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  • April Flying For Good Featured Club May 8, 2019
    The Palm Beach Radio Control Association is our featured Flying For Good submission for April. Located in Boca Raton, FL, the club raised $10,500 for charity from November 2018 to April 2019. The club sponsored five fundraisers to benefit three local organizations as well as two national charities, Toys for Tots and The St. Jude […]
  • 2019 AMA Flying Site Grant Recipients May 3, 2019
    Congratulations to the 2019 Flying Site Development/Improvement Grant recipients. Each club has been successful in its efforts to increase the value the club’s property and member experience. A total of $32,542.54 has been awarded among 44 AMA Chartered Clubs. AMA established the Flying Site Development/Improvement Grant program to invest in the continued improvement and growth […]
    Mark Benson
  • AMA Foundation Challenge by the Newport News Park Radio Control Club May 2, 2019
    The Newport News Park Radio Control Club formed a committee and drafted up a proposal on how their club can contribute to the AMA Foundation in support of our mission and vision. The AMA’s Mission is “to advance the organizational goals of the Academy of Model Aeronautics through the financial support of its charitable programs.” The AMA’s […]
  • Toledo Weak Signals donate $1,000 for AMA Scholarships April 30, 2019
    Every year the Weak Signals club of Toledo, OH sells raffle tickets to those attending the Toledo R/C Expo show to raise money in support of the AMA’s scholarship program. This year, the club raised $1,000 for AMA scholarships.   This donation will be split between this year’s top three AMA scholarship award recipients.   We […]
  • Rock River Aero Modelers Society Receive Club Recognition and Reward Grant April 23, 2019
    The Rock River Aero Modelers Society recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $175. The club is located in Janesville, WI. Club secretary and treasurer, Larry Nitz, was invited to give a presentation about their club to the Janesville Noon Rotary Club. The presentation took place on April 15 and there were […]
  • JAG RC supports the AMA Foundation April 22, 2019
    We would like to thank JAG RC, owned by Greg and Jenni Alderman, for contributing a portion of the sale of Showtime smoke oil back to the AMA Foundation. The smoke oil will be available at different shows throughout the country this flying season. “Showtime” Model Aviation smoke oil is formulated from the same base […]
  • Casa Grande RC Flyers Awarded for Third Year in a Row April 18, 2019
    The Casa Grande RC Flyers were named a “Gold Level Leader Club” for the third year in a row. The club is one of 151 clubs out of over 2,400 clubs to receive this title. The club was recognized in their local paper. The club is largely supported by the city, local businesses and the […]
  • Lewes RC Club Receives AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant April 11, 2019
    The Lewes RC Club recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $175. The club is located in Lewes, DE. The club was featured on WBOC, a local TV station. Their segment included explaining model aviation and how they support their community. Members of the club brought their planes to showcase on the show. […]
  • March Flying For Good Featured Club April 11, 2019
    The Flying For Good featured March submission is the Coffee Airfoilers. The club is located in Tullahoma, TN. The club hosts their annual “Fly Away Cancer” event in April. The event will be held on April 27 at their flying field off of Wattendorf Highway in Tullahoma. There will be a pilot landing fee of […]
  • Newport News RC Club to Host AMA Foundation Fundraiser April 10, 2019
    The Newport News RC club (NNPRCC) has decided to support the AMA Foundation through an upcoming fundraiser. The club wishes to give back to the organization after all the help received from AMA over the years. The club has combined its National Model Aviation Day celebration with the fundraiser, which includes a raffle. Raffle tickets […]