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

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 to Sunday, August 10, 2014

IRCHA JAMBOREE
Are you into RC helicopters? Come be part of the largest single-venue RC gathering of pilots from all over the world! You don't want to miss this exciting, one-of-a-kind fun fly held at the International Aeromodeling Center in Muncie, IN!

Control Line (CL) model aviation can trace its roots back to the early tethered experiments of Victor Tatin, whose compressed-air powered model was flown round-the-pole in 1879. In the 1920s and 1930s aeromodelers began to take this a step further and actually try and control their whip and powered aircraft in flight. Learn more here!