GBmac Membership Information

The Green Bay Model Airplane Club would like to thank you for your interest in becoming a member. Benefits of membership in the Green Bay Model Airplane Club include exposure to other members modeling experience, use of the Club flying field, member classifieds and want ads, participation in Club events, flight training assistance, entertainment, skill development, fellowship, and helping to promote model aviation in the Green Bay area.

All Club business is conducted in accordance with approved bylaws and flying safety is ensured with field and flight rules. Duties required to sustain the Club are shared by all members. Officers are elected annually to help coordinate the Club's many activities and to interface with the parent organization (AMA). Members are encouraged to attend all meetings and actively participate in Club activities.

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AMA Membership Information

The Green Bay Model Airplane Club is affiliated with the Academy of Model Aeronautics (AMA), charter Club #663. Prospective members may attend several Club meetings without obligation to join. If you decide to join the Green Bay Model Airplane club, membership in the AMA is required. AMA membership provides the modeler substantial liability insurance and a subscription to Model Aviation magazine. AMA and Club applications, fee structure, and additional information is located on this website page or available upon request.

Contact AMA today to learn how you can join one of the world's most thrilling and high tech sports, model aviation. Whether you want to hear the whine of a turbine-powered jet, learn to fly a helicopter, pilot your own giant-scale aircraft, or enjoy a quiet afternoon soaring your sailplane with friends, the AMA can show you where to find instructors, how to become involved, and help answer almost any question. Just click on the applicable Club/AMA icons for an application.

What is the AMA?

  • World's largest model aviation association, representing a membership of more than 150,000 from every walk of life, income level and age group.
  • Self-supporting, non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote development of model aviation as a recognized sport and worthwhile recreation activity.
  • Organization open to anyone interested in model aviation.
  • Official national body for model aviation in the United States. AMA sanctions more than 2,000 model competitions throughout the country each year, and certifies official model flying records on a national and international level.
  • Organizer of the annual National Aeromodeling Championships, the world's largest model airplane competition.
  • Chartering organization for more than 2,500 model airplane clubs across the country. AMA offers its chartered clubs official contest sanction, insurance, and assistance in getting and keeping flying sites.
  • The voice of its membership, providing liaison with the Federal Aviation Administration, the Federal Communications Commission, and other government agencies through our national headquarters in Muncie, Indiana. AMA also works with local governments, zoning boards, and parks departments to promote the interests of local chartered clubs.
  • An associate member of the National Aeronautic Association. Through NAA, AMA is recognized by the Fédération Aéronautique Internationale (FAI), the world governing body of all aviation activity, as the only organization which may direct U.S. participation in international aeromodeling activities.