Academy of Model Aeronautics - District VIII
District VIII is comprised of member clubs located in the states of Arkansas, Louiisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas.
To promote the friendly exchange of information and experience between model aviation modelers and to develop model aviation as a recognized sport and a worthwhile recreational activity.
What is the AMA?
World's largest model aviation association, representing a membership of more than 175,000 from every walk of life, income level and age group. Self-supporting, non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote the development of model aviation as a recognized sport and worthwhile recreation activity.
The organization is open to anyone interested in model aviation.
As the official national body for model aviation in the United States, AMA sanctions more than 2,000 model competitions throughout the country each year, and certifies official model flying records on a national and international level.
AMA organizes the annual National Aeromodeling Championships, the world's largest model airplane competition.
AMA charters more than 2,500 model airplane clubs across the country. It offers its chartered clubs official contest sanction, insurance, and assistance in getting and keeping flying sites. As the voice of its membership, it provides liaison with the Federal Aviation Administration, the Federal Communications Commission, and other government agencies through our national headquarters in Muncie, Indiana. AMA also works with local governments, zoning boards, and parks departments to promote the interests of local chartered clubs.
AMA is an associate member of the National Aeronautic Association. Through NAA, AMA is recognized by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI), the world governing body of all aviation activity, as the only organization which may direct U.S. participation in international aeromodeling activities.
For more information:
Academy of Model Aeronautics
5161 E. Memorial Drive
Muncie, IN 47302