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                                           Academy of Model Aeronautics
                  AMA District III Covers the States of Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia
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                                        Website Last Updated on  1/31/2019

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  News From Around the District.......................

  The Laurel Highlands RC Club was very involved with this year's Latrobe Air Show, and we thank Linda and Dean Pollock, Rich Haefein, Rene Marquis, Jim Andrews and the rest of their members for doing a wonderful job in supporting our RC hobby and the AMA.  For more pics....  Click Here

     The Commemorative Air Force recently visited Johnstown, PA and some members of the Johnstown RC Club went up to view the planes and even take rides on some vintage WWII air craft. Some of those planes were FIFI, one of only two flying B-29's, a P-51 fighter, a C-45 Expediter, and a Texan A-6.   For additional pictures.....Click Here
                             Those pictured above, George Wacker and Roger Luther

      Above, the Johnstown RC Club, Johnstown, PA held it's annual Mall Show at the Galleria
    Mall, just outside of Johnstown.  Fri-Sat-Sun, May 4,5,6.  2018    Additional Pics:  Click Here

  The 2018 Annual Toledo Show went off without a hitch.   Above are some pictures from the District III group meeting.  To view pictures from the show, ........................   Click Here

    The Johnstown RC Club (Johnstown, PA) held it's Annual Club Banquet on St. Patrick's Day
    Over 40 folks attended to hear interesting talk by a Helicopter MedStar paramedic...............
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   The Susquehana Valley Modelers RC Club as you can see from the above three pictures is a very active club.  Their flying field is located off of Route 54 on Kaboodle Road.  They hold regular fun fly events that are open to the public.  The last one had 30 pilots registered that came from many places around the state of Pennsylvania.  Their club president is Mike Brown, and contest director Bob "Rocky" Rachua.  Thanks to Jeff Black the area AVP for submitting these pictures!

   Our newest Associate District III V.P. is Dave Chisholm from western Pennsylvania.  Above he poses with his 1/3 scale Tomahawk L-39 Turbine.  It weighs in ready to roll at 72 lbs, with a 106 inch wingspan and is 132 inches in length.   Dave says it's a dream to fly!  We welcome Dave to the leadership team!

   One of the highights of the AMA National Model Aviation Day was the first annual "Warbirds over WV" hosted by the Wing Nutz of St. Marys RC Club.  Above is a great picture of the assembled P-51 models from that day, plus a local veteran, Charlie Plemens made a surprise visit to the outing, who flew P-51's during WWII.  He was a great inspiration to all who attended!


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