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Motors can be fun, but it can be thrilling to soar without one. Soaring becomes a “game,” testing your skill in a constantly changing aerial environment. This experience is quite different from using gas or battery power.

The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) Education department, in conjunction with Fly Robotics, is excited to announce the release of our Part 107 preparatory course.

The Academy of Model Aeronautics charters clubs throughout the United States. Many of these clubs have posted videos of their members and flying sites. Take a look!

Introducing our new educational resource for sUAS hobbyists, Learn sUAS!

Drones have revolutionized flight, but how did they get here?

Does your club have a Flight Training Program in place? Here you will find a collection of Flight Training Manuals we've received from several clubs. These are a great resource for developing your own!

ESTECO develops software for multidisciplinary optimization (MDO) and will sponsor AMA members by offering FREE academic modeFRONTIER licenses for students and PhD researchers.

AMA Day Camp is a resource for our education outreach volunteers, as well as any model aviation educator or club that is seeking guidance. Here you will find ideas, activities, and suggestions on how to deliver and promote our education outreach program at home, in the classroom, or out on the flying field!

(University Model Aviation Student Club) Announcing a brand new discounted membership program for students at colleges and universities!

Introducing a new STEM program from the Academy of Model Aeronautics, UAS4STEM!

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Learn about Life Weight and Thrust in this interactive game

Learn about Pitch, Yaw, and Roll in this interactive game

Learn to build the FPG-9 airplane in this interactive tutorial

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Friday, January 6, 2017 to Sunday, January 8, 2017

Flying model aircraft enthusiasts and anyone interested in radio-controlled aircraft and aviation are encouraged to attend the premier exposition for model aviation, AMA Expo 2017, hosted by the Academy of Model Aeronautics January 6-8 at the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, CA. Families and hobbyists can shop more than 100 model aircraft manufacturers, see flying demonstrations, listen to guest speakers and learn how to get started in this fun activity.

Control Line was officially recognized as a formal event for competition in 1942