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Horizon City R/C Flyers Memorial Fly-In

by Tom Holmsley   December 18, 2018

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

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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 .....

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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 .....

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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.


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 .....


Road Runner Scale Classic 2018

by Brian Regan   September 9, 2018

The Road Runner Scale Classic was a fun event this weekend. 30 plus pilots and lots of aircraft. ARCC did a missing man flight on Saturday morning. We lost too many friends this .....


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 .....

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AMA club Roster

by Lawrence Harville   November 14, 2018

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

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 .....

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El Paso Radio Controllers Ray Hall Fun Fly

by Tom Holmsley   September 17, 2018

The El Paso Radio Controllers held their Annual Ray Hall event on Sunday, September 9, 2018. Participation was outstanding with the clubs from Alamogordo, Horizon City, and El .....

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El Paso Radio Controllers Meet for Model Aviation Day August 11, 2018

by Tom Holmsley   August 12, 2018

The El Paso Radio Controllers met to celebrate Model Aviation Day, and it was a fun time for all. There was a lunch and raffle and good flying. Not only did regular members .....


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