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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

May 2016

Ansel Toney Memorial Kite Fly

May 7, 2016 @ 6:00 am - 12:00 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 9, 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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July 2016

Bill Caffee’s Boeing P-12B

July 31, 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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August 2016

IRCHA Jamboree Sites 1, 3, & 4

August 2, 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 @ 5:00 am - 11:00 am
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 1, 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 @ 7:00 am - 12:00 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 @ 6:00 am - 7:00 am
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 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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 15, 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 22, 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 27, 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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NATs

June 30, 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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July 2017

Control Line Scale – National Aeromodeling Championships

July 13, 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 13, 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 16, 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 16, 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 19, 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 23, 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 24, 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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RC Helicopter – National Aeromodeling Championships

July 31, 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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August 2017

Aviation Adventure Day

August 5, 2017 @ 5:00 am - 10:00 am
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 30, 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 @ 1:00 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 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 @ 8:00 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 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 @ 6:00 am - 12:00 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 25, 2017 - 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, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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, 2018 @ 6:00 am - 12:00 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, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 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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August 2018

NATS – National Aeromodeling Championships

August 1, 2018 - August 3, 2018
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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RC Scale............................June 22-24 RC Scale Aerobatics..........June 26-29 Control Line Scale.............July 6-7 RC Pylon Racing................July 6-13 Control Line.......................July 8-14 RC Combat.........................July 9-12 RC Aerobatics....................July 15-19 RC Sailplane......................July 21-28 Outdoor FF........................July 23-27 Control Line.......................July 30- August 3 RC Helicopter....................July 30- August 3

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Aviation Adventure Day

August 4, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Aviation Adventure is our local celebration of National Model Aviation Day, which is celebrated by thousands across the country. Thanks to our sponsors, this event is FREE to the public. What can visitors expect at the event? Kids 8-17 can fly in a real airplane thanks to our friends with the local EAA Young Eagles chapter, make and take airplanes, kites, and rockets, try flying model aircraft with our virtual simulators and with the help of an instructor, and get…

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September 2018

2018 International Miniature Aerobatic Club (IMAC) World Championships

September 4, 2018 - September 8, 2018
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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The US will host the 2018 International Miniature Aerobatic Club (IMAC) World Championships September 4-8, 2018, at the International Aeromodeling Center (IAC), the headquarters of the Academy of Model Aeronautics, in Muncie, IN. The second world competition for the scale aerobatics discipline will bring more than 80 pilots from 19 countries to compete for individual and team honors. The competition will commence on September 4 with the opening ceremony and conclude on September 8 with an awards ceremony and banquet.…

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December 2018

Christmas Crafts at the AMA Museum

December 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Join us for the first annual Christmas Crafts at the Museum event at the National Model Aviation Museum on Saturday, December 15th! Stop by any time all day long (10am – 4pm) and do holiday themed arts and crafts with our friendly Christmas elves on staff! We are working with the Muncie YWCA to collect needed items for their residents! Bring anything from their Donation Wish List (https://muncieywca.org/donate/donation-wish-list/) and your child will receive free entry when accompanied by an adult…

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February 2019

Back by popular demand: Black Wings exhibit at the National Model Aviation Museum

February 1 - March 31
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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The National Model Aviation Museum in Muncie, Indiana, will be hosting Black Wings: American Dreams of Flight, a Smithsonian traveling exhibition, beginning the month of February in celebration of Black History Month, and running through March 31. The exhibit was also open in February 2018 at the Muncie museum and many enjoyed learning more about the history of AfricanAmericans in aviation. The Wright brothers signaled the arrival of the new age of aviation with their historic flight in 1903— sparking…

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June 2019

National Electric Fly-In at Academy of Model Aeronautics

June 22 - June 24
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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A weekend of electric fun-flying at one of the world's premier model flying sites! All proceeds go to the Muncie Animal Rescue Fund, the Scott Davis Family Memorial Fund, and the National Model Aviation Museum.

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July 2019

International Radio Controlled Helicopter Association Jamboree (IRCHA) at AMA

July 26 - July 29
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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The International Radio Controlled Helicopter Association (IRCHA) Jamboree offers you the chance to meet companies and pilots from all over the world. The IRCHA Jamboree is our one chance each year to spend time with an all helicopter crowd at the best flying facility in the world, the Academy of Model Aeronautics. Come and enjoy a week of late nights, early mornings, electric, nitro, turbine, and some incredible flying. Don't miss the IRCHA Jamboree's famous helicopter night show at dusk,…

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Rocketry at Academy of Model Aeronautics

July 27 - August 3
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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FREE

The world's largest and oldest rocketry organization, the National Association of Rocketry, will hold the 61st Annual National Association of Rocketry Meet and Rocketry Festival from July 27 - August 3. This is a FREE event for the public. The 61st annual National Association of Rocketry Meet and Rocketry Festival. Events: Sport Flying - Jul 27 to Aug 3 FAI USA Team Flyoffs - Jul 28 to July 30 Annual Meet - Jul 31 to Aug 3 Alpha / Alpha…

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August 2019

2019 National Aeromodeling Championships – AMA

August 1 - August 28
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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This is our favorite time of the year when modelers from all disciplines come together for fun, friendship, and a little bit of competition. Practice and competitions daily...go to website for more details. So smooth out that covering, tighten those props, and charge up those batteries. We can't wait to see everyone! nats.modelaircraft.org The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) is the world's largest model aviation association, representing a membership of more than 195,000 from every walk of life, income level…

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Aviation Adventure Day at AMA

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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FREE

Come celebrate National Model Aviation Day at the International Aeromodeling Center. The AMA Foundation will be hosting Aviation Adventure Day on Aug. 17 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event is free for a full day of aviation fun. The kids can also try flying a model airplane. Everyone is welcome to make kites, airplanes and rockets. For more information about National Model Aviation Day, visit nationalmodelaviationday.org

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Indiana Warbird Campaign at AMA

August 30 - September 2
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Love history? Love high speeds and exciting demonstrations? Don't miss this year's Indiana Warbird Campaign, being held at the International Aeromodeling Center. Pilots from across the country visit AMA to fly their World War I and World War II aricrafts. Visit indianawarbirdcampaign.com to learn more

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September 2019

Friends of the Foundation Fly-in

September 13 - September 15
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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$40

The Academy of Model Aeronautics Foundation will host the Friends of the Foundation Fun Fly at the International Aeromodeling Center (IAC) in Muncie, Indiana, September 13-15. This weekend event will bring together modelers from all disciplines for some fun flying while supporting the AMA Foundation. Pilot registration is $40 and includes three days of flying, dinner on Saturday evening, and a swag bag. Tent spaces are available at no charge but are first come, first served. The event will take…

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October 2019

Fright School IV – A Halloween Event for All Ages!

October 26 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Academy of Model Aeronautics, 5161 E. Memorial Dr.
Muncie, IN 47302 United States
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Join us for the fourth annual Fright School Halloween event at the National Model Aviation Museum on Saturday, October 26th! This spooky scary event will take place all day long (10am – 4pm) and we’ll be ready to frighten and delight all little monsters and ghouls who stop by! Visitors will have the chance to try spooky games, do Halloween themed arts & crafts projects, and even take home a trick-or-treat bag (while supplies last)! Children in Halloween costumes receive…

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