Are you interested in knowing what the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) has to offer? This video, which was created by AMA's Mark Benson, showcases the various types of model airplanes that members of the AMA community fly and shows how fun flying is!
Are you interested in flying remote control (RC) airplanes, but you do not know how to get started? You are not alone and the AMA is here to help. This article gives some beginner tips on how you can join this exciting hobby!
Build Your Own Wind Tube and Discover the Power of Air!
DOWNLOAD our instructions to build your own wind tube! Wind tubes are a fun tool to help participants explore the movement of air, providing an opportunity to improve flight performance on a small scale.
Hold Your Own Pylon Races!
DOWNLOAD our instructions on how to hold your own Jetstream pylon races using everyday materials.
Have you been thinking about starting to fly RC helicopters? Here is a great video series to help you get started! AMA Youth Ambassador and world-class RC helicopter pilot Nick Maxwell provides suggestions for everything from choosing your first helicopter to selecting the right transmitter.
FLY-RC Magazine Building for Beginners – Part 1
Scott Copeland explains how to build model airplanes and read plans of these airplanes.
Share the hobby! Get someone involved. Here is a link to the R/C Plane Beginner series episodes. (always FREE)
Wednesday, December 2, 2015 to Sunday, December 6, 2015
Register now for Camp AMA West!
How would you like to spend your days getting top-notch RC instruction from world-class pilots, and your evenings free to enjoy all Las Vegas has to offer? If you will be 19 years or older and this sounds like a dream vacation, then you will want to get the details about Camp AMA West!
When the AMA was founded in 1936, it only cost $3.00 for members over 21. Youth memberships were only $1.50.