Media Room - Posted on: 04/02/2018

AMA Announces the F3P Team Selection AMA Congratulates Arconic Foundation on Dr. Mervin K. Strickler Jr. Award

2018 Election Results - Posted on: 11/16/2017

2018 Election Results

2015 Election Results - Posted on: 11/14/2014

The 2015 election results for the AMA are tabulated. We have the results for the Executive Vice President, District III, District IV, District VII, and District XI races.

Pilot's Choice Award Grant - Posted on: 04/21/2014

The Academy of Model Aeronautics has been named by the Lightspeed Aviation Foundation as a finalist for a Pilot's Choice Award Grant. The Academy has been selected from hundreds of nominees, to potentially receive a grant of up to $10,000.

2013 Officer Nominations Due - Posted on: 02/18/2013

2013 AMA Officer Nominations Due

2013 Election Results - Posted on: 11/21/2012

“I am pleased to announce the winners of the 2013 District Vice President Elections. I would like to thank all the candidates for participation in the election.” Bob Brown, AMA President.

AMA Network Upgrades - Posted on: 06/14/2012

AMA has upgraded their network this weekend. Please exercise patience as the changes to our network replicate across the internet, including email sent to staff.

2011 Audited Financial Statements have been posted - Posted on: 05/02/2012

AMA Members can now view the 2011 Audited Financial Statements in the Members Only section of the website.

2012 Officer Candidate Nominations Due - Posted on: 04/02/2012

2012 Officer Candidate Nominations Due

2011 Election Results - Posted on: 03/29/2012

2011 Election Results

AMA TV - Posted on: 03/04/2012

NOW PLAYING: Modelers at Scaled Composites What do the employees at Scaled composites do for fun? Model Aviation of course!

Flight School Awards - Posted on: 02/27/2012

The AMAs’ new online flight instruction school for budding, young aviators, AMA Flight School, won two Addy Awards February 24 from the Indianapolis chapter of the American Advertising Federation.

President Signs Bill - Posted on: 02/16/2012

President Obama signed into law the legislation that includes a special provision for model aircraft protecting it from FAA regulations.

Media Release Senate Bill - Posted on: 02/07/2012

Senate joins House in passing FAA bill, exemption for aeromodeling

2012 Election Results - Posted on: 11/21/2011

2012 Election Results

John Worth 1924-2011 - Posted on: 10/25/2011

The Academy of Model Aeronautics has learned that former AMA president and executive director John Worth, 87, passed away Sunday at his home in Sarasota, Florida.

AMA expresses outrage at terrorist’s action - Posted on: 09/29/2011

The Academy’s leadership has issued a reaction to the news that a Massachusetts man has been apprehended by the FBI for attempting to convert RC model jets into UAVs similar to military drones to attack the U.S. Capitol and the Pentagon.

Irene Causes Shipping Delays - Posted on: 08/30/2011

Flooding, damaged routes, and power outtages causes shipping delays along the U.S. East Coast.

Indiana Warbird Campaign 2011 - Posted on: 08/17/2011

Giant Scale & Warbird Classic Fly-in September 2-4, 2011

AMA Announces Candidates for the 2011 Election - Posted on: 07/18/2011

AMA Announces Candidates for the 2011 Election

Donate to the Kyle & Amanda Franklin fund - Posted on: 06/14/2011

This fund will address the direct needs of female burn patients. We ask that you remember Amanda's fund in your gift giving and help us in honoring this brave and remarkable girl.

Nominations Due - Posted on: 05/15/2011

The offices of President, Executive Vice President and Vice Presidents in Districts III, VII, and XI are due at the Headquarters of the Academy of Model Aeronautics by June 16, 2011. Any AMA Open Member may submit a nomination.

Employment Opportunities - Posted on: 03/29/2011

Now hiring an Multirotor Associate Editor and a Government Affairs & Public Relations Assistant

2011 Club Charter Renewal Update - Posted on: 03/08/2011

The club renewal season is in full swing, and we are working diligently on processing all of the renewals we have received so far.

Write To Congress - Posted on: 02/22/2011

In just a couple clicks send a letter to your three federal lawmakers telling them to protect model aviation


Senate bill to protect model aviation from federal regulations.

Large Model Aircraft - Posted on: 02/14/2011

On January 25, 2011, AMA’s Executive Council (EC) approved an update to the Large Model Aircraft program. Read more here.

Carl Goldberg Vital People Award - Posted on: 01/25/2011

Carl and Beth Goldberg asked the AMA to help create an award to recognize “vital people in the background of the modeling movement whose efforts enhance the enjoyment of the hobby and whose accomplishments are seldom formally acknowledged.”

AMA Offices Closed Due to Weather/Power - Posted on: 01/21/2011

AMA Offices are closed Friday January 21st, due to inclement weather, and a power outage. The National Model Aviation Museum will operate on normal business hours on Saturday January 22nd. The main offices will resume operations on Monday the 24th

NYC FPV Video - Posted on: 12/06/2010

Response to NYC FPV Video

AMA Web Site 2010 - Posted on: 11/16/2010

New AMA web site launched! Please post feedback comments to our forum.

FAI Team Information - Posted on: 09/10/2010


AMA Comments on FCC NPRM - Posted on: 08/16/2010

The following documents detail the FCC's rules on "Personal Radio Services" and AMA's comments.

Neu-Castle Cup 2010 - Posted on: 08/03/2010

For Electric Model Aircraft Muncie, Indiana USA August 17 and 18, 2010

2010 XFC results - Posted on: 06/16/2010

2010 XFC results

AMA EAA Partnership - Posted on: 06/09/2010

EAA and AMA pledging to work collaboratively on programs and initiatives.

Strategic Long Range Plan 2010-2015 - Posted on: 05/14/2010

AMA Strategic Long Range Plan

Tampa helicopter accident - Posted on: 04/27/2010

AMA President responds to Tampa helicopter accident

Strategic Task Force - Posted on: 04/21/2010

Help Redefine AMA's Business Strategy. Join the AMA Strategic Task Force.

XFC - International Extreme Flight Championships - Posted on: 04/15/2010

9th Annual International Extreme Flight Championships.

Theft of Golden Skies R/C Aircraft - Posted on: 04/05/2010

Golden Skies R/C Aircraft Trailer burglarized in mid-March 2010

AMA Model Aviation Hall of Fame - Posted on: 02/15/2010

Applications need to be post marked no later than March 31st.

2010 Club Charter Information - Posted on: 02/12/2010

we will begin mailing them the week beginning Feb. 22

NAA Announces Nominees and Selection Committee - Posted on: 02/02/2010

Selection Committee includes David Mathewson, AMA President

Jim Giffin, District X Vice President 1934-2010 - Posted on: 02/01/2010

Jim Giffin, District X VP, passed away from an illness January 31, 2010.

World Championship and Guideline - Posted on: 01/28/2010

2010 F5B and D Electric World Championships, August 19-25, 2010

2009 EC Election Results - Posted on: 12/02/2009

2009 Executive Council Election Results

2009 Membership Drive Winners Announced - Posted on: 12/01/2009

More than 900 individual members, almost 300 clubs and 117 hobby shops participated in the inaugural campaign.

AOPA Aviation Summit Live video feed! - Posted on: 11/05/2009

AMA Exhibiting at AOPA Aviation Summit. Live Video Feed.

2009 Model Aviation Hall of Fame Announcement - Posted on: 09/18/2009

Established in 1969, the Model Aviation Hall of Fame honors those men and women who have made significant contributions to the sport of aeromodeling.

The First AMA Membership Drive Has Ended - Posted on: 09/14/2009

Thank you so much for participating. We are tabulating the results and will announce the winners soon.

2010 Safety Code - Posted on: 08/28/2009

AMA 2010 Safety Code

New AMA RSS Feed and Forums - Posted on: 06/17/2009

AMA forums and rss feed launch

2009 Flying Site Grant Winners Announced - Posted on: 05/06/2009

This year alone AMA gave away over $32,000.00 to clubs who participated in the Flying Site Development Improvement Grant Program.

MAAC Insurance - Posted on: 04/29/2009

Important Insurance Coverage Information for MAAC Members

Mail Service impacted by recent flooding - Posted on: 04/02/2009

Service Update for North Dakota, South Dakota and parts of Minnesota

DX6i Recall - Posted on: 02/25/2009

Horizon Hobbies has announced a recall on the DX6i transmitter.

2009 F3C World Championships - Posted on: 02/09/2009

Will be held August 2-11, 2009 at AMA's International Aeromodeling Center in Muncie, IN - USA

2009 Call for Nominations - Posted on: 02/06/2009

Nominations for District Vice Presidents Due

2009 Charter renewals - Posted on: 01/17/2009

Note to club officers concerning charter renewals. We are preparing for the upcoming club charter renewal season.

AMA/EPA Superfund Video - Posted on: 12/19/2008

Watch the AMA/EPA Video presentation concerning Superfund Sites.

2008 Election Results - Posted on: 11/24/2008

Executive Vice President and District Vice Presidents

Turbine Waiver Renewal - Posted on: 10/30/2008

Inquiries regarding turbine waiver renewals ...

RC Helicopter Recall - Posted on: 09/15/2008

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announces a voluntary recall.

AMA Bylaws Changes - Posted on: 08/27/2008

AMA Bylaws changes and requirements and job descriptions for for the AMA EVP and CFO positions.

X9303 - Posted on: 08/21/2008

The JR Service Center has discovered that many of the X9303 2.4 transmitters ...

Aeromodeling Activity Survey - Posted on: 08/13/2008

AMA is collecting data from its members to quantify the amount of US aeromodeling activity.

Model Aviation on ESPN - Posted on: 08/13/2008

Announcement model aviation on ESPN, watch the clip here.

FAA Issues Flight Restrictions for Denver, CO - Posted on: 08/12/2008

XFC on Newslink Indiana - Posted on: 06/14/2008

XFC receives local media coverage.

2008 Extreme Flight Championships - Posted on: 06/03/2008

Join us June 13-15!

Red Bull Air Race - Posted on: 05/29/2008

Red Bull Air Race, May 30-June 1!

AMA Member Weekend! - Posted on: 05/22/2008

July 4-6 at the International Aeromodeling Center.

AMA at 2008 Joe Nall - Posted on: 05/12/2008

Join us for the fun!

2008 Flying Site Grant Winners Announced - Posted on: 04/30/2008

This year AMA gave away more than $32,000 to clubs that participated in the Flying Site Developement

2008 AMA Flight Support Team - Posted on: 04/29/2008

AMA is proud to introduce our Flight Support Team, a new community program ...

MA Survey Winners Announced - Posted on: 04/14/2008

Model Aviation Survey Winners Announced

Urgent Product Recall Notice - Posted on: 04/10/2008

Urgent Product Recall Notice for the Heli-Max CP-L LiPo Battery

Guinness World Record Attempt - Posted on: 03/31/2008

Mercury Adhesives and to be the official sponsors of a world record attempt.

New Membership Dynamic - Posted on: 03/20/2008

Membership Dynamic (MD) is a new outreach effort to increase member involvement within the Academy.

AMA All Stars Invited to ETOC - Posted on: 03/17/2008

AMA All Stars John Glezellis, Andrew Jesky, Mark Leseberg, and Nick Maxwell have been invited ...

March Model Aviation - Posted on: 03/03/2008

March issue of Model Aviation may be delayed

Paper Airplanes to Help in Fight Against Cancer - Posted on: 02/19/2008

Five-year-old cancer patient attempting to break world record.

AMA Publications Committee to Expand - Posted on: 02/18/2008

Are you qualified to sit on the AMA Publications Committee?

New Feature - President's Blog - Posted on: 02/12/2008

AMA creates President's Blog to keep members informed on association issues.

Updated Hobbico Service Advisory - Posted on: 02/01/2008

This service advisory affects only owners of the Futaba TM-7 module and 6EX and 7C FASST systems.

2008 Nominations Due - Posted on: 01/30/2008

Nominations due for Executive Vice President and District Vice Presidents

2008 Club Renewal Mailing - Posted on: 01/18/2008

The 2008 charter renewal packages will begin mailing during the week of January 28, 2008.

Futaba Service Advisory - Posted on: 01/17/2008

This service advisory affects only owners of the Futaba TM-7 module and 6EX and 7C FASST systems.

Park Pilot Press Release - Posted on: 01/11/2008

The Academy of Model Aeronautics Announces a New Membership Category.

Expanded Hobby Shop Incentive Program - Posted on: 01/11/2008

Expanded Hobby Shop Incentive Program

Park Pilot Welcome - Posted on: 01/08/2008

AMA is proud to announce the launch of the Park Pilot Program!

Battery Restrictions - Posted on: 01/02/2008

Baggage Ban on Batteries Begins January 1.

Dave Brown steps down - Posted on: 01/01/2008

Dave Brown steps down as the AMA President with the following statement.

Technical Director Hired - Posted on: 12/28/2007

The Academy has hired Greg Hahn as its technical director.

2008 AMA Convention Seminars - Posted on: 12/21/2007

The current AMA Convention Seminar Schedule has been posted.

2007 Election Results - Posted on: 11/21/2007

2007 Executive Council President and District Vice Presidents Election Results

Survey 11-07 - Posted on: 11/20/2007

We Need Your Input! Is a few minutes of your time worth $250?

AMA to Offer Membership Directory - Posted on: 09/27/2007

AMA has partnered with Harris Connect to produce a register of Academy members.

Turbine Waiver Holders - Posted on: 09/13/2007

Information for Turbine Waiver Holders.

APC Props - Posted on: 08/23/2007

We have experienced several fractures of the 7.5 prop.

Web site Quickstart - Posted on: 07/19/2007

Start here to learn about creating your account, and gaining access to the Members Only section.

Model Aviation Delivery - Posted on: 07/13/2007

Delay in the delivery of Model Aviation magazine.

2007 NATS Pictures and Videos - Posted on: 07/13/2007

2007 National Aeromodeling Championships Pictures and Videos

XFC Results, Pictures and Video - Posted on: 06/15/2007

6th Annual International Extreme Flight Championships Scores, Pictures and Video

Sign Up for the NatsNews - Posted on: 05/30/2007

Follow this event as it unfolds! Sign up now for AMA's daily electronic newsletter, NatsNews, available free.

Security Advisory Reminder - Posted on: 05/21/2007

Please follow these guidelines when approached by local, state, or national government officials.

AMA Seeking Volunteer Host/Hostess - Posted on: 05/04/2007

The Academy is seeking retired volunteer couples to participate in our volunteer program as hosts.