Introducing the AMA Alpha! The Alpha is a rubber-powered airplane that provides amazing flight duration, controlled flight, and can easily be disassembled and taken home to fly again.

Approximately $40,000 is available, in endowments and scholarships, to be distributed in various amounts on the basis of AMA modeling activities, scholastic achievement, and citizenship achievement.

The AMA and United Way of Delaware County campaign for grade-level reading.

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

University Model Aviation Student Club (UMASC) is discounted membership and charter program for college students!

Model Aviation Student Club, or MASC, is a chartering program for school aeromodeling clubs!

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 introduce model aviation activities in the classroom, at home, or out on the flying field!

The AMA Safety Program is a compilation of AMA documents and programs as they pertain to safe model operation.

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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

Science Olympiad (SO)

The Academy sponsors aviation events annually in the Science Olympiad and provides $5,000 annually to assist winners to attend secondary education. In addition, a member of the AMA Education Committee was the designer of the 2013 aviation challenge, a balsa catapult glider.

The first mass produced model airplane engine was designed and built by 16-year old Bill Brown, Jr. His friend, Maxwell Bassett designed model aircraft to test the engines. In 1933, flying with a gas engine, Max won the Mulvihill, Cabin model Stout, and the Moffeft International Trophy because the rules did not yet stipulate the type of power.