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Aug

Skymasters Warbirds & Scale Fly-in

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In our model aviation hobby, it is important that we find ways to enjoy those aspects of the hobby in which we have an interest.  It can be Combat, Pattern, IMAC, IMAA, or the many other disciplines that the various SIGs represent. I enjoy a variety of flying types, but […]

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Aug

Port City RC club develops an aviation based mentoring program

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Muskegon, MI – Some Port City RC club members of Muskegon, MI, headed up by church and club member Jim Flick, designed an aviation based mentoring program for the summer of 2013.  Our home base was Ecclesia Church.  The church allowed us the generous use of their class rooms, gymnasium, and parking […]

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Jul

Model Aviation July 2013 Column

Posted by in District 7 News

I have recently returned from the spring Executive Council meeting in Muncie, Indiana. For those of you who aren’t familiar, the EC is made up of the AMA president, executive vice president, district vice presidents, executive director and the National Aeronautic Association president. We meet on a quarterly basis to […]

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Jun

Model Aviation June 2013 Column

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National Model Aviation Day will be observed August 17, 2013, and it was proposed at the January Council meeting that events held that the day benefit the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). The WWP is an organization that provides assistance to our service members physically or mentally injured after September 11, […]

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Apr

Model Aviation April 2013 Column

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In January, I attended the AMA Expo and Executive Council meetings in Ontario, California. As a born and bred Midwest guy, I wouldn’t have bet money that the temperatures in much of my district were warmer than they were in southern California while I was out there. Talk about being […]

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Mar

Model Aviation March 2013 Column

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Although you’ll be reading this in March, I’m sitting down at the keyboard typing this out, having just returned from my home club’s New Year’s Day fly-in. I’m not sure how long ago the tradition got started, but it’s still something we look forward to each year. Despite the high […]

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Feb

Model Aviation February 2013 Column

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It goes without saying that what we do may just not be for everybody, and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. It’s hard to imagine what our hobby might look like if we had the same participation level as something like golf. The thought of what club membership dues might […]

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Jan

Model Aviation January 2013 Column

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Go flying or head to the shop and build? That’s not a question those of us in the district have had to regularly ponder in January until recently, unless you’ve achieved snowbird status and head out to warmer climates for the winter months. The availability of gymnasiums, and indoor sports […]

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