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  • AMA Career Center “Ask the Expert” May 28, 2020
    As part of our partnership with YM Careers, AMA members have access to Career Resources, available within YM Careers’ Career Center. Here, members can “Ask the Expert” and connect with career coaches and résumé writers who can offer valuable insight and ideas as they navigate the job search process. This service provides members an opportunity […]
    Ashley Rauen
  • AMA Campground Reopening and Policies May 21, 2020
    In coordination with the state of Indiana, AMA’s campground is scheduled to open on May 22. Since the museum and AMA headquarters will be remain closed to the public and members, we will be managing camping through phone-in registration. During normal business hours call 765-287-1256, ext. 261 prior to your arrival. Payment should be made […]
    Ashley Rauen
  • AMA Remembers President Emeritus Robert L. “Bob” Brown May 20, 2020
          The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) remembers President Emeritus Robert L. “Bob” Brown for his deep love for model aviation, as well as his many contributions and service to AMA. Bob sadly passed away after a brief illness on May 14, 2020.       “Bob’s contributions to AMA and the model aviation […]
    Ashley Rauen
  • Storing Large Models May 19, 2020
    Models airplanes are graceful in the air, but often can be clunky, bulky, and hard to handle on the ground. These characteristics make finding a method of storing a large number of them rather difficult, especially when preservation needs, something such as protecting them from light, dust, pests, and bad handling come into play.  At the National Model Aviation Museum, we’ve utilized our […]
    Ashley Rauen
  • AMA Podcast ep-35 local hobby shops with toys forever models hobbies May 19, 2020
    During the Covid-19 pandemic, many local hobby shops have had to think outside the box to maintain their business. Brandon Mundell, owner of Toys Forever Models & Hobbies joins the show to discuss some of the new practices his business is taking to service his customers.
    Mark Benson
  • What to Expect at AMA Jr. Camp May 15, 2020
    The Academy of Model Aeronautics’ Education department is pleased to present AMA Jr. Camp this year! In lieu of an in-person experience, the AMA Jr. Camp will be fully virtual, and lessons will cater to youth ages 5–12 to provide a fun and educational introduction to the concepts of aviation. In the afternoons, we will host conversations with aviation professionals who have a passion for model aviation. […]
    Ashley Rauen
  • AMA Air – Season 6 Episode 10 – LIVE – May 15th, 2020 May 13, 2020
    Matt and Claire are streaming LIVE on this episode of AMA Air on Friday, May 15th at 2 p.m. EDT. CLICK HERE to go to YouTube and set a reminder to watch LIVE! Featuring the latest updates for Camp AMA, I Fly AMA announcements, and a guest appearance by Model Aviation and Park Pilot Executive […]
  • AMA Jr. Camp May 12, 2020
    The in-person Camp AMA 2020 Experience has changed from an in-person gathering to a virtual experience this year. We’re calling it the “AMA Jr. Camp.”  This will be a fun, preparatory course for youth ages 5-12, to learn model aviation fundamentals that will help to prepare them for advanced aeromodeling opportunities in the future.  Virtual camp will take place July […]
    Ashley Rauen
  • Let’s Build: Mulitrotors May 11, 2020
    Mark your calendars, set that reminder or click that notification. Let’s build multirotors! Join AMA’s Digital Experience Lead and Executive Producer of AMA Air, Dillon Carpenter, live Tuesday, May 12 at 2 p.m., as he builds out a ReadyMade RC Strix Screech multirotor frame. Learn the basics of soldering, programming, and some electrical engineering on […]
    Ashley Rauen
  • AMA Podcast Ep – 33 Eric Boehm, Curator at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum May 5, 2020
    Lifelong modeler and curator at the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum in New York City joins the podcast this week to talk about growing up in the hobby, his 20 years in the Air Force and to tell some stories from his time working on board The Intrepid.
    Mark Benson