Flying model aircraft is a fun and educational activity that allows you to experience the thrill of aviation every day. And your Youth Membership in the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) is going help you get the bug and start enjoying model flying with these member benefits and much more to come.

Access to 2,400 AMA flying clubs & fields

AMA scholarships. Up to $50,000 awarded
annually in college scholarships.


Free admission to the
National Model Aviation Museum

AMA model flying insurance coverage.

Free admission to the AMA Expo.

Everyone is Getting the Bug!

Flightline: A monthly electronic e-newsletter for the young person interesting in flying models. Expect each monthly issue to be packed with fun and exciting stories focused on, or about youth in aviation.

AMA Youth Members can receive our member publications at reduced rates.

This reduced rate available for youth members only.
Registering your name and password is required at checkout.

Each quarterly issue covers outdoor and indoor electric model flying including sport, helicopters, aerobatics, jets, scale, and micros. $9.95

Our flagship publication providing in-depth coverage of AMA news and all aspects of model flying including new products, events and helpful how-to articles. 12 issues: $15.00

Save $5.00 and receive both for $19.95!


Kyle Jones AMA scholarship winner is studying biomedical engineering at Boston University.

Burt Rutan

Your free AMA Youth Membership is valid through age 19 as of July 1.* Each year following, your free AMA Youth Membership card will be emailed to you.