Introduction to AMA. AMA Mission. The Academy of Model Aeronautics is a world-class association of modelers organized for the purpose of promotion, development, education and advancement of modeling activities.
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• Where will it come from?
• Are we positioned to take advantage of new trends?
• How do we handle?
• How do we educate the new people?
• Are models getting too big?
• How do we protect ourselves and the public?
• How do we maintain a positive image?
• No anticipated affect on 72 or 27 MHz band.
• It’s possible DSS modules and receivers will be available to retrofit current systems.
• DSS will be virtually immune from outside interference.
• Standards adopted worldwide for DSS.
• Servo/system response time won’t change.
• Airspace Issues
• 9/11 Security and UAVs
• Model Aircraft Events at Full Scale Airports
• AMA has established a relationship with the Environmental Protection Agency.
• Reclaimed “Superfund” sites may be utilized as model aircraft flying sites.
• New AMA and the EPA alliance provides a pathway by which AMA Chartered Clubs and Superfund site custodians can come together.
• Strong national organization to meet the challenges of a changing world.
• Growth is key to preserving and protecting our hobby and sport.
• We must recognize that change is inevitable and vital to our long-term goals.
• We are all in this together.