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Summer Modeling is on Its Way
again … the snow has finally melted and I had
three consecutive days of flying in this week.
Hopefully all of you are looking forward to the
upcoming flying season as much as we are. The first
couple of months of the season have some great
events on the schedule.
Beware the "Hun"
in the Sun
The phrase ‘Beware the
Hun in the Sun’ dates back to World War I. Allied
pilots used this idiom to remember to watch for
enemy airplanes using the glaring sun to mask their
diving attacks. It remains a standard combat tactic
to this day.
A Different Perspective
on Safety in Our Hobby
the time when we talk about safety in our hobby
we think about things that are associated with our
aircraft and how we fly them. There are other
aspects you may want to consider to make your club a
safer place to fly.
Be Aware of All AMA
Offers Its Members
writing this on April 3, and just a minute ago I
received an email from AMA reminding me that my
article is due. I never know what to write until I
start writing. I was reading MA and it
occurred to me that if a member read it cover to
cover, he would be overwhelmed with the offerings
AMA membership provides.
AMA Search for New
Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Doug Holland retired and
he left some big shoes to fill.
Register Now to be
a Part of the National Model Aviation Day Celebration
registration for National Model Aviation Day is now
available online. The nationwide event is scheduled for
August 17, 2013. The AMA has established this event to
celebrate the hobby, introduce the thrills and
excitement of model aviation to your communities, and to
raise money for the Wounded Warrior Project (www.woundedwarriorproject.org).
Club Event to Support
Basic Fire Safety
Focus: Yours (and Your Airplane's) Best Friend
Tips & Tricks
© 2013 Academy of Model Aeronautics