The Aero Modelers Association (AMA) located in New Delhi has been formed to promote all forms of Aeromodelling in India under the auspices of the Aero Club of India. Aero-Sports is an Institutional Member of the AMA and Sponsor for the School based Programs/Competitions. In addition, AMA has given Recognition to our short term and long term Programs in Aeromodelling and Model Rocketry.
The AMA has currently about 400 members pan India. Each year in the month of October, they conduct an All India Aeromodelling Meet & Competition where fantastic prizes are awarded to the winners. They also bring out an annual magazine. This year’s sponsors included BOEING and CESSNA.
Mr. Vijendra Nagar is the President and there is a Board of Directors which oversees all the activities. Our Founder Mr. MRK Menon is an Honorary Advisor to the AMA. Chief Patron of AMA is Retired Air Chief Marshal A Y Tipnis. Both Global Aero-Sports and Wing India provide the much needed support to the AMA in fulfilling its objectives.
Global Aero-Sports in conjunction with AMA announces 5 Awards to acknowledge and motivate school and college students who have contributed to the development and propagation of Aeromodelling in India. These awards focusing on specific problem solving skills will be presented annually at an AMA function. AMA Members, Global Aero-Sports Franchisees and Schools are encouraged to contact us in this regard. The Award will consist of:
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The Model Rocketry Society was established in August 2016 with the Associate Membership Status of the Aero Club of India , with the objective of promoting Model Rocketry as a hobby & sport. The society was also recognized by the Aero Modelers Association of India. The Model Rocketry Society conducts Workshops, Seminars and Exhibitions to disseminate information on the hobby. The society also conducts competitions to select teams to represent India in world class competitions like CANSAT, FAI etc. MRS makes available Rocketry Kits,Spares & Accessories and recognizes the efforts of individual Rocketry Enthusiasts in Schools and Colleges.
To apply for a membership in the Model Rocketry Society, please download the application form and send it along with your resume/profile and a letter of intent, to firstname.lastname@example.org
Aero Club of India (ACI) is the apex body of all Flying Clubs/Institutions engaged in Flying Training and Aero-Sports in the country. It is one of the Sports Federations recognized by the Ministry of Civil Aviation. ACI being the NAC, It represents India on the International Organisation- Federation Aeronautique Internationale (FAI) which is the world governing body for the control and guidance of the Aero sports and aviation sporting activities.
The history of ACI is as old as that of the Aviation in this country. It was formed in 1928, the same year when the four Flying Clubs in the Metropolitan Cities-Mumbai, Kolkotta, Delhi and Karachi were established. It is registered under the Companies Act and is managed by duly elected representatives of the Flying Clubs, Gliding Clubs and other organizations engaged in Aero sports. Click here to know more.