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  • Everything you need to know about IMAC at Toledo April 2, 2019
    The International Miniature Aerobatic Club (IMAC) is offering novice classes! Experience a full-day flying event with the help and guidance of an experienced IMAC member.  Learn how to properly set up and prepare for precision flying! Visit Booth #178 at the Toledo Show: R/C Model Expo, April 5-7, and attend a Saturday seminar at 11 […]
    mandeem
  • Remembering Dave Mathewson, AMA leader, member, and friend October 22, 2018
    It is with great sadness that we share the news of Dave Mathewson’s passing on Sunday, October 21. Dave was an ardent modeler, he loved the hobby, loved AMA, and served the AMA community for many years. Dave served on the Executive Council as the District ll vice president for several years before serving as […]
    mandeem
  • AMA District III News: RCS Fest 2018 August 15, 2018
    AMA District III news September 2018 Model Aviation magazine. I recently attended a new event in Ohio called RCS Fest 2018. I first met event Contest Director Nathan Saylor and his wife, Abby, at the annual full-scale Vinton County Air Show in McArthur, Ohio. At the time, Nate inquired about the possibility of hosting a […]
    Mark Benson
  • AMA District III news: AMA & AOPA – Wings & Wheels 2018 July 30, 2018
    AMA District III news August 2018 Model Aviation magazine My month of May started with an air trip. I flew the Cherokee to Frederick, Maryland, with the goal to take in the Wings & Wheels event and talk with officials of the Aircraft Owners & Pilots Association (AOPA) about the common interests of model and […]
    Mark Benson
  • Changes underway at AMA’s website June 14, 2018
    Changes underway at AMA’s website At AMA, we know our online presence is an important resource for you and for the growth of the model aviation hobby. Recently, we’ve been working behind-the-scenes to retool and reinvent our online experience and are excited to announce that we’ll soon be releasing a new website at www.modelaircraft.org! Think […]
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  • AMA District III – Toledo Expo Recap April 16, 2018
    The 64th annual Toledo Expo held April 7-8-9, 2018 is history and from all indications was a success. I talked to several seasoned vendors and all were pleased with some having record sales or at the least exceeded last year’s sales. I can tell you the AMA booth was very busy with renewals and members […]
    Mark Benson
  • AMA District III VP invites you to Toledo RC Expo! April 4, 2018
    As your AMA District III Vice President I would personally like to invite you to a special AMA membership meeting at the Toledo RC Expo. Join me, Mark Radcliff, District III Vice President (OH, PA, WV), Gary Himes, District VI VP (KY, IL, IN, MO) and Tim Jesky, District VII VP (IA, MI, MN, WI), […]
    Mark Benson
  • AMA District III News: Education outreach and the CAP March 20, 2018
    Rarely does a month go by that I don’t receive calls and emails from members in District III inquiring about the future of our hobby. The main concern is how do we get young folks interested in flying models? Today’s generation has a thousand more choices for how to use its time than my generation […]
    Mark Benson
  • Special SUN ‘n FUN Discount Offered to AMA Members March 19, 2018
    Interested in attending this year’s SUN ‘n Fun in Lakeland, Fl? AMA members can take advantage of a special discount to receive $5.00 off the daily ticket and $30.00 off the weekly ticket. SUN ‘n FUN is an annual event, held in April, that has grown into the second largest event of its kind in the […]
    mandeem
  • AMA District III News: AMA Club Celebrates National Model Aviation Day February 13, 2018
    I will begin this month by featuring an active club in Pennsylvania, the Blue & Gray Miniature Aircraft Squadron located in historic Gettysburg. I recently attended one of the club’s events, the 14th annual J.J. Kornaski Chili Fly. The day began with Jeff Black, club president, welcoming everyone in attendance and pointing out the new […]
    Mark Benson
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