The AMA welcomes you to discover flight!

This video uncovers the workings, tools, and rationale of the scaled aircraft lab at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Research Center on Edwards Air Force Base. Watch commercial-off-the-shelf aircraft, one-of-a-kind designs, powered aircraft, and gliders take-off, fly, and land. The chief pilot and designer of the lab explains how and why they do what they do.

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The Academy of Model Aeronautics' Greg Hahn shares how to apply fiberglass to a model. He discusses the appropriate tools, preparation work and the proper technique to apply fiberglass

AMA Youth Ambassador Nick Maxwell talks about how to choose the right helicopter.

Check out how to build and fly an FPG-9 foam glider! Our instructions make it quick and simple to make from cheap materials you probably have at home.

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The Academy of Model Aeronautics Hobby Shop Program began June 10, 1998

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