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09-15-2009, 09:03 PM
Replies: 2,864
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Posted By abel_pranger

RE: Why the AMA is not growing...........

Just an inference based on these words from the prexy:

"In the last year and a half we have built a marketing and PR team essentially from scratch. Prior to this, while we had a marketing...
09-15-2009, 05:17 PM
Replies: 2,864
Views: 217,975
Posted By abel_pranger

RE: Why the AMA is not growing...........

Well, after about 30 pages and 745 posts we seem to have reached a consensus. Euthanize the grumpy OFs and subsidize child support payments.

AMA HQ has listened and given this due...
09-11-2009, 02:01 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,424
Posted By abel_pranger

RE: District X Election

Tnx for an interesting and informative post, Bob.
09-10-2009, 10:25 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 14,261
Posted By abel_pranger

RE: AMA and what does it do for you??

Ronnie-

A senior statesman for the hobby/sport ala AMA is a denizen of this discussion group, and was a key player in getting FCC to sign off on assignment of the ~1 MHz of coveted bandwidth...
09-10-2009, 12:33 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 14,261
Posted By abel_pranger

RE: AMA and what does it do for you??

Well for background, I have opted for a $5K deductible on my HO, landlord and PUP policies to save costs. If there should be a successful liability claim against me while I am engaged in certain...
09-09-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,864
Views: 217,975
Posted By abel_pranger

RE: Why the AMA is not growing...........

Woody-

Except for some details, that sounds curiously similar to this case:


"$1,350,000 recovery in a defective product case where a model airplane caused a leg fracture. Plaintiff, a 48...
09-08-2009, 11:59 PM
Replies: 2,864
Views: 217,975
Posted By abel_pranger

RE: Why the AMA is not growing...........

Fact is, HO is primary insurance and AMA liability insurance is "in excess." What that means (limited to to the context of your statement) is that if the HO provider settles the claim for less than...
09-08-2009, 10:12 PM
Replies: 2,864
Views: 217,975
Posted By abel_pranger

RE: Why the AMA is not growing...........

Hi Roger-

There is plenty of "talent" out there, and model aviation is growing by leaps and bounds. The kids that want to play are playing, but they don't seem to want to play on turf claimed...
09-06-2009, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2,864
Views: 217,975
Posted By abel_pranger

RE: Why the AMA is not growing...........

Gary-

I'm not your stereotypical law 'n order kind of guy, but I can appreciate and live by those rules. [8D]

tnx and good to have you join the discussion,

Abel
09-06-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 2,864
Views: 217,975
Posted By abel_pranger

RE: Why the AMA is not growing...........

Hi Ed,

What I interpret is that you are staunch supporter of the hobby/sport of flying model airplanes. That's enough for me to know that we have major interests in common. As for the...
09-06-2009, 03:23 PM
Replies: 2,864
Views: 217,975
Posted By abel_pranger

RE: Why the AMA is not growing...........

Ed-

I copied this excerpt from your OP, as the topic seems to have been forgotten by some:

"But again, what about the new guys with the $120 to $190 radio control electric aircraft they got...
09-04-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 149
Views: 9,942
Posted By abel_pranger

RE: Aeromodeling Tiers, OK cause voluntary?

Gunz-

AP for $$$ has been identified by FAA as an activity outside the scope of the exception from regulation granted to operation of model aircraft, for which AMA presumes to be a higher...
09-04-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2,864
Views: 217,975
Posted By abel_pranger

RE: Why the AMA is not growing...........

Advocating freedom to fly a model airplane will get you under scrutiny by the Un-AMA (Academy of Model Aviation) Activities Committee. You don't want Prince Myshkin on your butt, do you? If you...
09-02-2009, 06:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,077
Posted By abel_pranger

RE: Nominating for Hall of Fame

Skyraider71-

Very thoughtful of you and I wish you success in that endeavor.

Abel
08-31-2009, 02:07 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,616
Posted By abel_pranger

RE: And still a Bottom Feeder

There's an obscure little link under the 'community' tab on the AMA web site.

It might work for you....I accessed it earlier from my kid's ultra-portable (webbook - is that what they're...
08-28-2009, 02:18 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,616
Posted By abel_pranger

08-25-2009, 08:56 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,424
Posted By abel_pranger

RE: District X Election

Having mused on HC's comment "....Now if I don't say much more, it is because an endorsement from me, ref. AMA...," I'm inclined to agree with that reasoning.
The old men that run our...
08-21-2009, 08:04 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,424
Posted By abel_pranger

RE: District X Election

Removed off-topic post

Abel
08-21-2009, 11:51 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,424
Posted By abel_pranger

RE: District X Election

Lawrence-

Looks like I have diverted your thread from what you want to discuss, and I apologize for that. Please ignore my posts here and continue on your terms. Best wishes and thanks for...
08-18-2009, 10:23 PM
Replies: 79
Views: 7,424
Posted By abel_pranger

RE: District X Election

Well anyway Lawrence, welcome to the RCU AMA Discussions group.

FWIW, I am pleased to have somebody other than an incumbent seeking AMA office. Not knocking the man currently in the slot at...
08-16-2009, 06:48 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By abel_pranger

RE: Interesting Article about R/C

So did I, and tnx for passing it on.

Would have been nice if the sUAS ARC had minded their business and came up with a reasonable set of rules as the basis for authorization of those guys and...
08-16-2009, 03:39 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 955
Posted By abel_pranger

RE: Interesting Article about R/C

The article is sorta okay on that point, Ronnie. It says FAA limits altitude to 400' and no mention of AMA which has no established limit outside the 3 mile airport proximity. It isn't a model...
08-14-2009, 08:41 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,130
Posted By abel_pranger

RE: AMA Claim Proceedure

Mike-

Heck, I knew all about the deductible, but I'm fuzzy on some other details of liability insurance, especially as to insurance provided by and contracted for by AMA. Seein' as how you...
08-11-2009, 12:48 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,445
Posted By abel_pranger

RE: AMA Buddy-Box Rule

Pete-

Nothing I can see in your thoughts that is OT. Keep it coming - good thinking and you have every right to express it.

Abel
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