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                                            AMA District III
                                           Academy of Model Aeronautics
                  AMA District III Covers the States of Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia
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                                        Website Last Updated on  5/23/2017


            Note to Website Visitors:  Welcome to the AMA District III website,
                 If you find mistakes or information that should be updated, please
                 feel free to send that info to the webmaster.    Thanks so much!
                                                  raluther@atlanticbb.net  

                                                     
            To register your Drones/Planes with the FAA, click on the above symbol.


               Update from the AMA Government Relations Blog......   Click Here
                                                                      
              Also:  Important update info from the AMA concerning Drone Registration,
                           and what we should do at this point.......................
                                                             Click Here
         
             
To Find An AMA Club Near You................  Click Here 
              
             Mark's News for District III - 2017 ........ Click Here
   
             AMA Statement on Rules for Small Unmanned
             Aircraft Systems (drones) .....................     Click Here

             FAA Overview of Rules for Small Unmanned
             Aircraft Systems (drones) .....................     Click Here


        AMA "Know Before You Fly" press conference from the Consumer
        Electronics Show concerning "Drones"......... Click Here

                  Check out the AMA Blogs..............Click Here
          
      To look at NOTAMS from the AMA Website ...........Click Here

  When this type is in RED, the NOTAM is for an area within District III

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

                         The 2017 Toledo Show was again a big success!
                                        For additional pictures.........Click Here


The Johnstown, PA  RC Club which is celebrating it's 55th year as an AMA chartered club held it's 45th Annual Banquet on Saturday March 25th. Awards were given, great meal, and an interesting speaker, plus good fellowship completed the evening.              For more pics.......Click Here

   Above is a picture from the recent Eastern RC Expo Show held at The Meadowlands in N.J.
       To see more pictures taken by D-III V.P. Mark Radcliff....   Click Here


   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!


   The Johnstown RC Club, from Johnstown, PA was recently featured on a TV program that aired on ABC 23-WATM called "Kaleidoscope the Series" which features interesting and fun things to do in  the Johnstown, PA area.   It really came out nice and highlights their local RC Club and the hobby we all enjoy.   To watch the entire episode............ Click Here


   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!

  Above, Mark Radcliff, our AMA District III V.P. with veteran Charlie Plemens, who flew P-51's during WW-II, standing behind  Mark's P-51.


 
                                          


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