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2019 Pattern Nationals
Jul 16, 2019
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Mesilla Valley Swap Meet

by Tom Holmsley   January 20, 2019

The Mesilla Valley Model Aircraft Club from Las Cruces, New Mexico, held a large swap meet on January 19, 2019. There were at least 15 tables loaded with a large variety of .....



by Johnny Hunt   January 10, 2019

I and Lawrence Harville where invited to a glider contest in Albuquerque New Mexico. I fly scale and some fun fly planes. It was very interesting to whatch their skill in these .....


Alvin RC - Charity Fund Raiser Fun Fly

by Benny Behrens   December 15, 2018

This year Alvin RC Model Airplane Association had to cancel their Charity Fun Fly due to rain and wet field conditions. At the club’s last meeting it was decided to ask for .....


Albuquerque Soaring Association F-3 Contest

by Brian Regan   November 20, 2018

I just attended ASA's F-3 glider contest. Our VP Lawrence and AVP John were also there. Steve Moskal did a great job keeping the event going. There were 26 pilots trying to .....

District News

AMA club Roster

by Lawrence Harville   November 14, 2018

After tooooo long a delay
the AMA Club Roster page is working

Last Flight

Mike Vawters

by Benny Behrens   October 28, 2018

In August of 2018, Alvin RC Model Airplane Association lost one of its most dedicated and well-liked club members, Mike Vawters. As Vice-President and Safety Officer, he provided .....


bad weather

by Cliff Town   January 13, 2019

up here in the tx and okla panhandle the weather is not so great right now. not much going on right now. so about 10 of us flyers in this area are going to YUMA AZ. to fly for 1 or.....

Fly-In / Fun-Fly

Horizon City R/C Flyers Memorial Fly-In

by Tom Holmsley   December 20, 2018

On October 28, 2018, the Horizon City R/C Flyers Club hosted their Memorial Fun-In to remember club members who have taken their final flight. Great weather and good participation.....

District News

FAA Registration Requirements

by Lawrence Harville   December 14, 2018

There has been some confusion about FAA registration and model aircraft as it relates to new federal regulations passed by Congress earlier this year. Below is a series of .....

District News

FAA number to expire

by Lawrence Harville   November 16, 2018

All renewals have been extended by two years. Most renewals are now due late 2020. Members can check their new expiration date by visiting If they .....

District News

AMA Final Flight Honor Roll

by Lawrence Harville   November 13, 2018

The AMA honors members who have passed away in 2018, If you know of someone and would like to have them on the AMA Final Flight Honor Roll----send me their names to me. email


Nate & Steve's Most Excellent Fun Fly

by Brian Regan   September 17, 2018

I just attended the 12th annual Nate & Steve's Most Excellent Fun Fly. For the last 12 years Nate & Steve have been hosting this event. All planes are welcome and fun .....


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