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New Inductees Join the AMA Design Aviation Hall of Fame

September 30th, 2013

Muncie, IN (PRWEB) September thirty, 2013

The Academy of Model Aeronautics has announced its 2013 AMA Model Aviation Hall of Fame inductees.

7 people have been inducted into the exclusive ranks of the AMA Model Modern aviation Hall of Fame. The Corridor of Fame honors men and women who have made significant contributions to the sport/hobby of aeromodeling in volunteer or even administrative activities, product development, competition efficiency, or a variety or combination of routines.

The following people are the newest members of the AMA Design Aviation Hall of Fame 2013.

William Chaffee, deceased

Doug Galbreath, Davis CA

Rex Hinson, Inverness FL

Howard Kelem, Delray Seaside FL

Weldon Smith, deceased

Ted Strader, Scotia NY

Larry Wolfe, Lakewood CA

The AMA Design Aviation Hall of Fame was established in 1969 and currently has 300 members. Members are usually selected by a committee comprising previous and present AMA presidents and one individual from each of the 11 areas by its respective vice presidents.

The National Model Aviation Museum, located in Muncie IN, has recently created an AMA Model Aviation Hall of Fame exhibit. Located near the front entry of the museum, the new exhibit supplies a kiosk with highlights of the biographies of hall of fame people as well as a graphic display.

More information about the AMA Model Modern aviation Hall of Fame can be found on-line at http://www.modelaircraft.org/museum/hoflist.aspx.


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