participants. Anthony Martinez, a member of the club, used his drone to take still photos and videos of the activities during the local group’s International Fun Fly. To watch the video from the event, click here. The...

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Cedar Rapids Skyhawks receive an AMA Club Recognition Reward

Posted by on Aug 3, 2017 in Recognition and Reward Grants | Comments Off on Cedar Rapids Skyhawks receive an AMA Club Recognition Reward

The Cedar Rapids Skyhawks received an AMA Club Recognition Reward of $175. The club is located in Marion, IA. On July 22, the club hosted their 15th annual Warbirds Over Iowa event which was a warbird fly-in. The event had free admission but donations were accepted. The donations went to the Eastern Iowa Honor Flight. The event was covered through a local radio channel as part of a program they call “Z cause.” Prior to the event, there were multiple radio ads. The club also got TV coverage from a program called “Show You...

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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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