Motors can be fun, but it can be thrilling to soar without one. Soaring becomes a “game,” testing your skill in a constantly changing aerial environment. This experience is quite different from using gas or battery power.
Does your club have a Flight Training Program in place? Here you will find a collection of Flight Training Manuals we've received from several clubs. These are a great resource for developing your own!
AMA Day Camp is a resource for our education outreach volunteers, as well as any model aviation educator or club that is seeking guidance. Here you will find ideas, activities, and suggestions on how to deliver and promote our education outreach program at home, in the classroom, or out on the flying field!
Friday, February 24, 2017 to Sunday, February 26, 2017
Come join us at the 1st annual AMA Expo East in Secaucus, New Jersey!
The first mass produced model airplane engine was designed and built by 16-year old Bill Brown, Jr. His friend, Maxwell Bassett designed model aircraft to test the engines. In 1933, flying with a gas engine, Max won the Mulvihill, Cabin model Stout, and the Moffeft International Trophy because the rules did not yet stipulate the type of power.