June 7th -13th, 2020 at the International Aeromodeling Center in Muncie, Indiana.
Camp is open to beginner through advanced pilots ages 13-17. Learn all about flying from our award-winning instructors. Space is limited; reserve your spot early!
How to Build an Indoor Catapult-Launch Glider for Science Olympiad
Instructions for creating the type of indoor catapult-launch glider needed for Science Olympiad. Also includes a material list and a video!
If you have never given Control Line (CL) flying a try, this article will bring you information about entering CL in whatever event you would like to join. Read more to explore another segment of model aviation!
LiPo (Lithium-Polymer) batteries are a popular means for powering our electric models. As is the case when working with any power source, there are a few things that modelers need to know to stay safe and keep their batteries performing.
Today’s model fliers have many great choices for radio equipment. This article will try to help new modelers better understand the features available in most RC transmitters.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019
On the latest episode of the #AMAPodcast, Matt Ruddick talks with Jay Merkle, executive director of the FAA UAS Integration Office. Listen now at www.modelaircraft.org/podcast.
Sir George Cayley, often called the Father of Aeronautics, designed a helicopter powered by a bow-string mechanism with feather blades (similar to the reproduction shown here). Later, he experimented by flying a model with multiple adjustable surfaces, allowing him to understand how every change affected the model’s flight. This model is a ½ scale replica of his original 1804 model. Cayley used the data from these experiments to publish his On Aerial Navigation in 1809.