Navigation Links
Model Aviation Community Celebrations Held to Support Wounded Warrior Project Across the Nation

Muncie, IN (PRWEB) August 14, 2014

Nearly 200 model aviation clubs across the country are registered to participate in the Academy of Model Aeronautics Foundation’s 2nd annual National Model Aviation Day celebration, August 16.

National Model Aviation Day was established in 2013 to celebrate the history, hobby, and sport of model aviation. Registered clubs have been asked to conduct a public event, with a focus on model aviation education, camaraderie, and community support.

The Wounded Warrior Project has again been selected to receive the proceeds from the fundraisers. The AMA received many positive responses from clubs that felt honored to help this charity. A number of military veterans are AMA members.

Wounded Warrior Project was established to honor and empower our wounded veterans and military heroes. It increases public awareness of and enlists support for injured service members. WWP helps injured service members’ aid and assist each other and provides unique, direct programs and services to meet the needs of injured veterans. This year’s goal is to surpass last year’s total contribution of $76,000.

Several organizations have assisted the AMA Foundation in its efforts to celebrate National Model Aviation Day. We want to recognize National Model Aviation Day major sponsors, Hobby King and Ready Made RC, and this year’s featured sponsor, Fly RC Magazine. The AMA Foundation would also like to thank the FAA for its support of the event. This year, the AMA and the FAA are jointly celebrating the special day.

The Academy of Model Aeronautics has a long and successful history of advocating for model aviation pilots’ right to fly, encouraging STEM-based education related to model aviation principles, and encouraging competition that abides by the AMA’s safety guidelines. National Model Aviation Day will celebrate these things and a hobby that has become a passion for thousands of people across the country.

Club celebrations will include many different activities including open fun-flys, buddy-box flying, community picnics, air shows, auctions, and much more. A complete list of participating clubs and descriptions of the activities each has planned can be found at

For more information about National Model Aviation Day visit, or contact Mandee Mikulski, director of development for the AMA Foundation, at (765) 287-1256 extension 277 or via email at mandeem(at)modelaircraft(dot)org.

Read the full story at

Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2014 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related biology technology :

1. Union Springs Integrative Medicine Launches New Direct-to-Physician Partnership Model
2. Bioengineers make functional 3-D brain-like tissue model
3. Model of viral lifecycle could help in finding a cure for hepatitis B
4. AMA’s National Model Aviation Museum Granted Full Civilian Museum Certification by the National Museum of the United States Air Force
5. Improving Trial Design and Predictability in Rheumatoid Arthritis With Time Response Modeling, New Webinar July 23rd Hosted by Xtalks
6. AMA Recognized as the Focal Point for Aero-modeling
7. Mice Model Market worth $1,819.9 Million by 2018
8. Model Aviation Expo to Feature Radio Controlled Airplanes, Helicopters, Multirotors, UAVs, and FPVs
9. Arsenal Capital Partners übernimmt führendes Unternehmen für modellbasierte Arzneimittelentwicklung Certara
10. Arsenal Capital Partners verwerft Certara, leider in geneesmiddelontwikkeling op basis van modellen
11. Arsenal Capital Partners Acquires Leading Model-Based Drug Development Company Certara
Post Your Comments:
(Date:11/24/2015)... , Nov. 24, 2015 /CNW/ - iCo Therapeutics ... today reported financial results for the quarter ended ... expressed in Canadian dollars and presented under International ... United States ," said Andrew Rae ... advancements regarding iCo-008 are not only value enriching ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... 24, 2015  Clintrax Global, Inc., a worldwide provider of clinical ... today announced that the company has set a new quarterly earnings ... on quarter growth posted for Q3 of 2014 to Q3 of ... Mexico , with the establishment of an ... --> United Kingdom and Mexico ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... SHPG ) announced today that Jeff ... 27 th Annual Healthcare Conference in New York ... a.m. EST (1:30 p.m. GMT). --> SHPG ) announced ... in the Piper Jaffray 27 th Annual Healthcare Conference in ... 1, 2015, at 8:30 a.m. EST (1:30 p.m. GMT). --> ...
(Date:11/24/2015)... 2015  Twist Bioscience, a company focused on ... Twist Bioscience chief executive officer, will present at ... 1, 2015 at 3:10 p.m. Eastern Time at The Lotte ... --> --> About ... is on Twitter. Sign up to follow our ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
(Date:10/29/2015)... , Oct. 29, 2015 Daon, a ... that it has released a new version of its ... in North America have already ... v4.0 also includes a FIDO UAF certified server ... already preparing to activate FIDO features. These customers include ...
(Date:10/29/2015)... Oct. 29, 2015  Connected health pioneer, Joseph ... explosion of technology-enabled health and wellness, and the business ... The Internet of Healthy Things . ... smartphones even existed, Dr. Kvedar, vice president, Connected Health, ... care delivery, moving care from the hospital or doctor,s ...
(Date:10/29/2015)... Oct. 29, 2015 Today, LifeBEAM ... partnership with 2XU, a global leader in technical ... smart hat with advanced bio-sensing technology. The hat ... to monitor key biometrics to improve overall training ... the two companies will bring together the most advanced ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):