AMA District I 
Academy of Model Aeronautics
 

Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont
 

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Free Youth AMA Membership

Start a life-long passion for aviation and learning.


Ashleigh Heath wowed the crowds with her amazing large-scale RC plane flying at the Young Aviators Fly-In at Triple Tree Aerodrome. Be sure to check out her thrilling video above!


Get inspired with drone racing by watching the 2018 MultiGP Open Drone Competition Racing at AMA's International Flying sites in Muncie, Indiana.  MultiGP

Learn to fly with your own RC flight coach!


Anyone just starting out in the radio-control model airplane hobby is bound to have questions — and maybe a little anxiety about sending a new model into the sky for the first time. An experienced coach knows exactly how to put someone just starting out at ease. Beginning fall 2019, Horizon Hobby Flight School, in partnership with the AMA (Academy of Model Aeronautics), is here to connect eager newcomers with experienced RC coaches.

Learn More at Horizon Flight School Video ----->


HORIZON HOBBY FLIGHT SCHOOL

      HOME  ABOUT REGISTRATION FIND A CLASS FIND A COACH

Ready-To-Fly Convenience

This RTF (Ready-To-Fly) Delta Ray version includes a transmitter equipped with Spektrum DSMX® 2.4GHz technology and everything else you need to fly including AA batteries for the transmitter, a rechargeable lithium polymer battery for the airplane and a charger. That means there’s nothing extra to buy or provide, and because the airplane arrives completely assembled and ready to fly right out of the box, all you need to do is charge the battery and start flying!


 $149.99 LEARN MORE -> HORIZON HOBBY

Ready-To-Fly Convenience

This RTF Apprentice STS 1.5m E-flite® took the world's favorite club trainer. Based the very best platforms ever for learning to fly radio controlled (RC) airplanes, its large size and 59.0 inch wingspan offers better visibility and ability to handle wind while. Its inherently stable plus Sensor Assisted Flight Envelope technology featuring Beginner, Intermediate and Experienced flight modes. 


  $349.99 LEARN MORE --> HORIZON HOBBY

SO WHY JOIN THE AMA

The Academy of Model Aeronautics is a world-class association of modelers organized for the purpose of promotion, development, education, advancement, and safeguarding of modeling activities. The Academy provides leadership, organization, competition, communication, protection, representation, recognition, education, and scientific/technical development to modelers.  

FREE BENEFITS + $2.5 million liability Flight Insurance 


  • Flying Model Aircraft is Awesome!
  • Fly for Fun or Competition
  • Club Flight Training Programs
  • Member, Club, & Site Insurance 
  • 2,450 AMA Clubs in the USA
  • 2,800 Flying Sites in the USA
  • 2,000 Sanctioned Events/Year


  • Camaraderie with other Hobbyists
  • AMA Remote Pilot Certification
  • STEM Youth Education
  • Scholarship Programs
  • FAA Approved AMA Safety Programs
  • Turbine Jet Waivers & Certification
  • Craftsmanship Satisfaction


WHILE YOUTH MEMBERSHIP IS STILL FREE (UP TO AGE 19)

 CLICK JOIN BELOW TO COMPLETE AN APPLICATION ON AMA'S NATIONAL WEBSITE

YOU WILL RECEIVE IN THE MAIL AN OFFICIAL AMA MEMBERSHIP CARD AND AMA LICENSE NUMBER RECOGNIZED BY THE FEDERAL AVIATION ADMINISTRATION (FAA)


R/C INSTRUCTIONS - GETTING STARTED IN RADIO CONTROL FLYING 


This Beginners Ten Part Video Instruction Series is brought to you by "Flite Test" and “Horizon Hobby”. It will walk you through everything you need to know about getting started in the Radio Control Flying Hobby!

Note - Some model aircraft or radios described in the videos may no longer be available so go to hobby retailer's websites after watching the videos and learning what to look for. 


Click on any of the ten following titles to view those video instructions:  


GET ANSWERS TO ALL YOUR AEROMODELLING QUESTIONS


Once you join the AMA you are eligible to join this district website as a Youth Member (above menu bar JOIN) which will allow you to engage in the CHAT (above menu bar CHAT) New Youth Member Forum. 


YOUTH FORUM 



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