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Holly Springs Skyhawks Radio Control Group Receive an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Holly Springs Skyhawks Radio Control Group recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $75. The club is located in Holly Springs, NC. The club hosted their Wings Over Springs fly-in and SWAP Meet event on September 2. This was the clubs first organized event. The event was open to the public as Wings Over Springs Model Aviation Day. It was a free event designed to educate and entertain the public about RC flying. There was a Drone Racing Course, operated by local MultiGP club members, next to the main event.

 

The Holly Springs Skyhawks Radio Control Group recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $75. The club is located in Holly Springs, NC. The club hosted their Wings Over Springs fly-in and SWAP Meet event on September 2. This was the clubs first organized event. The event was open to the public as Wings Over Springs Model Aviation Day. It was a free event designed to educate and entertain the public about RC flying. There was a Drone Racing Course, operated by local MultiGP club members, next to the main event. Several hundred spectators came to the air show. Many different planes were at the event including  a Magnum PI Hughes 500D replica, an aerobatic quad copter flown line-of- site, 3D pattern, and many more.  The club raised $400 in support of Meg’s Smile Foundation. To learn about the Foundation, click here. The AMA would like to congratulate the Holly Springs Skyhawks Radio Control Group for hosting their first organized event and making it a successful one. 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. WOS wos 2 wos3

Northeastern Drone Society Receives an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

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.

 

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.

Iowa City Aerohawks Receive an AMA Club Recognition Award

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.

 

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. Peters told Fox 28 news, “I want to be a pilot when I’m older so I like the idea of flying planes and it’s something to do with my dad which is fun,” who was flying in the air show for the first time. It didn’t take her long to get noticed at the event when she took home the win in the game of airplane limbo beating out some more experienced pilots. The AMA would like to thank the Iowa City Aerohawks for allowing kids to share this great hobby with them. 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. iowa

Fox Valley Aero Club Receives an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Fox Valley Aero Club received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $150. The club is located in St. Charles, IL. The club hosted their Windy City Warbirds and Classics Radio-Controlled Air Show from June 22 to 24. This marked the 90th anniversary of the Spirit of St. Louis transatlantic flight. The cost was $5 and free for kids 11 and younger and veterans with an ID. John Fischer, Chairman of the event, said about 100 visiting pilots from seven states were expected to join the club to provide a total of 300 “giant scale” aircraft.

 

The Fox Valley Aero Club received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $150. The club is located in St. Charles, IL. The club hosted their Windy City Warbirds and Classics Radio-Controlled Air Show from June 22 to 24. This marked the 90th anniversary of the Spirit of St. Louis transatlantic flight. The cost was $5 and free for kids 11 and younger and veterans with an ID. John Fischer, Chairman of the event, said about 100 visiting pilots from seven states were expected to join the club to provide a total of 300 “giant scale” aircraft. ABC7 news covered this event and did a Facebook Live feed on Friday which doubled the spectators on Saturday. The Facebook feed had about 15,000 viewers. The television coverage ran four times before the event on Saturday. The AMA would like to thank the Fox Valley Aero Club for hosting an event dedicated to the Spirit of St. Louis transatlantic flight. Also, the AMA would like to congratulate the club on their media coverage. 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 Rogue Eagles RC Club Receives an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

The Rogue Eagles RC Club recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $125. The club is located in Medford, OR. The club hosted their 39th Annual Air Show at the Agate Skyways air field. The Air Show ran from noon to 2 p.m. August 29-30. Admission was $5 per person or $10 per carload, with kids allowed in free.

 

The Rogue Eagles RC Club recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $125. The club is located in Medford, OR. The club hosted their 39th Annual Air Show at the Agate Skyways air field. The Air Show ran from noon to 2 p.m. August 29-30. Admission was $5 per person or $10 per carload, with kids allowed in free. The proceeds from the event benefited Children’s Miracle Network health care services provided to local kids through Asante Rogue Regional Medical Center. The club members flew everything from real drones to models of fighter jets to gliders and biplanes. There was also an Avanti electric-powered jet that reached 110 miles per hour. The event was family friendly and a bomber replica ended the show each day by dumping pounds of candy on the runway for kids to grab. The AMA would like to thank the Rogue Eagles RC Club for hosting a family friendly event and raising money for the Children's Miracle Network. 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.

Wally's Squadron R/C Flyers Club Receives and AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

Wally’s Squadron R/C Flyers club received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $175. The event was located in Summersville, WV. The club hosted their 26th Annual Fly-In Fundraiser event from  August 16-19. The event was filled with many different activities for the spectators. Throughout the weekend, the events included: balloon bust, paintball plane shoot, Warbird fly in, tail dunk, limbo, radial engine fly, ugly plane contest, fireworks, late night demo and a lighted balloon bust. The event also had on-site camping.

 

Wally’s Squadron R/C Flyers club received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $175. The event was located in Summersville, WV. The club hosted their 26th Annual Fly-In Fundraiser event from  August 16-19. The event was filled with many different activities for the spectators. Throughout the weekend, the events included: balloon bust, paintball plane shoot, Warbird fly in, tail dunk, limbo, radial engine fly, ugly plane contest, fireworks, late night demo and a lighted balloon bust. The event also had on-site camping. The club raffled off prizes including infant to 14 year old bikes and an outdoor family fun package. The club also had many different sponsors including the Hampton Inn, Desert Aircraft, Lockards Inc., and many more. To watch the coverage from the event, click here. The AMA would like to thank Wally’s Squadron R/C Flyers Club for hosting their fundraiser every year and inviting the community. 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.

Sequin RC Aeronauts Club and Olympic RC Modelers Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant

The Sequin RC Aeronauts Club and the Olympic RC Modelers received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward. The Sequin RC Aeronauts received $75. The Olympic RC Modelers received $125. The clubs are both located in Washington.  The clubs hosted their 7th annual Fun Fly-in Fundraiser for Hospice on August 26-27. The event is a family-oriented event that includes demonstration flights, static displays of aircraft and raffle drawings for prizes. The event ran from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and it was five dollars per car load. All AMA Pilots were welcomed with a $10 donation landing fee.

 

The Sequin RC Aeronauts Club and the Olympic RC Modelers received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward. The Sequin RC Aeronauts received $75. The Olympic RC Modelers received $125. The clubs are both located in Washington.  The clubs hosted their 7th annual Fun Fly-in Fundraiser for Hospice on August 26-27. The event is a family-oriented event that includes demonstration flights, static displays of aircraft and raffle drawings for prizes. The event ran from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and it was five dollars per car load. All AMA Pilots were welcomed with a $10 donation landing fee. The activities at the event included Balloon rides, remote controlled plane demonstrations and a “Wings and Wheels” car show. Each year, one hundred percent of the proceeds go to volunteer Hospice of Clallam County. The mission of the Volunteer Hospice of Clallam County is to provide free around-the-clock registered nursing availability to terminally ill patients. At the end of the event, the clubs donated $4,174 to Hospice. Also, both clubs were featured in the “Peninsula Daily News”. The AMA would like to thank the Sequin RC Aeronauts Club and the Olympic RC Modelers for partnering together to host a successful event while raising money for a great cause. 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. hospic

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.

 

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 County came out and helped us level it off and get it ready," said Samuel Williams, AMAC Treasurer. AMAC members welcome any residents interested in learning to fly model to come out on Saturdays and Sundays. The AMA would like to congratulate AMAC for the new addition to their field. The AMA would also like to thank the club for hosting events and including the public in these events. 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.

North Country Flying Tigers Receive AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant

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.

 

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 money for a charity each year at their Annual Fun Fly Air Show. 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.

Lima Area Radio Kontrol Society Receives Club Recognition and Reward Grant

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 newspaper, “Lima News”.

 

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 newspaper, “Lima News”. It was also featured on the TV station WLIO Lima 35 ABC, Fox, CBS and NBC. The AMA would like to thank the Lima Area Radio Kontrol Society for hosting their event for 19 years and always making it successful. 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.

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