AUGUST 12, 2017
Register for National Model Aviation Day
National Model Aviation Day 2017 is
set for August 12 and your club can
register today to participate.
The annual event, held to
celebrate the joy of model
aviation, is marking its
fifth year. Clubs across
the country can register
their events at http://
To have your celebration listed in Model
Aviation magazine, please register by June 1.
You can also order National Model Aviation
Day T-shirts until June 1.
The AMA Foundation has been selected
as the charity that will benefit from this
year’s National Model Aviation Day
AMA will hold a general membership
meeting on the evening of Thursday, May
18, 2017. The meeting will be held during the
annual Joe Nall Week, which is set for
May 13-20, 2017, at the Triple Tree
Aerodrome in Woodruff,
AMA Plans Service houses all
plans formerly sold through Model
Builder, Bill Northrop’s Plan Service,
and the Scratch Builder’s Almanac.
There are more than 1,000 plans
in the collection. The 54-inch
Electricus sailplane, designed by
Larry Jolly, was featured in the
March 1983 issue of Model Builder.
It has simple construction, features
a polyhedral wing, and should adapt
well to modern electrics. You can
order the Electricus, plans number
3831, for $15 by calling AMA Plans
Service at (800) 435-9262, ext. 507.
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