The Lincoln Sky Knight RC Club recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $175. The club is located in Waverly, NE. The Lincoln Sky Knights RC Club sponsored the AMA TAG (Takeoff And Grow) event on June 8. Participants were able to fly using computer simulators and buddy-box trainer systems, and they were also able to get to know each other and talk about the hobby and different types of aircrafts. The event allowed people looking to try model aeronautics for the first time the perfect place to do that. The event included and all-day air show that included Giant Scale Aircraft, EDF Jets, Turbine Jets and Helicopters performing stunts. It also included other fun activities and food. The event was free and open to the public. 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 River City Radio Controllers recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $100. The club is located in Louisville, KY. The 19th annual Wings for Kids Radio Controlled Air Show benefited the Norton Children's Hospital. The air show happened on Saturday, June 1st and Sunday, June 2nd at the Bill Fluke Airfield at E.P. "Tom" Sawyer State Park. Visitors saw exciting flying exhibitions including in-air dogfights and combat, aerobatic airplanes and vintage airplanes. The air show also featured nationally recognized pilots throughout the Midwest and beyond.