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Yesterday, 08:45 AM
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Posted By fliers1

What's quite interesting that we never seem to...

What's quite interesting that we never seem to hear any complaints from frustrated beginners. If they complained to AMA's top brass, chances are they won't get a reply, and if they do, it will...
Yesterday, 07:37 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,153
Posted By fliers1

I belonged to six different clubs and all dragged...

I belonged to six different clubs and all dragged their feet as far as flight instruction goes. You know, once a week for ten minutes of 4 mistakes high, "give me the transmitter" "I got it, you got...
Yesterday, 04:50 AM
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Views: 1,153
Posted By fliers1

I've been in this hobby close to 50 years and...

I've been in this hobby close to 50 years and tend to agree with your assessment of the situation. What I thought would be a better idea was to change "instruction" to "marketing and promotion"...
Yesterday, 03:53 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,153
Posted By fliers1

What I've been doing for decades is offering to...

What I've been doing for decades is offering to let anyone and everyone fly my trainers, whether they can afford to buy anything or not. At least they will have the experience to pass on to others....
05-30-2020, 01:52 PM
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Views: 1,153
Posted By fliers1

This written a few years ago. Maybe things have...

This written a few years ago. Maybe things have improved since then.

"One of our biggest events for about 5 years running was having two booths in the Old Humble Oil Days. That was a downtown...
05-30-2020, 02:39 AM
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Views: 1,153
Posted By fliers1

You go to an auto dealer and the salesman goes...

You go to an auto dealer and the salesman goes out of his way to get you into a new car by offering you a test drive. He says take the car out and bring it back the next day.
Now imagine if all RC...
05-29-2020, 04:21 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,153
Posted By fliers1

What's so interesting is they wasted so much...

What's so interesting is they wasted so much money on so many things that didn't pan out and several of us here offered to save their bacon for free and they turned us down.
05-29-2020, 03:56 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,153
Posted By fliers1

Thanks a bunch. I am an AMA Flight Leader Member...

Thanks a bunch. I am an AMA Flight Leader Member and they won't give me the time of day. AMA did add my method on their web site, but refused to go the one step further. All I wanted was for them to...
05-28-2020, 01:12 PM
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Views: 1,153
Posted By fliers1

Anybody want a job?

Anybody want a job?
05-28-2020, 08:29 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 5,533
Posted By fliers1

My point is Amazon has a financial interest in...

My point is Amazon has a financial interest in supporting the fixed wing portion of model aviation, albeit a relatively small one as compared to other things they sell.
05-28-2020, 03:51 AM
Replies: 246
Views: 5,533
Posted By fliers1

Agreed. Doesn't Amazon sell RC airplanes,...

Agreed. Doesn't Amazon sell RC airplanes, helicopters and equipment?
05-28-2020, 02:29 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,153
Posted By fliers1

"Rich Hanson stated that the future of the...

"Rich Hanson stated that the future of the organization is in new member acquisition. He would like to see more focus on a strategy for new member acquisition. Eric Williams stated that if clubs...
05-26-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,153
Posted By fliers1

I'm totally with you on that. As I will never...

I'm totally with you on that. As I will never give up. I've been at it for over 4 decades. I wasn't trying to say anything, just bringing it to the attention to those who may not have seen it yet.
05-26-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,153
Posted By fliers1

https://www.aviationtoday.com/2020/0...te-id-servi...

https://www.aviationtoday.com/2020/0...te-id-service/ (https://www.aviationtoday.com/2020/05/14/faa-targets-2021-launch-first-public-drone-remote-id-service/)
05-20-2020, 03:50 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 6,835
Posted By fliers1

I belonged to AMA, but joined SFA to support...

I belonged to AMA, but joined SFA to support them. The field I flew on was owned by the county, therefore anyone could fly there whether the belonged to a club or any modeling organization. The club...
05-19-2020, 11:01 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 6,835
Posted By fliers1

Wonder if Flite test is having similar problems?

Wonder if Flite test is having similar problems?
05-19-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 6,835
Posted By fliers1

Makes you kind of wonder what happened to the...

Makes you kind of wonder what happened to the Professional Modelers of America?
05-16-2020, 02:03 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 6,835
Posted By fliers1

I've been pushing this plan for decades. I...

I've been pushing this plan for decades. I belonged to 6 different clubs. Only one is still around. The members of the other clubs lost all members due to old age, as they failed to attract new...
05-16-2020, 12:52 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 6,835
Posted By fliers1

The longest journal starts with the first step....

The longest journal starts with the first step. AMA has already done demos with government officials in the past. Somebody may know somebody who knows somebody related or a neighbor of a local...
05-16-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 6,835
Posted By fliers1

You asked for it, so here's a plan. In short ...

You asked for it, so here's a plan.
In short
1.Line up an official or VIP
2.Winds can be up to 20mph
3.I have trainers ready to go
4.5 minute ground school
5.Hand the tx to the government...
05-01-2020, 09:37 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,095
Posted By fliers1

To be fair to the AMA top brass, what they were...

To be fair to the AMA top brass, what they were trying to do was essentially out of desperation. They had no other way to bring in the member numbers they so desperately need for their ever...
05-01-2020, 04:55 AM
Replies: 240
Views: 6,835
Posted By fliers1

RC blimps might be safer than multi-rotors to...

RC blimps might be safer than multi-rotors to shoot videos.
04-30-2020, 12:40 PM
Replies: 240
Views: 6,835
Posted By fliers1

Nothing to do with FAA. ...

Nothing to do with FAA. https://www.niagaracounty.com/parks/Golf-Course
When I ran my flight school, all local club members where on my case non stop for "charging" for flight instruction. I was...
04-28-2020, 03:43 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,095
Posted By fliers1

I don't know if it can be called a "magic...

I don't know if it can be called a "magic formula", but what I've been doing for decades is being readily available, 7 days a week to give anybody and everybody at least 30 minutes of RC flying...
04-28-2020, 03:23 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 4,095
Posted By fliers1

Perception is reality. When I ran a flight...

Perception is reality. When I ran a flight school, I had literally hundreds who came from clubs explain to me that you're wrong. It was the big bad mean ol RC instructor that caused them the beginner...
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