The "Scratch-One" is a new Radio Control trainer design that Bob Aberle created. This article explains how to build this particular trainer. A list of manufacturers that sell the materials needed to assemble the Scratch-One is also included at the bottom of the article, so the construction of this particular trainer will go more smoothly.
Are you wanting to learn about gliders? This article discusses the different types of gliders that there are, the different portions of a glider, and the various glider patterns that one can use to fly.
Kurt Krempetz of AMA Glider discusses the different types of carbon fiber. Also discussed in this article are the properties of carbon fiber, as well as the benefits of adding it to a model aircraft glider design.
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.
Are you interested in finding a new flying site? If so, please contact Tony Stillman, the AMA Flying Site Assistance Coordinator at email@example.com or 912-242-2407. To learn more about AMA's Flying Site Assistance Program, visit modelaircraft.org.
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.