Academy of Model Aeronautics
AMA is the world's largest model aviation association, representing a membership of more than 195,000 from every walk of life, income level, and age group. It is a self-supporting, non-profit organization whose purpose is to promote development of model aviation as a recognized sport and worthwhile recreation activity and is open to anyone interested in model aviation. AMA is the 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.