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, click here. The AMA would like to thank the Northeastern Drone Society for being able to talk and inform the public about the safety and regulations with RC flying. 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 program.
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.