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Academy of Model Aeronautics

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5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
1-800-435-9262 www.modelaircraft.org

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May 2016

Ansel Toney Memorial Kite Fly

May 7, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Come out to the AMA facility for a day of kite flying with the Hoosier Kitefliers Society and Toys Forever Models & Hobbies. We have a nice election of kites in stock if you want to purchase one to take out with and will have them with us for purchase at the event.

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June 2016

NEFI (National Electric Fly In)

June 10, 2016 - June 12, 2016
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Radio Control 2.4 GHz only Sites 3 NEFI (National Electric Fly In) Jay Smith www.modelaircraft.org

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August 2016

Bill Caffee’s Boeing P-12B

August 1, 2016 - August 31, 2016
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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This summer, the National Model Aviation Museum is proud to feature the 1930 Scale winning model, trophy and more on loan from the Caffee family. Learn more about this award winning plane built by 17 year old Bill Caffee's here.

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IRCHA Jamboree Sites 1, 3, & 4

August 3, 2016 - August 7, 2016
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Radio Control Helicopter IRCHA Jamboree Sites 1, 3 & 4 Dave Millner www.ircha.org

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National Model Aviation Day

August 13, 2016 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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A free event focused on increasing the love of aviation in the Muncie area. HANDS ON LEARNING - families will work with supervision to build their own aircraft RC FLYING DEMOS - RC demos throughout the day MUSEUM TOURS - free access to the world's largest model aviation museum MODEL ROCKETS - by the Rocketeers of Central Indiana MAKE AND TAKE - build and fly your own model airplane RACING - AMA will host a FPV race at 2:30  

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September 2016

2016 Indiana Warbird Campaign

September 2, 2016 - September 4, 2016
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Radio-controlled model warbird airplanes are invading the Academy of Aeronautics. Watch dogfights and bomb drops all day with a special air show at 12:30pm. Friday and Saturday. On Friday night at 8:30pm bring your lawn chairs, sit back and enjoy a fireworks display by Boom Town Fireworks.    

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HKS Merritt Beck Memorial Kite Fun Fly

September 10, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Come celebrate the life and kite-making skills of Indiana's Merritt Beck at one of the best flying fields in the state (nearly 1,000 acres of mowed grass!). All fliers of all kinds of kites are welcome at this "fun fly," hosted by the Hoosier Ktiefliers Society.

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January 2017

Scones & Drones event to educate public about drones

January 21, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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The Academy of Model Aeronautics is excited to host Scones & Drones on January 21st from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. This event will be held in the McCullough Room in the National Model Aviation Museum. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased online at https://scones-n-drones-2017. eventbrite.com. Scones & Drones is designed to be an educational introduction for all ages to the world of drones. Visitors will be invited to a presentation by Public Relations & Government Affairs Coordinator Chad Budreau…

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February 2017

Black Wings: A Celebration of African American Aviators

February 18, 2017 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Join the National Model Aviation Museum in welcoming members from the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals (OBAP) to speak at the Museum about their experiences in the aviation industry. Light refreshments will be provided on behalf of our event partners, Muncie YWCA and the Muncie Chapter of the Indiana Black Expo, Inc.!

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Museum Book Club presents: Hidden Figures

February 23, 2017 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Join the National Model Aviation Museum as we celebrate Black History Month and kick off our new, free book club on Thursday, February 23 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Enjoy light refreshments as we discuss the book and the film, Hidden Figures, and celebrate the achievements of these brilliant women who made history! "Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race" is written by Margot Lee Shetterly.

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June 2017

National Electric Fly-IN/FPV Fest/AMA Foundation Swap Meet

June 16, 2017 - June 18, 2017
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Ready for high speed flying, racing, and sky-high thrills? Don’t miss the National Electric Fly-In and FPV Fest June 16-18 at Muncie’s own International Aeromodeling Center. You have seen them on ESPN-now see them in your backyard! Watch as pilots fly their all-electric aircraft. Proceeds from the event will benefit the AMA’s foundation, ARF, the Scott Davis Family Memorial Fund, and the National Model Aviation Museum. Visit modelaircraft.org to learn more.   Swap Meet: Join the AMA Foundation for an…

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RC Scale – National Aeromodeling Championships

June 23, 2017 - June 25, 2017
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Part of the 2017 AMA National Aeromodeling Championships

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RC Scale Aerobatics – National Aeromodeling Championships

June 28, 2017 - July 1, 2017
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Part of the 2017 AMA National Aeromodeling Championships

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July 2017

NATs

July 1, 2017 - July 31, 2017
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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The National Aeromodeling Championships are back and bigger than ever! Thousands of pilots from across the national will meet in Muncie, IN for the nation’s largest model competitions. Come see what the talk is all about and see a competition for yourself! Visit nats.modelaircraft.org for a full schedule of the events. And while you’re here stop in our world-class National Model Aviation Museum. All the fun happens at the International Aeromodeling Center, right off the Muncie bi-pass on East Memorial…

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Control Line Scale – National Aeromodeling Championships

July 14, 2017 - July 16, 2017
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Part of the 2017 AMA National Aeromodeling Championships

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RC Pylon – National Aeromodeling Championships

July 14, 2017 - July 21, 2017
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Part of the 2017 AMA National Aeromodeling Championships

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RC Combat – National Aeromodeling Championships

July 17, 2017 - July 20, 2017
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Part of the 2017 AMA National Aeromodeling Championships

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Control Line – National Aeromodeling Championships

July 17, 2017 - July 22, 2017
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Part of the 2017 AMA National Aeromodeling Championships

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RC Soaring – National Aeromodeling Championships

July 20, 2017 - July 29, 2017
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Part of the 2017 AMA National Aeromodeling Championships

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Outdoor Free Flight – National Aeromodeling Championships

July 24, 2017 - July 28, 2017
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Part of the 2017 AMA National Aeromodeling Championships

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RC Aerobatics – National Aeromodeling Championships

July 25, 2017 - July 29, 2017
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Part of the 2017 AMA National Aeromodeling Championships

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August 2017

RC Helicopter – National Aeromodeling Championships

August 1, 2017 - August 4, 2017
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Part of the 2017 AMA National Aeromodeling Championships

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Aviation Adventure Day

August 5, 2017 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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We love aviation at the AMA and are excited to share this passion with the community. Bring the kids for a full-day of aviation fun on August 5 to the International Aeromodeling Center in Muncie. Kids 8-17 can sign-up for real airplane rides, then try flying a model airplane! Everyone is welcome to make kites, airplanes, and rockets. Don’t miss the IRCHA (Er-cha) Jamboree’s famous night show at dusk-complete with fireworks. The world’s largest model flying organization is headquartered in…

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Indiana Warbird Campaign

August 31, 2017 - September 2, 2017
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Love history? Love high speed and exciting demonstrations? Don’t miss this year’s Indiana Warbird Campaign, being held at the International Aeromodeling Center August 31-September 2. Pilots from all across the country visit AMA to fly their World War I and World War II aircraft. Visit indianawarbirdcampaign.com to learn more.

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September 2017

Hops and Props

September 30, 2017 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Join the National Model Aviation Museum for a night of fun, food, drinks, and aviation on September 30 from 5-8 PM. The second annual Hops and Props will offer visitors the opportunity to explore the museum after hours, try local craft beers, eat at a local food truck, and build their very own model airplane. The event costs just $10 per person which includes museum entry, the model airplane workshop, and one drink ticket. Additional drinks and food will be…

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October 2017

Warrior Day

October 7, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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The Academy of Model Aeronautics is excited to welcome veterans and their families to the International Aeromodeling Center in Muncie, Indiana Saturday, October 7 from 12pm to 4pm. This special event requires pre-registration and is not open to the general public. Thousands of AMA members are veterans who have used model aviation as a way to make friends, set goals, and pursue their love of aviation in a fun and affordable way. It is AMA's hope that this event will…

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AMA Fright School

October 21, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Start your Halloween festivities early by attending AMA Fright School on October 21st. The Museum will be open to the public and will have Halloween projects and games available to visitors! Children in costume are free if accompanied by a paying adult ($5).

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November 2017

Museum Store Sunday: National Model Aviation Museum Gift Shop (online only)

November 26, 2017
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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“You’ve heard of Small Business Saturday… now it’s time for Museum Store Sunday! The Sunday following Thanksgiving, log onto the National Model Aviation Museum Gift Shop, your one stop shop for fans of the National Model Aviation Museum and Academy of Model Aeronautics! We have everything the model aviation enthusiast could want under the tree… from toys for kids and those young at heart, to sparkling aviation-themed jewelry, to apparel ranging from t-shirts, jackets, and hats, to books and games…

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February 2018

Black Wings: A Celebration of African American Aviators Guest Speakers

February 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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In celebration of Black History Month, the National Model Aviation Museum proudly presents the second annual Black Wings: A Celebration of African American Aviators. This FREE event will feature members of OBAP - Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals who will be sharing their experiences in the aviation industry. Returning panelists include Captain Albert Glenn (OBAP) and John Graham (FedEx), and joining them will be A.C. Glenn (F3A Team USA). Additional panelists may be announced in the future. This year’s event…

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May 2018

Ansel Toney Memorial Kite Festival

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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An annual kite fly event for children and adults of all ages. Bring your own kite and come fly with the Hoosier Kitefliers Society, Inc. Kite making workshop for children of all ages, donations appreciated. Come and see various colors and sizes of kites.  There will be flying of single line and dual line kites. Someone may even have a quad line kite in his or her kite bag. Come and see the pictures of Ansel Toney (the Kite Man of Indiana). Darryal…

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June 2018

Yorktown Family Fun Night

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Join us in downtown Yorktown from 6pm-8pm on Thursday, June 14 for the first of 4 monthly Downtown Family Fun Nights! Eat dinner at El Rancho Poblano, walk off your food shopping at Lois Pearl, Two Friends Boutique, The Shack, Tiger Treats and more; then walk to the gazebo to listen to the Souled Out Band featuring Yorktown’s own H. Clay Arnett while the kiddos play in the splash pad! (Or for even extra fun, jump in yourself!!) Bring your lawn chairs or simply dance the…

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