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  • AMA Membership Benefits Spotlight: Advocacy January 18, 2021
    One of the most important benefits of being an AMA member is having peace of mind in knowing that your Government Affairs team is fighting for your right to fly. AMA has advocated for the model aircraft community for more than 80 years and is actively involved on many fronts to preserve our hobby. In […]
  • AMA and Its Partners Help Shape Law January 5, 2021
    The National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal year 2021 has become law. This new law is important because it includes an educational provision that allows operations as part of an educational program that is chartered by a community-based organization (CBO), such as AMA, or as an established Junior Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (JROTC) program for […]
  • AMA Year in Review December 23, 2020
    2020. A year of change to say the least. A year that shook the very foundation of our planet to its core. A global pandemic ensued, quarantines followed, businesses shut down, and talks of a new normal shrouded us all with uncertainty. Also, toilet paper hoarding became a thing. Who knew? March 11, 2020 is […]
  • A Win for Aviation December 22, 2020
    This provision removes the hurdles that were in place for educators and makes it easier for students to learn and teachers to instruct. It is a big step in the right direction for the future of our hobby.
  • Important Update: Potential Holiday Shipping Delays December 17, 2020
    AMA continues to ship magazines, membership cards, and merchandise in a timely manner, but members might experience delays from postal services struggling to keep up with holiday demands. Due to the unprecedented volume of direct mail and packages this holiday season, our members might experience delays in receiving items from the Academy of Model Aeronautics, […]
    Mark Benson
  • AMA Air Live – Season 6 Episode 24 – LIVE – December 15th, 2020 December 14, 2020
    Longtime Model Aviation contributor Greg Gimlick will join Matt Ruddick and Jay Smith, executive editor of Model Aviation magazine, to share a few sneak peeks of the upcoming January digital edition of the magazine and tell us how you can read it today! Tyler Dobbs, director of AMA Government Affairs, will share how AMA successfully […]
  • AMA Foundation Live December 7, 2020
    The AMA Foundation along with AMA leadership is pleased to welcome representatives from the Capital Area Radio Drone Squadron, who are recipients of the AMA Take Off and Grow grant for 2020. Join us as we discuss the club’s story and how they utilized this grant to support and enhance their educational and outreach efforts! […]
    Mark Benson
  • Model Aviation Live with Jay Smith December 3, 2020
    On this episode of Model Aviation Live, Jay welcomes Joe Vermillion from Balsa USA!
    Mark Benson
  • Announcing the December Club of the Month with Chad Budreau December 3, 2020
    Chad reveals December’s Club of the Month selection in this video, and some great things they are doing to grow the hobby. Congrats to the Southern Tier Aero Radio Society (STARS) for becoming the new club of the month! If you want to check out their Facebook page where they discuss and share amongst others […]
    Mark Benson
  • AMA member, decorated colonel passes away November 30, 2020
    AMA was saddened to learn of the November 25 passing of longtime AMA member and decorated World War II Air Force pilot, Col. Robert “Bob” Thacker. Bob, age 102, died in his sleep at his home in California. Born February 21, 1918, he began aeromodeling at age 8 after seeing his neighbor’s twin pusher. In […]