World's largest model aviation association, representing a membership of 165,000 from every walk of life, income level and age group.
Self-supporting, non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote development of model aviation as a recognized sport and worthwhile recreation activity. Organization open to anyone interested in model aviation. Official national body for model aviation in the United States. AMA sanctions more than 2,000 model competitions throughout the country each year, and certifies official model flying records on a national and international level. Organizer of the annual National Aeromodeling Championships, the world's largest model airplane competition.
Chartering organization for more than 2,500 model airplane clubs across the country. AMA offers its chartered clubs official contest sanction, insurance, and assistance in getting and keeping flying sites.
The voice of its membership, providing liaison with the Federal Aviation Administration, the Federal Communications Commission, and other government agencies through our national headquarters in Muncie, Indiana. AMA also works with local governments, zoning boards, and parks departments to promote the interests of local chartered clubs.
Use the link below to join the AMA and see any membership discounts offered.
After joining the Academy of Model Aeronautics using the link above, go the the "How To Join" page on this web site's menu and consider joining the Casa Grande RC Flyers.
Notice To Canadian Visitors To Our Area
Effective January 1, 2022, AMA will require MAAC members to join AMA for coverage to fly at our fields and events. Affiliate membership for non-US permanent residents is $36 (USD) per year and includes insurance and competitive privileges. Click here to sign up as an AMA Affiliate member. Non-US citizens are required to follow the same model aircraft regulations that US citizens are required to follow, including registering at FAA’s Drone Zone and taking The Recreational UAS Safety Test at www.modelaircraft.org/trust.
To join the AMA call them at:
Call the AMA at (765) 287-1256 / 1-800-I-FLY-AMA
Monday - Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern
Sorry but MAAC members will not be allowed to fly at our field after January 1, 2022 as that will not be insured and that will violate our lease. If you are a MAAC member please call or e-mail us with your AMA membership number otherwise we will not be sending you the 2022 gate code.
President Casa Grande RC Flyers
Academy Of Model Aeronautics Associate Vice President.
The Casa Grande RC Flyers Welcomes New Members
The Casa Grande RC Flyers is an Academy Of Model Aeronautics "Award Of Excellence" and a "Gold Level Leaders Club" located in Casa Grande, Arizona. They were also named an AMA "Club Of The Month". A current AMA membership is required to join the club and to use the field.