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Posted: 2017-12-07 13:28:26
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Posted: 2017-12-06 14:13:15
AMA Supporting GoFly Flight Competition
Posted: 2017-11-16 09:58:16
2018 Election Results

Posted: 2016-04-20 20:00:00
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Lunch and Keynote Panel
Lunch and Keynote Panel
Posted: 2016-04-20 17:15:00
Breakout Segment #2 (select one to attend)
Breakout Segment #2 (select one to attend)
Posted: 2016-04-20 17:15:00
Breakout Segment #2 - Airspace Authorities: Considering Federal Pre-emption Authority and State and Local Interests
Breakout Segment #2 - Airspace Authorities: Considering Federal Pre-emption Authority and State and Local Interests
Posted: 2016-04-20 17:15:00
Breakout Segment #2 - Certification –Pilot / Operator / Maintenance: Considering Operational and Pilot Certification in the Context of Unmanned Aircraft
Breakout Segment #2 - Certification –Pilot / Operator / Maintenance: Considering Operational and Pilot Certification in the Context of Unmanned Aircraft
Posted: 2016-04-20 17:15:00
Key Research Challenges and Opportunities
Key Research Challenges and Opportunities
Posted: 2016-04-20 17:15:00
Breakout Segment #2 - Key Research Challenges and Opportunities: Considering the Role of Research in Regulatory and Policy Development
Breakout Segment #2 - Key Research Challenges and Opportunities: Considering the Role of Research in Regulatory and Policy Development
Posted: 2016-04-20 17:00:00

Posted: 2017-11-16 14:55:47
Below are the results of this year’s AMA election. Executive Vice President Randy Cameron 9,807 Lawrence Tougas 5,962 Others 70 District III Vice President Mark Radcliff 1,471 Others 27...
Posted: 2017-11-06 20:32:53
The Academy of Model Aeronautics is now serving the commercial drone community and pilots by offering membership benefits for those who fly for business. Now AMA members can purchase commercial...
Posted: 2017-10-07 14:30:28
There is misinformation circulating on social media with a link to an AMA election ballot and instructions for people to download it, vote and mail it to the AMA. This is not an official AMA...
Posted: 2017-07-28 14:16:44
2018 Control Line Team Manager Nominations
Control Line Team Members, Committee Members and Participants: Teams have been chosen for the Speed, Race and Combat portions of the 2018 Control Line Team. However, the Aerobatic portion will...
Posted: 2017-05-10 17:39:04
2017 Recipient of the FAI Aeromodelling Gold Medal – Bob Brown
During the recent Plenary meeting of the FAI/CIAM Bob Brown was awarded the FAI Aeromodelling Gold Medal. This Medal, established in 1987, may be awarded for outstanding merit in organization...
Posted: 2017-05-10 17:19:56
2019 World Championship for Free Flight Models to be held in the US
During the recent Plenary meeting of the FAI/CIAM the Academy of Model Aeronautics won the bid to host the FAI 2019 F1ABC WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP for Free Flight Models.  The location of the event...
Posted: 2017-05-02 16:42:51
1st FAI Drone Events Organizer Meeting held in Lausanne
The 1st FAI Drone Events Organizer Meeting was held on 29 and 30 April 2017 at the Maison du Sport International in Lausanne, Switzerland. Representatives from FAI gathered with experts and organizers...
Posted: 2017-04-12 13:38:10
Nearly $20,000 in RC equipment stolen from Niles house
By Travis Robinson | FULL STORY  I’m sure most of us out there have spent hours to complete something that makes us proud or happy. This week, one Niles man had something that took...
Posted: 2017-03-29 21:04:29
2017 World Championship USA FAI Free Flight Team
The current United States FAI Free Flight team is preparing to compete in the World Championships at Szentes, Hungary on Aug 9 through Aug 11, 2017. The AMA and the Team Selection Program’s...
Posted: 2017-03-29 13:55:10
Record Breaking Year at EAA’s Family Flight Fest Fun
It was a record setting year with 1,678 people visiting the EAA Aviation Museum for Family Flight Fest 2017 March 18-19. Visitors got to see and do a little bit of everything: watching an indoor...

Posted: 2017-12-12 15:04:14
Egypt’s parliament approved a new law during Tuesday’s general session which prohibits the use or possession of unmanned aerial vehicles, commercially known as drones, without a license from...
Posted: 2017-12-08 16:09:38
Drone delivery moved one step closer to reality in sub-Saharan Africa after Virginia Tech and Malawian teams conducted tests at the UNICEF drone testing corridor in Kasungu, Malawi. The flights...
Posted: 2017-12-08 13:58:56
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s Worldwide Campus will once again offer a free, two-week Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) on drone operation called Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems:...
Posted: 2017-12-08 13:00:08
SkyPixel’s Top Picks Of 2017 SkyPixel Photo Storytelling Contest
SkyPixel, the world’s most popular aerial photography community run in cooperation with DJI, has selected some of the best aerial stories submitted to the 2017 SkyPixel Photo Storytelling...
Posted: 2017-12-06 13:18:17
Bell Helicopter Unveiled Its Automatic Pod Transport System
The drone that delivers a package to your doorstep may someday be built by Bell Helicopter. The Fort Worth-based aviation giant is moving aggressively into the autonomous vehicle business and...
Posted: 2017-12-05 13:18:22
Mercedes Plans More Drone Deliveries After 100 Perfect Flights
Mercedes-Benz, conducting the biggest test using drones to ship everyday items like ground coffee and cellphones, said the mini aircraft completed 100 drop-offs to strategically placed vans...
Posted: 2017-12-02 16:02:53
DJI Introduces Voluntary Flight Identification Options For Drone Pilots
DJI is introducing new features to the DJI AeroScope remote identification system that functions as an “electronic license plate” for drones. The new features allow drone pilots to voluntarily...

Posted: 2017-12-14 08:30:29
Scientists from the UAE have published a paper detailing a one-step process of 3D printing of lightweight cellular gyroidal shell-core structures using a composite of two different materials....
Posted: 2017-12-13 14:51:25
WonderCutter is a handheld ultrasonic cutter that combines razor blades with a 40-kilohertz ultrasonic vibration to make cutting plastic as easy as cutting cheese. Launched by Korean manufacturer...
Posted: 2017-12-13 14:48:41
Metal 3D printing is currently experiencing an influx of binder jetting based processes. Award winning technology from Desktop Metal and the likelihood that HP is developing a similar technology...
Posted: 2017-12-13 13:24:55
TUM cracks construction of free-form 3D printed cement
As projects from the likes of Apis Cor, the IAAC, the U.S. Army and WinSun have proved, 3D printing is ripe for application in construction. In theory, in the future a robotic arm/gantry, water,...
Posted: 2017-12-13 12:42:42
Q&A: How 3D printing is advancing healthcare in Russia
Tomsk Polytechnic University, one of Russia’s leading academic institutions, recently announced they are creating 3D printed models of children’s hearts to aid surgical planning in urgent...
Posted: 2017-12-13 12:10:50
Aprecia signs pill 3D printing partnership for treatment of rare conditions
Aprecia Pharmaceuticals, the company behind the first and only FDA approved 3D printed drug Spritam, has entered into an agreement with Cycle Pharmaceuticals Ltd. based in Cambridge, UK. The...
Posted: 2017-12-13 11:05:16
The Future of 3D Printing by Tibor van Melsem Kocsis, CEO of DiManEx
This is a guest post in our series looking at the future of 3D Printing. To celebrate 5 years of reporting on the 3D printing industry, we’ve invited industry leaders and 3D printing experts...
Posted: 2017-12-12 18:11:34
3D printing news Sliced MIT, Kratzer, Rocket Lab, Nanoscribe, Relativity Space and Horizon Zero Dawn
Read on for an update on all the latest 3D printing news in design, research, applications and business news including Relativity Space’s test firing and detailed models from Horizon Zero...
Posted: 2017-12-12 17:38:32
Polymaker launches two new TPU-based 3D printing materials
3D printing materials company Polymaker has launched two new products for FFF 3D printing in conjunction with German materials specialists Covestro. Shanghai-based Polymaker, which won 3D Printing...
Posted: 2017-12-12 17:31:40
Akili Labs makes medical field testing ten times cheaper using 3D printing
South African biotech startup Akili Labs has developed FieldLab, an accurate, affordable and portable 3D printed diagnostics lab that can cost as little as $1,500, or one-tenth of similar equipment....