The AMA and ALARIS Unmanned Systems have teamed together with a common commitment to developing and promoting tools that improve the safety of UAS operations.
Public Safety Training
This hands-on training course will provide public safety officers the knowledge needed to use UAS technology safely and effectively in their daily jobs.
DJI, the world’s leading maker of unmanned aircraft systems, and the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), the nation’s leading voice for aircraft modelers, have partnered to launch a joint program to promote safe and responsible drone operations, train public safety officers to use drones effectively, and support educational outreach efforts.
UAS4STEM: Search and Rescue Challenge
Introducing a new STEM program from the Academy of Model Aeronautics, UAS4STEM!
LiPo (Lithium-Polymer) batteries are a popular means for powering our electric models. As is the case when working with any power source, there are a few things that modelers need to know to stay safe and keep their batteries performing.
This online training course will provide commercial UAS pilots the knowledge needed to pass the FAA’s required Remote Pilot—small Unmanned Aircraft Systems certification standards test.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 to Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Leaders, industry experts, and end-users will gather at Drone World Expo in the heart of Silicon Valley to present real-world solutions to your business and environmental challenges.
The first model aviation club was formed in 1908.. by a woman! Ms. Todd, from her childhood, was always interested in how things worked. She would disassemble toys, typewriters, and was once even scolded for using her mother’s scissors to cut wire. This interest in tinkering led her to design and patent a type writer copy holder in 1896. By the turn of the century her interest turned to aviation, and she began to experiment with rubber-powered models and airships. In 1906 she displayed one of her aircraft at the Aero Club of America show, held in Grand Central Palace, New York.