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  • New CIAM Award Honors Ten Americans October 2, 2023
    The Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI) recently announced a new award, the CIAM Legends Medal to honor pilots who have won the title of FAI World Champion in any aeromodeling or spacemodeling competition three times.   Ten Americans will be honored October 26-27, 2023, at the FAI General Conference’s opening ceremony in […]
    Ben Flesher
  • 35th Annual B-17 Gathering & Big Bird Fly-In September 25, 2023
    The 35th Annual B-17 Gathering & Big Bird Fly-In was held September 14-16th, 2023 at Bomber Field USA in Monaville, Texas. We were blessed with fair weather and a large group of pilots and visitors during the entire event. I’ve been attending this event since the 90’s and try to […]
  • Air Power over the IAC – Highlights September 18, 2023
    The aircraft at this event are modeled from the full scale equivalent. Typically, these aircraft have an 80 inch wingspan or larger! They are replicas of military and classic aircraft from the period of 1914 to the present day. The pilots at this event will be some of the most […]
    Mark Benson
  • AMA Is Seeking a CFO September 15, 2023
    By Rich Hanson, AMA President | THERE ARE MANY WAYS to support the mission of AMA, to include the giving of your time, talent, and treasure. Our members support AMA’s mission through their membership dues and donations to our charitable programs. Many people volunteer their time at events or […]
    Ben Flesher
  • CIAM Legends Medal Introduced September 11, 2023
    The Fédération Aéronautique International (FAI) recently announced a new medal to honor the pilots who have won the title of FAI World Champion in any aeromodeling or spacemodeling competition three times.  From a recent FAI news release:  “The CIAM Legends Medal, established by the FAI Aeromodeling Commission (CIAM) in 2022, […]
    Ben Flesher
  • World Championships Wrap-Up August 29, 2023
    Three US teams recently traveled overseas to compete in world championships. The FAI F3A World Championship for Aerobatic Model Aircraft in Australia saw Team USA take home the gold medal. Individually, Andrew Jesky placed second and Jason Shulman was third.   The FAI F1ABC World Championships took place in France; National […]
    Ben Flesher
  • US Outdoor Free Flight Team competed in 2023 World Championships August 29, 2023
    The US Outdoor Free Flight (FF) Team competed in the 2023 World Championships in Moncontour, France, on August 12-20. This was the first FF world championships since the implementation of a new rule that allows for a female fourth team member. The US women proved pivotal with Anat Goldstein and […]
    Ben Flesher
  • Nats Celebrates 100 Years of Competition August 29, 2023
    One hundred years ago, a handful of model aviation enthusiasts gathered for an event in St. Louis, Missouri, in what would become known as the National Aeromodeling Championships, commonly referred to as the Nats. That one- day event has grown into three disciplines (Free Flight [FF], Control Line [CL], and […]
    Ben Flesher
  • Remote ID Explained August 22, 2023
    The Current State of Remote ID —AMA Staff With September 16, 2023, the start date of the FAA’s requirement for Remote ID, only weeks away, numerous technical and administrative aspects are still evolving. This creates a challenging landscape for modelers who simply want to know what they must do to […]
    Ben Flesher
  • US Teams Excel in World Championships August 14, 2023
    A record number of world championships are taking place this summer, providing US teams a chance to prove they can compete against the “best of the best” that the world has to offer.   At the AMA International Aeromodeling Center (IAC) in Muncie, Indiana, the FAI F3N World Championships for Helicopters […]
    Ben Flesher
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