The Kentucky Float Flyers has been awarded with a $75 Club Recognition and Reward Grant by the AMA for their float-fly charity event held on Memorial Day. The Kentucky Float Flyers are a unique club to aviation hobbyist, they flow over water. While the club was waiting to board approval to receive access to this land to use for their club, they put in all their efforts to host a charity for the community. They chose to donate to several charities including, Winchester Youth Soccer League, the Clark County Animal Shelter and the Nursing Home Ombudsman Association. The club was able to raise hundreds of dollars for each charity. For their commitment to the community, the club was granted another five years to access to the land. The AMA Foundation thanks organizations, like the Kentucky Float Flyers, for truly making a difference in our communities.
Coachella Valley Radio Control Club enjoyed their weekend hosting an annual War Birds Fun Fly benefiting Wounded Warrior Project and Rebuilding American Warriors. The event had more than 30 pilots flying model military airplanes from World War I and II. Coachella Valley Radio Control Club has remained a Gold Leader Club for consecutively 12 years. They allow anyone at any age to join their club if they wish to fly planes and are passionate for the hobby. “This is just one of those thousand points of light for people to enjoy that helps others at the same time.