WHAT IS NATIONAL MODEL AVIATION DAY?

It’s a passion; it’s a sport; it’s a unique view of the world.
And it’s never been a more exciting time to fly.
We invite you to take a look inside the world’s largest model aviation association and learn
more about how you can start flying today.

Hello future modeler!
My name is Jake. I’m 16 years old and have been flying model aircraft since I was 11 years old.
I started flying control line models in front of our house and loved it so much I became an
AMA member two years ago. Since joining, I have moved on to both gas and electric remote control
models and am currently trying to master my Extra 300 EXP 3D aerobatic RC model.
Not only has flying RC planes helped me develop a passion for flying model aircraft, it has
also inspired me to discover new challenges in aviation. I am currently taking flying lessons in
a Cessna 172, and my goal is to get my private pilots license on my 17th birthday. In fact, you
can see me flying the Cessna 172 in the video at discoverflight.org.

Being involved in AMA has opened my eyes to new possibilities and has helped me realize
that my future career will be in an aviation-related field. I am positive the world of model
aviation can open the door to new journeys for you, too!

Sincerely,
Jacob Born
AMA Member and Enthusiast

 

 

AMA Charter #141