AMA Expo East Set For Next Week | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne Unlimited-
Monday

Airborne-Unmanned w/AUVSI-
Tuesday

Airborne Unlimited-
Wednesday

AMA Drone Report-
Thursday

Airborne Unlimited-
Friday

Airborne On ANN

Airborne 05.21.18

Airborne-UnManned 05.22.18

Airborne 05.23.18

AMA Drone Report 05.24.18

Airborne 05.18.18

Airborne-YouTube

Airborne 05.21.18

Airborne-UnManned 05.22.18

Airborne 05.23.18

AMA Drone Report 05.24.18

Airborne 05.18.18

Wed, Feb 14, 2018

AMA Expo East Set For Next Week

Hands-On Model Aviation Activities, Speaker Series In Secaucus, NJ February 23 – 25

The Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA) will host the annual AMA Expo East, presented by ReadyMadeRC.com, at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, New Jersey February 23 - 25. The three-day expo will provide new and seasoned hobbyists of all ages with hands-on opportunities to learn about building and flying model aircraft and drones. This includes flying demonstrations, FPV drone racing with the AMA flight simulator and more.

AMA Expo East will also include Home School Day on Friday, February 23. During this day, home school students will have a chance to experience RC flight simulators, try model and drone flying, watch RC boat demos and more. Kids will also be able to take home model airplane and rocket-building kits. Additional information about STEM and after-school programs will also be available at the event.
 
AMA Expo East will also include nearly a hundred exhibitors, aviation and aerospace experts, as well as a featured speaker series, including:

  • Dave Wigley, Military and Commercial Airline Pilot, Four Time Mr. Top Gun Winner: “Designing and Building Scale Models From Scratch”
  • Dan Kreigh, AMA Life Member, SpaceShipOne Structural Engineer, and Julian Guthrie, Author, How to Make a Spaceship: A Band of Renegades, an Epic Race, and the Birth of Private Spaceflight: “How to Make a Spaceship. Start by Building Model Planes.”
  • Mason Hutchison, AMA Member, “Building A Flying Football Field, An Insider’s Scoop on Stratolaunch”
  • Gene Engelgau, CEO of Fruity Chutes

The full schedule is available here. Sponsors of AMA Expo East include Ready Made RC, Castle Creations, the International RC Helicopter Association and Hobby King. Ticket details and pricing can be found here.
 
Free admittance to this event is offered for kids 12 and under, uniformed Girl and Boy Scout, active military personnel with valid ID, Navy Sea Cadets and Civil Air Patrol.

(Source: AMA news release)

FMI: www.modelaircraft.org

Advertisement

More News

Airborne 05.21.18: Bally Bomber At OSH18!, Belite Chipper, CH-53 Deliveries

Also: NATS-Aireon, H135 For US Navy, EmPower STC, Spidertracks-Olympic Aero Services Oshkosh 2018 is ramping up to be an outstanding addition to an aviator’s MUST-SEE list...>[...]

ANNouncement: Now Accepting Applications For Oshkosh 2018 Stringers!!!

An Amazing Experience Awaits The Chosen Few... E-I-C Note: There's very little we can say yet, but there is a reason why this may be THE year to throw in with ANN to cover the extr>[...]

It's On--Again! EAA/ANN Announce 2018 AirVenture Innovation Preview!

Stunningly Successful Innovation Program Draws Hundreds of Thousands of Eyeballs to ‘All Things AirVenture’ E-I-C Note: We're tremendously excited to work with EAA agai>[...]

Aero-News AirVenture Update: This Is So Cool! #OSH18COOL

We Need YOUR Help To Find AND Celebrate The Coolest Stuff At EAA AirVenture 2018, #OSH18COOL Stuff that’s new is cool… we get it… that’s why we’re b>[...]

Airborne-Unmanned 05.15.18: UAS IPP Selections, Drone Regs, P4P V2.0

Also: DJI Microsoft Partner, ALPA 'Keeping A Close Eye', King Online Drone Course, Solar UAV First announced last October, this White House initiative partners the FAA with local, >[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2018 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC