Rick Shertle, a contributing writer for MAKE magazine, explains the steps required to build a folding-wing glider. This is an activity that could be fun for students in a classroom setting, or even at home!

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!

Completed glider and building tools

Instructions for creating the type of indoor catapult-launch glider needed for Science Olympiad. Also includes a material list and a video!

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!

Learn about Life Weight and Thrust in this interactive game

Learn about Pitch, Yaw, and Roll in this interactive game

Learn to build the FPG-9 airplane in this interactive tutorial

Thursday, September 4, 2014 to Sunday, September 7, 2014

MAINE JET RALLY AND MODEL EXPO

This event has something for everyone: RC jets, helicopters, planes (including Control Line) and cars. Private flying on Thursday and Friday transforms into a public air show event with thousands of spectators on Saturday and Sunday.

The First Model Aviation Club was formed in 1908 in New York.. by a woman! Ms. Todd