AMA MONTHLY DISTRICT I ZOOM MEETINGS

Last Wednesday of the month

7:30pm to end of discussions. 

Welcome to the Zoom meetings where the district VP and AVPs are available to discuss and answer questions from members about the status of FAA Regulations, AMA Club Programs, Remote-ID, FRIA Sites, Altitude Limits, TRUST, Pilot Registration, Membership, Events, R/C Products, Building or Flying, UAS STEAM Education, Community Outreach/Advocacy, or anything about Aeromodelling.


We welcome club/member input in advance of meetings on any subjects of interest members might like to have discussed. On occasion, Guest Speakers will be invited and announced in the invitations.


Invitations to the ZOOM  for Wednesday meetings the last week of the month from 7:30 PM- end of discussions will be emailed to club contacts a week before the meetings and posted on this webpage and the District 1 FB Group along with agenda items and any reference materials. Within a few weeks after a meeting, a recap which could include: PowerPoint and/or PDF document and/or Zoom video recordings of the meetings will also be posted on this webpage.  


Continue to join us as we try our best to provide you all with accurate and interesting information and news about YOUR hobby in YOUR district and beyond! 


Welcome to the Zoom meetings where the district VP and AVPs are available to discuss and answer questions from members about the status of FAA Regulations, AMA Club Programs, Remote-ID, FRIA Sites, Altitude Limits, TRUST, Pilot Registration, Membership, Events, R/C Products, Building or Flying, UAS STEAM Education, Community Outreach/Advocacy, or anything about Aeromodelling.


We welcome club/member input in advance of meetings on any subjects of interest members might like to have discussed. On occasion AMA Guest Speakers will be invited and announced in the invitations.


Invitations to the ZOOM Wednesday or Thursday meetings from 7:30 – 9 PM on the last week of the month will be emailed to club contacts a week before the meetings and posted on this webpage along with agenda items and any reference materials. Within a few weeks after a meeting a report/documents and/or a Zoom video recordings of the meetings will also be posted.   


Continue to join us as we try our best to provide you all with accurate and interesting information and news about YOUR hobby in YOUR district! 


November 2022 District 1 Zoom Meeting 

Invitation and join links are also on the district website. 


Wednesday, November 30th, 7:30 PM (ET)

Andrew Argenio, D1 VP, and Daren Hudson, D1 AVP are inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.


Agenda


Welcome/Intros/Etiquette.

 

Primary focus:


  1.   AMA Receives First US FAA CBO Approval Status and How this will Benefit AMA.


  2.   AMA Club’s Preparation for FAA FRIA site applications.

       a)      Identifying the Primary Point of Contact (PPOC) club person.

       b)     Completing the Initial AMA FRIA Survey for use in the FAA FRIA Application Process.

       c)      Review/Discuss the FRIA Process FAQs and answer attendee questions.


  3.   Return of the D1 Sponsored Annual Events – “2023 District Fun-Fly & Airshow Event”

      Initial Planning/Consideration - Committee, past events, budget, location, dates, etc.  


Time Permitted:


  4.   District 1 Outreach Team. Discuss FB Group and increasing interest.


  5.   Takeaways from Safety Risk Management Panels (SRMP) on club flying sites.


  6.   AMA Documents/Website Resources- Access, Updates- review, demo (shared screen)


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Our Goal is to keep the agenda topic introductions to about 10 minutes. Some will be shorter, some longer. We want to keep the meetings casual to allow ample time for participant questions and engagement. We always encourage members to contact us in advance for requesting agenda topics.


JOIN MEETING by Computer/Laptop click the following link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86326527788?pwd=UU5GeVVOQjFyRFNvSEJkcW5EazBqdz09


Or Join by Mobile Device and Dial by your location:


+1 646 931 3860 ALL OF US
+1 929 205 6099 (New York)


Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kbSYxYb1G0


If needed - Meeting ID: 863 2652 7788 and Passcode: 253803 










October 2022 District 1 Zoom Meeting 

Wed. October 26th



Andrew Argenio, D 1 VP and Daren Hudson, D1 AVP hosted the scheduled Monthly Zoom meeting on Wed. Oct 26, 2022, 7:30 pm-9:00pm.


Approx. 27 members representing 10 or more district clubs attended this month's zoom meeting, resuming the successful new communication initiative, bringing clubs and members together with district officers and guests to discuss all things aeromodelling and AMA. Participants included: members, club officers, district officers (AVPs: Tom Siwek, Joel Rosenzweig, John Yassemedis, and Daren Hudson) and our guest, District 2 VP, Eric Williams. 


District 1 VP Andy Argenio reviewed the recently released FAA Advisory Circulars, 91-57 C and 89-3, both linked below along with AMA’s Q & A sheet, and Andy’s short summary.   The AMA HQ Round table video is available on the website home page and at your District 1 FB Group.  Participant questions were answered and discussed. Daren Hudson led a short discussion/ recap of District Outreach activities and initiatives.  Members shared club activities including community and educational outreach. The meeting lasted approximately 90 minutes . 

Next Meeting- last Wed of the month: November 30 at 7:30pm. Look for invitation on this page. 


Agenda:

7:30pm- end of discussions
>State of AMA- AC 91-57C, AC 89-3, CBO, FRIA, Remote ID implementation status
>District 1 2022 season activity recap- events, outreach, District 1 Outreach Team!
>Open discussion 






AMA APRIL 2022 DISTRICT 1 ZOOM MEETING

This month we want to give you some timely and useful information to help make your events successful and operate smoothly! RSVP with your name/club to let us know if you are likely to attend. 


*Calling all CDs, EMs, those interested in becoming CDs or EMs and anyone planning to hold or attend an aeromodelling event this season.


AGENDA:

Andy Argenio, District VP - Intro and short Quarterly (April) AMA Executive Council meeting recap/Hot Topics.


Daren Hudson, District AVP- AMA “Contest/ Event Package” (Form 10) - You know, that thing you sign at registration of an event before you hand over your money! We’ll look at some details in the document. 


Daren Hudson, District 1 AVP- “Aeromodelling Promotion”- Resources and techniques to get the most of your promotion to maximize your chances for success.


Round Table - As always, if time permits, we will discuss any other concerns or questions.


CONTEST DIRECTORS GUIDE

                                                                                                                                     


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DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

WOMEN IN AVIATION

BOOKLET

TWO AMA DISTRICT

COLUMNS 

DIVERSITY & INCLUSION 

 

ALL ABOUT AMA 

ONE PAGE

HANDOUT

FREQUENT ASK QUESTIONS

BY AMA MEMBERS 

RULES - FRIA - ALTITUDES 


                March 2022 Zoom Meeting

Zoom attendance averaged 50 members representing 15 of the district's larger clubs. AVP Daren Hudson did an informative PowerPoint presentation on the utilization of outreach, communication, and multimedia for connecting and sharing information between clubs, members, hobbyists, the community, the public, and the AMA to better preserve, protect, and promote aeromodelling. An Outreach YouTube video was recorded during the meeting. 

    

The District VP, Andy Argenio, did a PowerPoint presentation on AMA’s 2022 Program of Work (POW) which highlighted the quarterly program goals to provide new and improved benefits and services for clubs, members, flying, and flying sites. View the POW summary in a Powerpoint or PDF.   






            February 2022 Zoom Meeting    

 Guest Speaker, Tyler Dobbs AMA Gov. Affairs Dir.


Zoom attendance at max was 53 members from 16 district 1 clubs. Tyler did a great job in updating all of us on the status of government affairs and regulations with respect to AMA CBO recognition, TRUST benefits, Club’s FRIA application process, Safety Risk Management panels for controlled airspace operations, FAA 9157C's impact on AMA, what FAA processes may be expected for club site altitudes in Class G airspace, getting temporary altitudes above LOAs for special events, and Remote-ID expectations. 




January 2022 Zoom Meeting

Summary & Report 


Zoom attendance exceeded expectations with 47 officers from district 1 clubs participating in the 90 minutes of discussion. The agenda items to kickoff off this first meeting covered a very broad area outlined in FAQs that the district VP and AVPs frequently get asked by members.

 

Topics covered included flying site altitude limit determinations and enforcement in controlled and uncontrolled airspace. Member TRUST and Registration requirements and enforcement considerations as well as a brief status report of AMA’s CBO and club FRIA applications and Remote-ID modules.  

 

key items were highlighted in the “2021 AMA Annual Report” and the 2021 Government Affairs Report that included membership growth, advocacy, AMA’s Safety Handbook, FAA, and club Safety Risk Mgt. Panels, and the use of the UASidekick APP.   

     

To read the rest of the report with specific questions, 

details and answers click the report image ------------------>


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Click on the above January Zoom Reference PDF report documents to enlarge, open, and read or download.



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