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South Bay Soaring Society members appreciate Dr. Mark Drela’s contributions to our hobby, but Kyle decided it was finally time to shine additional light on what this remarkable MIT professor has accomplished in the field of aviation.

On Friday, August 19, several EAA staffers spent the afternoon immersed in RC models at Warbirds and Classics Over the Midwest, an annual event held at Wellnitz Field near Fond du Lac, Wisconsin.

A couple weeks ago the FAA announced new rules for model aircraft, or small unmanned aircraft systems. Chad Budreau explains the FAA's final rule on sUAS, and what it means to AMA members.

Learn the basics of FPV with Josh & Josh from Flite Test!

Academy of Model Aeronautics members astronaut Hoot Gibson, comedian Jeff Dunham and airline captain Brad Lang explain the rules for flying drones safely.

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Sir George Cayley, often called the Father of Aeronautics, designed a helicopter powered by a bow-string mechanism with feather blades (similar to the reproduction shown here). Later, he experimented by flying a model with multiple adjustable surfaces, allowing him to understand how every change affected the model’s flight. This model is a ½ scale replica of his original 1804 model. Cayley used the data from these experiments to publish his On Aerial Navigation in 1809.

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