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Old 01-01-2003, 12:48 PM
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Default Just for fun, who has the SMALLEST AMA #?

This may tell your age, but I was just curious to see just how small the numbers go. Mine is so big I can not remember it. I saw a low 4 digit in another post on here so I thought I would give this a try.
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Old 01-01-2003, 01:15 PM
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Default Just for fun, who has the SMALLEST AMA #?

I joined in 1958 but let it lapse. Boy I wish I could get that one back lol
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Old 01-01-2003, 02:36 PM
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Default Just for fun, who has the SMALLEST AMA #?

We have a club member with the AMA# of "FLY1". That's pretty low. Dzl
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Old 01-01-2003, 03:08 PM
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Default AMA #

Hey Agwings,

A guy in my club let his AMA lapse. When he rejoined many years later he requested his old number and they gave it to him. You should try it yourself.

Ryan

# 479436
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Old 01-02-2003, 01:19 AM
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Default Low AMA numbers

Three digit numbers are reserved for Life Members. Of course, if there are more than 999, there will be some four digit Life Members out there too.

You can get your old number back....call AMA Membership Services and request it. No reason you can't get it back if it is available.

Mine is 2045
I'm not a life member, but that's pretty low.


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Old 01-02-2003, 02:02 AM
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Default 3214

Back in the mid-1970's part of becoming a CD, there was a choice of getting a 'lower' number - so instead of a 5 digit number with three of the same digits, I gambled and got "3214"....easy to remember and costs less to put on your plane

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Old 01-02-2003, 02:03 AM
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Default AMA #

I was beat before we started
# 68216
But mine has not been renewed.
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Old 01-02-2003, 03:59 AM
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Default Just for fun, who has the SMALLEST AMA #?

My bosses wife says the only things guys brag about having the smallest of is cell phones. Now you are giving us one more thing eh!
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Old 01-02-2003, 01:12 PM
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Default Just for fun, who has the SMALLEST AMA #?

flyboy,did you ask your boss if his wife was running a comparison test on size things?
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Old 01-02-2003, 01:55 PM
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Default Just for fun, who has the SMALLEST AMA #?

An older gentelman at our club is # 101. I will not post his name without his permission but he was number 1 behind the reserved first 100
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Old 01-02-2003, 04:34 PM
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Default Just for fun, who has the SMALLEST AMA #?

My dad's is 424. My original # was a 5 digit. When I got back into the hobby in the mid 80's I had a friend that worked at AMA so I got 42400.
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Old 01-02-2003, 04:40 PM
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Default Just for fun, who has the SMALLEST AMA #?

Mine is 1455, got it back in the 30's, can not remember exact date. I let it lapse while in the service in the 40's but they reissued my old number when I rejoined in the late 40's.
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Old 01-02-2003, 04:47 PM
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Default Just for fun, who has the SMALLEST AMA #?

Mine is six digits: 713983
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Old 01-02-2003, 06:36 PM
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Default Just for fun, who has the SMALLEST AMA #?

hehe same here redding 738*** cant remember
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Old 01-02-2003, 06:43 PM
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Default Just for fun, who has the SMALLEST AMA #?

I have one of those CD #s, But was quit low when I first got AMA in the 50s. AMA 3219
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Old 01-02-2003, 06:57 PM
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Default AMA Numbers

As I recall, originally, 1 & 2 digit numbers were for life members and 3 & 4 digit numbers were for contest directors. Regular members had 5 digits. This is probably all changed now since we have so many more members.

My original AMA was 32806. I lapsed for a while after I graduated from college and re-joined with 45531. When I became a CD in 1967, they gave me the 3 middle digits of my number, 553. I know, 3 digits and a repeat.

For several years now you can buy a vanity number just like a car tag. I knew one person who had his last name as his "number."
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Old 01-03-2003, 07:21 AM
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AMA MCMVC
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Old 01-03-2003, 04:11 PM
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Default Just for fun, who has the SMALLEST AMA #?

Is that Roman Numerals??
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Old 01-05-2003, 05:13 AM
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Default Just for fun, who has the SMALLEST AMA #?

Maynard Hill I believe still has # 23 and is still active. See Dave Brown's column in one of the late, but not last Model Aviation.Magazine's.
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Old 01-05-2003, 05:39 AM
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Default Just for fun, who has the SMALLEST AMA #?

My first # was 14959 in 1957,then 215 in 70`s as a CD. Had a lapse. When rejoined that # gone, 14959 gone also, they had 14958 ,it belonged to USAF buddy killed in C-124 crash in Spain. So now I am 14958 & I feel that when ever I put up a flight my old buddy is with it. Maybe some day somebody will put up a flight for me.>>>>>>>>>>> big max 1935
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Old 01-05-2003, 09:46 AM
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Default Just for fun, who has the SMALLEST AMA #?

I tried to get my old membership number back from the 50's, but a nice gal at AMA (Yolanda Jones) told me that they have no records prior to 1970.
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Old 01-05-2003, 04:14 PM
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Default Just for fun, who has the SMALLEST AMA #?

AgWings: Do you remember your old #, she should be able to tell you if it was available,thats how I got mine. big max 1935
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Old 01-05-2003, 04:39 PM
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Default Just for fun, who has the SMALLEST AMA #?

My son and I both let our AMA drop back in about 88-89, and in 1999 rejoined. A call to AMA and the nice lady said we could have both our numbers back.
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Old 01-05-2003, 10:10 PM
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Default Just for fun, who has the SMALLEST AMA #?

A buddy of mine is a museum patron and his number is P180. Mine is 341155
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Old 01-06-2003, 04:14 AM
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From 1976
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