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.

Does your club want to introduce model aviation to its youth, newcomers, friends and neighbors? If you answered "yes," you will want to learn more about the AMA's TAG grant program.

June 7th -13th, 2020 at the International Aeromodeling Center in Muncie, Indiana.
Camp is open to beginner through advanced pilots ages 13-19. Learn all about flying from our award-winning instructors. Space is limited; reserve your spot early!

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.

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!

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

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.

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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

ARCONIC Foundation International

The AMA has been awarded two grants from the ARCONIC Foundation, formerly ALCOA. The results have been AeroLab (see the video below) and our current project to provide aviation education kits to Arconics worldwide for use in classrooms.

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.