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  • SPARKS Inc Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant November 15, 2019
    SPARKS Inc recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $150. The club is located in St. Petersburg, FL. 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 […]
    Austin
  • Southwest Area Park Modelers Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant November 15, 2019
    The Southwest Area Park Modelers recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $175. The club is located in Arbutus, MD. The club held their Charm City Fly which featured dozens of planes and supported disabled veterans. The event included a candy drop, model airplane aerobatics, a raffle, and more. The event raised […]
    Austin
  • Seminole Radio Control Club Receive AMA Recognition and Reward Grant November 15, 2019
    The Seminole Radio Control Club recently received an AMA Club Recognition and Reward Grant for $75. The club is located in Tallahassee, FL. The club held their event on October 6th from 10am-3pm. The cost on entrance was $15 donation from pilots and $5 for the lunch.  Everyone received hamburgers, hot dogs, bottled water, and […]
    Austin
  • Remembering Laird “Doc” Jackson October 30, 2019
    The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) Foundation Board and staff are saddened to hear of the passing of Board Chairman emeritus, Laird Jackson’s recent passing. “Doc” as many knew him, was a member of the AMA Foundation’s first Board of Director’s serving as its first Chairman. Doc was a noted physician certified in internal medicine, […]
    Austin
  • 2019 Grant Recipient Installs a New GeoTex Runway! October 28, 2019
    With grant assistance from the AMA, the Island Flyers R/C Club installed a new GeoTex runway in April 2019 at their field in Fernandina, FL. Club members went to work tillling, digging, filling in, and leveling the ground for a 250′ x 30′ fabric runway. During four full days of work, the runway was laid, […]
    kelsie
  • Batholomew County Radio Control Flyers October 11, 2019
    The Bartholomew County Radio Control Flyers host a fly-in each summer and the profits from pilot registration, food ,raffle, and donations go towards the Fireman’s Cheer Fund. The Fireman’s Cheer Fund provides a merrier Christmas for children of the community. Through their event, the club was able to raise $1,942.18 for the Cheer Fund.
    Austin
  • Casa Grande RC Flyers October 11, 2019
    The Casa Grande RC Flyers hosted their annual March Air Show event. This year, the club decided to raise money for the Valley Humane Society. Through their event, the club was able to raise $2,000.00 for the Humane Society.
    Austin
  • The Breezy Hill RC Flyers October 11, 2019
    On Saturday, June 1st, 2019, the Breezy Hill R/C Flyers held their 8th Annual Charity Fun-Fly at their field near Chester, Illinois. Also referred to as their “Canned Food Fly”, the event is a fundraiser for the Chester Area Christian Food Pantry, and is open to all types of model flying. Pilots are asked to […]
    Austin
  • Mather Aerospace Modelers October 11, 2019
    The Mather Aerospace Modelers held their event on August 17, 2019, which was National Model Aviation Day. The club was able to raise $175 and they donated that to the Academy of Model Aeronautics Foundation.
    Austin
  • Sequim RC Aeronauts October 11, 2019
    The Sequim RC Aeronauts’  local airport hosts “Air Affaire” to promote all types of flying. SRCA, along with Olympic RC Modelers, have participated for the past 5 years demonstrating RC flying – aircraft, quads, a jet and trial lessons for kids and adults. Donations of RC and non-RC items are solicited from the community and […]
    Austin