AMA member Clarence Ragland explains his training technique to help instructors quickly teach their students how to fly model aircraft.

The DCRC Flight School programs are very popular and grow in popularity every year.

We live in a changing world with new technologies. There are ways to leverage these new technologies to build the hobby, make more people aware of the fun of this type of flying, and serve the community through a wholesome learning activity. How can we involve youth and newcomers in free flight modeling?

AMA Flight School Certificate of Aeromodeling Achievement.

Here is an example certificate:

This brief article covers some strategic points in helping to make park flyers aware of your club.

Are you interested in running an AMA CUB program? This article acts as a guide to help you successfully run a CUB program that both you and the children in the program will enjoy.

The AMA has developed recommended duties and responsibilities for its Leader Members (LM) to best serve its members, clubs and programs. This article explains the vital role that a Leader Member plays in the AMA community.

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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.