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  • AMA Jr Camp July 29, 2020
    AMA Jr CampAMA Jr. Camp is an online, virtual camp experience, developed and presented by the Academy of Model Aeronautics. It is designed to be a fun, preparatory course for youth ages 5-12 to learn model aviation fundamentals that will help to prepare them for future, more advanced aeromodeling opportunities
  • The AMA Podcast November 6, 2019
    Join AMA Education Director Kyle Jaracz and Model Aviation Executive Editor Jay Smith as we discuss the various model aviation simulators and how they can improve your skills! LISTEN NOW
  • AMA Expo West August 26, 2019
    AMA Expo West is the largest radio-control model and hobby event! We are at a new location with all-new events taking place. AMA Expo West features outdoor flying, drone racing, RC cars and trucks, trains, a boat pond, night flying, full-scale flyovers and 105,000 sq. ft. of exhibit space! Get your tickets now at!  […]
  • Rick Crosslin March 3, 2019
    Rick Crosslin, District Scientist in Residence at MSD Wayne Township, has received numerous awards recognizing him as a classroom teacher. His awards include 2015 TechPoint Foundation 2015 Bridge Builder Award, 2016 Creative Teaching Award Eli Lilly Foundation, a 2011 Academy of Model Aeronautics Education Outreach Appreciation Award, 2011 Society of Professional Journalism Best Medial/Science Reporting, […]
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  • What is Pattern? January 9, 2019
    AFS Top Separator: What is Pattern? Radio Controlled Precision Aerobatics is usually referred to as “Pattern” since a predetermined “Pattern” of maneuvers are flown. Some fly in a pattern competition to to try and win, but most fly to have fun and improve their flying skills. The Basics of Flying Pattern - MB Gosson, Syracuse, NY  AMA […]
  • Camp AMA December 19, 2018
    Camp AMASAVE THE DATE FOR 2021! Designed for teenagers between the ages of 13 and 17 years old, with skill levels from beginner to advanced. To be held July 12-16, 2021, International Aeromodeling Center, Muncie Indiana. CAMP AMA FAQ
  • How to Build an Indoor Catapult-Launch Glider for Science Olympiad December 10, 2018
    How to Build an Indoor Catapult-Launch Glider for Science Olympiad Note: A video that demonstrates how to build an indoor catapult launch-glider is located at the end of this article. This particular indoor catapult-launch glider was originally designed for use in the 2013 Science Olympiad challenge, but it makes a great glider for anyone.   View the 2019 Science Olympiad […]
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  • Model Aviation Student Club (MASC) August 18, 2018
    Model Aviation Student Club (MASC)Model Aviation Student Club, or MASC, is a chartering program for school aeromodeling clubs!
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  • UAS4STEM National Competition August 14, 2018
    Teams from all over the country will compete in the UAS4STEM National Competition, held at the International Aeromodeling Center (IAC) in Muncie, IN. The UAS4STEM Drone Challenge is a team-oriented, competitive program for middle and high school students to build their own drone, learn about aviation, and practice STEM-related skills.  For more information about the […]
  • Discover Flight! July 6, 2018
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