The Hudson Valley Radio Control Club recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward grant for $150. The club is located in West Haverstraw, NY. On Aug. 18, the club hosted their 9th Annual Air Show at the Hudson Riverview Park. The club has all day flying demos as well as flight simulators and the chance to fly an R/C plane with an instructor from the club. The Town of Haverstraw provided free refreshments and a free shuttle service for the public. The AMA Foundation would like to thank the Hudson Valley Radio Control Club for hosting this event every year for the public and sharing the hobby with others! 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 Wintonbury Flying Club recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $75. The club is located in Wethersfield, CT. The club had a Seabury Resident appreciation day at their flying field in Bloomfield on Aug. 5. The clubs flying field is located to the rear of the Seabury Retirement community and both groups share the use of the field for flying and enjoying the walking paths that surround the field. The AMA would like to thank the Wintonbury Flying Club for hosting an event to appreciate their neighbors.